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The Insiders Guide to All Things Emmys C OV E R I N G H O L LY WO O D COMEDYDRAMA JUNE 19, 2013 SPECIAL SHOWRUNNERS SECTION EMPIRE DEATH AND BEAUTY WITH STEVE BUSCEMI AND CREW On the Dark Side Nik

FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION 41 ITS EXCEPTIONAL New York Magazine.com ETHEL ITS SUPERB Los Angeles Times CROSSFIRE HURRICANE ITS CAPTIVATING The Wall Street Journal BEYONC LIFE IS BUT A DREAM

WITNESS JUAREZ, LIBYA, SOUTH SUDAN, RIO VICE ITS COMPELLING Variety ITS SENSATIONAL Los Angeles Times ITS DOCUMENTARY HONORS FYC MANHUNT 2013 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY ITS

Contents STEVE BUSCEMI Id like to see Nucky have fun again. He used to laugh. EmmyWrap ComedyDrama June 19, 2013 FEATURES 16 ON THE BOARDWALK Third seasons a charm for HBOs Boardwalk Empire SP

OUTSTANDING NONFICTION SPECIAL A FILM BY R.J. CUTLER AN EPIC TALE...WITH THE MORAL COMPLEXITIES OF A SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY AND LESSONS IN POWER, PRIDE AND PERSONAL HONESTY ABOUND. LOS ANGELES TIMES

Front Center Where Did All the Men in Tights Go The creator of Vikings explains why historical dramas are back believe it was old Henry Ford who said, History is bunk. In any case, it was a sentimen

F o R Yo U R c o N s i d e R at i o N Outstanding drama series this may have been the best first season of a drama Ive seen since Mad Men The best show of the year is The Americans STepHen KIng, aut

Short Takes O The SuperEmmy Fiasco nce upon a time back in 1974, to be exactthe Emmy brass decided that it wasnt enough just to name the outstanding actors, directors, writers and the like in separa

F O R YO U R C O N S I D E R AT I O N Outstanding drama series This series is having its best season yet God, this is such a wellwritten show....Justified returns with such a familiar resonance of

Front Center On the surface, Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys look like a normal suburban couplebut you cant trust surfaces in The Americans. IMAGES CRAIG BLANKENHORNFX Can The Americans Put FX in th

F O R YO U R C O N S I D E R AT I O N OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES its fifth and bestyet season After four already amazing years, Sons of Anarchy is going fullthrottle and having its best, biggest, gori

Actors INTERVIEW THE BEST MEDICINE MONICA POTTER, PARENTHOOD Monica Potter suggested a breastcancer storyline on Parenthood after an alarming mammogram of her own she ended up with a clean bill of

F O R YO U R C O N S I D E R AT I O N Outstanding cOmedy series the best comedy on television still TVs greatest comedy....a thing of original beauty....Louie is the gold standard for comedy there c

Actors JESSICA MIGLIOHBO INTERVIEW HIGH ANXIETY ALEX KARPOVSKY, GIRLS LUCAS SHAW Had you ever done TV before Girls ALEX KARPOVSKY I hadnt, but I needed very little persuasion. I loved the way Tiny

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Left to right Steve Buscemi, Gretchen Mol, Michael K. Williams and Jack Huston on the Brooklyn set of Broadwalk Empire, where gentility lifts to reveal jolting violence. 16 THEWRAP.COM JUNE 19, 201

EMPIRE Beautiful and Damned In its third and best season, HBOs Prohibition drama created the most elegant costumes this side of Downton Abbeyand then got blood all over them BY TIM MOLLOY PHOTOGRAPHY

18 THEWRAP.COM JUNE 19, 2013 HBO In the last episode it was like allout fucking war, said Huston, looking freshfaced without his Harrow mask and glasses. And I had such an itchy trigger finger. La

Gretchen Mol The shows writers can write anything. And you just have to be prepared to go there. Hes been through a lot, and he just wants to recede a little bit, says Buscemi of his character, Nucky

THE SHOWRUNNERS THE END IS NEAR Matthew Weiner, Mad Men BY TIM MOLLOY Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner says people have approached him since the show began to tell him how it should endand many of the

What endings have you really admired I admired The Sopranos ending. I thought it was genius. It was such a great way to leave the rest of the show intact. I thought the Six Feet Under ending was very

THE SHOWRUNNERS BODY COUNT AT THE ABBEY Gareth Neame, Downton Abbey BY STEVE POND Shows like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and Breaking Bad killed off highprofile characters during this past sea

Given the shows high profile in the U.K. and the U.S., are you now getting script notes from executives in two countries We dont get any notes. The show wouldnt work that way. Julian writes every scri

THE SHOWRUNNERS POLITICAL PARTY Armando Iannucci, Veep BY STEVE POND Armando Iannucci has raised profanity and insults to an art form with three scorching and sidesplitting looks at politics. First

these big, grand, imposing buildings in Washington, and yet when you go in you realize theyre just offices. Government is just people at work, and some of them are terrible at their jobs. Armando Ia

THE SHOWRUNNERS Beau Willimon, House of Cards BY LUCAS SHAW Kevin Spaceys House Majority Whip Frank Underwood begins the first episode of House of Cards by killing a dog, and thats only the first o

where he literally walks through double doors in a tuxedo because hes a fucking movie star and were starting a show But I also wanted an antimoviestar entrance to establish that this guy is capable of

This years Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category is typically crowded, with a number of actors in the running for playing dark, troubled men in settings that range from the cutthroat

LICENSE TO KILL NIKOLAJ COSTERWALDAU, GAME OF THRONES was in fact in on the scam, said Emmerich. I think that duplicity registered with the audience, and I carried it with me, unintentionally. It was

TheDarkSide APPEARANCES CAN BE DECEIVING COREY STOLL, HOUSE OF CARDS C orey Stoll said one of the turning points in his life came when he was a morbidly obese teenager, trying to choose roles for a

Mikey Glazers Party Report BEST BRIGHTEST Critics Choice, AFI and WGA salute the tops in TV 1. Jimmy Kimmel, David Spade and Ben Affleck act manly at the Guys Choice Awards. 2. Modern Familys Eric St

The Last Word love that thats been in effect since 1492. Note By no means is this a job application, and no resume will be available upon request, so just stop lining up right now. The jumpingoff plac

unless you count great acting, perfect casting, hilarious dialogue, loveable characters, heartfelt stories and intricate plotting as a TV tradition. Where other sitcoms are merely clever, Modern Famil

TheWraps Fourth Annual Media Leadership Conference Coming September 2013 LoS AngeLeS, CA TheGrill has the right people at the right time talking candidly about the industrys hottest topics Keith sim

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