“Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly announce this year’s Emmy-nominated performances and shows.” – Yt
“Now that the Emmy nominations are here, some of the day’s deserving nominees are weighing in – many in wry fashion.
• “I am so glad you love Violet so much … These nominations keep her from kicking the bucket.” – Maggie Smith, nominated for her role as the sharp-tongued Dowager Countess on Downton Abbey
• “Sometimes acting is like inviting a new lodger in and she was definitely the most fun to have around. I miss her. And the diamonds.” – Helena Bonham Carter, nominated for her role as Elizabeth Taylor in Burton and Taylor
• “This is an embarrassment of riches, and boy, am I happy to be embarrassed.” – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, nominated for the third consecutive year for Veep”