Ew, David! — ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Receives an Incredible 15 Emmy Nominations!

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The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, an award show honoring the best in U.S. prime time television programming between June 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020, are just on the horizon. On September 20, the show will commence at 8 p.m. EST.

The highly anticipated list of Emmy nominees was finally released this morning, hosted by Leslie Jones and presented by Josh Gad, Tatiana Maslany, and Laverne Cox.

To nobody’s surprise, the wonderfully hilarious and heartwarming comedy that took its final bow earlier this year — Schitt’s Creek — has received a whopping 15 nominations.

First and foremost, the show was nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series category.

Some of the other standout categories include nominations for each beloved member of the Rose family:

  • Dan Levy for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
  • Eugene Levy for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
  • Catherine O’Hara for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
  • Annie Murphy for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

The rest of the well-deserved list includes:

  • Dan Levy, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series
  • David West Read, “The Presidential Suite” for Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series
  • Dan Levy and Andrew Cividino, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series
  • Debra Hanson and Darci Cheyne, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Contemporary Costumes
  • Lisa Parasyn and Jon Comerford for Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series
  • Trevor Ambrose, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series
  • Paul Winestock, “Start Spreading The News” for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series
  • Annastastia Cucullo and Ana Sorys, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling
  • Candice Ornstein and Lucky Bromhead, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Bryan Day and Martin Lee, “Happy Ending” for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series “Half-Hour” And Animation

Watch the Emmy Award nominations announcement below, and read our post with the rest of the nominees here.


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Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. She has spent a large portion of her life dedicated to her first love, photography. When she's not behind the camera, you can find her reading books and comics and dabbling in creative writing. Lindsey’s favourite fandoms are Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Marvel. You can find her on Twitter at @lindyysolo. Contact: directors@nerdsandbeyond.com

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