• Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

    Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix submitted the ensemble prison series as a drama. But if you’ve watched both seasons, you’ll know it’s not like the show has gotten funnier. It’s

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    Louis C.K., Modern Family, 30 Rock, SNL lead Emmy nominations in comedy (Full list)

    Nominations for the primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning with ABC’s hit Modern Family leading the pack of traditional comedy series with eight nods, including one for best comedy show. The ensemble show is up against 30 Rock, Girls, Louie, The Big Bang Theory and Veep in that category. Other well-recognized comedy shows include 30 Rock (seven nominations), Saturday Night Live (10 nominations) and Louie, which snagged five nominations,

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    Modern Family leads pack of Golden Globes comedy nominations, but many are close behind

    Regardless of who wins at the Golden Globes on Jan. 13, we’re already pleased the Hollywood Foreign Press chose Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (video below) to host event on NBC. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in the nominees, especially as they relate to comedy. With three total nods, ABC’s Modern Family leads the pack of comedy related Golden Globes nominations. The Big Bang Theory, 30 Rock, Girls,

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    Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

    Snagging seven — SEVEN — primetime Emmy nominations this morning, Louis C.K. continues his placement in the comedy world – and more recently, mainstream entertainment — as a critical darling. C.K. scored nominations for writing and directing in the variety special category for his stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theatre, which was also nominated for the overall category of Outstanding Special Class Programs and Outstanding Picture Editing For Short-Form

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