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Date Posted: 07/31/03 8:05pm
Author: DL Fan
Subject: Re: I read something today, concerning the Emmy Awards.
In reply to: LKK 's message, "Re: I read something today, concerning the Emmy Awards." on 07/31/03 12:03pm

>Shepard might be generalizing in her book when she
>says that actors have to submit their own names.
>Names are submitted; it's true. But I agree with pat,
>it isn't necessarily the actors who do so.

That's probably true. When Cybill said actors have to 'put forth' their own names, it must mean they agree to be put on the list.
>Remember a couple of years back when the Home
>Improvement people didn't submit Tim Allen's name for
>Best Actor in time? Also a few years ealier, Bill
>Cosby and John Larroquette told their show staffs to
>stop submitting their names after they had won several
>years in a row. If Cosby and Larroquette were
>submitting their own names, they wouldn't have needed
>to issue the order.

I do remember, now that you've mentioned it!
>I suspect Shepard was generalizing somewhat and meant
>that actors names must be submitted for nomination, as
>opposed to simply being selected for nomation by some
>nominations nominating committee. But I could be
>wrong; I haven't read her book.

All she said on the matter was the entire paragraph I originally typed.

It's really a shame that the DCS was consistently passed over. The shows in their earlier years were original & unique. Eventually, one of their shows was a spoof on trying really hard to win an Emmy! Oh well...

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  • 2003 Primetime Emmy entry procedures -- Michelle, 07/31/03 9:45pm
  • Re: 2003 Primetime Emmy entry procedures -- M, 08/ 1/03 5:59am
  • WHEW! -- pat, 08/ 1/03 9:51am

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