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    9 Emmy Nominees Who Have Never Won

    Bob Newhart has never won an Emmy Award, but will get his seventh try in September. We look at other actors who might break their losing streak this year.

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    Who Are the Emmy Voters?

    Every year, people wonder who it is that determines the Emmy nominees and winners. We try to break down the voting process in plain English.

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    Emmy Episode Submissions: Lead Actor in a Drama

    It's Lord Grantham versus Heisenberg versus an Oscar winner versus Don Draper for this year's Emmy Award for lead actor in a drama. We look at the episodes nominees submitted this year, and who has the competitive edge.

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    Emmy Nominations: John Benjamin Hickey on ‘The Big C’

    First-time Emmy nominee John Benjamin Hickey talks about four seasons on "The Big C" and working with Laura Linney.

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    Emmy Nominations: Margo Martindale on 'The Americans'

    Margo Martindale spent 10 episodes alternating chastising Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys’ Soviet agents and being threatened by them on FX’s “The Americans”—and she has an Emmy nomination for outstanding guest actress in a drama for her troubles. She speaks to us about checking her odds, cleaning up ...

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    Video: Jessica Paré On Her Big Break and Auditioning

    Backstage's June 6 issue features a roundtable discussion with five stars who have had Emmy-worthy seasons. One of the actors, Jessica Pare of "Mad Men," explained how actors have to be "a little bit deluded" to survive in the business.

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    Emmy Episode Submissions: Supporting Actress in a Drama

    Every year, Emmy acting nominees get to submit an episode that they feel best showcases their talent. We look at what was submitted in the drama, supporting actress category.

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    Emmy Episode Submissions: Lead Actress in a Comedy

    There are six funny women nominated for lead actress in a comedy at this year's Emmy Awards. We look at the episodes they submitted for the judges, and who might have the edge to take home the gold.

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    Emmy Episode Submissions: Lead Actress in a Drama

    A record seven women are nominated for the Emmy Award for lead actress in a drama this year. We look at the episodes each submitted to Emmy judges and try to determine who has the edge in a tight race.

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    Best of the Week Ahead: September 19-25

    "The Last Five Years" Cast Recording release; the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards; France's Francofolies music festival hitting New York with Harry Connick Jr., Duffy, and Madeline Peyroux performing in an Edith Piaf tribute; learning how to work in your pajamas with You're On The Air: How to Really ...