Emmy Voters Have Tunnel Vision, and It Hurt the Show | Analysis

Emmy Voters Have Tunnel Vision, and It Hurt the Show | Analysis
Are Emmy voters lazy, or do they just really, really love every single thing about their favorite shows?

You could have asked that question after the 2020 Emmys, when “Schitt’s Creek” became the first series to sweep all seven comedy awards handed out on the Primetime Emmys telecast: lead actor and actress, supporting actor and actress, writing, directing and Outstanding Comedy Series.

You could ask it again after this year’s nominations, which resulted in categories like Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, with four nominees from “The Handmaid’s Tale,” three from “The Crown” and only one from any other show.

And you could ask it after Sunday’s 73rd Primetime Emmys, when “The Crown” did its own version of last year’s “Schitt’s Creek” sweep, becoming the first show to ever win all seven drama-series categories presented on the show.

Even when voters pulled surprises, such as giving the
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