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  • Emmy Preview: Category Shifting Is the Big Story This Year

    This Emmy season, there's going to be more of everything: more campaigning, more events and more media coverage. The reason: more worthy contenders. And that explains another increase: more jockeying. The frenzy kicked off when HBO announced that "True...
  • Emmy Nomination Scorecard by Series and Network

    HBO led the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 99 in total and 19 for its popular series "Game of Thrones." Other standouts include the new FX miniseries "Fargo" and "American Horror Story: Coven." Nominations by Series: Game of...
  • TV Academy Revamps Rule Book for Award Hopefuls

    TV stars and producers have more opportunities to win than ever before at this year's 66th annual Primetime Emmys. The Television Academy put in place several changes to the rule book. Made-for-TV movies will no longer be considered separately from...
  • How to Take the 'Blah' Factor Out of This Year's Emmy Telecast

    The main problem with award shows in recent years stems from the fact they seem to be produced by people who don't like awards, or at the very least, feel inconvenienced by having to include handing them out in their variety special. It's not hard to...
  • Spoiler Alert -- The Most Shocking Killings on the Cable Side

    Scandal (Season 3, ep. 313 "No Sun on Horizon") The series provided one of the biggest cliffhangers of the season when Jake Ballard (Scott Foley) was seen pointing a gun and firing, shooting either James Novak (Dan Bucatinsky) or David Rosen (Joshua...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • TriStar Productions Teams With BBC Films on Maggie Smith's 'Lady in the Van'

    Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has teamed with BBC Films to greenlight "The Lady in the Van" starring "Downton Abbey's" Maggie Smith. The pic is an adaptation of Alan Bennett's West End hit with Smith reprising her role of Miss Shepherd. The play was...
  • Broadcast series go head to head with cable skeins in this year's Emmy race

    While audiences are enjoying what's arguably known as the next Golden Age of Television, the TV Academy has been faced with increasingly blurred lines in terms of the shows in the Emmy contest. As eight- and 13-episode cable dramas compete with 22-episode...
  • How TV's Bad Boys Reap Emmy Awards

    Rascals are in vogue these days. Just ask Emmy. Last year's lead actor in a drama slate featured Walter White of "Breaking Bad," Don Draper of "Mad Men," Frank Underwood of "House of Cards" and Damian Lewis of "Homeland." Connivers and cheaters all; many...
  • Emmy Nominations Yield Celebration -- And Second-Guessing (Analysis)

    The abundance of quality programming and expanding number of options has created a logjam for the nighttime Emmy Awards, where the celebration over which shows earned nomination will inevitably give way to plenty of second-guessing about those that were...
  • Inked-in bets and a few penciled-in ones in Emmy's drama acting races

    Inked-in bets and a few penciled-in ones in Emmy's drama acting races
    "True Detective" and "Breaking Bad" produced only eight episodes apiece but, for their ensembles, it's the quality not the quantity that counts. The shows should dominate the Emmys' drama series acting nominations. Here's an early look at the front-...