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December 10, 2018 at 4:50 pm #1202697203
Sucks that Maya Rudolph missed both here and at the Globes, was looking forward to seeing her receive some much-deserved recognition.
On the upside, Julia Garner finally receives a nomination!!
These are some overall solid nominees, but seeing Julia finally getting recognition has got to be a highlight for me personally. I doubt the Emmys will follow suit, but she was the acting highlight of Ozark for me so I would be quite happy with her getting in there too.December 10, 2018 at 4:59 pm #1202697205
I can’t help but notice that Adventure Time got its 1st Animated Series nod since 2014. Even though I think that show’s storylines fell apart ages ago I kind of want to see it win since it had never won before, as recognition of its undeniable legacy.December 10, 2018 at 7:23 pm #1202697282
I am sooooo thrilled that Schitt’s Creek got nominated!!!!December 11, 2018 at 10:14 am #1202697818
The nominations are good, there are a lot of ignored performers that deserve to be recognized like Jodie Comer.
However, there are also many weird things that does not make sense. Those awards recognize only acting and programs, so it is weird to have nominated dramas, comedies and limited series without acting nominations and we have two dramas, two comedies and 1 limited series that fit that description…
The nominations seem like a mixture between:
-Debra Messing and Richard Madden.
– Porter, Moss, Strahovski and Newton being the only nominees for their shows and no series noms for the last two shows.
-one random acting nominations for Succession
-only one acting nomination for GLOW ignoring the quality jump of season 2.
-Connie Britton out of nowhere.
-Janney, Parsons (at this point of the show) and Metcalf entering because of their status.
-a lot of love for Genius: Picasso and Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.
-the unexpected rescue of Finn Wittrock.
-The Good Fight nominated for drama, but without actors (but they have only one acting category for drama actors, so it is more understandable).
-Recognition of Jodie Comer.
-Huge love for One Day at a Time.
-Incredible and ENORMOUS love for the best show of the last years and of 2018 – The Americans
Some personal trends:
-One acting nom. for Younger.
-Nominating programs without their actors.
-They always nominate Better Call Saul for lead in drama – Odenkirk and for the correct supporting MVP of the season (Banks, McKean, McKean, Seehorn) Only two times for series.
-Acting nominations that can happen only here (for those particular shows, that does not mean that they are bad, just weird and without buzz, acclaim or relevance): Elizabeth Olsen, Diego Luna, Richard Cabral, Dina Shihabi, Julia Garner for Dirty John, William Jackson Harper, Nico Santos, Zoe Perry, Annie Potts, Anna Deavere Smith and Elizabeth Perkins (I have not seen a single one from those with the exception of the cameos of Perkins, so correct me if I am wrong).
-Divine justice according to the vast majority of internet users (I have seen the first three and I agree with all of them)- Jodie Comer, Noah Emmerich, Justin Hartley (first ever for this role), Julia Garner (first ever for this role) for Ozark and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
-Hank Azaria for Brockmire.
-Asia Kate Dillon for Billions.
-Nomination for the actor playing the young version of the ¨Genius¨.
I love comparing stuff when I am bored at the office 😀
Can someone explain me why all the awards have treated Westworld and GLOW so badly (no series and only one acting nomination at both the GG and the CC, no AFI LIST)?December 11, 2018 at 10:20 am #1202697826
The lack of The Hunting of Hill House is disgustingDecember 11, 2018 at 10:21 am #1202697827
Westworld really divided everyone this year so I’m not surprised it hasn’t been getting anything same with The Handmaid’s Tale.December 11, 2018 at 12:47 pm #1202698071
Westworld really divided everyone this year so I’m not surprised it hasn’t been getting anything same with The Handmaid’s Tale.
Yeah, but Westworld was not included for neither one of his seasons at AFI’s, while THT was included for her first season.
Also, Westworld received ZERO nominations for both of his seasons at the TCA, while THT had 4 for the first season (two wins – Best Drama and Program of the year) and 3 for the second season (no wins).
And finally, the male actors from WW have never received any individual nominations outside the Emmys, having in mind that Hopkins and Harris are huge movie stars with ton of acclaim and awards, while Wright is a respected veteran and Tony winner.January 9, 2019 at 6:24 pm #1202728215
Yeah, these things are on Sunday night from the Santa Monica airplane hangar on The See-Dub:
Better Call Saul
The Good Fight
My Brilliant Friend
Freddie Highmore, The Good Doctor
Diego Luna, Narcos: Mexico
Richard Madden, Bodyguard
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Billy Porter, Pose
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us
Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Deuce
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
Elizabeth Olsen, Sorry For Your Loss
Julia Roberts, Homecoming
Keri Russell, The Americans
Richard Cabral, Mayans M.C.
Asia Kate Dillon, Billions
Noah Emmerich, The Americans
Justin Hartley, This Is Us
Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
Richard Schiff, The Good Doctor
Shea Whigham, Homecoming
Dina Shihabi, Jack Ryan
Julia Garner, Ozark
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul
Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale
Holly Taylor, The Americans
The Good Place
The Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
One Day at a Time
Hank Azaria, Brockmire
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Donald Glover, Atlanta
Bill Hader, Barry
Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory
Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Allison Janney, Mom
Justina Machado, One Day at a Time
Debra Messing, Will & Grace
Issa Rae, Insecure
William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
Sean Hayes, Will & Grace
Brian Tyree Henry, Atlanta
Nico Santos, Superstore
Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Henry Winkler, Barry
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Betty Gilpin, GLOW
Laurie Metcalf, The Conners
Rita Moreno, One Day at a Time
Zoe Perry and Annie Potts, Young Sheldon
Miriam Shor, Younger
A Very English Scandal
Escape at Dannemora
Made for TV Movie:
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
My Dinner with Hervé
Notes from the Field
Actor, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie
Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso
Darren Criss, ACS: Versace
Paul Dano and Benicio Del Toro, Escape at Dannemora
Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
John Legend, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
Actress, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie
Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
Connie Britton, Dirty John
Carrie Coon, The Sinner
Laura Dern, The Tale
Anna Deavere Smith, Notes From the Field
Supporting Actor, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie
Brandon Victor Dixon, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
Eric Lange, Escape at Dannemora
Alex Rich, Genius: Picasso
Peter Sarsgaard, The Looming Tower
Finn Wittrock, ACS:Versace
Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
Supporting Actress, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie
Ellen Burstyn, The Tale
Patricia Clarkson and Elizabeth Perkins, Sharp Objects
Penelope Cruz and Judith Light, ACS: Versace
Julia Garner, Dirty John
South ParkJanuary 9, 2019 at 6:44 pm #1202728244
Thanks for hooking this up….January 9, 2019 at 6:45 pm #1202728247
Rooting for Keri Russell and only Keri RussellJanuary 9, 2019 at 9:23 pm #1202728405
Comedy categories are fraudulent, so I’ll just be picking drama/LS-made for TV movie:
Drama Series: Better Call Saul
Lead Actor: Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Lead Actress: Julia Roberts, Homecoming (Comer/Oh split the vote)
Supporting Actor: Justin Hartley, This Is Us
Supporting Actress: Thandie Newton, Westworld
Limited Series: Sharp Objects
Made for TV Movie: My Dinner with Hervé (upset special)
Actor, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: Darren Criss, ACS: Versace
Actress, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
S Actor, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
S Actress, Limited Series/Made for TV Movie: Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
Animated Series: BoJack Horseman
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