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The 57th Emmy Awards

In some ways the Emmy Awards for excellence within the television industry bring up the rear among the four major awards shows. The Oscars, Grammys, and Tonys all have a glitz and performance appeal beyond the Emmys, which is essentially a TV show about TV.

Nonetheless, this year’s show has generated quite a bit of buzz and commentary:

Lost Wins, But Doesn’t Open Doors
Lost has won an Emmy, which can be seen as either a good thing or a bad thing for the science fiction community. Lost is the first show with heavy sci-fi elements to win an Emmy, true to form none of…
Posted to Video by Matt Schafer on September 20, 2005 10:56 AM

The Emmys Suck
I only Tivo’d the Emmys to see Adrian Grenier. Boy was I right. The Emmys suck. The cheesy production numbers have to go. They got Earth Wind and Fire to perform one of their songs with tacky new lyrics about…
Posted to Video by Cerulean on September 19, 2005 10:03 PM

Emmy Awards 2005
This year’s Emmy Awards had its usual highs and lows, but it also had some extra surprises. For example, West Wing might have been nominated for Best Drama, but it lost to Lost. The survivors of the most bizarre plane…
Posted to Video by NancyGail on September 19, 2005 09:54 PM

My Turn at Emmy Coverage
This year’s Emmy Awards had its usual highs and lows, but it also had some extra surprises. For example, West Wing might have been nominated for Best Drama, but it lost to Lost. The survivors of the most bizarre plane…
Posted to Video by NancyGail on September 19, 2005 09:43 PM

Emmys: Reveling in irrelevance
The Emmys are over, and my euphoria of indulging in frivolous stargazing is tempered with my despondence that Hugh Laurie of House, M.D. didn’t win his much-deserved award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. I was grudgingly prepared…
Posted to Video by deekay on September 19, 2005 03:36 AM

The 57th Annual Emmy Awards: A Collection of Thoughts
This post shall also be known as: I Live Blogged My Favorite Parts of the Emmys and, No, It Doesn’t Necessarily Make Sense William Shatner won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Series. I’m glad. He was my pick. It…
Posted to Video by Joan Hunt on September 19, 2005 03:07 AM

The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Winners
Here are the winners of this years Emmy Awards. Lots of surprises this year. Made for a very interesting ceremony, even though Ellen DeGeneres was WASTED as a host. Best Drama Series: Lost Best Comedy Series: Everybody Loves Raymond Best TV Movie: Warm Springs Best Miniseries: The Lost Prince Best…
Posted to Video by Matt Maltese on September 19, 2005 02:47 AM

The Emmys: I’m Issuing Gag Orders
It’s just after six p.m. on the west coast, two hours before the Emmys start for us. I’ve been working on a project all day long so that I have uninterrupted time later.
Posted to Video by Joan Hunt on September 18, 2005 09:54 PM

2005 Emmy Predictions: Just Under the Wire
I really intended to do this a few days ago, but her I am mere hours before show time scrambling to get something, anything together. So, I apologize for this, but I felt the need to get something together. No…
Posted to Video by Chris Beaumont on September 18, 2005 06:12 PM

Emmy Predictions
To kick off TV’s premiere week, the industry honors the best of last season at the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards tonight. Host Ellen DeGeneres is supposed to heal the nation through laughter or some shit in the wake of…
Posted to Video by Chip Ross on September 18, 2005 01:15 PM

Matt’s Emmy Predictions: Part 3
In case you don’t know about the Emmy process… The shows nominated Best Series Awards submit 6 episodes each. The voters watch those tapes and vote on that. For the Lead Acting Awards the nominees submit 1 episode each. The voters…
Posted to Video by Matt Maltese on September 18, 2005 01:00 AM

Sneering, Cheering, and Jeering at the Emmys
Awards have an odd place in our culture. We dismiss their importance with rants about clueless Emmy or Oscar voters, but still revel in their cachet when our favourites earn the right to call themselves nominees or, better yet, winners….
Posted to Video by deekay on September 17, 2005 05:58 PM

Matt’s Emmy Predictions: Part 2
In case you don’t know how the Emmy process works. The supporting nominees pick two episodes to submit. The voters of those categories watch those tapes and vote on the winner. Best Supporting Actor – Drama Series: ALAN ALDA, THE WEST WING Naveen…
Posted to Video by Matt Maltese on September 17, 2005 03:07 PM

Matt’s Emmy Predictions: Part 1
Best Writing – Comedy Series Everybody Loves Raymond – “Finale” -Great writing and the Emmys will have a chance to award the writing team of Raymond Best Directing – Comedy Series Desperate Housewives – “Pilot” -DH has to take a writing or directing…
Posted to Video by Matt Maltese on September 17, 2005 06:07 AM

The Creative Emmy Awards Winners 2005
The Primetime Emmy Awards will be held next Sunday. This Sunday, the Creative Emmy Award winners were announced. The creative awards consists of awards such as Costumes, Cinematography, and more. The HBO TV movie The Life and Death of Peter…
Posted to Video by Matt Maltese on September 12, 2005 05:19 AM

Emmys and Beyond: In Praise of Screenwriters
I’ve used the Internet as a tool for years, and my work has long involved some degree of web writing and development. But it’s only recently that I’ve delved into the community of the Internet, through discussion forums and blogging….
Posted to Video by deekay on September 9, 2005 12:33 AM

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