Setting the scene in ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Atlanta’ and more: Writers explain the draw of nominated episodes

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A season takes months to write, weeks to shoot, hours to watch – and once it has an Emmy nomination, often what separates it from winning and losing an award can boil down into just minutes. Such pressure! So how do writers determine what the "key" scene is in their Emmy-nominated episodes anyway?...