Emmy Nomination Under Fire

The Emmys are facing questions about nomination procedures “after Ellen Burstyn was nominated for a best supporting actress Emmy for a 14-second performance. Burstyn appeared briefly in the HBO movie Mrs. Harris, playing a former lover in a flashback scene reminiscing about Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower. She spoke two lines, totalling 38 words, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which measured her on-screen time.”