The Emmy Noms are in

And our favorite little show received 9 nominations!

  • Comedy Series: The Office
  • Lead Actor In A Comedy Series: Steve Carell
  • Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series: Rainn Wilson
  • Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series: Jenna Fischer
  • Directing For A Comedy Series: Ken Kwapis, for Gay Witch Hunt
  • Writing For A Comedy Series: Greg Daniels, for Gay Witch Hunt
  • Writing For A Comedy Series: Michael Schur, for The Negotiation
  • Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series: Dean Holland, Dave Rogers, for The Job
  • Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (half-hour) And Animation: John Cook, Peter J, Benjamin Patrick, for The Coup

I’m happy for all the nominations, but I have to say I’m especially happy that Jenna was nominated. Pam had quite the journey in Season 3, evolving from the mousy receptionist to Fancy New Beesly without her best friend to support her for most of the season, and Jenna was pitch perfect playing this small town girl who still thinks leaving her hair down or wearing lipstick is a big deal. I don’t know if it will be enough for her to win, but I’m still thrilled she was recognized for her work this season.

The Primetime Emmy Awards are on Sunday, September 16th. Will The Office get an awesome Season 4 lead-in with back-to-back best comedy wins? We’ll see soon enough.

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