‘Black’ish’ and ‘Atlanta’ picked up nominations, while ‘Insecure' was noticeably snubbed.
On Thursday, 2017 Emmy nominations were announced and there were the usual nominations along with some surprising snubs.
The Kenya Barris helmed comedy Black-ish earned a nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series along with Atlanta and Master of None. Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson also earned nominations for their roles in the series.
Atlanta landed writing and directing nominations with the show’s star Donald Glover picking up a lead actor nom as well.
Aziz Ansari’s Master of None earned a writing nomination, including Lena Waithe’s “Thanksgiving” episode, with Ansari competing in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category.
Viola Davis nabbed a nomination for her How To Get Away With Murder role, while Riz Ahmed landed one for The Night Of. And, Sterling K. Brown’s beloved This Is Us character, Randall, also garnered the actor a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series along with Ron Cephas Jones, who plays Randall’s father, nabbing a supporting nomination.
Uzo Auba, Samira Wiley, and Thandie Newtown will compete in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for their roles in Orange is the New Black, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Westworld, respectively.
Dave Chappelle’s turn as host on Saturday Night Live garnered the comedian a nomination with series regular Leslie Jones landing a supporting nom.
However, hit HBO series Insecure was noticeably absent from the nominations. Fans took to Twitter to voice their disdain with the Emmys’ decision to snub the series.
While we’re more than happy for the nominees listed, we have to wonder why the Emmys neglected to nominate the popular series.
Check out the full list of Emmy nominees here.
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