And yet, here we are. A matter of months after the birth of — the latest — Hollywood Foreign Press Association scandal, its awards ceremony has been canned and the organization is, theoretically at least, at a crisis point when it comes to enacting actual change.
How did we get here? Where does the awards calendar go from here? And ultimately, why is this the kick in the pants that the TV Academy needs to make big changes with regards to the Emmy Awards?
Chatter began swirling around the HFPA and its awards on Feb. 3, after the announcement of this year’s Golden Globe nominees revealed the stark absence of many of the most