Charles Sykes/APEmmy nominations came out this morning .
While "American Horror Story" is leading the pack with 17 nominations, a few of Netflix's original series nabbed nods in the race along with actress Kerry Washington for her ABC series "Scandal."
Celebs are responding with praise and scrutiny to the nominations, with many taking to Twitter to voice their opinions.
Here's what the nominees and snubbed actors have to say:
The "Modern Family" cast had a lot to say with five of its actors nominated across the board.July 18, 2013
The amount of love and support we continue to get every year for Modern Family is amazing. Thank you!— Rico Rodriguez (@StarringRico) July 18, 2013
Gracias to Modern Family,to my cast ,to my fans!!!! Celebrating in Mykonos! http://t.co/syCbroMJTf— Sofia Vergara (@SofiaVergara) July 18, 2013
Congratulations to my fellow cast and crew members on their Emmy nominations. I have THE best job on TV.— Eric Stonestreet (@ericstonestreet) July 18, 2013
In a statement, Ty Burrell:
“I am honored and humbly surprised that this good fortune continues. I’ve never had something so wonderful happen 4 years in a row before, other than winning the NY state lottery from 1993 to 97.”
Jimmy Fallon responded to his late night show getting nominated:
We had a great year. Congrats to everyone at Late Night. We work so hard. #Emmy— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) July 18, 2013
Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul was nominated for supporting actor. Last year, he won his first Emmy.
The love this morning has been unreal. Thank you so much for the undying support for me and for Breaking Bad. Love u all. #Emmys— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) July 18, 2013
Kerry Washington ("Scandal") was surprised by the news while creator Shonda Rhimes congratulated her stars on their Emmy nods.July 18, 2013
Excellent morning so far! #kerrywashingtongotanemmynominationandsodidDan.— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) July 18, 2013
"House of Cards" actor Kevin Spacey said this was a big victory for Netflix in a statement.
“I’m very happy, first for the series, that we were able break through a lot of great shows. It was our first season, so it’s obvious a big thing for us. It’s also a huge day for Netflix too. Nine nominations! It’s a big win for us, no matter how it goes.”
Though "Homeland" star Morena Baccarin was nominated for her role, she concentrated on congratulating fellow nominees:July 18, 2013
"The Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons released the following statement:
“There’s something about having finished season six and being so entrenched in this work now. We’re in such a good spot with it and our audience, things have gone so well. Because of all that an how long we’ve been on, there’s something even more sweet about it; it feels even more of an honor getting to go. Every year that goes by there are more shows to choose from and it seems that our odds would go down exponentially to be included.”
... and co-star Mayim Bialik:
Nominated for an emmy!!!!!!!!!!!— Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) July 18, 2013
Jimmy Kimmel's statement was humorous.
“It just goes to show you – good things happen to bad people.”
"House of Lies" star Don Cheadle referred to himself as a genius.
"Given all the hilarious film work I've done, from Traffic to Crash to Flight, it's nice to finally be recognized as the comic genius I am. Thank you, Academy members."
Congrats to @bearmccreary for his Emmy nomination for his theme for DaVinci's Demons. Such a talented mofo.— Glen Mazzara (@glenmazzara) July 18, 2013
So grateful to be part of @BigBang_CBS -something so special- ride of a lifetime! Thanks for all the awesome tweets regarding the show! Xx— Kaley Cuoco (@KaleyCuoco) July 18, 2013
Thrilled to see my friend @ZacharyQuinto receive his first Emmy nomination as well as two of my favorite actors: Adam Driver & Tony Hale.— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) July 18, 2013
Not everyone was happy with the nominations.
#Emmys Snubbed.— Dominic Monaghan (@DomsWildThings) July 18, 2013
The brilliant Tatiana Maslany was snubbed AND NOW I HAVE TO TWEET THIS SEVEN TIMES BECAUSE CLONES!!!!— Damon Lindelof (@DamonLindelof) July 18, 2013
"Scandal" actor Joshua Malina appeared particularly bothered.July 18, 2013
Don't want to come off as one of those bitter actors who bitch about awards, but I do think all the Emmy nominees are terrible.— Joshua Malina (@JoshMalina) July 18, 2013
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