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    Emmy Episode Analysis: Can HBO Defend Itself in Comedy and Drama Series?

    The big races are finally here. Last year we saw HBO dominate all the top categories, with “Game of Thrones,” “Veep,” “Olive Kittridge” and “Bessie” all winning. While HBO does not have a race in Best Miniseries, it is looking to defend its title in the other three major categories. For series nominations, each nominated […] More

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    Emmy Episode Analysis: Best Directing Will Go to the Bastards

    We journey forward in our trek through the Emmy nominated episodes. Last week we looked at writing in the drama, comedy and miniseries/made for TV movie fields. Each Wednesday, from here on out, we are going to discuss each and every category leading up until the big night on September 18th. Every category, including the acting […] More

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    2016 ACCA TV Nominations: FX’s ‘People v O.J. Simpson’ Leads with 10 Nominations, Sophie Turner and Bruce Campbell Surprise Too!

    If you listened to the latest episode of Circuit Breaker, you heard the announcement of the Awards Circuit Community Awards for Television.  FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson” led the fray with ten nominations including Best Limited Series.  Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” was 2nd in nomination tally with seven including a double dose in Supporting […] More

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    Emmy Circuit: HBO stacks the deck for the Television Awards

    HBO is the heavyweight of Emmys. They are the Goliath in this arena, taking Best Drama Series, Best Comedy Series and Best Miniseries last year. As we head into this year’s Emmy race, we might just have to start counting what could HBO not get nominated for. I’ll break down, show by show, who is […] More