TV Talk Podcast: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’s Elisabeth Moss Vs ‘The Crown’s Claire Foy In Emmy Best Drama Actress Race

By Pete Hammond, Dominic Patten

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There are few Emmy categories as consistently dramatic as Best Actress in a Drama Series. Which is why for this week’s TV Talk, we are placing our bets on a showdown between Emmy royalty and real-life royalty brought to the small screen.

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Listen below as we spar over why the Best Actress race could eventually be The Handmaid’s Tale’s Elisabeth Moss vs. The Crowns Claire Foy.

Moss of course won the Best Actress trophy last year for the Hulu drama based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, with the series itself winning the Outstanding Drama Series Emmy — a first for a streaming service. (Its Season 2 just premiered and it already has been renewed for Season 3.)

On the other hand, as Queen Elizabeth II, contender Foy is holding a lot of potential aces including an Emmy nomination last year and a Golden Globe win.

Outside of the overflowing-with-excellence Best Actress in a Drama Series contest, today’s podcast also has some of Pete’s conversation with Conan O’Brien from our recent The Contenders Emmys event. Additionally, there’s some of Dominic’s recent Next Generation TV sit-down with Marcc Rose and Wavyy Jonez from the recently wrapped Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. from USA Network.

Listen to the podcast below and tell us what you think:

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