THR's Emmy Watch series


Emmy Watch: A series leading up to the annual Emmy Awards September 21, 2008

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Emmy Watch: Critics' Picks
June 13, 2008
THR tracked down TV critics from around the country to offer up early Emmy prognostications.Full story
Emmy Watch: Actress roundtable
June 12, 2008
VIDEO: Brooke Shields, Felicity Huffman and 5 other actresses discuss their breakthrough roles.Read the story and watch the video.
Emmy Watch: Actor roundtable
June 11, 2008
VIDEO: With the nominations for this year's awards a month away, The Hollywood Reporter's Ray Richmond gathered nine actors, all with major primetime TV series roles, for a provocative discussion of the Emmys and their careers.Read the story and watch the video.
Emmy Watch: Reality roundtable
June 10, 2008
VIDEO: This year, the WGA strike removed any doubt about reality programming's durability: The genre outwitted and outlasted scripted shows to become the biggest survivor for belt-tightening networks. Read the story and watch the video.
Emmy Watch: Guest star
June 6, 2008
They don't do it for the fanfare. And they certainly don't do it for the money. But guest-starring roles are one of the best ways for a non-TV actor to be discovered -- or a TV veteran to be rediscovered -- by a new audience.Full story
Emmy Watch: Writers and directors
June 5, 2008
As everything from the cable model to the Internet redefines time-tested rules of their professions, it's not surprising that the field is wide open as the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chooses the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award nominees for writing and directing. Full story
Emmy Watch: Showrunner roundtable
June 4, 2008
VIDEO: In the lead-up to one of the most atypical Emmy seasons in recent memory, THR's James Hibberd brought together five of television's most stalwart showrunners: Bryan Fuller (ABC's "Pushing Daisies"), David Shore (Fox's "House"), Damon Lindelof (ABC's "Lost"), Matthew Weiner (AMC's "Mad Men") and Craig Thomas (CBS' "How I Met Your Mother"). Read the story and watch the video.
Emmy Watch: Drama
June 3, 2008
Something historic appears to be brewing in anticipation of the July 17 nominations announcement for the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, a sea change that -- as it relates to the outstanding drama series category in particular -- might be called a "c" change (as in cable). Full story
Emmy Watch: Comedy
June 2, 2008
Now that there's general agreement that TV comedy is no longer dead -- OK? -- it's time to discuss the more pressing issues surrounding the sitcom. Such as: Is NBC's American edition of "The Office" actually better than the British original? Has cable caught up to broadcast in terms of comedy series quality? Full story
Emmy Watch: Longform
May 30, 2008
But you won't hear that this year, at least not here. Because while there aren't as many longform programs compared with a few years ago, the ones that do get made play more like big-screen epics than small-screen afterthoughts. Full story
Emmy Watch: Crafts
May 29, 2008
This season's hot look in television art direction is bright, bold and sassy. Production designers are taking advantage of the eye-popping clarity of HD broadcast and treating viewers to surreal looks that push the boundaries of creativity and good taste. Full story
Emmy Watch: Preview
May 20, 2008
A rundown of the potential acting nominees in comedy and drama categories as well as look at the ceremony's venue at the Nokia Theater. Full story