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Emmy Episode Analysis: Peter Dinklage ('Game of Thrones') wishes death upon his kingdom

By Charles Bright
By Charles Bright
Jul 29 2014 18:56 pm

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Peter Dinklage is once again nominated at the Emmys for playing Tyrion Lannister on HBO's "Game of Thrones." He has been nodded all four seasons as Best Drama Supporting Actor, winning his first time out in 2011 for the episode "Baelor."

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Join our live Emmy chat with Taylor Schilling ('Orange is the New Black') this Wednesday

By Daniel Montgomery
By Daniel Montgomery
Jul 29 2014 18:15 pm

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On Wednesday, we'll talk with Taylor Schilling about her first-ever Emmy nomination for her role in the Netflix dramedy "Orange is the New Black." Join us for our live chat on July 30, at 11:30am PT/2:30pm ET on Gold Derby's home page.

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Cat Deeley ('So You Think You Can Dance') would host Emmys, but you'll never see her dance (Exclusive Video)

By Daniel Montgomery
By Daniel Montgomery
Jul 29 2014 17:03 pm

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A four-time contender for Best Reality Host for "So You Think You Can Dance," Cat Deeley likes the idea of someday hosting the Emmys herself. "I think it would be a great, fun show to do," she said in our recent video chat (watch below). "I never in my wildest dreams imagined I would ever even be at the Emmys, let alone nominated for an Emmy, let alone nominated four times, let alone host them."

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Will Emmy nominee Gail Mancuso repeat for directing 'Modern Family'? [Exclusive Video]

By Chris Beachum
By Chris Beachum
Jul 29 2014 12:44 pm

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After more than two decades of directing TV comedies, Gail Mancuso picked up her first-ever Emmy last year for helming the "Modern Family" episode "Arrested." She is back to defend her title, this time with the complicated episode "Las Vegas."

In our recent webcam chat (watch below), she showed off her Emmy and its custom-built suitcase, revealing, "For some reason I was super nervous, and all of a sudden you see the cameraman come over close to get your close-up. It's like these things start building, and your heart starts fluttering, and my husband is holding my hand. It really is an amazing feeling, and I'm so honored."

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Emmy Episode Analysis: Kate Mulgrew ('Orange is the New Black') makes enemies in 'Tit Punch'

By Ralph Galvan
By Ralph Galvan
Jul 29 2014 09:45 am

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Critics' Choice Award winner Kate Mulgrew looks to lock up a Comedy Supporting Actress Emmy for her portrayal of Galina 'Red' Reznikov on the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black."

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9 Emmy nominees you didn't know were already on Netflix: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Scandal,' ...

By Marcus James Dixon
By Marcus James Dixon
Jul 29 2014 06:00 am

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Netflix is once again a powerhouse at the Emmy awards, with original productions "House of Cards" (13 nods), "Orange is the New Black" (12), "The Square" (4), "Derek" (1) and "Brave Miss World" (1)  giving the streaming network a record-high 31 bids.

But did you know there are nine Emmy-nominated series from other networks currently available on this service as well? Thanks to Netflix, you can easily catch up on many of this year's most-nominated shows... and a few rather obscure gems too. Scroll down to see the complete list exclusively uncovered by Gold Derby.

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Emmy nominee Gary Cole had 'more than a little bit of fear' joining 'Veep' [Exclusive Video]

By Matt Noble
By Matt Noble
Jul 29 2014 05:40 am

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Receiving the first Emmy nomination of his three-decade career for "Veep," Gary Cole revealed, “It was a very pleasant surprise.” In our recent webcam chat (watch below), he explained that on nominations morning, "I literally did not know that anything was taking place, so I started to get a lot of emails. I was at the gym actually... So I checked the category and indeed found that the evidence was true: I was nominated." Cole contends for Guest Comedy Actor for his role as political strategist Kent Davison.

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Allison Janney on possible double Emmy wins for 'Mom' and 'Masters of Sex' [Exclusive Video]

By Chris Beachum
By Chris Beachum
Jul 29 2014 05:25 am

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Allison Janney has a strong chance of winning two acting Emmy Awards in the same year. She leads our Gold Derby odds for both Best Comedy Supporting Actress for "Mom" and Best Drama Guest Actress for "Masters of Sex." As she revealed in our recent webcam chat (watch below), "I am very thankful that they are so completely different. It would be impossible if the characters were close in characteristics."

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'The Bachelorette' finale: Andi picks Josh, but Nick drops a final bombshell

By Daniel Montgomery
By Daniel Montgomery
Jul 28 2014 21:06 pm

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The three-hour finale of "The Bachelorette" was nothing if not eventful. After her last romantic dates with her final two and meetings with her parents, Andi Dorfman picked Josh M. as the winner (as our users predicted), he proposed, and she accepted, leading to happy kisses in the Dominican Republic, whose tourism board sponsored the episode's scenic locales.

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Taylor Schilling ("Orange is the New Black")
Wednesday, July 30, 11:30 a.m. PT; 2:30 p.m. ET

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Wednesday, July 30, 1:00 p.m. PT; 4:00 p.m. ET

Kate Mulgrew ("Orange is the New Black")
Thursday, July 31, 10:00 a.m. PT; 1:00 p.m. ET

Ryan Murphy ("The Normal Heart" & "AHS: Coven")
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CLICK HERE to see our in-depth chats with Matt Bomer, Beau Bridges, Ellen Burstyn, Lizzy Caplan, Carson Daly, Minnie Driver, Edie Falco, Ricky Gervais, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Hale, Colin Hanks, Matt LeBlanc, Kate Mulgrew, Jim Parsons, Kerry Washington and more.

Inside Track: Emmy Voting

EXCLUSIVE: See the episodes
submitted to Emmy judges
by actors and TV series

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
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to Emmy judges

Who submitted well? Click links below to read our in-depth analysis of each actor's episode entry. 

DRAMA GUEST ACTOR
Dylan Baker ("The Good Wife")
Beau Bridges ("Masters of Sex")
Reg E. Cathey ("House of Cards")
Paul Giamatti ("Downton Abbey") 
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obert Morse ("Mad Men")
Joe Morton ("Scandal")


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")
 

COMEDY GUEST ACTOR
Steve Buscemi ("Portlandia")
Louis C.K. ("SNL")
Gary Cole ("Veep")
Jimmy Fallon ("SNL")
Nathan Lane ("Modern Family")
Bob Newhart ("The Big Bang Theory")
 

COMEDY GUEST ACTRESS
Uzo Aduba ("OITNB")
Laverne Cox ("OITNB")
Joan Cusack ("Shameless")
Tina Fey ("SNL")
Melissa McCarthy ("SNL")
Natasha Lyonne ("OITNB")

 

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