October 13, 2019

Members of the Tribe Score Emmy Nominations

Rachel Brosnahan (far left) and Marin Hinkle in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." Photo by Nicole Rivelle/ Amazon Prime Video

Jewish stars (and actors who play them) were honored with nominations for the 71st Annual Emmy Awards, which will air Sept. 22 on Fox. 

Michael Douglas, Eugene Levy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Natasha Lyonne were nominated in the comedy series lead acting categories.

Honorary Tribe member Rachel Brosnahan of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” also picked up a nomination in the comedy series lead acting category. The Amazon series received 20 nominations, including outstanding comedy series and repeat honors for Alex Borstein and writer-directors Dan and Amy Sherman-Palladino. The show is nominated alongside “Veep,” “Barry,” “Schitt’s Creek” and “Russian Doll.” 

“The Kominsky Method’s” Alan Arkin, “Barry’s” Henry Winkler and Sarah Goldberg, and “Ozark’s” Julia Garner got nods in the supporting categories, and Adam Sandler and Maya Rudolph were singled out for their respective guest appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Good Place.” 

“I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman” and Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Who Is America” are nominated for outstanding sketch/variety series. Baron Cohen also has a nomination for co-directing the series.

“Game of Thrones” received 32 nominations for its final season, among them writing and directing honors for creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff. Other directing nominees include Ben Stiller for “Escape at Dannemora,” Ken Fuchs for “Shark Tank,” and Glenn Weiss for “The Oscars.” Weiss famously proposed to his girlfriend on the Emmys last year.

Rachel Bloom, Adam Schlesinger and Jack Dolgen picked up two Emmy nominations, one for Original Music and Lyrics and another for Original Main Title Theme song, for their work on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”  

Other nominees include Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” in the informational series or special category and Phil Rosenthal’s travel/food reality show “Somebody Feed Phil.”