LOS ANGELES – July 16, 2018 – TBS and truTV are celebrating receiving seven Emmy® nominations this morning including two for their award-winning late-night series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, three for Emmy® winning CONAN plus At Home with Amy Sedaris was honored with two as well.
Here are reactions to today’s nominations:
Samantha Bee, star and executive producer of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
"It's such an honor to be nominated with so many of my friends--I am truly grateful to the Academy for recognizing the hard work of my entire staff. It is always a group effort and any day I can order celebratory cake to be delivered to the office is a good day. See you in LA!"
Conan O'Brien, star and executive producer of CONAN
"I have an excellent staff and I’m very happy to see them recognized with 3 Emmy Nominations. Next stop: the Latin Grammys."
Amy Sedaris, star and creator of At Home with Amy Sedaris
"It's always nice to be invited to a party! Thanks so much to the Television Academy for nominating us again and everyone at truTV, the writers, cast and crew for making our show possible. I must admit this year’s Emmy nomination is slightly bittersweet – I had my eye on hosting."
Brett Weitz, General Manager of TBS, TNT and truTV
"We are extremely proud of Conan, Sam, Amy and all of the folks behind the camera who work tirelessly to make these shows every week. Sam and her writers have an innate ability to champion critical issues while Conan takes us along on his travel adventures and Amy welcomes us in to her bizarre home to teach us the latest DIY — all while making us laugh. We are extremely grateful to the Academy for continuing to recognize these incredible shows."
TBS, a WarnerMedia Entertainment brand, is a top rated destination for entertainment among young adults and home to the most popular slate of original series on cable — Miracle Workers, CONAN, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Guest Book, The Last O.G., American Dad! and forthcoming new, comedy series Chad. Beginning in 2020, the network expands its programming with dramas including the eagerly anticipated, sci-fi thriller, Snowpiercer. TBS’ upcoming slate of premium, unscripted series include The Misery Index and live, multiplatform event Chasing the Cure. TBS’ line up also includes comedy hits like Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory, classic sitcom favorites Seinfeld and Friends, blockbuster movies and live event coverage of Major League Baseball, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, WarnerMedia's eSports gaming competition.
truTV is the home for original, creator-driven comedy series with a distinct point of view. With millions of engaged fans across linear, digital and social channels, the cable network features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and fan-favorite premium scripted, non-scripted and hybrid series, such as Adam Ruins Everything, At Home with Amy Sedaris, I’m Sorry, Impractical Jokers, Paid Off with Michael Torpey, Tacoma FD, The Carbonaro Effect, and more. As a division of WarnerMedia, truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship each year.
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