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Emmy Predictions 2021: Best TV Movie — A Tight Race for a Tricky Honor

Emmy Predictions 2021: Best TV Movie — A Tight Race for a Tricky Honor

Last Year’s Winner: “Bad Education

Still Eligible: No.

Hot Streak: After three years in a row, 2020 marked “Black Mirror’s” first loss in the category since it started submitting episodes as TV Movies in 2017. “Bad Education’s” win was the first for HBO since 2015, when “Bessie” was the fourth film in a row to win for the network. With an “Oslo” win in 2021, a new streak could begin.

Fun Fact: Movies being a standalone piece of entertainment, only one program has more than one win in this category: “Black Mirror.” But “Sherlock” is the most nominated program (with four nods) and the 2016 entry (“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride”) represents the first PBS movie to win the category since 1971, when “The Andersonville Trial” beat out four NBC nominees.

Notable Ineligible Movies: “An American Pickle” (HBO Max submitted the film at the Oscars); the entire HBO Max/Warner Bros. film slate, from

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