Like the soaps don't have it bad enough, they can't even get an awards show that actually pays attention to them?
Last night, the Daytime Emmys happened in Vegas and the damn thing was more travelogue and tear-jerking PSA than tribute to the medium! Between the over-produced shout-outs to the casinos, hotels ...
Dear Emmy Voters:
You recently received in the mail a ballot to pick the nominees for the 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards. Now, we realize that you're a busy group of people, so it's probably difficult for you to watch everything on TV. What do you say to letting your friends at TV Guide help you choose whom to recognize this year? Because — let's be real — all we do around here is watch TV. Don't be shy — go ahead and use this handy cheat sheet when filling out your official ballots. We'll see if you listened to us on July 14 when the actual nods are revealed.
The editors of TV Guide
Lead Comedy Actress
Kirstie Alley (Kirstie, Fat Actress)
Marcia Cross (Bree, Desperate Housewives)
Lauren Graham (Lorelai, Gilmore Girls)
Eva Longoria (Gabrielle, Desperate Housewives)
Leah Remini (Carrie, The King of Queens)
Cross and L
From the talk shows to the soaps, the 32nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards are all about the drama. Before you watch tonight (9 pm/ET on CBS), we answer some nagging questions.
Why no Oprah?After winning seven Emmys as host and nine for best talk show, the Big O took herself and her show out of those races several years ago. But she still lets her technicians compete (they have four nods this year, ranging from lighting to hairdos). Winfrey's guilt over gilt has opened the door to some very bizarre entries — how else to explain the best-talk-show nod for SoapNet's hopelessly dopey Soap Talk? (Editor's Note: We must respectfully point out that Mr. Logan's take on Soap Talk is his own.)
Will Martha Stewart show up?Recently, the house-arrest queen has been under investigation by her probation officers for attending an awards gala that may not have been all that business-related. But we bet she'll be at the Emmys. Not only is Mar