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The Insiders Guide to All Things Emmys THE RACE BEGINS THE NEW SEASON MAY 13, 2013 C OV E R I N G H O L LY WO O D Glen Mazzara on genre shows a publication of thewrap.com The New TV Season Networks fight to reclaim primetime THE RACE BEGINS Sofia Vergara Goes for the Gold Our predictions, a guide to the contenders and speaking Dothraki

FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER LOUIS C. K. OH MY GOD ITS SEARING WIT Variety ITS KILLER New York Daily News MEL BROOKS STRIKES BACK GEORGE LOPEZ ITS NOT ME, ITS YOU ITS HILARIOUS The TimesPicayune.com ITS HYSTERICAL Fox News Denver

VEEP GIRLS SM ITS TERRIFIC The Atlantic Wire.com ITS REMARKABLE USA Today ITS COMEDY FYC ENLIGHTENED ITS TRIUMPHANT The Washington Post 2013 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO and related channels and service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

Editors Letter C OV E R I N G H O L LY W O O D EMMYWRAP MAGAZINE EDITORINCHIEF ASSOCIATE EDITOR Sharon Waxman MANAGING EDITOR Steve Pond CREATIVE DIRECTOR Lew Harris EDITOR PHOTO JONATHAN ALCORN Vincent Rios SALES Tim Molloy Caren Gibbens THE WRAP NEWS, INC. EXECUTIVE TELEVISION More Fun in the New World Chief Executive Officer EditorinChief Sharon Waxman Chief Operating Officer Mark Davis Chief Technology Officer Johnny Negretti ADVERTISING TV Editor Tim Molloy Senior TV Writer Jeth

Contents My character is loud and crazy, EmmyWrap May 13, 2013 26 but I am loud and crazy. FEATURES 14 OUT ON A LIMB As the race kicks off, our TV editor picks this years winners 20 THE BOMBSHELL MEANS BUSINESS Sofia Vergara creates an empire with help from Modern Family 26 RESPECT Glen Mazzara explains why genre shows deserve some Emmy love DEPARTMENTS 8 Brave New World How the Emmys rewrote the definition of television PHOTO BY PETER HURLEY 10 Keeping Score A handy guide to who

F O R YO U R E M M Y C O N S I D E R AT I O N O U T S TA N D INg MINIS E RIE S OR MOv IE unlike anything else on TV....radical art that aims for the body as well as for the mind THE NEW YORKER Meticulously constructed...a serious piece of work...Im hopelessly in love with it NEW YORK MAGAZINE compelling...mesmerizing performances THE HUFFINGTON POST

Front Center ITS NOT JUST FOR TV ANYMORE With the internet, mobile apps and Netflix crashing the ranks of Primetime Emmy contenders, it can be hard to keep track of exactly whats eligible P BY STEVE POND Netflixs House of Cards, with Kevin Spacey, doesnt fit the traditional definition of a television series but when it comes to determining Emmy eligibility, the traditional definitions dont matter much. rimetime television shows are eligible for the Primetime Emmy Awards, of course.

F O R Y O U R C O N S I D E R A T I O N OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS KERRY WASHINGTON

Front Center WHO VOTES FOR THE EMMYS With 28 separate peer groups within the Television Academy and a variety of different formats for determining Emmy nominations, it can be hard to tell the players without a scorecard. Heres who votes for nominations in the Primetime Emmy Awards. ANIMATION 4 CATEGORIES CASTING 3 COMMERCIALS 1 CATEGORIES Commercial WHO VOTES Commercials peer group HAIRSTYLING 3 CATEGORIES All hairstying WHO VOTES Makeup ArtistsHairstylists peer group COSTUME DESIGN 3 CATE

MUSIC 5 CATEGORIES All music WHO VOTES Special juries and screening committees from Music peer group SOUND MIXING 5 CATEGORIES All sound mixing WHO VOTES Sound peer group THE NEXT STEP The entire membership of the Television Academy may be involved in the first round of voting, but things change dramatically once nominations are in. Panels of volunteers view screeners and vote for the Emmy winners, putting the final decision in the hands of only a small percentage of the 15,000 members. For m

