On Monday, James Franco fought back when he thought Bruce Vlianch was being dismissive of his hosting of the Oscars. Turns out the veteran comedy writer was trying to make a joke that backfired. As he explained in a heartfelt e-mail to Franco, "I was trying to defend you. Believe me, I would never diss you. that's not my style. you should never take the gutter press too seriously."
So impressed was Franco with the sentiments expressed by Vilanch, that he posted the email to his Twitter feed, after adding his own artwork.
Every actor submits only one sample episode, which will be judged by other actors (ranging from 25 to 75 per category jury) between July 28 and August 14. TV series submit six, which will be split into three pairs to be distributed randomly to about 300 voters. We now have uncovered every single title submitted for the 2014 races. CLICK HERE FOR THE EPISODES
We analyze the pros and cons
of episodes submitted by actors
to Emmy judges
Who submitted well? Click links below to read our in-depth analysis of each actor's episode entry.
DRAMA GUEST ACTRESS
Kate Burton ("Scandal")
Jane Fonda ("The Newsroom")
Allison Janney ("Masters of Sex")
Kate Mara ("House of Cards")
Margo Martindale ("The Americans")
Diana Rigg ("Game of Thrones")