The 2018 Emmy nominations were announced by the Television Academy and many celebs took to Twitter to show their gratitude and joy. A few of the stand out shows getting nominations included The Handmaids Tale (Hulu), This Is Us (NBC) and Game of Thrones (HBO).
Singer John Legend was nominated for his role in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar in the category of Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie. Also getting a nod and making history as the first Asian woman to ever be nominated in the category of best actress in a drama series was Sandra Oh.
Stars took to Twitter to give thanks.
— Killing Eve (@KillingEve) July 12, 2018
— Dened Rey Moreno (@Hajabeg) July 12, 2018
— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) July 12, 2018
— Tiffany Haddish (@TiffanyHaddish) July 12, 2018
— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) July 12, 2018
I'm so proud of our Jesus Christ Superstar team! 13 Emmy nominations! We really had so much fun working on this together. So happy for everyone involved.
— John Legend (@johnlegend) July 12, 2018
The nomination called for a cocktail.
I’m so blown away by this Emmy nomination that I’m drinking alone. No shame in my champagne game! pic.twitter.com/kQkh5lw5j4
— Jessica Biel (@JessicaBiel) July 12, 2018
Entire casts and crews are celebrating.
Indeed! Congrats on the #Emmy noms & a helluva season2 ! @BrooseMiller @Y_Strahovski @alexisbledel @EverCarradine @AmandaBrugel @AneCrabtree @erictuchman @yahlinchang @samirawiley @ColinWatkinson @madkbrew & the rest of the @HandmaidsOnHulu team! #handmaidstale #podcast #Emmys70 pic.twitter.com/yY9sFxw55B
— Mayday: The Handmaid's Tale Podcast (@HandmaidPodcast) July 12, 2018
— This Is Us (@NBCThisisUs) July 12, 2018
That moment your show gets nominated for 4 Emmys!!! What an honor!!! Couldn’t have done it without the people you see here plus all the rest of our family at @netflix, @itv_america, and @scout.productions #emmys #emmy https://t.co/8dCh5JWQ1h pic.twitter.com/m9mm6oUYJJ
— Bobby Berk (@bobbyberk) July 12, 2018
We wish he were here to see it.
— 12 Mile Geo (@12MileGeo) July 13, 2018
And a shout out to writers.
— Okayplayer (@okayplayer) July 12, 2018
Congratulations to all Writers Guild members recognized by @TheEmmys for their achievement in television.
— Writers Guild of America, East (@WGAEast) July 12, 2018
The Emmy’s will be televised on September 17, 2018, and we can’t wait!