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Emmy Podcast #21- Talking Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, Roseanne and One Day at a Time with Vox.com’s Todd VanDerWerff

In the first Emmy podcast of the 2017-2018 television season I am joined by a familiar voice – Vox.com’s critic-at-large Todd VanDerWerff. The first hour of this 90-minute podcast focuses heavily on the Outstanding Drama race which sees the return of Game of Thrones after taking a year off and now going up against last year’s winner The Handmaid’s Tale. …

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The People v O.J. Tops TCA Wins with Three; Plus Rachel Bloom and Samantha Bee

The FX limited series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story was chosen as the Program of the Year by the Television Critics Association tonight where it also picked up wins in the Miniseries category and for Sarah Paulson in Individual Achievement in Drama. FX also scored the Outstanding Achievement in Drama for The Americans, that show’s second …

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Emmy Podcast #9: Mad Men, Big Bangs and Transparent Virgins

In the first Emmy prediction podcast of the 2014/2015 season (I know, I know…), Awardswatch Emmy Experts Chris Pepper and Jonathan Boehle and myself, Erik Anderson, are honored to have AW alum and Vox.com Culture Editor Todd VanDerWerff join us as we deconstruct the Emmy submission ballots released last week and figure out if Orange is the New Black will …

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Critics’ Choice TV Awards: Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City, The Americans, Justified Score

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced nominations for the 5th annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards with HBO, FX and Comedy Central coming out as big winners today. Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer nabbed three mentions while Broad City also got three, including one for Best Comedy Series. Also on the Comedy side, Amazon’s Transparent (which won two Golden Globes this …

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The Curious Case of FX at the Emmys

As the Emmy award season approaches, I thought it would be interesting to delve into the Emmy history of the FX network which has both opened up the Emmy game to basic cable networks in a way that was never thought possible before the early 2000s, but has also endured a number of surprising, and frustrating, award snubs. The FX …

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