The Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and Sarah’s HBO special, “We Are Miracles,” was nominated twice: for Outstanding Variety Special and for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. Entertainment Weekly reported Sarah’s reaction to be: “I’m so excited! Osh Kosh B’gosh just offered to dress me!”
Also nominated in the Outstanding Variety Special category are “AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Mel Brooks” (TNT), “The Beatles: The Night That Changed America” (CBS), “Best Of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Primetime Special” (NBC, )”Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays” (HBO), and “The Kennedy Center Honors” (CBS). And nominated along with Sarah in the Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special are “The Beatles: The Night That Changed America,” “Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays,” “The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards,” and “The 67th Annual Tony Awards.” Sarah previously won an Emmy for her music video, “I’m Fucking Matt Damon,” and was nominated for “The Sarah Silverman Program,” and for her role in “Monk.”
The Awards will be presented (and televised live) August 25.