Emmys 2012: A ‘Girls’ win would be an upset, but not a surprise
"Girls" is just the type of high-quality "premium" program that the academy loves showering with awards, something they’ve rarely been able to do in the comedy category. The most "highbrow" show that the academy has bestowed Emmys to lately is "Arrested Development" (with "30 Rock" a close second) and they’d love to be able to latch onto what might become the "Mad Men" of comedies.

Emmys 2012: A ‘Girls’ win would be an upset, but not a surprise

"Girls" is just the type of high-quality "premium" program that the academy loves showering with awards, something they’ve rarely been able to do in the comedy category. The most "highbrow" show that the academy has bestowed Emmys to lately is "Arrested Development" (with "30 Rock" a close second) and they’d love to be able to latch onto what might become the "Mad Men" of comedies.