In a recent poll, the Fox hit received 35 percent of the vote to be the beneficiary of “Race’s” absence. A 10-time Emmy champ, “Race” won’t return to the small screen until the fall, with its long-delayed 32 second, rendering it ineligible for the first time since the Best Competition Program category was established in 2003. It’s the only show that’s been nominated every year of the category’s existence. Last year, “Race” was up against “American Ninja Warrior,” “Nailed It!”, “Top Chef,” “The Voice” and winner “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” which defended its crown.
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