The streak is over. After "The Amazing Race" won for top competition reality series seven years in a row, all it took was a frying pan and some shallots for voters to move their allegiance to Bravo's…
Programs that focused on the inner working of the industry highlight Hollywood's self-reflective nature.
Once again Emmy voters left off the previous year's reality series winner from the current crop of nominees.
There's room for both, but kudo nominations have relegated multicam laffers to minority status.
"The Simpsons," "South Park" and "Futurama" keep voters happy.
The Emmy comedy race offers support for the argument that good things come to those who wait.
Nominee budgets vary widely, but shows always find a way
If finding success on television is like capturing lightning in a bottle, then creating a show that becomes a cultural touchstone is even more elusive.
'Mad Men' challenged by newcomers and one farewell skein.
True-life personas dominate this year's noms in the lead actor in a miniseries or movie category, with only British thesp Idris Elba's "Luther" a wholly fictional creation.
Actors often score big kudos when playing a character dramatically different from themselves.