My iPhone autocorrected “Emmys” to “enemies” this morning. It was a sign. The Emmys, the Oscars, the Grammys, and other awards groups are all guilty of overlooking great new or newish work in favor of known quantities; call it the Institutional Tendency, maybe. Hand-in-hand with that are some oversights that seem strange, because the Emmys snubbed shows or performers that you would think the Institutional Tendency would have favored. There were so many head-on-desk-worthy omissions this year that it’s probably impossible to list them all.
But what the heck, let’s try.
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