When you can spy on what Emmy judges see
You can start catching up with the Emmy derby from the viewpoint of the judges as early as tonight when "30 Rock" telecasts the episode that has been submitted for consideration in two categories. We posted earlier our list of the episodes submitted by nominees to judges as examples of their best work. A few more will be telecast over the next few weeks according to the schedule below.
July 23 — 9:30 p.m. PDT/EDT, NBC — "30 Rock" episode "The Bubble," submission of Jack McBrayer in the race for best supporting comedy actor; Jon Hamm nommed for guest acting
July 27 — 10:30 p.m. EDT, HBO2 — "Flight of the Conchords" episode submitted for best comedy series: "The Tough Brets." Also nominated for best direction (James Bobin).
July 30 — 9:30 p.m. PDT/EDT, NBC — "30 Rock" episode submitted in the race for best comedy series: "Apollo Apollo"
Aug. 6 — 9 p.m. PDT/EDT, NBC — "The Office" episode submitted by Rainn Wilson in the race for best supporting comedy actor, "Heavy Competition"
Aug. 13 — 9 p.m. PDT/EDT, NBC -- "The Office" episode submitted by Steve Carell in the race for best comedy actor, "Broke"
Photo: Jack McBrayer, nominated for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series, in a scene from outstanding comedy series nominee "30 Rock." Credit: NBC