16 July, 2017
Nabbing an Emmy nod isn't a piece of cake but leave to these two overachievers to make the cut for this year's list.
Judy Davis and Jackie Hoffman, who played Hedda Hopper and Mamacita on Feud: Bette and Joan, were nominated alongside Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley from Big Little Lies in the Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie category. He will be up against the likes of Zach Galifianakis and Donald Glover for the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award. The beloved actress, forever remembered for her iconic portrayal of Princess Leia's character in the Star Wars series, was posthumously nominated in the category of Best Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in the British sitcom 'Catastrophe'. With its nomination secure, This Is Us now has the chance to become the first broadcast series to take home the Outstanding Drama Emmy since 2006 when Fox's 24 walked away with the win.
Lily Tomlin, who is out, and Jane Fonda are competing in the Actress, Comedy Series category for their work on Netflix's Grace and Frankie.
Comedian Wanda Sykes' guest appearance on ABC's black-ish earned her a nomination in the Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category.
RuPaul's Drag Race is finally getting the recognition it deserves, with everyone's favourite reality show picking up an astonishing eight Emmy nominations today (July 13).