Last week at the Emmy Awards, 1 TV series out of 12 nominated received the award for Outstanding Drama Series. The winner was Breaking Bad, which when you consider the success of that show is not surprising. Did you know though that, while many of the biggest and best shows receive the awards they deserve, there has been 10 critically and commercially successful series that never received Emmy nominations in the Outstanding TV series categories? In the following post we look at 10 of the most surprising.
10. Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
If history has taught us anything, it has taught us that if you want to avoid winning Emmy nominations for your TV series you need the two special ingredients. One, make sure the lead character is a teenager and two; make sure it is a genre a series. Regardless of whether it actually was one of the best and most popular TV series of the time, Buffy the Vampire Slayer had a teenager as the lead and was a genre series never received an Emmy in the Outstanding Series category. It did win a handful of nominations for music, hairstyling and makeup though.