Kelly Macdonald

Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?

Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?

Everyone seems to be upset about the Emmys last night. And it's not just because of the bizarre inclusion of the singing Emmytones.

It's what's being perceived as a big diss for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." After winning a slew of technical awards at the unaired Schemmys, many had predicted the 1920s period drama could eke out a Nucky Thompson-esque underdog win.

Not so much. Yes, Martin Scorsese rightfully won for directing the visually stunning, movie-quality pilot episode. But I'm not surprised the show failed to take home some of the major acting awards and lost in the outstanding drama race.

"Boardwalk Empire" is a fine show. It's not superb. The...