Sci-Fi & Fantasy at Emmy Awards: Who's Won, Who's Been Fracked

From 'Buffy' to 'Battlestar,' how science fiction, fantasy and other genre-fan favorites have fared

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'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'

Considering that it's become one of the most influential shows of the past 20 years, it's criminal that Buffy only had one solitary Primetime Emmy notice: a writing nomination for showrunner Joss Whedon in 2000. And given the impact that the future Avengers kingpin's snappy, witty style would have on TV writing, it's ironic that the nominated script ("Hush") contained almost no dialogue. (Whedon fans, don't even ask about his amazing, short-lived sci-fi Western show Firefly; it didn't even register as a blip on the Emmys' radar.)

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