And all eyes should be directed to the drama category. There are a whopping 108 shows up for consideration -- 108 -- and just six slots to be filled! It's prompted some shows to be creative with their classification -- comedy! miniseries! -- to increase their chances for recognition.
Following yet another year that has produced a hefty amount of high-quality dramas from around the TV dial, Thursday's announcements will undoubtedly elicit some cries of shock that rival those that came out of Brazil's defeat Tuesday by Germany.
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