drag race emmy nominations
drag race emmy nominations

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ and ‘Untucked’ Snag 8 Emmy Nominations

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The nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards were unveiled Thursday morning.

RuPaul’s Drag Race snagged eight nominations including Outstanding Reality Competition and Reality Competition Host for RuPaul, which he won last year.

“This season, RuPaul’s Drag Race has proven to be the perfect antidote for ‘Trumpitis.’ Today, we’re so grateful that one of its side effects is an Emmy nomination,” Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, World of Wonder co-founders said.

Drag Race was also nominated for Outstanding Costumes, Outstanding Picture Editing, Outstanding Hairstyling, Outstanding Makeup and Outstanding Casting. That means Raven and Delta were nominated for their work in hair and makeup!

“Untucked” was also nominated for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.

“This nomination for our digital series “Untucked” proves that when it comes to good story telling, the size of the screen doesn’t matter. It’s how you use it,” Bailey and Barbato add.

Here are the other Emmy nominations in the major categories:

Drama Series
Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld
House of Cards

Comedy Series
Atlanta
Black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Limited Series
Big Little Lies
Fargo
Feud: Bette and Joan
The Night Of
Genius

Drama Actress
Viola Davis (“How to Get Away with Murder”)
Claire Foy (“The Crown”)
Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Keri Russell (“The Americans”)
Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”)
Robin Wright (“House of Cards”)

Drama Actor
Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”)
Anthony Hopkins (“Westworld”)
Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”)
Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan”)
Kevin Spacey (“House of Cards”)
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”)
Bob Odenkirk (“Better Call Saul”)

Comedy Actress
Pamela Adlon
Jane Fonda
Allison Janney
Ellie Kemper
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Tracee Ellis Ross
Lily Tomlin

Comedy Actor
Anthony Anderson
Aziz Ansari
Zach Galifianakis
Donald Glover
William H. Macy
Jeffrey Tambor

Limited Series Actress
Carrie Coon
Felicity Huffman
Nicole Kidman
Jessica Lange
Susan Sarandon
Reese Witherspoon

Limited Series Actor
Riz Ahmed (“The Night Of”)
Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock: The Lying Detective”)
Robert De Niro (“The Wizard of Lies”)
Ewan McGregor (“Fargo”)
Geoffrey Rush (“Genius”)
John Turturro (“The Night Of”)

Reality Competition
The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Project Runway
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Variety Talk
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
Real Time With Bill Maher

Television Movie
Black Mirror: San Junipero
Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love
The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks
Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece)
The Wizard Of Lies

Variety Sketch Series
Billy On The Street
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live
Tracey Ullman’s Shows

Structured Reality Program
Antiques Roadshow
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Fixer Upper
Lip Sync Battle
Shark Tank
Who Do You Think You Are

For a complete list of the nominees for all categories head over to the Emmys website.

The Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. PT. on CBS.