Comic Television Shows Get Some Emmy Recognition

fear-the-walking-dead-posterWhen it comes to awards time, live comic adaptations are often overlooked and usually relegated to technical awards, missing from “key categories.” This year’s Emmy nominations were announced today and various shows picked up quite a few nominations with one acting nod and one for a series. Check out below to find out what “comic” shows were nominated.

Gotham and Marvel’s Daredevil will be competing in “Outstanding Stunt Coordination For a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie.”

Gotham was nominated for “Outstanding Cinematography For a Single-Camera Series.” And the show’s episode “Azrael” was nominated for “Outstanding Sound Editing For a Series.” That episode will compete with Daredevil‘s episode “New York’s Finest.”

Marvel’s Jessica Jones received nominations for “Outstanding Main Title Design” and “Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.”

Michelle Ang is nominated for “Outstanding Actress In a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series” for Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462.

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For a Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special” sees The Walking Dead team of Greg Nicotero, Jake Garber, Gino Crognale, Kevin Wasner, Garret Immel, Kerrin Jackson, and Carey Jones nominated. Also, The Walking Dead’s Victor Scalise, Matt Robken, Darrell Dean Pritchett, David Alexander, Michael Crane, Chad Hudson, Staffan Linder, Sean Ritchie, and Also Ruggiero were nominated for “Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role.”

Finally, Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462 was nominated for “Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series.”

Congrats to all of the nominees. The 68th Annual Emmy’s will air September 18, 2016.