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Rachel and Ted are joined by Cesco to give a final rundown on all the Oscar categories and who we think is going to win in this insane year. What wins Best Picture? Green Book, Roma, Black Panther, BlacKkKlansmanBohemian Rhapsody, Vice, A Star is Born, The Favourite? What happens with Close vs Colman? Can Regina King keep her lead or are Rachel Weisz and Marina de Tavira ready to upset? And what the hell wins in the Screenplays? Buckle up and listen!

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Rachel and Ted are joined by Cesco for one final podcast before the Oscar nominations are revealed on Tuesday. With fifth spots open in all of the acting categories, which ones do we all agree on and which ones do we disagree on this year? And what film will lead the nominations this year?

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Ted & Rachel are back with Cesco to deliver updated Oscar predictions after the Golden Globes and various guild nomination announcements. 

Lots of 5th spots are still undecided (Emily Blunt or Yalitza Aparicio?) and in some races we have three locks and two spots open to many more contenders (Ethan Hawke? John David Washington? Viggo Mortensen?). Plus how many Best Picture nominees and which films get in and which ones get left out?

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Ted and Rachel are joined by Cesco to review what happened after BFCA, the Globes and SAG revealed their nominations. Is Regina King still the frontrunner for If Beale Street Could Talk or is Amy Adams now going to win for Vice? Does Ethan Hawke still have a chance to get in or is First Reformed too weird for voters? Is Rami Malek going to carry Bohemian Rhapsody into Best Picture? Is Emily Blunt a done deal for a nomination for Mary Poppins Returns? All this plus our updated predictions in the top 6 categories.

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The time has come. Our roundtable discussion on the Best Actress lineup from 2002. Salma Hayek. Nicole Kidman. Diane Lane. Julianne Moore. Renee Zellweger.

 

Join Ted, Rachel, Cesco, Erik and Matt as we replay the year all over again.

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 Ted and Rachel are back with Cesco to give updates on this year's Oscar race. Gotham and Spirit Award nominations are now out and there were misses (Melissa McCarthy!) and surprises (Tyne Daly!). Is BlackKklansman still getting in? Is Widows done? What do we do with Vice? Can Glenn Close bring in Jonathan Pryce? Can Richard E. Grant get in by himself? When is the Crazy Rich Asians campaign going to start (or is it too late)? All this, plus Chris Pine.

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We're back! Ted, Rachel and Cesco are here to talk about the top 6 categories for this year's Oscar race. Join us for our deep dive on a wide range of films and their Oscar hopes. We talk about Black Panther, The Favourite, A Star Is Born, Roma, as well as newbie by the name of Glenn Close. 

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Ted is back with Rachel and guest Cesco to make final predictions in all 24 categories at this year's 90th Annual Academy Awards.

Which categories do we all agree on? Which ones are we split? Who will win and who should win?

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Ted hosts a final roundtable podcast with most of our previous guests, Cesco, Erik, Topher, Rob and Matt, while we salute Rachel for taking it to the streets for the Women's March.

Join us as we give our final predictions for this year's Oscars. Lots of tight races for the final spot in each category leads to a lot of back and forth. And what the hell is up with Adapted Screenplay? We also leave Best Director for last this time, because we have opinions (all first-time nominees or does Spielberg show up?).

 

Our song this week is Sufjan Stevens' "Mystery of Love" from the Call Me By Your Name soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel are back with predictions for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Cesco joins us to review the top 8 categories. It's a crazy year with no frontrunner for Best Picture. The Shape of Water? Call Me By Your Name? The Post? Get Out? Dunkirk? Lady Bird? And who gets in for Best Director?

Our song this week is "Remember Me" by Miguel and Natalia Lafourcade from the Coco soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel take a break from awards are joined by Erik from Awards Watch to break down and discuss the first two episodes of Feud. Join us!

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ENVELOPE-GATE!

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Ted and Rachel are joined again by Cesco to predict every Oscar category (except shorts). How many will La La Land win? Casey or Denzel? Can Isabelle knock out Emma? Will Harvey's thirst get Lion a win? Will Arrival go home empty handed? All that and more!

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Ted and Rachel are joined once again by Cesco to figure out the Oscar nominations for the top 8 categories plus Foreign Language Film (including Rachel's foolproof theory for this category). How many Best Picture nominees are we predicting? How weak is Best Actor? What happens in Screenplay now that Moonlight is in Adapted? And how long did our Best Actress discussion last this time?

Our song this week is "Another Day of Sun" from the La La Land cast (from the original soundtrack).

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Ted and Rachel have returned after a long break and joined by Cesco to discuss our nomination predictions for this year's Golden Globes. We look at all the acting categories, director and the two best pictures. We also take a few turns discussing past races and we try to figure how many movies will make this year's Oscars Best Picture race.

