Saturday, April 13, 2024

No Emmy Nominations for “The Conners,” for Laurie Metcalf or John Goodman, Writing, Directing, Etc


One big snub from the Emmys today: no nominations for “The Conners.”

The spin off of “Roseanne” features Oscar nominee and Tony winner Laurie Metcalf, and Emmy winner/Golden Globe winner John Goodman. (How John Goodman doesn’t have an Oscar is beyond me.)

But the show got nothing and neither did its actors. Eleven episodes of strong writing and directing were also shunned.

When the show came back in 2018 as “Roseanne” but imploded, Metcalf was nominated and the show got an editing nod. But this year, nothing for nobody.  Of course, Roseanne’s toxicity may have extended to “The Conners.” It’s sad if so, to punish the people left behind.

Oh well, last year before the Emmy nominations were announced, Goodman told a TMZ video guy who caught him at a gas station that he didn’t care about the Emmys anyway. He was nominated many times as Dan Conner in the old days, and never won.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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