Chasing Emmy

By Entertainment Weekly

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Join EW’s Editor in Chief Henry Goldblatt, Editor at Large Lynette Rice, and TV Critic Kristen Baldwin each week as they breakdown everything you need to know about the Emmy Awards. Hear debates on who should be nominated for TV’s biggest honor (Spoiler alert: They don’t always agree), pick up some fun facts (like how nominees are chosen), and hear exclusive interviews with your favorite stars. Along the way, you may even pick up some recommendations on what shows to binge!




Episode Date
Best Reality & Variety Show: What Will and Should Win?
00:38:42

In the final episode of the season, Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down the nominees for the various Reality Competition and Variety Series categories. With The Amazing Race being nominated all 16 times, what are the chances it'll lose it's streak? (Also, why hasn't The Bachelor ever been nominated?!) And since Jeff Probst was snubbed, this may be RuPaul's year to win Best Host for Drag Race. Plus: Late Late Show with James Corden's Executive Producers Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe join the podcast to discuss the late night talk show's nomination.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)


Aug 20, 2018
Best Guest Star: Who Will and Should Win?
00:25:52

The nominees for Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress are competing on a level playing field now that voting rules have been updated to limit the amount of episodes in which they appear. Henry, Lynette, and Kristen discuss how this change effects who is most likely to take home the trophy in both the Drama and Comedy categories. Does hosting Saturday Night Live guarantee a win? Is Lin-Manuel Miranda a shoo-in for his stint on Curb Your Enthusiasm?


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)


Aug 13, 2018
Best Drama: Who Will and Should Win? (Plus: Yvonne Strahovski)
00:36:35

Drama, drama, drama! It's a tight race for Lead Actor in a Drama, but will Sterling K. Brown edge it out over the stars of Westworld? Elisabeth Moss is likely to win for Lead Actress but Claire Foy and Sandra Oh are strong competition. And what are the chances Game of Thrones doesn't bring home the big trophy? Lynette and Kristen chat all about the Drama categories, plus Yvonne Strahovski joins the podcast to chat about her nomination for The Handmaids Tale.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)


Aug 06, 2018
Best Limited Series: Who Will and Should Win? (Plus: Laura Dern)
00:43:18

This week’s episode dives deep into the Limited Series category, from Lead Actor and Actress to the best series or movie. Is Darren Criss guaranteed to win for his role as Andrew Cunanan in American Crime Story? Will Judith Light get the credit she deserves? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down who deserves the big win and who will most likely take home the trophy. Plus, Laura Dern joins the podcast to chat about her nomination for The Tale.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)


Jul 30, 2018
Best Comedy: Who Will and Should Win? (Plus: Aidy Bryant)
00:51:14

Henry, Lynette, and Kristen are back and breaking down all the Comedy categories. Was Alison Brie snubbed for her lead role in Glow? Will Kenan Thompson’s work on SNL finally be recognized? And which sitcom will likely take home the big trophy now that Modern Family and Veep are out of the running? Plus: Aidy Bryant joins the show to chat about her nomination for Best Supporting Comedy Actress for Saturday Night Live.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)


Jul 23, 2018
The Emmy nominations are here!
00:19:18

The 2018 Emmy nominations have been announced! Lynette and Kristen dissect the major categories and break down which of their predictions were right. Plus, the snubs and surprises that shocked us all.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

Jul 12, 2018
Mayim Bialik on how 'The Big Bang Theory' changed her life
00:37:20

In our final episode, Henry, Lynette, and Kristen discuss the categories of Lead Actress and Supporting Actress in a Comedy. Is this the year someone finally dethrones Julia Louis Dreyfus? Will a streaming service finally still the trophy from the network? Plus, Mayim Bialik joins the show to discuss her role on The Big Bang Theory. She reveals how the wedding episode affected her personally and the fun Easter Egg that she got to wear down the aisle. 


