Emmys

Emmys 2011: The Reality-Competition Race In Review - Including Our 5 Dream Nominees

Secretariat is widely considered the greatest thoroughbred of all time, and yet not even he retired undefeated. Similarly, the Emmy race for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program turned into a real horserace last year when Top Chef claimed the top prize and broke The Amazing Race‘s stunning streak of seven consecutive victories.

Which shows are most likely to enter the starting gate when the Emmy Derby begins with nomination announcements on July 14? We handicap the likeliest contenders… after this. REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE

Ratings: Secret Millionaire Rich In Viewers, Celeb Apprentice Trumped By 9 O'Clock Rivals

On a Sunday night when no fewer than three reality series made their premieres, ABC’s Secret Millionaire was the one laughing all the way to the bank.

Averaging 12.6 million viewers and drawing a 3.4 demo rating in the covered 18-49 demographic, Secret Millionare (which years ago had a brief run on Fox) easily bested all 8 o’clock comers and gave ABC its largest audience in the time slot since March 2008.

Vying against Secret Millionaire, NBC’s Next Great Restaurant came off half-baked, serving just … READ MORE