Picks and Pans Review: Eye on the Emmy Nominations
updated 08/01/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 08/01/2005 AT 01:00 AM EDT
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER
Outrageously overlooked for three years, hospital quirkfest Scrubs—and its master reactor, Zach Braff—made it to the Big Show.
ENOUGH ALREADY! That the flatlining Will & Grace still made the cut for best comedy series (ditto Eric McCormack for best actor) shows how slim the sitcom pickings are.
EASIEST CATE-GORY TO CALL Given the unusually weak best actress in a drama competition this year, Glenn Close's juicy turn as The Shield's bull-headed captain puts her on top.
BIGGEST SNUB No, it's not Housewives' Eva Longoria: How did Rescue Me's Denis Leary, as a firefighter losing the battle with his demons/not get recognized?