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EWwy Awards 2012: Which Supporting Actor is the tougher race?

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It’s Day 2 of voting for EW’s 5th Annual EWwy Awards, honoring the shows and actors snubbed by the Emmys, and already, a themed has emerged in the comments: That Supporting Actor race is brutal — whether you’re talking drama or comedy.

The comedy nominees are Parks and Recreation‘s Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, and Aziz Ansari, along with Community‘s Danny Pudi and Donald Glover. (Vote here.) The drama nominees are Fringe‘s John Noble, Boardwalk Empire‘s Michael Pitt, Mad Men‘s John Slattery, The Killing‘s Joel Kinnaman, and Justified‘s Walton Goggins. (Vote here.) Which category is tougher? We’re resisting the urge to type a new poll. Here’s what readers are saying: READ FULL STORY

EW's 5th Annual EWwy Awards for the Emmy-snubbed: Voting starts now!

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It’s September, which means it’s once again time for the EWwys, EW.com’s annual awards honoring the shows, actors, and actresses that should’ve been nominated for an Emmy but weren’t. This year’s nominees are a combination of those who made EW critic Ken Tucker’s Emmy wish list and those who readers felt were most grievously snubbed when the Emmy nominations were announced in July. Check out the nominees in the five EWwy Comedy categories and vote for your favorites hereClick through the nominees in the five EWwy Drama categories and cast your votes here. Polls will remain open through Sept. 13. Winners will be announced Sept. 14. There are trophies involved, to which two-time EWwy winner Courteney Cox can attest: READ FULL STORY

Kelsey Grammer: I was snubbed for an Emmy because I'm a Republican

Kelsey Grammer won this year’s Golden Globe for Best Actor for his starring role in Boss, the Starz drama about a ruthless Chicago mayor, so you might be wondering why the Emmys failed to even nominate him. Jay Leno wondered, so he asked Grammer what he thought of the slight when the actor visited The Tonight Show last night. “It may have to do with several things, honestly, but I think it’s possible… I mean, I am a… I’m a declared out of the closet Republican in Hollywood,” said Grammer. He went on to say, “Do I believe it’s possible that some young person, young voting actor — or even older voting member for the Emmys — would sit there and go, ‘Yeah, that’s a great performance, but ooooooooooooh, I just hate everything he stands for?’ [Cue sarcasm.] I don’t believe that’s possible.” Watch below:

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Style & Design: Emmy costume contenders, Mariah Carey's nail polish and more

Everything old is new again, at least on TV. The Emmy-nominated wardrobe designers behind The Borgias, Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire explain the process of creating period costumes. [WWD]

Glitter — hated the movie, love the nail polish shade. Mariah Carey has inked a deal with OPI. [Fashion Etc.]

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Must List: Catch up on this year's Emmy nominees

The nominees for the 2012 Emmy Awards were announced on July 19, and what better way to spend your weekend than catching up on the shows that you missed. We found a few ways you might be able to get up to speed on some of our favorite nominees.

Downton Abbey — Amazon Instant has the second season of Downton available for streaming (and the DVD has been available since February). The show is also on iTunes, and Netflix has season 1.

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Emmy Awards: The year's best commercials

As well as honoring TV programming, the Emmys also recognize the year’s best commercials. In the five considered here for the Outstanding Commercial Emmy, we get a real sense of how creative television advertisements can be, with wildly different content in each.

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Emmy noms announced Thursday: What surprise would make you happiest?

Emmy nominations will be announced tomorrow at 8:40 a.m. ET on Emmys.com, read aloud by Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and Parks and Recreation‘s Nick Offerman. (UPDATE: Due to weather and travel delays, Offerman will not make it to L.A. for the announcement. Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel will join Washington.) Leading up to the deadline for ballots to be returned, EW.com spoke with some of the actors and showrunners on our wish list in our Emmy Watch series. But which surprise would make you happiest? READ FULL STORY

Emmys throw Carl Reiner a digital 90th-birthday bash

Not everyone makes it to 90. Even for those who do, not everyone gets the digital treatment from the Emmys, which celebrates Carl Reiner’s 90th birthday today with a host of photo and video moments from the star’s storied career.

Emmys.com worked with the Television Academy Foundation’s Archive of American Television to compile clips and tributes to the comic from over the years, including interviews with Reiner, as well as highlights from last year’s “An Evening with Carl Reiner” event at the Television Academy.

Reiner, an actor, writer, director, and producer who created The Dick Van Dyke Show, has been a legend in Hollywood since the early ’50s, when he was a regular featured performer on Your Show of Shows. Since then, Reiner performed alongside Mel Brooks in their iconic “2000 Year Old Man,” wrote films like Enter Laughing and The Jerk (which he co-wrote with Steve Martin), and directed cult classics like Where’s Poppa? and Oh, God! — and that’s just a glimpse at his accomplishments. Watch video of last year’s Television Academy celebration below: READ FULL STORY

EWwy winner Courteney Cox would like to kiss EW's...ewe

Well this is a delightful way to kick off a weekend. I’m suddenly more ready than ever to pound some grape!

Thrilled to be the esteemed recipient of a trophy in the shape of a ewe after winning the Lead Comedy Actress category of the 2011 EWwy Awards — EW.com’s annual celebration of the television performers and series (for comedy and drama) that you readers said deserved Emmy nods — Cougar Town star Courteney Cox leans in for a smooch (in a pose strikingly similar to the way Jules Cobb performs damage control on an oversize glass of red)….

“I’m not kissing your butt,” she claims. “But Thank You so much EW!!!!!”

Invisible opera gloves to you, Courteney!

Cougar Town‘s midseason premiere can’t come soon enough.

EWwys 2011: Meet your 10 winners!

To see all of this year’s nominees, flip through our photo galleries for the Comedy and Drama categories.

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The 2011 EWwy Winners: Matt Czuchry thanks his fans!

From the EW Archives: Emmy winner Melissa McCarthy's EW Pop Culture Personality Test

If there was a belle of this year’s Emmys ball, it would have to be Mike & Molly‘s Melissa McCarthy, who was crowned best lead actress in a comedy series. It was a triumphant moment for an actress who, in the last year, went from having her right to star on a sitcom about two people falling in love questioned, to being the breakout star of the box office hit Bridesmaids and landing an upcoming spot hosting Saturday Night Live (Oct. 1). EW’s long been a fan of Groundlings alum McCarthy, an unsung hero on Gilmore Girls and Samantha Who?, and in 2009, we got to know her better with an EW Pop Culture Personality Test. Like all good comedy, it still holds up… READ FULL STORY

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