We’ll never know exactly why anyone wins Emmys, but the process weighed heavily in HBO’s dominance at this year’s ceremony.
How this year’s ceremony’s lack of narrative created discursive space filled in by everything but the production itself.
As cases of so-called “category fraud” increase, the Emmy Awards’ arbitrary points of distinction risk becoming the story.
From the moment the ceremony began, it was clear that this was an evening set to celebrate television in the most misguided of ways.
BBC America’s campaign to earn the Orphan Black actress a nomination comes at a time when the Academy’s traditional logics are being challenged by new spaces for Emmy campaigning.
PBS successfully transitions Downton Abbey from Miniseries to Drama Series by continuing to lean on the advantages afforded the former distinction.
While usually confined to niche websites, the Emmy nomination race broke into mainstream outlets as digital pages are turned over to Emmy contenders in exchange for potential advertising revenue.