Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Primetime Emmy Winners by the Book

Shelf Awareness

At the Primetime Emmy Awards last night, four of the major category-winning shows had book connections:

Sherlock: His Last Vow: Benedict Cumberbatch (actor, miniseries or movie), Martin Freeman (supporting actor, miniseries or movie) and Stephen Moffat (writing, miniseries, movie or dramatic special).
Masters of Sex, based on Thomas Maier's book Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love: Allison Janney (outstanding guest actress in a drama series).

Orange Is the New Black, based on Piper Kerman's memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison: Uzo Aduba (outstanding guest actress in a comedy series)

The Normal Heart, adapted by Larry Kramer from his Tony award-winning play: television movie.

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