TV-EMMY CAMPAIGNS

  This undated image released by IFC shows Carrie Brownstein, left, and Fred Armisen as "Gil & Merrill" in a scene from "Portlandia." Movie campaigns for Oscar nominations tend toward earnest snoozers, but not so pleas for Emmy glory. Two cases in point: "Family Guy" sent an eye-popping mailer to TV academy voters, with a drawing of character Peter Griffin and an ethnic slur. IFC's "Portlandia" took a droller approach, enlisting Portland Mayor Sam Adams in an online plea. (AP Photo/IFC, Scott Green)
This undated image released by IFC shows Carrie Brownstein, left, and Fred Armisen as "Gil & Merrill" in a scene from "Portlandia." Movie campaigns for Oscar nominations tend toward earnest snoozers, but not so pleas for Emmy glory. Two cases in point: "Family Guy" sent an eye-popping mailer to TV academy voters, with a drawing of character Peter Griffin and an ethnic slur. IFC's "Portlandia" took a droller approach, enlisting Portland Mayor Sam Adams in an online plea. (AP Photo/IFC, Scott Green)

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