They just announced this year’s Emmy Award nominations, so congrats and kudos to everyone who made the list.
- Barry (HBO)
- Fleabag (Amazon)
- Russian Doll (Netflix)
- Schitt’s Creek (POP TV)
- The Good Place (NBC)
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
- Veep (HBO)
ACTOR, COMEDY SERIES
ACTRESS, COMEDY SERIES
VARIETY TALK SERIES
SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY
It’s a Barry-off!
- Stephen Root, Barry
- Henry Winkler, Barry
- Anthony Carrigan, Barry
- Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
- Tony Shaloub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- Alan Hale, Veep
SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY
- Sarah Coleman, Barry
- Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
- Sian Clifford, Fleabag
- Olivia Colman, Fleabag
- Betty Gilpin, GLOW
- Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- Anna Chlumsky, Veep
GUEST ACTOR, COMEDY includes Adam Sandler, Matt Damon, Robert DeNiro and John Mulaney for SNL, Luke Kirby and Rufus Sewell for Maisel, and Peter MacNicol for Veep.
GUEST ACTRESS, COMEDY includes Fiona Shaw and Kristin Scott Thomas for Fleabag, Sandra Oh and Emma Thompson for hosting SNL, Maya Rudolph for The Good Place, and Jane Lynch for Maisel.
FOR VARIETY SPECIAL (pre-recorded)…
Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette goes up against Carpool Karaoke with Sir Paul McCartney, Beyonce’s Homecoming, Springsteen on Broadway and Wanda Sykes’s Netflix special! Not Normal, indeed!
FOR VARIETY SPECIAL writing, where stand-ups get more credit for their specials: Adam Sandler and Amy Schumer join Gadsby, Sykes, Beyonce and Carpool Karaoke.
FOR VARIETY SERIES writing, it’s Documentary Now vs. Full Frontal vs. Last Week Tonight vs. Late Night vs. SNL vs. Colbert.
FOR VARIETY SKETCH
- At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV)
- Documentary Now! (IFC)
- Drunk History (Comedy Central)
- I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman (Hulu)
- SNL (NBC)
- Who Is America? (Showtime)
FOR SHORT-FORM SERIES…
Megan Amram is back for a second shot at An Emmy For Megan! In the short-form acting categories, Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Fallon, Jonathan Banks, Ed Begley Jr., and Chris O’Dowd. For short-form actress: Abby and Ilana for their Hack Into Broad City webseries (also nominated).
For nonfiction short-form, Creating Saturday Night Live webseries got a nom, competing with behind the scenes looks at Pose, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Fosse/Verdon.
AND for short-form variety series, it’s
- Billy on the Street (Funny or Die)
- Carpool Karaoke: The Series (Apple version)
- Gay of Thrones (Funny or Die)
- Honest Trailers (YouTube)
- The Randy Rainbow Show (YouTube)