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The Envelope: TV Execs Don’t Know What’s Up

31115519.jpgThe Envelope’s Tom O’Neil is required reading for anyone who loves television and wants to understand its inner-workings — a demographic, apparently, that includes TV network execs.

In his post Emmy Voting For Dummies, he implies (politely and with many excuses) that some of the dummies who don’t get Emmy voting procedures are the suits who really should know better.

“I’m sooooo confused,” confessed a TV network executive while chatting with The Envelope last week. “Emmy judges are viewing sample episodes to decide nominees this year just like they do winners, too, right? Or no? Wait! They’re voting but their votes only count for half this year? Would someone please explain this voting system to me?”

Sure. As soon as you explain to us how a show like Studio 60 could be canned. Harrumph.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.