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The Insiders Guide to All Things Emmys DOWN TO THE WIRE AUGUST 12, 2013 C OV E R I N G H O L LY WO O D INSIDE The Scandalous Kerry Washington, The underappreciated Bob Newhart, The new Susan Lucci

110 NOMINATIONS BEHIND THE CANDELABRA Jerry Weintraub Productions in association with HBO Films OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE Jerry Weintraub, Executive Producer Gregory Jacobs, Susan Ekins, Michae

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR 2013 PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINEES GIRLS SM Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES Judd Apatow, Jen

Contents EmmyWrap Down to the Wire Aug 12, 2013 FEATURES 12 THE POWER PLAYER Kevin Spacey gets political in House of Cards as Netflix shakes up the Emmys 18 KERRY RISING Kerry Washington is ma


Front Center A Full Hand of Wild Cards OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES Connie Britton, Nashville Claire Danes, Homeland Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel Elisabet

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES Laura Dern, Enlightened Lena Dunham, Girls Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie Tina Fey, 30 Rock Julia LouisDreyfus, Veep Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation If this cat

Front Center A Man With a Plan A conversation with Emmy Awards executive producer Ken Ehrlich With decades of variety, music and awards experience behind him including more than 30 Grammys telecasts

By the Numbers 0for32 Damn The Winningest Loser Hes lost to Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan OBrien, Stephen Colbert, Dennis Miller and the Tony Awards...and for 10 years in a row, his show has lost

By the Numbers THE TWOTIMERS BY STEVE POND LOUIS C.K. There are 94 nominated actors and actresses at this years Emmys and more than 100,000 members of the Screen Actors Guild. So the odds are prett

NOMINATIONS Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Boardwalk Empire Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, Nurse Jackie STORY Cannavale has used his workingclass, toughguy image to good

Washington In Netflixs groundbreaking political drama House of Cards, Kevin Spacey borrows from Shakespeare to create a schemer for the ages BY STEVE POND PHOT0S BY PATRICK FRASER Spacey Goes

The camera doesnt know its a streaming camera any more than it would know its a TV camera or a film camera, said Spacey.

Francis Underwood dallies with a journalist played by Kate Mara, top right, and waits to pass along sensitive info in a metro station. He just sees opportunity and moves toward it, Spacey said. And i

just trying to beat the acting out of you, said Spacey, approvingly. That can be quite valuable, particularly for younger performers who havent had that much experience, who bring lots of handles and

the most emmy award nominated program of 2013 17 nominations including outstanding miniseries or movie Outstanding Lead actress in a Miniseries Or a MOvie Jessica lange Outstanding suppOrting actres

the best comedy on television 6 EMMY noMinations including outstanding coMEdY sEriEs TM 2013 FX Networks, LLC. All rights reserved.

Im proud to live in a world where a show that has a woman of color as its lead character can be a success. 18 THEWRAP.COM AUGUST 12, 2013

Shes Game GOT As the first AfricanAmerican nominee in her category in 18 years, Kerry Washington is making history one episode at a time BY JETHRO NEDEDOG PHOTO BY MICHAEL NEVEUX A lot can change i

SCANDAL DANNY FELD ABC By landing a dramaactress nomination for her role as Scandals Olivia Pope, Washington joined a select group that included Cicely Tyson in Sweet Justice, Alfre Woodard in St.

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Always Cornered, Never Trapped Vince Gilligan relishes the anxiety on Breaking Bad A few days before the Emmy nominations, Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan said he didnt think his show would ever

Next year, the final season of Mad Men will go up against the final season of Breaking Bad in the Emmys dramaseries race. Thats the kind of fight you show on Breaking Bad. Is there any happy outcome T

What About Bob Bob Newhart has become an icon during his 50 years on television, but he could use a little more respect from Emmy voters BY STEVE POND THE BOB NEWHART SHOW 19611962 IN BRIEF Hot on th

If there are three cameras trained on you and youre saying somebody elses words and you have to hit marks on the floor, thats acting, said Newhart, who has been doing it on television since 1961. NE

DECODING GEEK CENTRAL Nerdy secrets of The Big Bang Theory set Cleanest cookware in Pasadena The pots and pans over the sink have never been used. They always get takeout Shaffner The Big Bang Theor

The hidden fire escape behind the whiteboard We have to keep reminding ourselves its there, but weve never used the fire escape. Shaffner Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe globe The shows physics

Did they really Patricia Heaton, 1999 Auditioning for Game of Thrones 12 years before it was on the air. A good stylist is an Emmy nominees best friend, but admit it If everybody looked fabulous, tu

Mikey Glazers Party Report THE OFFSCREEN SCENE A Midsummers Night Scene on the road to Sept. 22 1. Emmy nominees Lorne Michaels, 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DOWN TO THE WIRE THEWRAP.COM 29 7. ALBERTO

Back Stage Just the Facts 101 categories, 178 nominated shows, more than 1,500 individually named nomineeswe sorted through them all so you dont have to FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THREE YEARS, HBO MO

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