An Emmy for Megan

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An Emmy for Megan
An Emmy for Megan.jpg
GenreComedy
Created byMegan Amram
Written byMegan Amram
Directed byMegan Amram
StarringMegan Amram
Patton Oswalt
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes12
Production
Executive producer(s)Megan Amram
Dave Kneebone
Janel Kranking
Producer(s)Joseph Carnegie
Production location(s)United States
CinematographyBarry Elmore
Editor(s)Drew Kordik
Running time28 minutes
Production company(s)Abso Lutely Productions
Release
Original networkanemmyformegan.com
Picture format1080p (16:9 HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
External links
Website

An Emmy for Megan is a comedy web series created, directed, written, and starring Megan Amram. The series depicts Amram's quest to win an Emmy by meeting the minimum standards to qualify for an Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series category.

The first series was nominated for two awards at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards in the categories: Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series and the Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for Amram.[1] The series lost its Emmy nomination to James Corden's Next James Corden, and Amram lost her Emmy nomination to Christina Pickles.[2]

The second series was nominated for two awards at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards in the categories: Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series and the Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for Patton Oswalt.[3]

The first series aired on IFC on September 17, 2018 to counterprogram the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.[4]

Cast[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2018)[edit]

No.TitleGuest(s)Directed byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Rules"Brian Polk, Alison Rich, Shannon WoodwardMegan AmramMegan AmramApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
2"Weight"Cliff Murray, Brian PolkMegan AmramMegan AmramApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
3"Diversity"Ira Madison IIIMegan AmramMegan AmramApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
4"Episode 4"Alan Yang, Ted Danson, Seth Rogen, Jimmy Kimmel, Rian Johnson, J. J. Abrams, RuPaulMegan AmramMegan AmramApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
5"Music"Rachel AxlerMegan AmramMegan AmramApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
6"Episode 6"D'Arcy CardenMegan AmramMegan AmramApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)

Season 2 (2019)[edit]

No.Guest(s)Directed byWritten byOriginal release date
1Ira Madison III, Cliff Murray, Brian Polk, Alison Rich, Shannon Woodward, Patton OswaltMegan AmramMegan AmramMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)
2Kate Berlant, John Early, Patton OswaltMegan AmramMegan AmramMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)
3Retta, Alison Rich, Patton OswaltMegan AmramMegan AmramMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)
4Awkwafina, Alex Borstein, Nathan Fielder, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, Natasha Lyonne, Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mandy Moore, John Mulaney, Megan Mullaly, Nick Offerman, Kaitlin Olson, Patton OswaltMegan AmramMegan AmramMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)
5Andrew Law, Patton OswaltMegan AmramMegan AmramMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)
6Leslie Grossman, Natalie Morales, James Corden, Patton OswaltMegan AmramMegan AmramMay 1, 2019 (2019-05-01)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominee(s) Result Ref
2018 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series An Emmy for Megan Nominated [5]
Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series Megan Amram Nominated [6]
2019 Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series An Emmy for Megan Pending [7]
Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series Patton Oswalt Pending [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chmielewski, Dawn C. (12 July 2018). "'An Emmy For Megan', The Comedic Web Series About Trying To Get An Emmy, Lands Two Noms". Deadline. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  2. ^ Darby, Luke (9 September 2018). "Megan Amram Didn't Win Her Emmy So Now It's Time for Revenge". GQ. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  3. ^ Wright, Megh (July 16, 2019). "Megan Amram's Emmy for Megan Gets Nominated for Some Emmys (Again)". Vulture.com. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  4. ^ Desk, TV News. "IFC to Counterprogram the Emmy Awards with Megan Amram's AN EMMY FOR MEGAN". Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series | 2018 Nominees/Winners". Television Academy. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series | 2018 Nominees/Winners". Television Academy. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series | 2019 Nominees/Winners". Television Academy. Retrieved July 16, 2019.
  8. ^ "Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series | 2019 Nominees/Winners". Television Academy. Retrieved July 16, 2019.

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