The 2018 Emmy nominations were revealed on Thursday morning, and while there were some pleasant surprises, along with some stale favorites (William H. Macy again?), there were also some very notable absences.
Female-led shows and stories also did well as television continued to lead the way in reflecting social change, while the likes of Donald Glover, Tracee Ellis-Ross, Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Issa Rae, Regina King, and John Legend headed a racially diverse acting line-up. She earned a nomination herself for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series a year ago. Ahead of the broadcast, all of this year's nominations have been announced.
"Saturday Night Live, " riding high in the ratings with its relentless pillorying of the Trump administration, was rewarded with 21 nods.
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According to CNN , he said: "I told people that I would be very unhappy if they didn't up their commitments very substantially". And on Iran, Trump said he believes the government there is "feeling a lot of pain right now" due to tight sanctions.
"We're grateful to all our nominees for making this the eighth year we've had 100 nominations or more".
The "This is Us" star, who plays mom Rebecca Pearson on the hit NBC tearjerker, wasn't among the names included in the "Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series" category.
"We sit around and pray for irrelevance", Miller told Reuters.
On the comedy side, "Veep" and its star are on an extended hiatus, so this category is wide open for "Atlanta", "Barry", "black-ish", "Curb Your Enthusiasm, "GLOW", "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", "Silicon Valley" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".