The always-interested-in-what’s-happening in the movie industry, Braeburn Entertainment founder RichIott shares with you the latest news in entertainment. The complete list of the 2012 Emmy nominations has just been released with “Mad Men,” “30 Rock,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and “Games of Thrones” making it onto the coveted list. This September 23rd will mark the 64th Primetime Emmy Award show where the Academy of television Arts and Sciences will recognize the best in entertainment. “Many of last year’s nominees are one the list again,” says Executive Producer Rich Iott. “‘Mad Men,’ which has won an Emmy for four consecutive years in the drama series category and ‘Modern Family’ too, which has won twice for comedy series.”
This 2012 Emmy Nominations lists include newcomers such as “Veep,” “Girls” and Fox Series “New Girl” made famous thanks to actress Zooey Deschanel. Zooey is also a singer-songwriter and musician who had her breakout role in Cameron Crowe’s 2000 semi-autobiographical film “Almost Famous.” “She has also been nominated for a Golden Globe and Grammy in the past, says Braeburn Executive Producer Richard Iott. This year’s nominations for comedy series includes three shows from HBO including “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Veep,” and “Girls” that’s created by Lean Dunham. The show follows a close group of twenty-somethings in New York City as they navigate their lives “one mistake at a time.” Of course, Larry David is also nominated in the Comedy Actor category for playing himself.
The HBO network shows up again with two more nominations in drama series including people’s favorite “Boardwalk Empire” that’s set in Atlantic City, New Jersey during the Prohibition era. Actor Steve Buscemi plays Nucky Thompson. “The first episode of ‘Boardwalk Empire’ was said to have cost $18 million and directed by Martin Scorcese, says former politician Rich Iott.” For the miniseries or TV movie nominations, there are a host of networks represented from FX to PBS and BBC America. The History channel’s popular “Hatfields and McCoys is also nominated bringing the true American story of legendary family feud to life. “This feud is said to nearly launch a war between Kentucky and West Virginia, says Rich Iott. Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton are part of the all-star cast.
So who will you be rooting for asks Executive Producer Richard Iott?