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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 televisionWith 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" isn't quite the…

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 SeriesParks and Recreation - NBCVeep - HBOTrophy Wife - ABCThe Big Bang Theory - CBSEpisodes - Showtime Outstanding Drama Series Hannibal - NBCElementary - CBSTrue Blood - HBOThe Good Wife - CBSParenthood - NBC Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Amy Poehler - Parks and RecreationJulia Louis-Dreyfuss - VeepLisa Kudrow - Web TherapyEmmy Rossum - ShamelessMindy Kailing - The Mindy ProjectTaylor Schilling - Orange is the New Black Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Adam Scott - Parks and RecreationLouis C.K. - LouieChris Messina - The Mindy ProjectRobin Williams - The Crazy OnesMatt LeBlanc - EpisodesMichael J Fox - The Michael J Fox Show Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Allison Janney - MomRashida Jones - Parks and RecreationKristen Johnson…