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We pull back the curtain on Emmy eligibility and explain why the seasons you'd think are up for awards just ... aren't. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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So what if the second season of The Bear isn't eligible for Monday's Emmys? The annual, imaginary Deggy Awards aren't concerned with arbitrary cutoffs or categories. Above, Jeremy Allen White and Molly Gordon in The Bear, Season 2. Chuck Hodes/FX hide caption

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Tired of waiting for the delayed Emmys? Our TV critic presents The Deggy Awards

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The 75th Emmy Awards were supposed to air on Sept. 18, 2023, but they have been postponed to Jan. 15, 2024. They will air on FOX. Above, an Emmy statuette in Los Angeles in September 2019. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images hide caption

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The old guard was out in force: 27 nods for Succession, 23 for The White Lotus and 21 for Ted Lasso. But there's a healthy mix of new shows, too, including The Last of Us, Jury Duty and The Bear. Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP hide caption

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Emmy nominations will be announced Wednesday morning — and this is going to be a tricky year for predictions. But we have some anyway. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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It's going to be a weird year at the Emmys: Here are our predictions

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LeVar Burton has won 12 Daytime Emmys and a Peabody Award for his work as the host and executive producer of the longtime PBS children's program Reading Rainbow. Rachel M. Heimerman/Rachel M. Heimerman hide caption

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Best Actor Or Actress? Gender-Expansive Performers Are Forced To Choose

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Saturday Night Live was nominated for 22 Emmy Awards. Here, Melissa McCarthy portrays White House spokesman Sean Spicer in a special segment taped in May. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Juggernauts Repeat At 2016 Emmys, But Fresh Faces Get Their Due

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Anthony Anderson is nominated for an Emmy Award for his starring role in the comedy Black-ish. Nominations were announced Thursday morning, and winners will be awarded Sept. 18. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were unveiled Thursday by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. Big winners included HBO, for Game of Thrones, and Netflix, for Orange Is the New Black. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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