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Emmy Nomination Burning Questions: How Far Can ‘This Is Us,’ Millie Bobby Brown and ‘SNL’ Ride Their Waves?

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Emmy Nomination Burning Questions: How Far Can ‘This Is Us,’ Millie Bobby Brown and ‘SNL’ Ride Their Waves?
It feels like Emmy season has already been going on for months – and it technically has, thanks to For Your Consideration events, which started in the spring, but now will pick up in intensity and frequency. For now it’s truly showtime: Phase One ballots have been sent to the more than 20,000 members of the Television Academy, and voting is underway.

After all the screenings, campaigning and coverage, it’s now up to the voters to decide. The ultimate category nominations will be revealed on Thursday, July 13, at the Television Academy’s Saban Theatre in North Hollywood. (And then we’re on to the final competition!)

But before the first round of voting ends on June 26, here are some of this year’s burning questions inside the Primetime Emmy race:

Who will benefit from the “Game of Thrones” vacuum?

Due to a change in the show’s production calendar, HBO
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TV News: Following, Ali G, ABC, Client, Years

The Following

A one-sheet is out for the second season of Fox's "The Following" is up at The Live Feed

Ali G: Rezurection

Actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen has signed a first look TV deal with FX Productions. The deal kicks off with the Fxx channel to premiere previously unaired episodes of his landmark 2003 comedy series "Da Ali G Show" which originally aired on HBO.

Dubbed "Ali G: Rezurection," the run kicks off February 2014 and will include every episode made of the series, even the few which HBO didn't air. It will also feature new introductions from Baron Cohen. [Source: The Live Feed]

ABC

ABC has given full-season orders to its new sitcoms "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife", plus an additional four eps for "Super Fun Night".

Their other comedy, "Back In The Game," has been cancelled but will air the remainder of its original 13-episode order. [Source: Deadline]

The Client List

Lifetime
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Baranski 'Game' for sitcom

Emmy winner Christine Baranski is set to join Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alyson Hannigan and Ed O'Neill in ABC's upcoming comedy series In the Game. Game, from Touchstone TV and Handprint Entertainment, centers on an up-and-coming sports producer (Hewitt) who unwittingly becomes an on-camera reporter on a sports TV show. Ed O'Neill co-stars as the show's executive producer. Hannigan will play Hewitt's character's best friend, while Baranski will play the senior reporter on the show. Baranski, an Emmy winner for her role on CBS' sitcom Cybill, most recently co-starred in the NBC comedy Happy Family. She's repped by UTA and Viking Entertainment's Lisa Loosemore.

Hannigan 'Game'; Vaugier is 'Jane'

American Pie star Alyson Hannigan is set to join Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ed O'Neill on ABC's upcoming comedy series In the Game. Meanwhile, Emmanuelle Vaugier has been tapped for the title role in Sci Fi Channel's two-hour pilot Painkiller Jane. In the Game, from Touchstone TV and Handprint Entertainment, centers on an up-and-coming sports producer (Hewitt) who unwillingly becomes an on-camera reporter on a sports TV show. Hannigan will play the reporter's best friend. O'Neill co-stars as the show's executive producer.

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