By Dr. Zaius
Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 12:00 pm
Honest Trailers was nominated for an Emmy! Yes, one of those awards… for quality television… just smile and nod and don’t ruin it for them. To celebrate their first Emmy nomination, (for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series), the gang at Screen Junkies have tackled the Best Drama and Best Comedy Series categories for an all inclusive Emmy-centric special edition of Honest Trailers. Even narrator Jon Bailey is surprised and excited about the nomination, though he does question making fun of the other nominees right before the show…
Check the video below.
For Best Drama Series:
The Americans – Watch as two soviet spies take down America by combining great acting with Felicity’s butt… Ruskie Business.
Better Call Saul – You loved Breaking Bad, now watch the prequel about his lawyer… Better Not Call Him Saul: Because We’re Two Seasons In And His Name Is Still Jimmy.
Game of Thrones – The epic series returns and to shock of everyone, some of the good guys actually win! Hope that’s not a bad omen for next season”¦ Downers & Dragons
Homeland – Another great season of “Smart 24″ featuring yet another Claire Danes breakdown”¦ Spy So Called Life
Downton Abbey – Watch a huge cast of British people doing British things on”¦ Fancy Hats
Mr. Robot – The most realistic portrayal of hacking you’ll see on television, which is more a critique on other shows’ laughably bad depictions of hacking… Byte Club
House of Cards – A mix of West Wing and Deadpool that is a terrifying view of American politics. Until actual American politics proves to be worse… The Wolf of DC.
For Best Comedy Series:
Veep – A mix of West Wing and The Office that is a terrifyingly satirical view of American politics. Until actual American politics proves to be worse”¦ I’m NOT With Her
Transparent – Amazon’s original series that proves even people with gender and sexual identity issues can still be assholes… Hey Now, I’m A Woman Now
Silicon Valley – Mike Judge’s take on tech nerds taking down billionaires so they can become billionaires… .comtourage
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Watch a woman go from abducted cult member to perky fun boyfriend seeking modern girl… Wacky Room
Modern Family – America’s comfort show that still has no clue who is filming their every move… Not As Modern As Transparent’s Family
Master of None – It’s Indian Seinfeld, a show about nothing but Aziz Ansari’s problems… Everybody Loves Aziz
Blackish – A fresh new comedy, that deal with the same old race issues the Jeffersons dealt with… Black Family Matters
So if you have a vote in the Emmys, at least vote for the one short form variety series that shamelessly panders directly to you. The Emmys are live on Sunday, September 18th on ABC and will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Screen Junkies have over 5.6 million subscribers on YouTube and release new Honest Trailers every Tuesday.
Honest Trailers – The Emmys
With Honest Trailers nominated for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series Emmy Award, we’re saying it’s an honor to be nominated”¦but honestly, we really want to win!.
So, in the spirit of the Emmys, we’re giving you a mega-honest recap featuring The Americans, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Better Call Saul, Downton Abbey, Mr Robot, House of Cards, VEEP, Transparent, Silicon Valley, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Modern Family, Master of None, Blackish, The People vs. OJ Simpson, and Fargo! Let’s face it, there is no way on Earth you had time to watch all these shows.