Voters throw a surprise party

Hibberd, James
July 2009
Hollywood Reporter Weekend Edition;7/17/2009, Vol. 410 Issue 34, p8
The article reports on the unexpected nomination of several television comedies for the 61st Emmy Awards in 2009. This year's nominations for outstanding comedy series include animated series "Family Guy" and "Flight of the Conchords." One of the industry experts says that "Family Guy" had the added advantage of exposure to syndication. Another reason is that the TV academy increased the number of nomination slots to six and it was also under the pressure of its young voters to be trendy.


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