Miniseries 1992 – A Woman Named Jackie, NBC 1993 – Prime Suspect 2 (Mystery!), PBS 1994 – Prime Suspect 3 (Mystery!), PBS 1995 – Joseph, TNT 1996 – Gulliver’s Travels, NBC 1997 – Prime Suspect 5…
Gone are the days when a singular comedy series dominated the Emmys, with everyone knowing who would win long before the envelope was opened.
The Emmy Awards, as we know them now, have been around since 1948. Now, in those 53 years, how many different men would you guess have won the Emmy for actor in a comedy series? Possibly 50? Maybe…
While this year's race for lead actor in a comedy could feature several fresh new faces, that's assuming Emmy voters may break away from the usual suspects, which they rarely do.
Why it may resonate with voters: Who can’t relate to know-it-all meddling in-laws? Its funniest when: Patty Heaton and Doris Roberts are going toe to toe over Debra’s supposed lack of culinary…
Emmy voters have rarely been kind to the underdog skein. The last few seasons have delivered a batch of highly praised comedies -- from the faux talker "Primetime Glick" to the whimsical "Andy…
Perhaps nowhere are the idiosyncrasies of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences more pronounced than in the voting considerations of ensemble casts for the Emmys.
Why it may resonate with voters: Also, the skein continues the “Seinfeld” tradition of turning 30 minutes of nothing substantial into something utterly compelling. It’s funniest when: David tries to…
Judging by the critical and Nielsen success of "Malcolm in the Middle," "Bernie Mac" and "Scrubs," it seems pretty safe to say single-camera shows sans laugh tracks and live audiences won't be going…
If "Seinfeld" was a show about nothing, then "Curb Your Enthusiasm" is about even less. Both the Nielsen-busting NBC sitcom and HBO cult fave have Larry David's observational wit in common.