It's an honor just to be nominated! The actors and actresses recognized for their work with 2015 Emmy Award nominations are reacting to their accolades following the not-quite-as-early-morning announcement on Thursday, July 16.
Read on to find out what American Horror Story: Freak Show's Jessica Lange, Empire's Taraji P. Henson, Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk, and more are saying about their nods.
“What great news! I am thankful to the Academy to receive this wonderful nomination and to be in such magnificent company. And to Ryan Murphy for the most extraordinary experience. Playing Elsa Mars this season was extremely special to me and I am truly honored.”
"It will be an honour to lose to someone other than Jim Parsons for a change."
“As President, my staff and I are too busy doing the people's business to watch television. Nonetheless, we are thrilled to be a part of this celebration of creativity. (Go Jon Hamm!)”
“I am truly blown away at this nomination. I am grateful to Vince [Gilligan], Peter [Gould], and the writing staff. I also have to thank my amazing cast mates Jonathan Banks, Michael McKean, Michael Mando, Patrick Fabian and Rhea Seehorn because everyone raises everyone’s game. I promise to wear a tux to the ceremony. And of course thank you to the Academy!!!!”
Taraji P. Henson
Thank you ALL for the #Emmy nomination love!!!!! Your love and support mean so much to me!!! ????????????
— Taraji P. Henson (@TherealTaraji) July 16, 2015
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) July 16, 2015
"I am unbelievably thrilled and honored to have received a nomination amongst such a talented group of actors that I respect and admire. I’m so grateful to Ryan Murphy for giving me this chance and to be a part of this show. I am equally proud and humbled to see the recognition the cast has received this morning."
— Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) July 16, 2015
— Allison Janney (@AllisonBJanney) July 16, 2015
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) July 16, 2015
Thank you, Emmys for the nomination! It takes the sting out of getting shot in the head with a paintball gun. By my own kid.
— Julie Bowen (@itsJulieBowen) July 16, 2015
I have no words. None. Deeply grateful.
— Tituss Burgess (@TitussBurgess) July 16, 2015
Thank you to all for the amazing love! Also congrats to the other Schreiber @LievSchreiber. You're MY favorite leading man…
— Pablo Schreiber (@schreiber_pablo) July 16, 2015
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