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Summary: The Awardist, from Entertainment Weekly, takes you inside this year’s top contenders for the industry’s biggest awards. This season, join EW's Executive Editor Sarah Rodman & TV Critic Kristen Baldwin as they discuss 2020's Emmy contenders, chat with some of your favorite actors on TV, and engage in Emmy trivia.

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 Breaking Down the Emmy Nominations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2179

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin break down the newly-announced nominees in the top categories for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards. Sarah and Kristen discuss the most offensive snubs, the biggest surprises, rave about their favorites, and make their expert predictions regarding who is in the best position to take home trophies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Cate Blanchett on the "incredibly isolating" experience of playing Phyllis Schlafly in "Mrs. America" / Outstanding Limited Series | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2401

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin discuss the contenders for the Outstanding Limited Series category. Then Sarah interviews Cate Blanchett of "Mrs. America," and they discuss: how Cate approached playing a character ideologically opposed to herself, using quarantine to investigate how to erase her identity, getting her fake teeth stuck on John Slattery's fake teeth, why she found playing Phyllis Schlafly "incredibly isolating," and what she learned from that isolation. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 D'Arcy Carden's emotional reaction to the finale of "The Good Place" & Manny Jacinto shares his mementos / Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Comedy Series | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3674

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin delve into the potential contenders for Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Comedy Series. Then Sarah interviews D'Arcy Carden of "The Good Place" to discuss: the experience of playing her castmates' characters, the brilliance of Ted Danson, her favorite version of Janet to play, her emotional response to the finale, and more. To wrap up the show, Sarah talks to Manny Jacinto about who he tried to crack up most on the set of "The Good Place," Jason's moments of accidental wisdom, the stress of his dance number in the finale, plus he shares some mementos from the show. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Regina King on challenging revisionist history in "Watchmen" & Jean Smart on the big, blue elephant in the room / Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Limited Series or Movie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3130

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin analyze the very competitive races in the categories of Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Then Sarah talks to Regina King of "Watchmen" about the show's big end-of-season cliffhanger, how important it was that the first superhero in the show's universe was a Black man, the scene that Don Johnson was most nervous to shoot, and more. Then Kristen chats with Jean Smart of "Watchmen" about wanting to be a comedian, Laurie's trauma, the "big, blue elephant in the room," her amazing trap door scene with Frances Fisher, and more. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Nicole Kidman's secret language & Bob Odenkirk on the most physically difficult shoot of his performing career / Outstanding Drama Series | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3207

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin start off by breaking down the crowded race for Outstanding Drama Series. Next, Kristen chats with Nicole Kidman about how she approached Celeste's new circumstances on the latest season of "Big Little Lies," the fear of having to slap Meryl Streep on screen, her family's secret language, and more. Kristen rounds out the show with a conversation with Bob Odenkirk of "Better Call Saul" about the most physically difficult shoot of his performing career, how he drew from the experience of getting mugged, playing Jimmy vs. playing Saul, Gene's fate, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Matthew Macfadyen on trying not to crack up while shooting "Succession" / Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Drama Series | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2285

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin discuss the super-competitive races in the categories of Outstanding Actress & Actor in a Drama Series. Then Sarah interviews Matthew Macfadyen of "Succession" and "Quiz" about what it's like to play the "slightly competent" Tom Wambsgans, why he and Nicholas Braun (AKA Cousin Greg) call each other the night before each scene they have together, Kendall's famous rap, his experience shooting "Quiz," and what he's been watching in quarantine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Ted Danson on how "The Good Place" made him a better person / Outstanding Comedy Series | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2212

EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin start off Season 5 of The Awardist with a bang, jumping into a discussion about the packed Outstanding Comedy Series race, and some Emmy trivia. Plus, Sarah interviews Ted Danson of "The Good Place" about its touching finale, how being a part of the show helped him become a better person, the Danson legacy, a family story about a trip to the Amazon, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Emmy Season 2020: Coming June 16th! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 145

Starting June 16th, The Awardist is BACK to bring you sizzling takes and juicy interviews as we dive into Emmy Season 2020! We're serving up conversations with some of your favorite actors on TV, like: Ted Danson, Nicole Kidman, Regina King, Cate Blanchett, D'Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto, and plenty of others! Plus in depth discussions about who we think will (and should) win, Emmy trivia, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 ‘Parasite' leads history-making Oscars, and a conversation with Bong Joon Ho | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3246

EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, and Joey Nolfi give their takes on Hollywood’s biggest night, from the show’s best moments to its worst. The group also debates what the most surprising wins were, and reminisces on their favorite awards season moments from this year. Plus, we take another listen to The Awardist’s interview with Bong Joon Ho, who took home four Oscars last night, including Best Picture and Best Director. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Who will win vs. who should win at the Oscars — plus nominee Laura Dern | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4841

EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, JD Heyman, and Joey Nolfi analyze the last few precursor awards — the BAFTAs, WGAs, and DGAs — and what they might mean for the Oscars. The group also makes their final predictions for Hollywood’s big night, including who should win versus who will win. Plus, EW executive editor Clarissa Cruz sits down with Best Supporting Actress nominee for ‘Marriage Story,’ Laura Dern. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 SAG and PGA surprises pave way for ‘1917’ and ‘Parasite,’ plus Tom Hanks, Marielle Heller, and Joanne Rogers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5327

Hosts Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield are joined once again by EW’s editor-in-chief JD Heyman to talk about the SAG and PGA Awards, both of which had some surprising top nods that have reshaped the Best Director and Best Picture races for the Oscars. And, they look ahead to Sundance and this weekend’s Grammy Awards. Plus, Canfield and Joey Nolfi interview Tom Hanks, director Marielle Heller, and Fred Rogers’ wife, Joanne, about the film ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Academy Awards nominations, plus Thomasin McKenzie talks ‘Jojo Rabbit’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4544

Hosts Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield are joined by EW’s editor-in-chief JD Heyman and writer and awards expert Joey Nolfi to debate and discuss what they loved, what they didn’t, and what they were most surprised by from this year's Oscars nominations. The group also gives some early predictions of potential winners at this year's Oscars and previews this weekend’s SAG Awards. Plus, Canfield talks with ‘Jojo Rabbit’ star Thomasin McKenzie, who is nominated with the ‘JoJo’ ensemble for a SAG Award, about her work in the anti-hate satire film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 What the Golden Globes tell us about this year’s Oscars — plus, Sam Mendes and Roger Deakins talk ‘1917’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4256

EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield are joined by EW features editor Sarah Rodman to discuss their take on the Golden Globes, from the winners to the losers to the biggest shocks of the night — and what it all means for the awards season moving forward. Plus, Canfield interviews newly minted double Golden Globe winner Sam Mendes and acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins about their film, ‘1917.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Greta Gerwig on her film ‘Little Women,’ and final predictions for the Golden Globes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3606

EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, and Mary Sollosi give their final predictions for this year's Golden Globes, including who will win versus who should win. They also discuss the history of awards hopefuls releasing over the holidays, and how that might impact this year’s race. Plus, David and Mary interview ‘Little Women’ writer-director Greta Gerwig. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Jamie Foxx (‘Just Mercy’) and Jonathan Pryce (‘The Two Popes’) — plus, the current state of the Oscar race | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5799

EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield analyze the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and weigh in on where the Oscar race stands currently. Plus: Leah Greenblatt interviews the Golden Globe-nominated star of ‘The Two Popes,’ Jonathan Pryce, and Derek Lawrence talks to SAG best supporting actor nominee for ‘Just Mercy,’ Jamie Foxx. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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