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2019 Emmys: The Limited Series race

What Limited Series will receive an Emmy nomination? Since 2010 only three networks have won Best Limited Series: FX, HBO and PBS (this includes 2011-2013 when the category was combined with TV Movie). But other networks and streaming services will try and stop the trio’s stranglehold. And for HBO this is personal with nine previous wins they’re one away from …

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2019 Emmys: Lead Actress in a Limited Series/Television Movie

Starting in the early aughts, fed up with limited roles for women over 40 (nonetheless over 50), television has become a respite from Knowing Aunts and Quirky Shopkeepers roles for many of the biggest female movie stars of the 70s and 80s.  In 2007, two-time Oscar winner Sally Field made a television comeback – and earned an Emmy for – …

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Ellen DeGeneres gets ‘Relatable’ at Netflix FYSEE event

Jimmy Kimmel chats with Ellen DeGeneres (photo courtesy of Netflix) Jimmy Kimmel was on hand last night to interview Ellen DeGeneres during the Netflix FYSEE event for DeGeneres’s Netflix stand-up special, Relatable.  After a viewing of the comedy special, which marked her return to stand-up after 15 years, the audience enjoyed listening in as Kimmel peppered his friend with questions …

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Category placements for NBC/Universal shows ‘SNL,’ ‘Russian Doll,’ ‘The Bold Type’ and more

Photo credits: Will Heath//NBC; Netflix; Philippe Bosse The category placements for NBC/Universal shows have been revealed, as first reported exclusively by GoldDerby. NBC shows like Saturday Night Live, The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine are here as well as competing network (but under the NBC/Universal producing banner) programs like The Bold Type (Freeform), Russian Doll and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), …

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Emmy Podcast #24: The Comedy Series categories with guest Amanda Spears

In our first Emmy podcast of the 2018/2019 season, I am joined by Amanda Spears, who has been detailing her Emmy predictions here over the last few weeks. In this episode we tackle the Comedy Series categories and the battle that seems to be between Veep‘s final season and the second season of the history-making winner from last year, The …

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2019 Emmys: Category placements for BET shows ‘American Soul’ and ‘Boomerang’

Sinqua Walls from ‘American Soul’ (Photo: BET)Tetona Jackson and Tequan Richmond from ‘Boomerang (Photo: BET) BET has revealed the category placements for two of its freshman shows, American Soul and Boomerang, for the 2019 Emmy Awards. American Soul chronicles the rise of the iconic and history-making television dance show Soul Train and is executive produced by Tony Cornelius, son of …

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2019 Emmys: Category submissions for ‘Killing Eve,’ ‘Better Call Saul’ and more from AMC, BBC America, IFC, Sundance

From left; Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) and Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul) photo: Matt Baron/Shutterstock; Chelsea Lauren/Deadline/Shutterstock As first reported exclusively by GoldDerby, AMC, BBC America, IFC and Sundance have revealed the category placements for their lineup of eligible comedy and drama series’, limited series, short form series – and their performers – plus variety shows for the 2019 Primetime Emmy …

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Emmys: Category placement for HBO shows including ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Barry’ and ‘Sharp Objects’

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones (HBO) As first reported exclusively by GoldDerby, HBO has revealed category placements for their lineup of eligible comedy and drama series’, television movies, limited series – and their performers – plus variety and talk shows for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards. You might find a few notable omissions here, including Gwendoline Christie for Game of …

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2019 Emmys: Who will join Bill Hader in the Emmy lineup for Best Comedy Actor?

Unlike the dragon scorched wasteland that is the Drama acting races, the comedy field is filled to the brim with possible nominees and potential winners with only last year’s Best Comedy Actor winner Bill Hader (Barry) a sure thing for a nomination.  Also attempting a return: Anthony Anderson (Black-ish); Ted Danson (The Good Place) and William H. Macy (Shameless). Both …

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