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Emmy Predictions 2022: Drama

DRAMA SERIESBetter Call Saul (AMC)Euphoria (HBO)Ozark (Netflix)Severance (AppleTV+)Squid Game (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Succession (HBO)Yellowjackets (Showtime) Will win: SuccessionCould win: Squid GameShould win: Better Call SaulShould have been nominated: Evil (Paramount+) The skinny: The winner will come down to how long voters’ … Continue reading

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2022 Emmy Picks: Drama

DRAMA SERIESBetter Call Saul (AMC)Euphoria (HBO)Ozark (Netflix)Severance (AppleTV+)Squid Game (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix)Succession (HBO)Yellowjackets (Showtime) Potential surprises:Bridgerton (Netflix) – 1 nominationThe Gilded Age (HBO) – new showPachinko (AppleTV+) – new showThis Is Us (NBC) – 4 nominationsYellowstone (Paramount Network) – never … Continue reading

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TV Recap: June 26-July 2, 2022

NEW SHOWSOnly Murders in the Building“Persons of Interest” (B+) / season premiere“Framed” (A)The season premiere makes its mark as the most meta episode of television since It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s “The Gang Recycles Their Trash.” The addition of Michael … Continue reading

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TV Recap: May 29-June 4, 2022

NEW SHOWS AND SPECIALSNorm Macdonald: Nothing Special (A-)Though initially unpolished, this posthumous special shows Norm was sharp and hilarious right up until the end. I passed on hearing commentary from the likes of Dave Chappelle afterward, but the hourlong special … Continue reading

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Emmy Guide 2020: Drama

DRAMA SERIES Better Call Saul (AMC)The Crown (Netflix) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Killing Eve (BBC America)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Ozark (Netflix)Stranger Things (Netflix) Succession (HBO) Should win: Better Call SaulCould win: OzarkWill win: Succession Should have been nominated: Mindhunter (Netflix) The skinny: Even … Continue reading

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2020 Emmy Picks: Drama

With virtually all FYC events canceled and almost all productions halted, voters theoretically have had a lot more time to see more shows. And with new rules regarding the number of nominees in each category (which I still don’t fully … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Performances – Television

It was another strong year for TV, but as usual I gravitated toward comedy, which made some of these picks difficult, while trying to fill out the other categories was a challenge to find enough worthy candidates. Once again, I … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Shows – Honorable Mentions

It was even harder to craft a top 10 than usual, and that left a lot of shows in that next tier. So once again, I’ve expanded my honorable mentions to 14 episodes of shows that didn’t make the cut, … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 Jun 2019

NEW SHOWS Big Little Lies – “She Knows” (A-) As the women try to find some sense of normalcy while everything is falling apart, things go from bad to worse for all of them. But the biggest twist is that … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: July 2019

FILMS Top Picks Under the Silver Lake – Prime 7/1 Drop Dead Gorgeous – Hulu 7/5 Apollo 11 – Hulu 7/20 Inglourious Basterds – Netflix 7/22 It’s actually an incredible month for movies on streaming platforms this month, which is … Continue reading

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