Emmys 2015

emmyEvery so often the big awards shows get a few things right. Last night’s Emmy’s gave out awards to some of Reel Charlie’s favorite shows including,

Jeffrey Tambor
Outstanding Lead Actor – Comedy Series, Transparent

Uzo Aduba
Outstanding Supporting Actress – Drama Series · Orange Is the New Black

Frances McDormand
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series, Olive Kitteridge

Richard Jenkins
Outstanding Lead Actor – Limited Series, Olive Kitteridge

Bradley Whitford
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series – as Marcy, Transparent

Jill Soloway
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series · Transparent

Lisa Cholodenko
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special · Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge
Outstanding Limited Series · Tom Hanks, Frances McDormand, Producers


From my Best of 2014 post in December, here are my favorite television series old and new,

American Horror Story: Coven – my favorite season so far – the Witches
The Bletchley Circle S1 – great female driven post-WWII mystery
Broadchurch S1 – one of the best television series of the year
Downton Abbey S1/2/3/4/6 – costume drama comfort food from Julian Fellowes
The Fosters S1Peter Paige‘s beautiful family drama featuring two Moms
Gilmore Girls S1 – so happy to revisit Stars Hollow, thank you Netflix
The Good Wife S5 – Alicia gives good TV
The Hour – outstanding British mystery
The L Word – Complete Series – started in August and breezed through an entire second sitting with my girls
Looking S1 – finally a new gay television series, slow burn, love love love Looking, just bought the Blu-ray
Nurse Jackie S6 – Jackie continues to blow me away
Orange is the New Black S2 – the girls are back and S2 is even better than the first
Rectify S1 – crazy heavy stunning debut from this new series
Six Feet Under S1 – every day is an opportunity to revisit the Fishers, I own this on DVD
Transparent S1 – my favorite new television show of 2014
Treme S4 – so sorry to see my Treme crew say goodbye
True Blood S7 – goodbye Bon Temps – loved you through thick and thin, Pam, Lafayette, Eric
The Walking Dead S4 – scary good outstanding drama
The Wire S1/S2/S3 – can’t help watching The Wire over and over again

Netflix’s home page today:

orange emmy uzo 2015


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