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Ted and Rachel are joined again by Cesco to discuss our final predictions for this year's Academy Awards. We look at all 24 categories to find out who is going to win. Will it be a big night for The Revenant or Mad Max: Fury Road? Can anyone beat the frontrunners for acting? Are Spotlight and The Big Short really out of this race?

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Ted and Rachel are joined again by Cesco and Erik (from Awards Watch) as we discuss our final nomination predictions for this year's Academy Awards. We cover the top 9 categories, rank our predictions, offer alternates and who we think should be nominated.

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Ted and Rachel are back and joined by Cesco and Erik (from Awards Watch) as we run down all the Golden Globe categories in film and television. What wins this year? Spotlight? Mad Max: Fury Road? The Revenant? The Martian? The Big Short? Plus, we discuss lots of crazy things that are happening this year, plus a quick preview of the BAFTA nods.

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After a long break, Ted and Rachel are back and joined by Cesco as we break down the top contenders in the top six categories. We also run down our predictions for this year's National Board of Review. Get excited...award season is here!

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Ted and Rachel are back and joined by Cesco and Erik (of Awards Watch) with our final predictions for this year's 87th Annual Academy Awards! Boyhood? Birdman? The Grand Budapest Hotel? American Sniper? The Imitation Game? The Theory of Everything? Whiplash? Selma? It's a long one, but we discuss all 24 categories and a few other tidbits for this year's final leg of the race!

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Ted and Rachel are back with our reactions to the 2014 Oscar Nominations! Some quick thoughts on most major categories. What were the snubs and surprises? How will this affect the races?

Our song this week is "Lost Stars" by Keira Knightley from the Begin Again soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel are back and joined by Cesco and Erik (of Awards Watch) with our final predictions for the 2014 Oscar Nominations! Is there anyone that can displace Robert Duvall in the last supporting actor spot? Which categories will mirror the SAG lists? How much did BAFTA influence the nominations? How will Selma far on Thursday? And, even more important than Best Picture, who is getting left off of the Best Actor lineup (Oyelowo? Carell? Gyllenhaal? Cooper? Fiennes? Spall?)

Our song this week is "Heartbeat Song" by Kelly Clarkson

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Ted and Rachel are back with our final Golden Globe predictions! We take a look at all the Golden Globe categories in film and television. What will win? Birdman? Boyhood? Orange is the New Black? House of Cards? Into the Woods? The Grand Budapest Hotel? The Affair? Jane the Virgin? Transparent? Selma? 

Our song this week is "Glory" by Common and John Legend from the Selma Soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel are back with guest Cesco! We talk about the upcoming Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and Golden Globe nominations. How do our predictions differ from each group? Which contenders will do better in each one? What about those crazy 5th slot contenders in the acting races? Join us as we discuss all of these topics and more!

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Ted and Rachel have returned with frequent guest Cesco! We take a look at the top 6 Oscar races and see who has a good shot at getting the nomination. How many nominations do we see for Selma, Into the Woods, Boyhood, Unbroken, Birdman, Foxcatcher and The Theory of Everything? Who is out front in the acting categories?

Our song this week is "You're Not Fully Dressed Without a Smile" by Sia from the Annie Soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel are back and are joined by Matt and new guest, Matty! We run down all of the categories that will be presented next week at this year's Emmy Awards. What do we agree on? What do we disagree on? What will sweep? Plus, we give some random asides on almost everything, including how much we miss Dana Delaney.

Our song this week is "Friend Like Me" by Robin Williams from the Aladdin Soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel are both back and ready to predict some Emmy categories! We have predictions in the main categories of Drama, Comedy and TV Movie/Miniseries. Who do we agree on? Where do we disagree? Which show dominates our predictions?

Our song this week is Jonathan Wolff's theme song from Seinfeld.

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Ted, Rachel, Cesco and Matt are all back and we have Oscar winner predictions to hand out. We hit every single category (all 24 of them) and also say who we believe should win. What film dominates? Are all the acting categories a done deal? And what will win Best Picture?

Our song this week is Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn."

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Rachel and Ted are ready to deliver our final Oscar nomination predictions. We are joined by Cesco and Matt and we run through the top 8 Oscar categories, as well as Foriegn Language Film and Documentary Feature. Plus, we give a quick look at our predictions for this weekend's Golden Globe Awards!

Our song this week is Idina Menzel's "Let It Go."

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Ted and Rachel are back! We are joined by frequent guests, Matt and Cesco. We have predictions for most of the categories that will be presented at this year's 2013 Golden Globe Awards. Which category do we all agree on? Which category are we the most split on? We cover both the film and television awards. Which Netflix show will get in for Drama Series? How many ladies from August: Osage County will be nominated? How ridiculous is it that Before Midnight is in the Comedy/Musical categories?

