Great production design that underscores tone, theme, and character is key.
Despite the power and prestige cable dramas carry with Emmy voters, their comedy counterparts have faced an uphill climb in the past. Last year's comedy series win for HBO's "Veep" broke broadcast's…
For a limited series to be whole, it first has to be broken. The "breaking" process — as in, breaking out the overall narrative and its individual episodes — is a crucial drama bubbling beneath the…
Emmy voters are playing right into the election year by pointing a spotlight on strong guest performances in drama, comedy, and satirical series with political themes. Among the 24 Emmy-nominated…
The Television Academy has revealed the lineup of awards for the two-night Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies. Faced with having to break up the marathon Creative Arts show into a more manageable…
The Emmys traded one Peter for another. The Television Academy has announced that Peter Scolari has been nominated for guest actor in a comedy series for his role as Tad Horvath in HBO’s “Girls.” He…
"At 62, I got the role of a lifetime," Louie Anderson says. It's hard to argue. His role on the first season of FX comedy "Baskets" just earned him an Emmy nomination for supporting actor. The…
Newcomers vie with old favorites in an era of Peak TV
Emmy Awards voting has never been more complicated, with more series than ever vying for those coveted few slots in 2016. And while the usual suspects will naturally get attention, it’s those hidden…
2016 Emmy Ballot Oddities: ‘Doctor Who’ in the Running, ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Goes Down to the Wire
It's a first for "Doctor Who," but "Game of Thrones" ends a day before voting closes.
Under Emmy rules, Sudeikis isn't a guest star.