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In a year where the outlook appeared to be barren without Breaking Bad and True Detective in contention, House of Cards began as the default Emmy consensus front-runner earlier this year, says ADTV’s Ryan Showers. It just seemed to “fit” ...
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“Unbreakable! They alive, damnit! It’s a miracle!” sings ADTV’s Robin Write of the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s brilliant first season. The instantly clever, quirky title sequence of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a viral video mash-up video of a neighbor being interviewed ...
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Awards Daily TV’s Joey Moser thinks it’s criminal that Orange is the New Black is only nominated for 4 Emmys. Did everyone think that everyone else was going to nominate it for stuff, so they didn’t bother? Is this an ...
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Parks and Recreation had a great run on NBC thanks to a brilliant, tight-knit cast and lead Amy Poehler’s infectious enthusiasm. It was a unique series that spent time finding the humor in decent, ordinary people. It’s the rare sitcom ...
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Better Call Saul carries the tradition of Breaking Bad in a new direction – one that warrants serious Emmy consideration for Outstanding Drama Series, according to ADTV’s Robin Write.  Read more…
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ADTV continues its Making the Case series with today’s entry for HBO’s Silicon Valley to win Outstanding Comedy Series. Clarence praises the shaggy-dog nature of the workplace sitcom and engaging performances of its tight-knit cast members.  Read the entire piece ...
Lisa Kudrow in The Comeback

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The Awards Daily TV gang analyzed the major Emmy acting races in both Drama and Comedy categories with an eye toward finding the frontrunners (Jon Hamm, Mad Men; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep) and the dark horse candidates (Robin Wright, House of Cards; Lisa ...
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This week around the Water Cooler, Joey, Megan and Clarence cast their virtual ballots for the major 2015 Emmy categories. Official Emmy voting starts today, so the Cooler gang decided to lend their expert opinions and advice to those undecided ...
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Voting for the 2015 Emmy Awards starts Monday. How will rule changes in the final voting window impact the winners? Will populist choices rule the day? Or will voters even be able to watch all series submissions? Awards Daily TV ...
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Congratulations to Olivier Lepine who correctly predicted 13 of this year’s Emmy winners. Footnote: According to Craig Kennedy, “the easiest category was Outsanding Miniseries with 89% correctly guessing Fargo. The hardest was Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or TV Movie ...
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Breaking Bad won 6 Emmys, tonight, including climactic wins for Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul. Sherlock won 3 Emmys, including those for the renowned duo Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. Fargo and The Normal Heart won for Outstanding ...
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1. Surprises are almost never good, even when we think we want them.  A good surprise is when someone totally out of left field wins and seems to deserve it. A bad surprise is when someone wins who doesn’t seem ...
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Television development news continue to be the greatest source of excitement in the off-season. (via THR) FX is moving forward with a Fargo adaptation. Network president John Landgraf announced during his first upfront presentation Thursday that it will launch a ...

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This is probably how I’m going to spend my weekend, even though I’ll also be headed to the Santa Barbara International Film Fest.  The newly minted series is available, all episodes, on Netflix starting today.  I will be writing up ...

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Well, just so you know, creating this contest form was not the most fun thing in the world. Too many categories, fairly exhausting. But one thing I will note — you can tell what they really really really REALLY like ...

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As Nick K. points out, the 5th season of Breaking Bad currently has 17 reviews on Metacritic and all 17 are perfect scores of 100. It’s a series that might rightly be called “the best drama on TV.” An interesting ...

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It’s time once again to write up a piece on a subject of which we here at Awards Daily know nothing about: the Emmys.  The Emmys are one step less lame than the Grammys, in my opinion, and both make ...

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Modern Family, Mad Men, Glee, and Breaking Bad won multiple top honors at the 62nd Emmy Awards Sunday night, each receiving 2 or 3 awards in a fair distribution of trophies among what most would agree are 4 of the ...

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(click for greater grandiosity) Sexiest throne pose since Xerxes? The slick articulate production design of Mad Men continues to be one of its greatest pleasures. Any episode that has Don pick up a bottle of booze and say, with irritation, ...

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With 8 Emmy nominations this year, Dexter ties with Nurse Jackie. The only other cable series scoring more noms is Mad Men with 17. Breaking Bad has 7 nominations. Peter Weller, Julia Stiles, and Jonny Lee Miller join the cast ...

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