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Ted, Rachel and guest Cesco are here this week to have one last chat about the Emmys. Big surprises that night, including how terrible the actual production of the telecast. We also spend some time discussing Oscar contenders in the top six categories (Picture, Director, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress).

This week's song is "Somebody Loves You" by Betty Who.

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Ted and Rachel are back! We are joined by frequent guests, Matt and Cesco. We have predictions for all of the categories that will be presented on Sunday at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

This week's song is "Rural Juror" by Jane Krakowski. Also, apologies for the background noise. Couldn't edit that out.

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Ted and Rachel are finally back! We have thoughts and predictions on this year's Emmy race. Both series categories look tough to predict and the acting categories are not easy either. Which two categories do we agree 100% on? Which ones are we fighting over?

This week's song is "Getaway" by Mark Cherry (not Marc Cherry). Also, apologies for the last twenty or so with the background fan noise. Couldn't edit that out.

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Ted and Rachel are flying without any guests this week. We discuss our thoughts on this year's Oscar ceremony as well as our final thoughts on the Oscar season 2012. Plus, we begin to materialize some ideas regarding American Idol.

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Ted and Rachel are joined again be Matt, Cesco, Erik, Topher and Rob. We discuss every Oscar category and predict who will win, who could win and who should win. With the exception of a few locked categories, our predictions are all over the place. Plus! We try to figure out how long the ceremony will be, what might happen on the show and who might sing the other nominated songs.

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Episode Fifty Five: BAFTA and Grammy Predictions

Ted and Rachel are joined again be Matt, Cesco, Erik and Topher. We chat about the BAFTAs and what it could preview for the Oscars (Argo is still in front; who can take down Jennifer Lawrence). We have predictions in every category (including Rising Star). Then, we shift gears to discuss the Grammys and we do not predict every category (although it sure does seem like it). Who will lead the pack of winners? The Black Keys? Frank Ocean? Mumford & Sons? fun.?

Our song this week is "Lonely Boy" from The Black Keys.

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Ted and Rachel are joined by Matt, Cesco, Erik, Topher and returning guest, Rob. We look at next week's SAG race, both the film and television categories. All of us agree on some categories (Claire Danes and Daniel Day-Lewis), but are mixed on a few others (Tina Fey vs Betty White vs Amy Poehler?). Plus, what to make of the current and future state of the race if Argo continues to win the top prizes (like the upcoming SAG Ensemble and PGA).

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Ted and Rachel are joined again be Matt, Cesco, Erik and Topher and everyone has something to say about the Oscar nods. The surprises, both good (Beasts! Amour!), bad (Jacki Weaver?) and ugly (Flight over The Master?!?), plus the snubs (Affleck AND Bigelow!). We also give our predictions for the Golden Globes. Will it be Smash or Modern Family? What wins Animated Feature? And how pissed will we be if Hayden Panettiere beats Dame Maggie Smith or Sofia Vergara?

Our song this week is "Once There Was a Hushpuppy" from the Beasts of the Southern Wild Soundtrack.

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Ted and Rachel are joined by an all-star cast of guests. Cesco, Matt, Erik and first-time guest Topher are all on hand to discuss our final predictions for this year's Oscar nominations. We're all over the place in certain categories like Supporting Actress (Ann Dowd? Nicole Kidman? Judi Dench?) and Director (Quentin Tarantino? Michael Haneke? Paul Thomas Anderson?). We cover the top 8 categories (Picture, Director, Acting, Writing, as well as Foreign Film and Original Song. And how many Best Picture nominees will there be? Also briefly covered is who we think might be winning certain categories (Chastain vs Lawrence vs Watts?). No song this week, just over an hour of awards prognostication with our roundtable!

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Ted and Rachel have returned with Cesco and Matt to dish out some predictions for this week's Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild nomination announcements! Which film will be only at the Golden Globes (Promised Land? The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel? Anna Karenina?) and which will be snubbed, only to resurface at SAG (The Deep Blue Sea? The Master?) and how will Beasts of the Southern Wild factor into the race? We briefly mention the TV side as well (Friends reunions! Jessica Lange vs Maggie Smith!) and we interrupt everything to give our instant reactions to critics's winners.

Our song this week is "Anything Could Happen" by Ellie Goulding.

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Ted and Rachel are finally back! It's been a long time away, so this is a long podcast. We discuss all the major categories and take a peek into what is happening this week with the kick off to the Oscar season.

Our song this week is "Skyfall" by Adele.

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Ted and Rachel are joined by Erik and Matt to provide our thoughts and predictions for this year’s Emmy race. Who is in (Nick Offerman? Jon Cryer?)? Who is out (Edie Falco? Tina Fey?)? Plus, we talk about other randoms, because we’ve been gone forever.




Our song this week is “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

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