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Emmy Predictions 2021: Comedy and Variety

COMEDY SERIESblack-ish (ABC)Cobra Kai (Netflix)Emily in Paris (Netflix) The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)Hacks (HBO Max)The Kominsky Method (Netflix)PEN15 (Hulu)Ted Lasso (AppleTV+) Will and should win: Ted LassoCould win: HacksShould have been here: Search Party (HBO Max) The skinny: Last summer, … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Drama

DRAMA SERIESThe Boys (Prime)Bridgerton (Netflix)The Crown (Netflix)The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)Lovecraft Country (HBO)The Mandalorian (Disney+)Pose (FX)This Is Us (NBC) Will win: The CrownCould win: The Handmaid’s TaleShould win: The Boys Should have been here: Perry Mason (HBO) The skinny: This is … Continue reading

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Emmy Predictions 2021: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESI May Destroy You (HBO)Mare of Easttown (HBO)The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)The Underground Railroad (Prime)WandaVision (Disney+) Will and should win: Mare of EasttownCould win: The Queen’s Gambit Should have been here: Fargo (FX) The skinny: It’s a coin-flip for which … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 15 Aug 2021

NEW SHOWSReservation Dogs – “Uncle Brownie” (B+)Gary Farmer stakes an early claim for the Guest Actor in a Comedy Series trophy, playing the titular role as a recluse whose journey to sell some homegrown weed gives him a chance to … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Limited/Anthology Series and Movies

LIMITED/ANTHOLOGY SERIESFargo (FX) Mare of Easttown (HBO)The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)Small Axe (Prime) The Underground Railroad (Prime) Potential surprises:The Comey Rule (Showtime) The Good Lord Bird (Showtime) I May Destroy You (HBO)It’s a Sin (HBO Max) The Undoing (HBO) WandaVision (Disney+) … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Drama

With so many series facing extended production delays due to the pandemic, the window is open for a lot of series that probably wouldn’t have ever gotten their shot in a “normal” TV year. So let’s celebrate these underdogs. DRAMA … Continue reading

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2021 Emmy Picks: Comedy and Variety

With so many series facing extended production delays due to the pandemic, the window is open for a lot of series that probably wouldn’t have ever gotten their shot in a “normal” TV year. So let’s celebrate these underdogs. COMEDY … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 30 May 2021

NEW SHOWSMare of Easttown – “Sacrament” (A-) / limited series finale A satisfying, devastating finale, with acting showcases from Kate Winslet and Julianne Nicholson. This is going to be hard for any show to top. The Handmaid’s Tale – “Testimony” … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 23 May 2021

NEW SHOWSMare of Easttown – “Sore Must Be the Storm” (A-)Felt a little overstuffed, but once again the emotions and the incredible acting took this to another level. And we had another lump-in-the-throat cliffhanger, plus more Jean Smart greatness. The … Continue reading

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What I Watched This Week: 16 May 2021

NEW SHOWSMare of Easttown – “Illusions” (A)I wanted a breakthrough in the case, but not like this. The last 15 minutes or so were a masterclass in tension. Unless they blow it in these last two episodes, I don’t think … Continue reading

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