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Which Show Will Win Outstanding Drama Series?

With the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards upon us it’s time for TV fans to don their TV critic’s hats and predict which drama will take home the golden ladies for Outstanding Drama Series.

Who will win Outstanding Drama Series?

Who Will Win Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series?

With the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards upon us this weekend, it’s time for TV fans to don their TV critic’s hats and predict which lead actor will take home the golden lady for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

Who will win Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series?

Who Will Win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series?

With the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards upon us this weekend, it’s time for TV fans to don their TV critic’s hats and predict which lead actress will take home the golden lady for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Who will win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series?

American Horror Story and Mad Men Lead 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!

The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations were announced today, and FX’s American Horror Story and AMC’s Mad Men each racked up a leading 17 nominations. The British import Downton Abbey moved from the Outstanding Miniseries or Movie category last year to Outstanding Drama Series this year, picking up 16 nominations.  A&E’s Hatfields & McCoys also earned 16 nominations, while picking up a nomination in the Outstanding Miniseries or Movie category.

Downton Abbey was joined by Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Homeland and Breaking Bad in the Outstanding Drama Series category. Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Girls, 30 Rock and Veep all received Outstanding Comedy Series nominations. See the full list after the jump!

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Why YA Novel Series The Luxe Should be Adapted as a Soap Opera

Downton Abbey meets Gossip Girl.  That’s the “nutshell” premise for a show based on Anna Godbersen’s YA book series, The Luxe.  Would this premise intrigue you enough to watch its potential television adaptation?
 
The Luxe series includes four books published from 2007 through 2009.  In addition to being well-received by readers, the series has garnered generally positive reviews among critics, with The Luxe even spending time on the New York Times Bestsellers list. 
 
The first novel focuses on the elite of New York society around the turn of the 20th century, and their help, including numerous social climbers.  At the center of it all is the beautiful Elizabeth Holland, and her free-spirited younger sister, Diana.  The Hollands have never recovered from the death of their patriarch, and Mrs. Holland is quickly trying to marry her eldest to a wealthy suitor.  The extremely prominent Henry Schoonmaker is a bit of a reckless playboy, which troubles his father because he has political ambitions.  He desires to clean up Henry’s reputation by marrying him to the image of propriety, Elizabeth, to the pleasure of Mrs. Holland.  READ MORE

Why The Remaining Daytime Soaps Must Start Paying Attention to Their Primetime Counterparts if They Hope to Stay Alive

 




The Mouse House may be doing everything possible to tank their last daytime soap, General Hospital, in order to finally be out of the scripted TV business before primetime hours, but the same channel is aggressively developing numerous primetime sudsers. What gives?
 

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