Emmy balloting changes announced

June 4, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Academy of Television Arts and Sciences says it is combining the long-form performers categories beginning with the 2013 Prime Time Emmy Awards.

The consolidated categories -- now titled Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries or Movie and Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Movie -- will include six nominees each.

Long-form performing categories previously were divided into four competitions -- Outstanding Actor and Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Movie and Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress in a Miniseries or Movie. Each category had five nominees.

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