However, the 68th Annual Emmy Award nominations, announced last week by Anthony Anderson (black-ish) and Lauren Graham (Parenthood) last week, nearly did. It was a celebration of studio and racial diversity with HBO, streaming services like Netflix and Starz, as well as traditional cable and broadcast stations racking up nominations. FX’s The People V. O.J. Simpson scored 22 awards while Game of Thrones edged them out with 23.
There was no chance of #EmmysSoWhite with nearly a quarter of the nominees being non-white talent, and it genuinely is a fairer representation of television’s cornucopia of talent.
Here’s seven reasons why this year’s Emmy nominations are the best in years…
If black-ish doesn’t snag at least one award, you know the revenge-loving Diane Johnson (Marsai Martin, almost worthy of a nod herself) will do what she does best.
Make your predictions before the awards ceremony on Sept. 18. Here is the full list of the nominations.
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