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Neal Justin’s TV picks for July 12 – Emmy nominations, ‘G Funk,’ ‘Carnival Kings’

July 11, 2018

The contenders

The announcements of the 70th Annual Emmy Nominations comes with many questions: Will GLOW challenge Atlanta in the comedy categories? Will Minnesotan Louie Anderson make it three in a row for his stellar work in Baskets? Will Roseanne get any love? And will Michael Che, who is co-hosting the actual award show with SNL buddy Colin Jost, crack any comments when he performs Thursday night at the Pantages Theatre? Stay tuned.

10:25 a.m., Emmys.com

I want it all

Respect for hip-hop has grown to the point that the documentary world is taking notice. The latest, G Funk, looks at the influence of Warren G through the words and memories of the acclaimed producer, as well as Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, Ice Cube and Wiz Khalifa.

Now streaming on YouTube Premium

Chef on a stick

Carnival Kings is just launching its first season, so its understandable why Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina isnt challenging any food vendors at the Minnesota State Fair in early episodes. If Farina, best known for incorporating science into his customers diets, has any guts, hell consider these outings to Arizona, California and Nevada as simply an appetizer to the real thing in the Twin Cities.

8 p.m., Cooking Channel

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