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Emmy Nominations: Quinta Brunson Makes History, Women Directors Lead in Comedy Category

Emmy Nominations: Quinta Brunson Makes History, Women Directors Lead in Comedy Category


It seems that “Abbott Elementary” is a significant hit with viewers, critics, and Emmy voters. Emmy nominations are in, and Quinta Brunson’s loving tribute to underpaid and underappreciated public faculty lecturers has landed her within the historical past books. The creator of the hit ABC mockumentary earned nominations for comedy sequence, lead actress in a comedy sequence, and writing for a comedy sequence, making her “the primary Black girl to earn three noms within the comedy classes in the identical 12 months. At 32, Brunson can also be the youngest Black girl ever nominated within the comedy appearing class,” per Selection.

It’s additionally shaping as much as be one other massive 12 months for ladies administrators on the ceremony. Final 12 months marked the primary time that girls prevailed in each the drama and comedy directing classes. Jessica Hobbs gained for the “The Crown” and Lucia Aniello for “Hacks,” respectively.

This time round, 5 of seven nominees within the comedy class are ladies: Aniello (“Hacks”), Cherien Dabis (“Solely Murders within the Constructing”), Jamie Babbit (“Solely Murders within the Constructing”), MJ Delaney (“Ted Lasso”), and Mary Lou Belli (“The Ms. Pat Present”).

Girls account for 3 of seven nominees within the drama directing class. Cathy Yan (“Succession”), Lorene Scafaria (“Succession”), and Karyn Kusama (“Yellowjackets”) are up for honors.

Eight episodes of tv are being acknowledged within the Writing for a Comedy sequence class, and 5 are written or co-written by ladies. Moreover Brunson, nominees additionally embrace Aniello and Jen Statsky (with Paul W. Downs, “Hacks”) and Stefani Robinson (“What We Do within the Shadows”).

Eight episodes of tv are additionally being celebrated within the Drama class, and two are co-written by a lady: Ashley Lyle of “Yellowjackets.”

Francesca Gregorini (“The Dropout”) is the only girl helmer within the Restricted or Anthology Collection, Film class. Of six writers up for writing in that class, three are ladies: Molly Smith Metzler (“Maid”), Elizabeth Meriwether (“The Dropout”), and Sarah Burgess (“Impeachment: American Crime Story”).

Performing nominees this 12 months embrace “Insecure’s” Issa Rae (Lead Actress in a Comedy Collection) and “Yellowjackets’” Melanie Lynskey (Lead Actress in a Drama Collection).

The Emmys will happen September 12. Take a look at all the nominees right here.

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