Fleabag notches up 11 Emmy nominations | Including two for Phoebe Waller-Bridge herself © BBC

Fleabag notches up 11 Emmy nominations

Including two for Phoebe Waller-Bridge herself

Fleabag has been nominated for 11 Emmy awards.

They include best comedy series, and both best lead actress and best writing for Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Co-stars and guest stars Sian Clifford, Olivia Colman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Fiona Shaw are also nominated in their categories

But Fleabag is likely to face stiff competition from The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, up for 20 awards, and the always-acclaimed Veep, which has just come to an end.

Saturday Night Live also scored will, with 18 nominations – but notable shows not to rack up any nods include Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Hannah Gadbsy faces off against the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Beyonce after her stand-up special Nanette was nominated for best variety special.

The awards will be handed out on September 22.

Here are the major award nominees

Comedy Series

The Good Place
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Russian Doll
Schitt’s Creek

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Don Cheadle (Black Monday)
Ted Danson (The Good Place)
Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
Bill Hader (Barry)
Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Christina Applegate (Dead Ro 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) 

Variety Talk Series

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series 

At Home With Amy Sedaris
Documentary Now! 
Drunk History 
I Love You, America With Sarah Silverman
Saturday Night Live
Who Is America?

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)
Sian Clifford (Fleabag)
Olivia Colman (Fleabag)
Betty Gilpin (GLOW)
Sarah Goldberg (Barry)
Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)
Anthony Carrigan (Barry)
Tony Hale (Veep)
Stephen Root (Barry)
Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Henry Winkler (Barry)

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Jane Lynch (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Sandra Oh (Saturday Night Live)
Maya Rudolph (The Good Place)
Kristin Scott Thomas (Fleabag)
Fiona Shaw (Fleabag)
Emma Thompson (Saturday Night Live)

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Matt Damon (Saturday Night Live)
Robert De Niro (Saturday Night Live)
Luke Kirby (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Peter MacNicol (Veep)
John Mulaney (Saturday Night Live)
Adam Sandler (Saturday Night Live)
Rufus Sewell (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series

The Good Place
Russian Doll

Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool
Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé
Springsteen On Broadway
Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

Published: 16 Jul 2019

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