- 20Up 7Down 42Tyra Banks' "America's Next Top Model" has been on the air, pitting young, hopeful models against one another, for sixteen "cycles" now - since 2006, to be exact. Yet somehow, it's continually overlooked by the Academy in the Outstanding Reality Competition Program category? How? We realize, of course, that perennial favorites "The Amazing Race" (which has won the prize every year since its inception, save one) and "American Idol" will claim at least two of the nomination spots each year. But how can "ANTM" keep being ignored? That is so not fierce.
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Andy Griffith"The Andy Griffith Show" was nominated for Best Comedy Series, and co-star Don Knotts was repeatedly up for Outstanding Comedy Actor (with a total of 5 career nominations for the role of Deputy Barney Fife). But Andy himself was never nominated for an Emmy for his role. PLUS, as long as we're complaining about this particular show, Ron Howard ALSO never got a nomination for his TV acting, for either "Andy Griffith" or "Happy Days"!
- 8Up 48Down 39Cult favorite "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" was never once nominated for a Best Dramatic Series Emmy award. The show was nominated frequently for technical achievements - including Outstanding Makeup, Visual Effects and Music Composition - and series creator Joss Whedon got a nomination in 2000 for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series. Still, it seems a crime that the show - and its ensemble cast of talented actors, including Sarah Michelle Gellar - never got recognized.
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Chloe SevignyDespite winning the 2010 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for HBO's "Big Love," Chloe Sevigny has never been nominated for an Emmy for her portrayal of Wife Number Ywo, Nikki, on the series. Five seasons of phenomenal performances - and not one single Emmy nomination? Big snub for "Big Love."
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Courteney CoxLet's discuss Courteney Cox, shall we? The star of "Cougar Town" and "Friends" has been completely overlooked by the Emmys. In fact, of the entire main "Friends" cast, she's the only one without a single Emmy nomination. (Her former co-star Matt LeBlanc - the guy who did that monkey baseball movie after the show was over - got a nod this year for his Showtime series "Episodes.") Over ten seasons, more than 60 Emmy nominations - and not one for Cox? Monica is a sore loser - maybe they were scared she'd flip out if she lost?
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