The nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards are in, with big breakthroughs for “The Americans,” “Master of None” and “Mr. Robot” and a host of familiar suspects ranging from “Veep” to “Downton Abbey” to “Modern Family.”
Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.