6 Emmy nominations that should go to 'Treme' (but probably won't)


For the longest time, "Friday Night Lights" was our go-to example in bitter Emmy snub rants -- but with 2010 nods for Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton and this year's presumed farewell kudos, it might be time to move on to another criminally overlooked series. "Treme."Despite collective critical swooning and a sophomore season that blew its masterful predecessor out of the water, the HBO drama about a handful of loosely-related characters post-Katrina New Orleans doesn't come up much in awards discussion.Last year it did manage to pull in two Emmy nominations for direction and original music -- oddly matching the series-total of nominations of co-creator David Simon's previous series, "The Wire" -- but by the time the Golden Globes rolled around, it had been overshadowed by HBO's newer, shinier "Boardwalk Empire."So how many Emmys does "Treme" deserve? Well, all of them. But given the confines of the qualifying episodes and the fact that it...



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