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Standout supporting Emmy contenders on the roles that changed their careers

Watch EW's Awardist panel with The Undoing's Noma Dumezweni, Lovecraft Country's Aunjanue Ellis, In Treatment's John Benjamin Hickey, Genius: Aretha's Courtney B. Vance, and Big Sky's Brooke Smith.

Dear universe, Servant star Rupert Grint deserves an Emmy nomination

Very humble and talented actor Rupert Grint spoke to EW's The Awardist about playing foul-mouthed problem solver Julian in the Apple TV+ thriller 'Servant.' We hope this headline doesn't embarrass him.

Meet Dr. John Leverence, the man who wrote the Emmys rule book

The former senior vice president of awards at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences looks back at nearly 40 years of rules, the 1980 SAG strike, and the time a Mad Men star crawled on stage.

Brilliant songwriter Amber Ruffin chooses her favorite original tune: 'It was so weird'

'The Amber Ruffin Show' host stops by EW's 'The Awardist' podcast to talk writing and performing those insanely catchy late-night tunes: "There is no adult being like, 'Ok, you're singing it wrong.' That doesn't exist!"

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