‘Better Call Saul’ Short Loses Emmy Nominations in Light of Category Rule Violation

  • Variety
‘Better Call Saul’ Short Loses Emmy Nominations in Light of Category Rule Violation
Better Call AMC: Two Emmy nominations for the network’s short-form series “Better Call Saul Employee Training: Madrigal Electromotive Security” have been pulled after it was deemed ineligible for competition.

The Television Academy recently discovered that the series didn’t meet the minimum required runtime of two minutes for at least six episodes — a new stipulation that was added to the Emmy rules this year.

As a result, the show’s nomination for outstanding short form comedy or drama series, as well as star Jonathan Banks’ nomination for outstanding actor in a short form comedy or drama series, have been revoked.

Luckily for Banks, he’s still nominated in the outstanding supporting actor in a drama series race, while “Better Call Saul” is still competing in the best drama category.

That clears the desk for the submission with the next highest number of votes in the category, SundanceTV’s “State of the Union,
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