Monday, September 19, 2016
Read reviews of last night's Emmy Awards broadcast from Daniel Fienberg, Maureen Ryan, Emily Nussbaum, James Poniewozik, and Alan Sepinwall and a breakdown of winners by program and channel from Lesley Goldberg. Jason Lynch notes the broadcast networks were largely left out again. Geoff Berkshire identifies snubs and surprises, and Todd VanDerWerff and Caroline Framke identify winners and losers. Cory Barker offers takeaways. The ratings hit an all-time low, and Myles McNutt isn't surprised. Todd VanDerWerff insists TV fans should still care about the Emmys and raises questions for next year. Scott Roxborough says international viewers were left without much to care about. Kathryn VanArendonk covers the politically pointed moments, and Alyssa Rosenberg says it felt like a continuation of the Democratic National Convention. John Koblin reflects on the People vs. OJ victories and the show's impact on Marcia Clark. Robert Lloyd questions the relevance of winning in a world saturated with video content. Scott Feinberg credits a new voting system for good Emmys selections.