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Emmy spotlight: Hulu showcases virtue of Vr with ‘Door No. 1,’ an interactive comedy series by Nora Kirkpatrick

The TV academy is to be applauded for embracing new technology with the introduction of Emmy Awards for the likes of Best Original Interactive Program. One of the most innovative contenders in that category this year is the Hulu live-action Vr comedy series, “Door No. 1.”

Nora Kirkpatrick, who was a standout on season 9 of “The Office” as Dwight’s would-be girlfriend, goes behind the camera as both writer and director of this breakthrough program. The immersive experience is shown in a full 360 degrees and allows the viewer to pick and choose at key points in the story.

See 2018 Emmys calendar: Two-week voting starts June 11, nominations on July 12, ceremony on September 17

You walk in the shoes of Alex, who is attending a 10-year high school reunion. Part of the appeal of “Door No. 1” is that repeated viewings take the audience on different paths, with new decisions to be made at various junctures in the story.

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