Deadline’s first-ever The Contenders Emmys, the sequel to our popular Oscar-season event, kicks off this morning at the DGA Theater in Hollywood. The loaded day of marquee panels that’s already buzzing features 36 shows presented by 18 studios and networks, with more than 70 key creative participants appearing onstage in front of what will be a packed house of TV Academy and guild voters getting the scoop on the top series on cable and broadcast.
The list of shows is a killer Favorites list of the best in TV: HBO’s All The Way and Confirmation; Netflix’s Chelsea Does and Jessica Jones; TBS’ Angie Tribeca and The Detour; CBS TV Studios’ Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Jane The Virgin; Showtime’s The Circus and Homeland; Starz’s Power and Blunt Talk; AMC’s Better Call Saul and The Night Manager; A+E Networks’ UnReal and Roots; NBC/Universal TV’s Superstore, Master Of None and Telenovela; Sony TV’s Game Of Silence and Underground; Warner Bros TV’s Little Big Shots, The Voice and The Bachelor; ABC’s American Crime and Black-ish; Amazon Studios’ The Man In The High Castle and Mozart In The Jungle; PBS’ Mercy Street; Audience Network’s Kingdom and You Me Her; Comedy Central’s Broad City; Carnival/Masterpiece’s Downton Abbey; and Hulu’s The Path, Casual and 11.22.63.
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