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  • Emmy predictions: Who will be nominated for TV movie, limited series and variety?

    Emmy predictions: Who will be nominated for TV movie, limited series and variety?
    We're assuming that your DVR, like ours, contains enough television to last you through the second term of the next (pick one) Clinton/Bush administration. And more television equals more Emmys. Last year, thanks to increased programming and new platforms, the Television Academy restored TV movies and miniseries (now called limited series) to their own separate Emmy categories. Now, for the first time, variety series have been divided between talk and sketch shows. Who wins in this ever-widening landscape? Let's look ...
  • Emmy contenders in comedy categories blend old and new laughs

    "Modern Family" won its fifth straight comedy series Emmy last year, tying the record held by "Frasier." Can it break the record this year? A number of notable newcomers stand in the way. An early look at the Emmy comedy races: COMEDY SERIES "Modern...

    Who will get an Emmy nomination in the drama acting categories?

    During its celebrated run, "Mad Men" has received 32 Emmy nominations for acting. It has yet to win one. Last call ... DRAMA ACTOR Jon Hamm, "Mad Men" Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul" Terrence Howard, "Empire" Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"...

    Emmys 2014: Fuzzy picture on what makes for comedy, drama, miniseries

     Emmys 2014: Fuzzy picture on what makes for comedy, drama, miniseries
    A prison guard locks a drug-addled inmate in a closet. When he returns to check on her, she's slumped against the wall, dead. The guard panics, ties an electrical cord around her neck and hangs her from a pipe, trying to make her overdose look like a...

    Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night

     Emmys 2014: For good and bad, it was a 'Breaking Bad' night
    In the spirit of Monday's Emmy telecast, let's give it up for Seth Meyers. Hosting any awards show is a perilous and exhausting task — the shows are long, the live audience increasingly filled with losers, and the critics, who have just spent...