RuPaul’s Drag Race Scores 12 Emmy Nominations

RuPaul’s Drag Race made history, yet again, by nabbing twelve Emmy nominations! “Making ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is a labor of love.” RuPaul expressed his gratitude and thanks in an Instagram post, “The fact that members of the Television Academy have recognized that passion by nominating us for 12 Emmy’s is a true honor. It takes a village, people.” He continues, “I want to recognize the hard work and dedication of my partners at VH1 and World of Wonder, our dedicated cast and crew, and most of all, the amazing queens that help us celebrate the heart and soul of drag. Condragulations to our fellow nominees.”

2018 Emmy Nominations include:

Outstanding Reality Show Program
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program
“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked”

Outstanding Host for Reality/Reality Competition Program

Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic)
Nicole Faulkner, Jen Fregozo, Natasha Marcelina, David Petruschin (Raven) (for “10s Across the Board)

Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program
Goloka Bolte & Ethan Petersen (for “RuPaul’s Drag Race”)

Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program
Nick Murray (for “10s Across the Board”)

Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Series
Michael Jacob Kerber (for “10s Across the Board”)

Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction, or Reality Programming
Zaldy (for “10s Across The Board” / Costumes: RuPaul’s gowns”

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program
Jamie Martin, Drew Forni, John Lim, Michael Roha (for “10s Across the Board”)

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special
Hector Pocasangre and Gabriel Villarreal (Delta Work) (for “10s Across the Board”)

Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within an Unscripted Program
Sarah DeFilippis, Brittany Travis, Ray Hunt, Jackie Rappaport, Courtney Powell (for “Season 10 Ruveal”)

Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Program
Lousine Shamamian (for “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked” – “10s Across the Board”)

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The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sept. 17 on NBC, hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che and Colin Jost.

Sources: Billboard, Television Academy


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