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"The Handmaid's Tale" Was Nominated For 13 Emmys And People Are Thrilled

Praise be!

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On Thursday, July 13, Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale received a total of 13 Emmy nominations.


While Hulu has received past Emmy nominations for visual effects for 11.22.63 and for writing on their election special Triumph, a representative confirmed to BuzzFeed News that this is the first time the streaming service has been recognized for any above the line nominations.


The show was also nominated in the following categories:

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (one hour or more)

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (one hour)

Outstanding Period/Fantasy Costumes for a Series

Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Fans are excited about all of the love the show is getting.

so much good tv, but the handmaid's tale for all the emmys!

blessed be the fruit, so many emmy noms for The Handmaid's Tale 🙌🏼

The Handmaid's Tale deserves all the awards yall better watch that show


And a lot of people aren't surprised that The Handmaid's Tale received as many nominations as it did.

No surprises that The Handmaid's Tale swept up a ton of nominations. So well deserved.

the handmaid's tale got two directing nominations let's pack it in folks

I have many feelings about the Emmys but Handmaid's Tale got nominated all the places it should've at that's what's most important.

Krystie Yandoli is an entertainment editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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