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The Sean Spicer Joke Should’ve Ended on the Emmy Stage. The Problem Is, It Didn’t.

One of the most random moments of Emmys 2017 was definitely Actual Sean Spicer coming out on stage a la Melissa McCarthy, complete with rolling podium, and being the punchline to a joke set up by Stephen Colbert. This moment definitely elicited some mixed reactions, both from the audience in the auditorium, and the viewing audience at home.

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Riz Ahmed Becomes First South Asian Man to Win an Acting Emmy In An Evening of History-Making Awesomeness

Riz Ahmed became the first South Asian man to win an Emmy Award in an acting category!

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EMMYS 2017 Were All About Female-Fronted Stories and Women Making History!

The 2017 Emmy Awards were all about female-fronted stories, people of color getting their due recognition, and women making history!

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Sean Spicer Stars In the First Shocking Moment of Emmys 2017

Stephen Colbert did a passable, if sometimes slightly uncomfortable musical number to open Emmys 2017, followed by an increasingly political opening monologue. It got so political, in fact, that a very "popular" participant in recent political goings-on actually made an appearance. No, not Melissa McCarthy playing him, but the man himself. That's right! Spicey took to the Emmys stage! And it was weird and kinda awesome. 

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Anonymous Emmy Voter & Self-Described “Old White Guy” Shares Opinions We Could Have Done Without

These are just his opinions. He's entitled to them. But his opinions also influence the outcome of these awards, which in turn has a strong impact on the future of those shows, the salaries and future opportunities of the casts and creative teams, and television trends in general.

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Here Are the 2017 Emmy Nominations! Let the Debating and Betting Begin!

The 2017 Emmy Awards are fast approaching, and today is nomination day! At 11:30AM EDT (8:30 PDT), they'll be announced live, right in the above Facebook broadcast, by Veep's Anna Chlumsky and Criminal Minds's Shemar Moore. Watch along with us, and we'll keep the full list updated below as the nominations roll out in case you missed any.

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We’re Rooting For Our Faves To Win Emmys Tonight — Tell Us Your Predictions!

You can watch the ceremony tonight starting at 8 PM EST.

Are there any on the list of nominees you're especially rooting for? (Tatiana Maslany finally? Even her listing for the nomination is ridiculous--with seven different characters!) Share your predictions with us in the comments!

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Night 2 of Creative Arts Emmys Both Hit and Miss When It Comes to Representation

Last night was Night 2 of the Creative Arts Emmys, and it proved to be both an awesome night and a somewhat disappointing night for shows that value representation.

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Creative Arts Emmy Winners Announced, Amazon, The Bay, and Sesame Street Among Big Winners

As you may or may not know, there's more to the Emmy Awards than simply the televised ceremony that we see every year. The Daytime Emmys and the Creative Arts Emmys honor the best in non-prime time television. Everything from animation to digital series are awarded here. The Creative Arts Emmys took place last night in Los Angeles.

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EMMYS 2015: Nancy Lee Grahn Forgets to Check Privilege in Tweets About Viola Davis

Grahn suggested that Davis had "never been discriminated against," and "wishes she'd brought every woman into the picture."

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Watch the 2015 Emmys Opening Number and Monologue With Andy Samberg

There was plenty to talk about at last night's Emmy awards—some of it good and some not so good—but let's ease into Monday morning with a musical number and a few quick jabs at Donald Trump the way God intended.

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EMMYS 2015: Highlights and Lowlights

While there were some thrilling wins for women (especially for women of color) this year at the 67th Emmy Awards, as a show the ceremony was a bit of a mixed bag. Here's some of what I thought were the highlights (and lowlights).

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EMMYS 2015: Women of Color Killing It

"The only thing that separates women of color from anybody else is opportunity." - Viola Davis

Women of color have been killing it during this year's Emmys, and one of them was just crowned the queen of the drama category.

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EMMYS 2015: The Evening of Olive Kitteridge

There continued to be huge wins for women and people of color in the Limited Series/TV Movie Category at the Emmys!

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EMMYS 2015: Women in Comedy

Yay for Jill Soloway and Amy Schumer!

The Emmys got off to a bang this year, particularly when it comes to women in comedy.

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Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany Doesn’t Need An Emmy (Even Though WE All Desperately Want Her To Have One)

Seriously, HOW MANY PARTS DOES A WOMAN HAVE TO PLAY ON ONE SHOW BEFORE SHE GETS ONE OF THOSE?! (*ahem*)

We all know that Tatiana Maslany is a super-genius actress who clearly deserves ALL THE AWARDS, right? I mean, you can't be following her brilliant performance on Orphan Black and not know that. Well, despite this being an inarguable fact, it seems there's one person who could give two craps if Tatiana Maslany wins an Emmy this year or not. And that person is Tatiana Maslany.

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The Mary Sue’s Picks for 2014 Emmy Nominees

Living in a state of denial.

By now you've had a chance to check out the list of 2014 Emmy nominees. Not to take away from those honored, but, well, what's the morning after an awards nomination without moaning about what the nominations should have looked like? To that end, here are The Mary Sue's (quasi-joking) picks for who should be going for gold on Emmy night.

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The 2014 Emmy Nominations Are Out, Did Your Favorites Make the Cut?

Bad news for some fans.

This morning the 2014 Primetime Emmy nominations were announced. We have the full list so you can check and see if your favorite shows are on there, but a quick look shows us that a lot of people are likely to be disappointed -- especially if you're a clone.

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To Celebrate the Emmys, Richard Simmons Cosplayed As Daenerys Targaryen

What It Says On the Tin

There is really nothing I can say about how Richard Simmons—who, in addition to being a pop culture fitness icon, co-starred in one of the best Whose Line Is it Anyway? sketches ever, just FYI—took to Twitter during the Emmys to post pictures of himself cosplaying as characters from Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, American Horror Story, and Behind the Candelabra. Literally nothing. My brain is just going ??!?!??!??!??!?!. It's so beautiful. Check out the other pictures behind the jump.

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Here’s What Went Down at Last Night’s Emmys, Where Funny Ladies Made History And Game of Thrones Won Nothing

Not all that glitters is gold

Ah, the Emmys. It can be a weird thing for fans of genre TV, since sci-fi/fantasy shows rarely get nominated, and when they do, they rarely win. Case in point: Game of Thrones, which was nominated for four awards at last night's ceremony and didn't win any of them. But still. When it comes to women working behind the scenes, something really cool happened. See what that is, and check out the rest of the winners, behind the jump.

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