Just what is the “music direction” category?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 7:00 am

There are five music categories at the Emmys. Four are pretty straight-ahead: music composition for a series; for a movie, miniseries or special; theme music; and song. The fifth is a little mysterious for many, so my editors at Variety asked for a story about it, and along the way I talked to several of the nominees.