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History Is Made at Night This years Emmy show is an anniversary year, the 65th. What happened during previous anniversary years Heres what Start Here 55th Sept. 21, 2003 The Amazing Race won the first of its nine Emmys in the new Outstanding RealityCompetition Program category, and The Daily Show With Jon Stewart began its stillstanding streak of wins in the Variety, Music or Comedy Series category. 50th Sept. 13, 1998 The unstoppable Frasier set a new record by winning a series award for the

WHATS IN THE CARDS Netflix isnt the only factor that makes this years Emmy races hard to call BY TIM MOLLOY OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES W hen we gave our waytooearly Emmy predictions last May, we correctly predicted the winners in four out of seven races. Were kind of proud we called Julia LouisDreyfus and Claire Danes wins two months before the nominees were even announced. This years races are much harder to call because of a huge wild card Netflix, the streaming service that entered the gam

N DS OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES The academy has a great opportunity here to look bold while being a little late. Its time to recognize Louis C.K. as an actor. Actually, the time was last year or the year before, but thats OK. The comedian and his brilliant FX series, Louie, were still new and unfamiliar to viewers then. Now he has reached the media saturation point, and voters may be ready to recognize hisnot using this word lightly genius. He won in two

WHATS IN THE CARDS THE DARK HORSES We wouldnt be the first to point out that the Emmy voters like their comfort zones. But really, there are other shows and performers that should be acknowledged. A few suggestions COMEDY SERIES Community A talented comedic ensemble, unpredictable writing and a lot of risks. Wilfred Psychedelic portrayal of a man Elijah Wood and mans best friend Jason Gann feels hatched from an inspired night on acid. DRAMA SERIES The Americans Dont write off its periodsoapespi

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FOR YOUR EMMY CONSIDERATION O U TSTA N D I N G D R A M A S E R I E S 2013 AE Television Networks, LLC. All rights reserved. 6 0 3 A . OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES VERA FARMIGA OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES FREDDIE HIGHMORE

...PUTS OTHER TELEVISION DRAMAS TO SHAME. THE HUFFINGTON POST ...MOODY, TWISTY, CREEPY AND GLORIOUSLY INSANE... LOS ANGELES TIMES FARMIGA GIVES A PERFORMANCE TO DIE FOR. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY VERA FARMIGA...IS REASON ENOUGH TO WATCH BATES MOTEL... THE HUFFINGTON POST FARMIGA AND HIGHMORE TURN IN EMMYWORTHY PERFORMANCES. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY batesmotel.com

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Shes in the Money I Stardom in the U.S. wasnt part of the plan for Sofia Vergara, but shes embraced stereotypes and seized business opportunities BY STEVE POND PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETER HURLEY t was an adventure that somehow turned into a career. When Sofia Vergara got a call to audition for a Barry Sonnenfeld movie called Big Trouble back in 2001, the 29yearold Colombian wasnt an aspiring actress. She was a TV hostess on the Spanishlanguage Univision network, a former dental student whod fallen

I wanted to be a household name to be able to do all these other things, and I have totally achieved it. Ive been working for 22 years in the Latin market mainly, but with Modern Family I was able to really do everything. She said this while sitting in a photo studio in New Yorks fashion district, where shed just finished posing for EmmyWrap. On camera, she switched on the sass and attitude with ease. Slightly deglammed in a white Tshirt afterwards, she told her story in a rush. To get the real

Everything will soon include a few more film roles, including parts in Robert Rodriguezs Machete Kills, in actordirector John Turturros Fading Gigolo with Woody Allen and Sharon Stone, in Heat with Jason Statham and in The Smurfs 2. And it may include a producer credit on a television series called Killer Woman, which she, her manager Luis Balaguer and Ben Silverman developed from the Argentinian series Mujeres Asesinas. It is waiting for a pickup from ABC. She knows shes become a role model of

