Following its veritable shutout from the 2012 drama series nominations, where does broadcast TV go from here? I explore the issue in a piece for today's Variety Road to the Emmys section.
(For more of today's Emmy preview coverage, keep reading below.)
-- As instinctive as it is to try to find trends in the annual nominations, sometimes the TV Academy is just plain idiosyncratic.
-- "Antiques Roadshow" is the longest-running program to earn a series nomination this year, showing it still has a youthful glow in the Academy's eyes.
-- There's no such thing as a second-class honor in the eyes of the Creative Arts Emmy nominees.
-- Finally, here's our annual network-by-network look at the top 20 channels in the noms scoreboard.