oh sweet baby jesus there is justice after all! i set my alarm for a very early 530am to see if lisa kudrow would be nominated for an emmy for her work on our beloved the comeback as valerie cherish…and she got it!!! gosh i am so thrilled – i had been keeping my pop fingers crossed all week! congrats to ms. kudrow who SO deserves the nomination…now we just have to see her win! popbytes heading back to bed…xxoo!
PS in my tired state this morning – i didn’t even realize that the oh so awesome michael patrick king was nominated for his directing the ‘valerie does another classic leno’ episode! and although the series didn’t get a best comedy series nomination…my other favorite and now defunct show arrested development did! woo hoo!
FROM USA TODAY…LISA REACTS TO NOMINATION ( thanks to keith for the heads up!)
3:56 p.m. ET: Lisa Kudrow
The Comeback star has been battling “a flu thing” and had forgotten it was Emmy nomination day. “A little defense mechanism,” she admits.
In bed dozing, she heard the phone ringing, which was dutifully answered by her husband. “He didn’t want to wake me up.” After the third call, Kudrow asked what was going on. Then he delivered the news: she’d earned a lead actress Emmy nomination for her work as Valerie Cherish in 13 episodes of the HBO comedy.
“I smiled. And fell asleep.”
Kudrow says The Comeback’s status is still up in the air. “Depending on what week it is, I hear another thing. I’m not going to say anything about it. It would be too disapopinting. There’s always the possibility of something,” she notes wistfully, before adding,”I don’t feel done with this character.”
Right now, she’s just focusing on the nomination.
“It was kind of a relief. Okay. Good. We thought we did a good job. Now we’re happy for the validation. We’re over the moon!”