Levitan, Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, 2010 A big thanks to our wives, without whom...well, wed probably be dating around a lot. I mean, I just won an Emmy. Thats a pretty good opening line, I think. Bowen, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, 2012 My job really amounts to me falling down and making faces while wearing lipstick and nipple covers. And the fact that that could be translated at any time into an award or something artful is really a testament to the people t

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES SUPPORTING ACTRESS JENNIFER CARPENTER LEAD ACTOR MICHAEL C. HALL SUPPORTING ACTRESS MORENA BACCARIN OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES LEAD ACTRESS CLAIRE DANES LEAD ACTOR DAMIAN LEWIS SUPPORTING ACTOR MANDY PATINKIN OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES LEAD ACTRESS EMMY ROSSUM LEAD ACT0R WILLIAM H. MACY OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES LEAD ACTRESS EDIE FALCO OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES LEAD ACTOR JEREMY IRONS OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES SUPPORTING ACTRESS KRISTEN BELL LEAD ACT0R DON CHEADLE OUTST

FIRST PERSON WHEN WILL GENRE SHOWS GET EMMYS TO GO WITH THEIR VIEWERS Dont judge a comic book by its cover, says former Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara BY GLEN MAZZARA AS TOLD TO TIM MOLLOY PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL NEVEUX I Glen Mazzara, who recently stepped down as the showrunner of AMCs The Walking Dead, led the zombie saga to become the highestrated drama on television this season. Its beloved by viewers and critics, and legions of fans follow its postapocalyptic world in novels, video

Photo of Glen Mazzara shot on location at the Culver Studios in Culver City, Calif. MAY 13, 2013 THEWRAP.COM 27

The New Season HAS NBC FIGURED OUT HOW TO BRING VIEWERS BACK TO PRIMETIME Its time for bold measures when network TV stops being mustsee BY TIM MOLLOY P rimetime has a lot of problems Its losing viewers to DVR viewing, cable and the internet, while the viewers it still has fastforward through commercials. So NBC is trying to address all those threats at once. The networks upcoming aroundtheclock Million Second Quiz, expected to launch just ahead of the fall season, gives viewers incentives to

But there are bright spots. NBCs Sunday Night Football is the toprated show on television, and its pregame shows are thriving as well. Foxs postgame show, The OT, is also scoring great ratings. And while singing shows are mostly down, they do better than most scripted series. What do football and singoffs have in common They center on shared national competitions and take place in real time. Million Second Quiz is trying to do the same. Like CBSs longrunning Big Brother, it will feature particip

Back Stage THE DOWN SEASON As the 20122013 season comes to a close, the numbers arent good for the broadcast networks. Of the top 30 network shows, 19 saw their ratings drop over the previous year, with American Idols Wednesday performance show taking the biggest fall 1.4 ratings points and AIs Thursday results show falling 1.2 points. If you dont count The Voice, which took advantage of a favorable timeslot change, the seasons top scripted show, The Big Bang Theory, had the biggest increase, 0

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Mikey Glazers Party Report CHEERS TO THE OFFSCREEN SCENE 1. KEVIN PARRY INVISIONAPIMAGES 2. LARRY BUSACCAGETTY IMAGES 3. COURTESY OF OPERATION SMILE 4. PICTUREGROUP 5. TRAE PATTONNBC 6. KEVIN WINTERGETTY IMAGES 7. TOM PENNINGTONGETTY IMAGES Contenders start the march to Sept. 22 2 career surround Icon Award winner Ryan Murphy at the Paley Center for Media. 2. NBC stalwarts Jimmy Fallon and Jerry Seinfeld perform at a Paul Newman benefit in Manhattan. 3. NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salk

Emmys Back Pages Eyes on the Prize The statuettes are made by the R.S. Owens Company in Chicago, which also makes Oscars. The atom represents science. The TV Academy requires that the statuette faces left in all photos. Wings represent the muse of art. Each statuette stands 15 inches tall. The trademark on Emmy images goes to both the Academy of Television Arts Sciences and the National Academy of Television Arts Sciences, both of which administer the Emmys. The figure is modeled after de

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