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Emmy Nominations Announced - Diddy Gets No Love

The nominees for the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced earlier today with cable TV networks showing surprising strength.

Of note, the made-for-tv ABC adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's stage play, A Raisin In The Sun, got 3 nods - for Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Phylicia Rashad), and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Audra McDonald).

Not-so surprisingly, Sean Combs aka P Diddy, did not recieve any award recognition for his leading performance as Walter Lee Younger in the production!

That's got to say something about your performance when your chief co-stars are nominated and the show you're in is nominated, but you, as the lead, aren't.

I wonder how that planned "unconventional" Miles Davis bio-pic is coming along...

Surprisingly, The Wire received absolutely ZERO nominations, which many are calling a travesty! As one writer put it, "HBO's gritty drama set in a corrupt and decaying Baltimore, wasn't quite the climax that fans of the David Simon show had hoped for. But it's an injustice that such a brilliant piece of work, which turned the dismal failures of public policy into heartbreaking human tragedy, should have ended its run without a single nod."

See the entire list of Emmy nominees here: EMMY NOMS

The show airs September 21 on ABC.


  1. Nic said...

    You know, Hollywood never ceases to amaze me with it's hypocrisy.
    No noms for 'The Wire'?

    What's the difference b/w The Wire and The Sopranos?

  2. albertine said...

    The Wire got snobbed!!!

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