It’s Emmy’s season and the awards show announced their nominations live this Thursday morning (July 13) from the Wolf Theatre in L.A. at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center. Naturally, Donald Glover was among the nominated.
As per Forbes, both Glover and his Atlanta series got big ups from Emmy voters today, as each received top-level nominations. Glover was nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, where he’ll compete against the likes of Aziz Ansari, Anthony Anderson and last year’s winner, Jeffrey Tambour. Atlanta also scored a nomination for Best Comedy Series, in a category where Veep, Master of None and Silicon Valley were also nominated.
Chance The Rapper was also nominated for Emmy. The Chicagoan is up for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for “Last Christmas” found in a Saturday Night Live sketch. On “Jingle Barack,” Chance parodied RUN DMC’s “Christmas In Hollis” for the December special.
Peep the full list of nominees here and stay tuned for the award show, set to premiere September 17, at 8pm.
Ref: On Mash