Interesting little news story… as many of you know, Don Mischer, the producer of this year’s Emmy telecast, has revamped the show to make it shorter and more entertaining… and to do that, he’s slashed some of the awards in the directing, writing, and acting categories. (They’re not actually eliminating the awards, just not making them part of the live telecast.)
Well, a lot of big TV writers (Carlton Cuse, Ron Moore, Victor Fresco, Damon Lindelof, Seth MacFarlane, Doug Ellin, etc.) are protesting the move, claiming that writers already have far fewer categories than actors. James Hibberd covers the protest and the writers’ letter in his latest post on “The Live Feed;” it’s pretty interesting… click HERE to check it out!