Awards Contenders

The 2021 Emmy Awards are upon us!  Check out the Watercooler’s catch-up guide to see which nominees to watch and what to look out for before the Sunday, September 19th ceremony.  Tune in to CBS or Paramount+ at 8pm ET / 5pm PT too see which Emmy contenders take home the prize.  Prefer to watch films?  See our recommendations for this year’s Oscar and Golden Globe candidates.

Watercooler Picks: Series

Make Me Laugh

Hacks

“When you share a sense of humor with someone, you make each other better.” This fascinating comedy spans the generational divide to tell the story of an unlikely partnership between two very funny women.

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Make Me Laugh

Girls5eva

Emmy-nominated in the writing category, this throwback musical comedy is wacky fun with a satirical edge. It’s also loaded with talent in front of and behind the cameras.

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Watercooler Picks: Film

Stretch My Mind

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

As silly as Tammy Faye Bakker seemed on the surface, behind the layers of make-up and over-the-top TV persona was a strong, resilient woman, someone whose story sheds light on the growing power and greed of mass-marketed evangelicals.

Inspire Me

Uncle Frank

At a time when families have been divided by political disagreements, Uncle Frank explores the enduring, loving bonds of family and the ways they link us together – whether we live close or worlds apart.

Challenge Me

Small Axe

The history and stories from this part of the world really have not been told before. It’s a revelation, and in many ways, heartbreaking. The title comes from an African proverb, “If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.”

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