The Emmys eligibility period runs from June 1 to the following May 31. That calendar used to be strictly enforced until the year of the “Sopranos” finale, when the television academy instituted a rule allowing “hanging episodes” to be considered if a series aired its last few shows in June.
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But the last three episodes of “The Handmaid’s Tale” season two aired too late to even qualify as hanging episodes,