October 19, 2015 at 3:53 pm #364015
If the Emmys stole a page from the SAG Awards and gave out trophies for Best Drama Ensemble and Best Comedy Ensemble, which casts would have won Emmys this year?October 19, 2015 at 3:59 pm #364017
Would have? Probably Veep and Game of Thrones as well as Series.
Should have? Veep and Orange Is The New Black. Orange is arguably the best ensemble on television.October 19, 2015 at 6:10 pm #364018
Probably Game of Thrones would win, although I would think Homeland and Empire would be among the top contenders.
OITNB would likely be a front-runner too.
Veep would be the likely winner, and Modern Family would be a contender as well.October 20, 2015 at 4:07 am #364019
1) Game of Thrones
2) Orange is the New Black
3) Downton Abbey
4) Mad Men
2) Modern Family
4) The Big Bang Theory
5) Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
6) Silicon ValleyOctober 20, 2015 at 9:01 am #364020
3) Downton Abbey
5) Mad Men
6) Law & Order SVUOctober 20, 2015 at 5:36 pm #364021
Should: Mad Men 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015October 20, 2015 at 5:42 pm #364022
Best Drama Ensemble
- The Americans
- Better Call Saul
- Game of Thrones
- House of Cards
- Mad Men
Best Comedy Ensemble
- The Big Bang Theory
- Modern Family
- Orange is the New Black
- Parks and Recreation
- Silicon Valley
Best Miniseries/TV Movie Ensemble
October 20, 2015 at 7:33 pm #364023
- American Crime
- American Horror Story: Freak Show
- Olive Kitteridge
- Wolf Hall
Given how ensemble awards are usually treated like best series awards, as well as the popular vote clearly having a big effect this year, Game of Thrones and Veep would have won those awards.October 21, 2015 at 6:09 am #364024
Upstairs Downstairs, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue*, ER*, thirtysomething, Hill Street Blues, The West Wing*, The Sopranos, Lost, Mad Men*, Breaking Bad, and Game of Thrones would all have at least one Drama win here. I’m tempted to say Boardwalk Empire would have been rewarded here too, but I’m not positive.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show*, The Dick Van Dyke Show, All in the Family, Soap, Taxi*, M*A*S*H*, WKRP in Cincinnati, Cheers*, The Golden Girls, Seinfeld, Frasier, Friends, Ally McBeal*, Sex and the City, Arrested Development, Everybody Loves Raymond, 30 Rock, Modern Family*, and Veep would all have at least one comedy win. Probably Season 1 of OITNB too, this would be the obvious place to reward it.
* = multiple wins.
This year, certainly Game of Thrones, and probably Veep.October 21, 2015 at 12:38 pm #364025
I really wish the Emmys created this award.
For the 2015 awards, It would have been:
Best Drama Ensemble:
-House of Cards
-Orange is the New Black
Best Comedy Ensemble:
-Parks and Recreation
-Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
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