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Why The Networks Don't Call The Shots in Emmy Excitement

Jon Friedmans Media Matrix By Jon Friedman | Jon Friedmans Media Matrix July 13, 2014 at 10:00PM

The networks don't call the shots in the Emmy excitement..

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If we learned one lesson from the Emmy nominations the other day, it was that the television networks no longer call the shots when it comes to spreading Emmy excitement these days.

Forget the good old days of having only three major networks. The meaningful dramas are all on cable and Netflix.These are the entities daring to present bold, quirky plot lines.  The key: They acknowledge that their audiences are smart, hp and eager to be challenged.

Check out a story I wrote originally for MarketWatch: