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WRAP THE The Insiders Guide to All Things Emmys EMMY PREVIEW MAY 14, 2012 Covering Hollywood ThE RacE BEgIns a publication of thewrap.com emmywrap With Jim Parsons gunning for a threepeat, Emmy

for your emmy consideration in all categories A...BRilliAnt, HilARious tHe Best comic cAst on tV, By fAR... as twisted, and twistedly funny, as ever. newsday 2012 Home Box Office, Inc. Al

CONTENTS FROM THE EDITOR W elcome to TheWraps first Emmy magazine of the 20112012 season. After our first EmmyWrap last year got such an enthusiastic response, weve decided to make a major foray int

TV or Not TV The Primetime Emmys struggle to adapt to a changing television landscape that threatens to make primetime irrelevant By Steve Pond Illustration by RJ Matson I Steve Pond, Awards Edito

...a perfect vehicle for Machts combined wit and sarcasm. VARIETY ...a dominating and commanding presence... HUFFINGTON POST Equal parts swagger and smarts... THE WALL STREET JOURNAL FOR YOUR EMMY

Submit Wisely inning an Emmy doesnt just come down to being the best. Contenders also have to submit their best work. In the right category. And sometimes even the right genre. Egos get in the way. F

...devastatingly charming and effortless... TVGUIDE.COM ...one of the most watchable actors... TVFANATIC.COM ...doesnt miss a beat... BACKSTAGE.COM FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA

HISTORY LESSON An Emmys Timeline 1948 The Academy of Television Arts Sciences rejects 48 proposals for a statuette to honor television achievements. They accept the 49tha winged woman holding an atom

...Thorne oozes sex appeal, while still conveying an approachable vulnerability... VARIETY Its impossible to resist Callie Thorne. TV GUIDE MAGAZINE Callie Thorne shines... her presence is reason en

1 The long road to the Emmys begins with a single step...on a red carpet By Leanne Williams OUT ABOUT 2 3 4 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 10 THEWRAP.COM MAY 14, 2012 IMAGE 1 STARPIX 2 GETTY 3 STA

...gives White Collar the charm, wit and sex appeal... USA TODAY Terrific acting... THE LOS ANGELES TIMES ...impeccably acted... ...slick and smart... EW.COM FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION LEAD ACTOR

Our television editor surveys the Emmy 2012 landscape, and says the shows thatll take home the gold are mostly the ones that deserve it By Tim Molloy The Winners Circle Modern Family, 2011 Were pre

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But we think the voters will recognize that nothing on television was as flatout dramaticand insanely addictiveas Breaking Bad. AMCs methamphetamine epic, which came roaring back after missing a year

Better ...great than good TVGuide.com The New Yorker tv craftsmanship. f o r yo u r c o n s i d e r at i o n o u t s ta n d i n g d r a m a s e r i e s Julianna margulies o u t s ta n d i n g l e

THE INTERCHANGE Execs think that if you can write a sitcom, you can write a screenplay and a novel. But theyre wrong. By Peter Mehlman S omeone suggested making a novel of my screenplay that started

EMMY 2012 FoR youR Emmy considERation in all catEgoRiEs lauRa linnEy micHaEl c. Hall EdiE Falco JEREmy iRons claiRE danEs damian lEWis and mandy Patinkin William H. macy Emmy Rossum david du

year or that novelists put more description onto Page One than you see in a decade of network pilots or that sitcom writers dont actually write so much as shout jokes in a sugary room until their 22mi

TICKET Air Emmy ATS SE LASS After two consecutive Emmy wins for The Big Bang Theory, can Jim Parsons soar into the winners circle again BY KIMBERLY POTTS PHOTOGRAPHED BY AARON FALLON 8 94311 00003

TVs bernerd is going places... on his bike, and in his career MAY 14, 2012 THEWRAP.COM 21

T he Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has already snagged backtoback Emmys for his role as theoretical physicist Sheldon Cooper on CBS comedy hit, and he doesnt even mind that one of his statues may

These characters are geniuses. On topic after topic, I have to say words that are literally incomprehensible to me.JIM PARSONS MAY 14, 2012 THEWRAP.COM 23

FRESH FACES By Steve Pond Photographed by Remy Haynes Can you qualify as a fresh face if all of America saw you in a hit movie when you were 10 years old If you played a guardian angel in a show tha

Shot on location in the new C Suite at Mr. C Hotel, Beverly Hills HBOBILL GRAY When I was 10, I never thought it was anything more than a hobby, she says. Sure, I had dreams of growing up to be Bern

BEN FELDMAN e doesnt know very much. And hes not sure he can talk about the things he does know. Such is life on Mad Men for actor Ben Feldman, who made a splash in the awardwinning series this seaso

Why TENNIS RULES ThE EARTh Wall Street Journal, January 2012 TENNIS ChANNEL ASSEmbLEd ThE pERfECT bRoAdCAST TEAm Sports Illustrated, June 2011 IT hAS ESTAbLIShEd ITSELf AS A dESTINATIoN ChANNEL foR

he minute that Krysten Ritter heard about the TV show called Dont Trust the Bitch in Apartment 23, she knew that the title was going to change. They gave me the hard sell, says Ritter, who plays the b

for your emmy consideration in all categories SM ...ONE OF THE FUNNIEST, ABSURDLY FUN TO WATCH... ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY 2012 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO and related channels and s

IT GAVE ME A CHANCE TO DO SOME REAL ACTING, AS OPPOSED TO CHOOSING WHETHER TO WEAR SUNGLASSES IN A SCENE, WHICH A LOT OF MY FRIENDS SEEM TO BE DOING. F irst of all, Jason Isaacs would like to point

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About TheWrap The Wrap News Inc., founded by awardwinning journalist Sharon Waxman in 2009, is the leading news organization covering the business of entertainment and media. The company encompasses

Celebrating 25 years in Los Angeles and weve never looked better. Step into the restyled, ultrachic ambiance of Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles. Slip away to Culina, Modern Italian and dine al fresco

IN MEMORIAM Fearless and Timeless M Remembering Mike Wallace ike Wallace, the 60 Minutes veteran who left no tough question unasked, died in April at the age of 93. Wallaces early broadcasting career

Image Cindy Crawford, Ferre 3, Malibu, 1993, Herb Ritts. Gelatin silver print. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of Herb Ritts Foundation. Herb Ritts Foundation. Design 2012 J. Paul Getty

I met Mike Wallace on a waning summer afternoon less than a decade ago. He was golden brown and stripped to the waist as he came crashing through the back door of Art Buchwalds porch on Marthas Viney

TheWraps Third Annual Media Leadership Conference Sharon Waxman, Terry Semel and Harry Sloan at TheGrill, 2011 October 12, 2012 Los Angeles, CA Jeff Weiner with LinkedIn was phenomenal and I was po

WRAP THE Covering Covering Hollywood An Open Letter to Jimmy Kimme Mr. Kimmel, l on How to Be a Great Emmy Ho st night, and the of the funniest monologues in late hosting the Emmys. You have one

FALLING SKIES FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION SUPERB AND ENTERTAINING.... THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER ...AN EXHILARATING NEW SERIES... VANITY FAIR TM 2012. Turner Entertainment Networks, Inc. A Time Warn

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