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Emmy Podcast #19: FINAL Emmy Nomination Predictions

In this 19th Emmy podcast I am joined by AwardsWatch’s Peter Cioth and Jonathan Boehle to discuss our final predictions for the 69th Emmy nominations. Our focus this podcast is on Drama and Comedy Series and the Lead and Supporting categories in both. In Drama, much discussion surrounds what new shows will find themselves with nominations with Game of Thrones and Downton ...

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Emmy Podcast #18: Writing, Directing and Guest Acting Categories

This 18th Emmy podcast I am joined by former and current Emmy Experts Peter Cioth and Chris Pepper to break down the newly revealed nomination ballots to discuss the writing, directing and guest acting categories. This podcast runs 1h 45m. Don’t forget to run over the our Emmy Experts 2017 Emmy nomination predictions right here. Opening music: the theme from ...

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2016 Emmy Nominations: Shocks, Snubs and Trivia

Another year and another set of Emmy nominations are under the belt to be discussed, dissected and argued about. I have to say, this morning’s nominations were largely quite good? I’m questioning myself even saying that as year after year I feel like hitting my screen when something unworthy makes it in over something much more deserving. But, since that ...

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2016 AW Emmy Nominations: The Leftovers, You’re the Worst Get Top Mentions

HBO’s The Leftovers topped the 2016 AW Emmy nominations today with a total of 10 including three acting mentions, Drama Series and Program of the Year. Critics darling You’re the Worst from FXX blew up, scoring nine, the best for any comedy series this year. For the nominating process, AwardsWatch’s forums used the Emmy submission ballot as their guide with a ...

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Emmy Podcast #13: Emmy Submission Ballots, Guest/Writing/Directing Categories

The submission ballots for the 2016 Emmys are in and voting has begun. This podcast I have brought back Vox.com culture editor Todd VanDerWerff and AwardsWatch Emmy Experts Jonathan Boehle to break down some of the submission list, concentrating on the Guest, Writing and Directing categories since those give us actual episodes before the nominations are announced. We also talk ...

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Emmy Podcast #11: TV Movies and Limited Series’ Take the Front Seat with special guest Todd VanDerWerff

In our first Emmy podcast for the 2015/2016 television season, I am joined by Vox.com’s Culture Editor Todd VanDerWerff for a deep dive into this year’s Emmy predictions. With TV Movies, Miniseries and Limited Series dominating the attention and airwaves for the last couple of years (this year in particular) the majority of our conversation circulates around these categories. American ...

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AwardsWatch’s Top 50 Episodes of Television for 2015

AwardsWatch members have voted on 2015’s Best of Television and here are the Top 50 Episodes for 2015. Did your favorite make the cut? Special thanks to Jonathan Boehle for organizing and compiling the list and to the AwardsWatch members who voted. The list: #50 “Heaven Sent,” Doctor Who Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Rachel Talaly Premiered November 28 ...

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28th USC Scripter Nominees for Film and Television

  The USC Scripter Awards have opened their doors to television for the first time. The awards will be held on February 20th at the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library at USC. USC professor and WGA West president Howard Rodman chaired the selection committee, which chose from a field of 73 film and 18 TV adaptations. Here’s the list ...

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Critics Choice Television Awards Nominations: Fargo On Top, The Leftovers and Transparent Score

  The second season of FX’s anthology series Fargo topped the list of Broadcast Television Journalists Association nominees today with eight mentions. HBO’s The Leftovers and Amazon’s Transparent were next with six apiece. The Wiz Live! (NBC) garnered five nominations, while Black-ish (ABC), Mr. Robot (USA), and Penny Dreadful (Showtime) each earned four. Other top series with multiple nominations include ...

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