It may come as small comfort to Fox on a night when its shows failed to earn a single win, but the network knows how to throw a helluva Emmy Awards.
Nominees include Andre Braugher, Josh Charles, Alan Cumming, Peter Dinklage, Walton Goggins and John Slattery.
Nominees includes Kelly Macdonald, Archie Panjabi, Christine Baranski, Margo Martindale, Michelle Forbes and Christina Hendricks
Made-for-TV movies and miniseries have long been TV formats on decline -- so much so that this year, the TV Academy merged the two into one category.
Camelot tales are known for their idyllic second acts and ill-fated finales. But the reverse held true for the Camelot-set miniseries "The Kennedys."
After 2009 and 2010 Emmy seasons that saw only two nominees in the miniseries category, the TV Academy opted to fold the sparsely utilized format into the more typically robust made-for-TV movie…
Programs that focused on the inner working of the industry highlight Hollywood's self-reflective nature.
Nominee budgets vary widely, but shows always find a way
That three of the five women nominated for lead actress in a miniseries or movie either hail from England or adopt a British accent isn't particularly surprising.
TV series art direction isn't just set building or location finding. The designer is a visual stylist charged with communicating the show's thrust and themes to the viewers - right between the eyes.