The time for music supervisors to receive award recognition is long overdue.

Applaud the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for understanding that the Primetime Emmy Awards no longer need be determined by platform or time slot. This year’s nominations reveal a welcome agnostic approach to TV in 2013: the recognition of series on Netflix, including nine nominations for “House of Cards” (two for the superb music by composer Jeff Beal); the dominance of “Top Chef” in multiple arenas; commercials; and portions of programs (Beyoncé’s Super Bowl performance, for example).


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