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Fargo Lands 2017 Emmy Nominations

FX’s Fargo has landed six nominations today including outstanding limited series and for stars Carrie Coon and Ewan McGregor. Unfortunately, Mary was snubbed and did not receive a best supporting actress nominee in a limited series. Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ “Late Show,” will host the Emmy Awards live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. PT. The ceremony will air live on CBS.

The categories for which Fargo is nominated is as follows:

Limited Series

“Big Little Lies” (HBO)
“Fargo” (FX)
“Feud: Bette and Joan” (FX)
“The Night Of” (HBO)
“Genius” (National Geographic)

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”)

Limited Series Actress

Carrie Coon (“Fargo”)
Felicity Huffman (“American Crime”)
Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies”)
Jessica Lange (“Feud”)
Susan Sarandon (“Feud”)
Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Bill Camp, The Night Of (HBO)

Alfred Molina, Feud: Bette and Joan (FX)

Alexander Skarsgärd, Big Little Lies (HBO)

David Thewlis, Fargo (FX)

Stanley Tucci, Feud: Bette and Joan (FX)

Michael Kenneth Williams, The Night Of (HBO)

 

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries/Movie

Jean-Marc Vallee, Big Little Lies
Noah Hawley, Fargo (“The Law of Vacant Places”)
Ryan Murphy, Feud: Bette and Joan (“And the Winner Is”)
Ron Howard, Genius (“Chapter One”)
James Marsh, The Night Of (“The Art of War”)
Steven Zaillian, The Night Of (“The Beach”)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries/Movie

David E. Kelley, Big Little Lies
Charlie Brooker, Black Mirror (“San Junipero”)
Noah Hawley, Fargo (“The Law of Vacant Places”)
Ryan Murphy, Feud: Bette and Joan (“And the Winner Is”)
Jaffe Cohen, Michael Zam, Ryan Murphy, Feud: Bette and Joan (“Pilot”)
Richard Price, Steven Zaillian, The Night Of (“The Call of the Wild”)

2 thoughts on “Fargo Lands 2017 Emmy Nominations

  1. Gary T Trevisan says:

    I thought Mary would be a shoe in! I’m disappointed her stellar acting was not rewarded. She is, and always will be, a winner in my book!
    Much love, Mary!

  2. Michael McSherry says:

    What they left her out?? This is a gross mistake. Her character was great. She was my reason to watch the series..

    Fargo’s Mary Elizabeth Winstead remains one of our most underappreciated actresses
    Mary Elizabeth Winstead has a knack for playing characters who think, endlessly, on their feet. If one of your characters is backed into a corner, unsure of what to do next, toss the role into Winstead’s hands and she’ll make a meal of it. That’s exactly what she did with Fargo’s Nikki Swango, to the degree that the character all but took over the show for the back half of season three. It was great to see some of Winstead’s co-stars — especially Carrie Coon and David Thewlis — pick up nominations, but Winstead deserved to be right there alongside them. When will Hollywood realize that Mary Elizabeth Winstead is a national treasure? Not soon enough.

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