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Canadians and The Emmy

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Canadians and The Emmy
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(July 16, 2019 – Toronto, ON) The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning and a few Canadians are on the list. Here are the categories and nominees that include Canadians:

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series:
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominksy Method
Bill Hader, Barry
Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series:
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Julia-Louis Dreyfus, Veep
Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series:
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Laura Linney, Ozark
Mandy Moore, This Is Us
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding variety talk series:
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Schitt’s Creek was nominated in the category Outstanding Comedy Series, and is up against Veep, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry, The Good Place, Fleabag and Russian Doll.

In the Outstanding Limited Series, Sharp Objects, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée will compete against Chernobyl, Escape at Dannemora, Fosse/Verdon and When They See Us. Sharp Objects picked up a total of eight nominations.

Sandra Oh picked up a second nomination for her hosting duties on an episode of Saturday Night Live in the category Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. Luke Kirby was nominated in the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his work playing Lenny Bruce in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Northernstars joins with others in congratulating all the nominees but we’ll keep our fingers crossed for the Canadian nominees. This year’s Emmy Awards air live on Fox from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 22, 2019.