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Emmy Nominations: Snubs and Surprises

Emmy Nominations: Snubs and Surprises  The Primetime Emmy Nominations were announced today, but not without some controversy. As with every year, fans took to Twitter and the Internet to express their 'outrage' that their show didn't get enough love. An unavoidable part of any award season, but let's examine some of the omissions and surprises to come from today's announcement. Snub: Broadcast television With cable and Netflix, the broadcast networks are virtually shut out yet again. That means deserving shows like "The Good Wife" and "The Blacklist" were omitted from Best Drama Series and "Parks and Recreation" and "Trophy Wife" were left out of Best Comedy Series. Predictable, but unforgivable nonetheless. Surprise: Lizzy Caplan  A welcome surprise, Lizzy Caplan broke into the highly competitive Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. Even though the writing for Showtime's "Masters of Sex"

The 2014 Timmy Television Awards

The 4th Annual Timmy Television Awards The Timmy Awards annually honor excellence in television from the previous season. This year we look at the great work from the 2013-14 season. Winners are in bold. Outstanding Comedy Series Parks and Recreation - NBC Veep - HBO Trophy Wife - ABC The Big Bang Theory - CBS Episodes - Showtime Outstanding Drama Series Hannibal - NBC Elementary - CBS True Blood - HBO The Good Wife - CBS Parenthood - NBC Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation Julia Louis-Dreyfuss - Veep Lisa Kudrow - Web Therapy Emmy Rossum - Shameless Mindy Kailing - The Mindy Project Taylor Schilling - Orange is the New Black Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Adam Scott - Parks and Recreation Louis C.K. - Louie Chris Messina - The Mindy Project Robin Williams - The Crazy Ones Matt LeBlanc - Episodes Michael J Fox - The Michael J Fox Show Outstanding Supporting Actress in a