Let's face it: Film and TV awards shows are disconnected from reality. But that does that mean investors shouldn't care? Hardly. Just as Oscar-winning films have a way of boosting studio profits, critically acclaimed shows sometimes grow to become ratings monsters.
Who will get the nod this year? We won't know until Sept. 22, when the Primetime Emmy Awards roll out the red carpet in Hollywood. The following slideshow details the nominees by network and explains why these stocks are poised to profit even more in the years ahead.
Meanwhile, Silicon Valley isn't content to just let Hollywood control the content game. Several big names are vying for a piece of the profit pie as TV becomes a watch-anywhere experience. Our analysts believe Walt Disney will do well regardless, and name two other stocks you many want to own in a shocking new video report. Care to learn more? Click here to watch now -- it's free.
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