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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Comedy Series

    There hasn’t been much variety to the Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy category in almost a decade. Starting in 2007, Tina Fey’s 30 Rock won the top comedy prize three years in a row, followed by a five-year streak by Modern Family. HBO’s Veep put an end to the Modern Family reign, taking the trophy in […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

    This category has seen three back-to-back winners in a row – Alex Borstein, Kate McKinnon and Allison Janney. In previous years, the same actress winning three consecutive prizes wasn’t uncommon, with Doris Roberts, Laurie Metcalf, Rhea Perlman and Valerie Harper all cemented in Emmy history. With a crowded category full of talent this year, it […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

    Isn’t it weird not seeing Julia Louis-Dreyfus nominated this year?  The Veep actress went on an unprecedented run winning lead actress in a comedy series for six consecutive seasons before losing last year to Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag. With both Veep and Fleabag no longer on the air, there is room for a new winner […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

    This category features a range of nominees from vastly different shows, with a few actors who have won previous trophies up against last year’s winner Tony Shalhoub. This could be where the expected Schitt’s Creek sweep continues or where it stops, depending on whether any of these other men can prevail.  Here are the nominees […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

    The award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series has been one of the Emmys strongest in recent years. John Hamm finally got his due, Rami Malek burst onto the scene in a big way, Billy Porter wowed audiences, Sterling K. Brown broke hearts and Matthew Rhys got the recognition he and The Americans deserved […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

    It’s still crushing to see that neither Merritt Wever nor Kaitlyn Dever made the cut here for their phenomenal work in Unbelievable. It’s also saddening to see Daisy Edgar-Jones’ terrific performance in Normal People omitted from the lineup, along with Kathryn Hahn’s excellent turn in Mrs. Fletcher. However, this field is extraordinarily strong, showcasing formidable […] More

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    Emmy Analysis: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama

    Last year this category was dominated by four women from Game of Thrones. Despite taking up a majority of the slots, Julia Garner was able to pull off a surprise win for Ozark. Vote splitting may have helped Garner stand out and win, but with eight nominees from seven shows, this year may prove to […] More