Weighty look at complicated topic not often explored deeply in history class.
A cornucopia of U.S. cultural movers and shakers; the highlight, a look at TV pioneer Mel Brooks, may give this series an edge with Emmy voters.
History’s big foray — using glossy re-enactments to help tell the stories of industry titans — into PBS-like programming nabbed four noms.
Rookie nominee tackles weighty questions with guidance from Everyman Freeman, reps a twist in this category.
Emmy voters can show how edgy they are if this series featuring the gonzo journalism — who else would take Dennis Rodman to North Korea? — of these provocateurs.