With the return of AMC's "Hell on Wheels" and the debuts of "Copper" and "The Crimson Petal and the White" -- a trio of hardscrabble dramas set in the 19th Century -- it's starting to look like Tribute to Old-Timey Prostitutes Month.
While voting members of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences are busy poring through submissions for this year's potential Emmy Award nominees, here are my thoughts about which shows and actors should be nominated in the drama series categories, as well as my picks for the winners.
Three masters of the culinary arts travel to ten exotic locations around the world, meeting the indigenous people of the land. They must hunt and prepare a meal using the traditions of the local people. The catch is, they have no kitchen.
Somewhere there's a shrink who can analyze why a nation founded on getting rid of an English King remains so interested in the monarchy, but I think we may as well indulge, guilt-free, in as much royal star-gazing as we'd like.