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

Jun 25, 2018
Hayley Atwell is a natural in 'Howards End'
00:43:56

The category of Outstanding Limited Series is a hot topic this week. Lynette and Kristen discuss why it's time for the rules to be changed, and if this is the year a streaming service will win. Plus, Hayley Atwell joins the podcast to discuss her role on the period drama Howards End. She also reveals who convinced her to take the role and shares some fun behind-the-scenes stories of her love for pulling on-set pranks.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

Jun 18, 2018
Debra Messing returns home to 'Will & Grace'
00:44:47

The Best Comedy category is fierce competition this year. From breakout hits like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Glow to fan favorites like Will & Grace and black-ish, Henry, Lynette, and Kristen debate which show should take home the top prize. Plus, Debra Messing joins the podcast to discuss the return of NBC's Will & Grace. She shares her inital hesitation about returning to the sitcom, and reveals which scene ended with her getting injured.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

Jun 11, 2018
Freddie Highmore delivers the perfect dose on 'The Good Doctor'
00:47:09

Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down this week's category of Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Do Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia both deserve nominations for their roles on This Is Us? Or will Benedict Cumberbatch's star power sway the votes? Plus, the hosts discuss what Roseanne's cancellation could mean for the Emmys this year. Freddie Highmore, the star of ABC's breakout hit The Good Doctor, also joins the podcast. Hear what it's like for him to shoot intense emotional scenes as Dr. Shaun Murphy, and what the prognosis is on season 2.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

Jun 04, 2018
Christine Baranski puts up a 'Good Fight'
00:38:16

This week's episode breaks down the category of Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Henry, Lynette, and Kristen reveal who they think is most deserving of a nomination, from Evan Rachel Wood's multi-layered role as Dolores in Westworld to Claire Foy's marvelous last season as Queen Elizabeth on The Crown. Will Elisabeth Moss score a repeat win? Or does Angela Bassett have what it takes to steal Viola Davis' spot? Plus: Christine Baranski calls in to dish about one of our favorite shows of the year, The Good Fight.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

May 29, 2018
Milo Ventimiglia on the impact of 'This is Us'
00:44:10

What show deserves to win Best Drama? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down this year's likely contenders, from Game of Thrones and Westworld to The Crown and The Americans. Will there be a dark horse nod or does Handmaid's Tale deserve a repeat win? Plus: Milo Ventimiglia joins the podcast and chats about his This is Us role. He shares some behind-the-scenes scoop on shooting one of the finale's most memorable scenes, and reveals how fans approach him differently now.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

May 21, 2018
Constance Zimmer is 'UnREAL' and in control
00:44:36

The category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama is this week’s topic, with a bevy of strong contenders to choose from. Does Millie Bobby Brown deserve to be the youngest recipient ever of an Emmy? Will Ann Dowd nab a second trophy for her role on Handmaid’s Tale? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen fight for their top picks, plus Constance Zimmer joins the show to talk about her favorite UnREAL scenes to shoot and what to expect from the upcoming “controversial” season 4.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

May 14, 2018
'Westworld' star Jeffrey Wright is unbreakable
00:48:41

This week’s episode dives into the Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. Henry, Lynette, and Kristen debate who should take home this year’s trophy: Does David Harbour deserve another nom for Stranger Things? Which This Is Us star has the best chance? Plus: Westworld star Jeffrey Wright calls in to discuss his role as Bernard on the hit HBO show. He shares how he approaches playing such a complex character, what storyline (besides his own) keeps him the most interested, and how he learned his lesson in giving away spoilers.


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

May 07, 2018
Bill Hader hits his mark on 'Barry'
00:40:21

We break down the Emmys race for Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series! Is it finally John Goodman's year? Does Donald Glover have a chance? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen offer their wild card picks on who they'd like to see get recognized this year, and what snubs still hurt. Plus, Bill Hader joins the podcast for a chat about his new HBO show "Barry."


Credits:

Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin)

Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13

Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett)

Apr 30, 2018
Introduction to Chasing Emmy
00:01:13

Join EW’s Editor in Chief Henry Goldblatt, Editor at Large Lynette Rice, and TV Critic Kristen Baldwin each week as they breakdown everything you need to know about the Emmy Awards. Hear debates on who should be nominated for TV’s biggest honor (Spoiler alert: They don’t always agree), pick up some fun facts (like how nominees are chosen), and hear exclusive interviews with your favorite stars. Along the way, you may even pick up some recommendations on what shows to binge!



Apr 20, 2018