2012 Emmy Nomination Reactions: The Honorees On Twitter
THR's newsroom takes calls from all over the world on awards nomination mornings; the stars, writers and executives are sometimes bleary-eyed and sometimes hyper-excited. But before their publicists arrange those calls, the honorees take to Twitter for a spontaneous, unfiltered reaction for their followers and fans.
Lena Dunham, nominated for HBO's Girls:
I have no jokes to make. This is an amazing morning.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) July 19, 2012
Jason Ritter from Parenthood was more succinct:
Whoa!— Jason Ritter (@JasonRitter) July 19, 2012
Sofia Vergara, again nominated for her role in Modern Family, was gracious:
Gracias to everybody that loves Modern Family!! So much fun to be nominated again!! And gracias Modern Family!!— Sofia Vergara (@SofiaVergara) July 19, 2012
Mayim Bialik was nominated for her guest turn on The Big Bang Theory, and was excited:
NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY!!!!!!!— Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) July 19, 2012
Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet was much more measured.
I'm honored to be nominated in a category that has so many actors on so many shows doing such great work. Thank you all for your kind words.— Eric Stonestreet (@ericstonestreet) July 19, 2012
Elizabeth Banks (30 Rock) gave credit to writers Kay Cannon and John Riggi for her nomination:
Don Cheadle, nominated for Showtime's House of Lies, had two reactions:
:)— Don Cheadle (@IamDonCheadle) July 19, 2012
This nom wouldn't have been possible without the hard work of the team behind House of… F*ck this. Ship the thing to my house, already!— Don Cheadle (@IamDonCheadle) July 19, 2012
Kathy Griffin celebrated her nomination for Best Variety program:
EMMY NOM! "TIRED HOOKER" is nominated 4 Outstanding Variety Special! Guess I'm not so tired after all! lockerz.com/s/226410410— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) July 19, 2012
And Jimmy Fallon had his own pair of reactions.
Yayyyyyyy!!!! We just got nominated for an Emmy!!!!— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) July 19, 2012
It’s been an unbelievable year for us - we are so happy and thankful.— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) July 19, 2012