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Emmys 2015: Puzzling through our biggest misses

We take pride in the accuracy of our predictions here at the Gold Standard, so when something goes awry, rather than resort to finger-pointing and name-calling, we like to take a deep look at ourselves and say, "How did we miss that?" 

Having had a little time to mull over the Emmy nominations, let's look at a few of our more high-profile picks and what may have caused the voters to look a different...

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'Veep' actor Tony Hale reacted to his Emmy nom with a 'screaming session,' but is he too sensitive?

Tony Hale spoke to The Times on Thursday morning about his Emmy nomination for his portrayal of poor Gary Walsh, the sycophantic, abuse-tolerant, Selina-pleasing aide in HBO's comedy "Veep." The series collected nine Emmy nominations overall including one for best comedy series.

How are you feeling? 

It’s been a great day. My wife and I, we have our screaming session when it’s announced. My poor daughter,...

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Emmys 2015: Alex Gansa celebrates 'Homeland's return to drama race

It's good to be back on top. Just ask Alex Gansa, who on Thursday was celebrating "Homeland's" Emmy nomination for drama series -- a year after the Showtime spy thriller was shut out of the same category. 

"Now I can be completely honest and tell you how devastating it was," he said of last season's snub. "It was really hard."

In hindsight, though, the slight may have been a blessing in disguise....

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Emmy nominee Taraji P. Henson makes history; 'Empire,' costar snubbed

Saying that Taraji P. Henson had a bittersweet Emmy morning would be putting it mildly.

The actress started the day with jubilation over her nomination for best actress in a drama for her scene-stealing portrayal of the outspoken, take-no-prisoners Cookie Lyon in Fox's hip-hop flavored "Empire."

"I'm so very, very grateful," said Henson as she drove to work at the "Empire" set. "It's just so good...

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Emmys 2015: The praise and outrage are signs of TV's good health

Scrambling to accommodate the Great Screen Sprawl of the 21st century and the growing influence of TV fandom, the Television Academy recently made all manner of adjustments to its awards rules and regs. An extra nomination slot was added to the comedy and drama series categories. And, in a nod to the increasing importance of social media on both coasts, the nominations announcement was moved from...

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