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TV Squad Live Blogs the Emmy Awards

by Bob Sassone, posted Sep 20th 2009 7:30PM

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Tina Fey's Sarah Palin earns a big 'You betcha' from the Emmy people

by Danny Gallagher, posted Jul 17th 2009 2:03PM
Tina Fey as Sarah PalinTina Fey's surprise return to Saturday Night Live as Sarah Palin was one of the ten greatest TV moments of 2008 (and quite possibly the decade, the century, the millennium and the eon).

So it's no surprise that Fey's name and show 30 Rock came up so many times in the recent list of Emmy nods. I'm no longer convinced that she's a woman. I'm convinced she's an experimental humanoid prototype designed by studio executives solely to win awards like Tom Hanks (aka "Project Red Shoe").

It's also no surprise that one of the two acting nods she scored included her Palin performance on SNL.

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The Mole's last hurrah?

by Michael Pascua, posted Jul 16th 2009 4:28PM
A mole contestant falls off the edgeIn a last hurrah, The Mole was nominated for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music in the Emmys. Like Pushing Daises, we'll probably never see The Mole on ABC again. The nomination had to be one of those, "well, we really don't have any other better options" decisions.

The show's intro was probably the best new reality opening theme of the past year. The only other reality theme I could remember was Stylista's and only because it was a pastiche of girly shopping.

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The Emmy Nominations

by Bob Sassone, posted Jul 16th 2009 9:05AM
EmmyThe Emmy Award nominees were announced this morning, and with the help of a lot of caffeine and my DVR, I managed to catch the announcement. Here are the nominees in the major categories, with some comment on who was nominated and who was neglected.

If you notice, the major categories have more nominees starting this year.

Outstanding Drama

Mad Men
Big Love
Breaking Bad


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