All five nominees for scribing a miniseries or telefilm delve into real-life notables' intensely private worlds, in order to shed light on their highly public accomplishments.
Matthew Weiner is going for a threepeat in this Emmy category. The "Mad Men" creator co-wrote two of the five nominated shows, both full of trademark "Mad Men" comedy and pathos.
"Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog," E.B. White once wrote. "Few people are interested, and the frog dies of it."
The nominees for director of a variety, musical or comedy series Emmy kept plenty of chainsaws in the air at once.
The Emmy nominees for directing nonfiction programming created projects that cover the broad spectrum of human experience, from outrageous comedy to inspirational contemporary politics and horrifying…
Directors looking for a fast track to an Emmy nomination were reminded this year that partnering with HBO is always a good idea.
The decision a few years ago by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to separate reality competition programs from noncompetition shows was met with applause.
Hosts in the running include Ryan Seacrest, Heidi Klum, Jeff Probst and Phil Keoghan.