DePaul University + The Second City are “training the next generation of cinematic geniuses.”
The 2018 Emmy nominations are out, and we’re proud to say that several of the actors, writers and comedy honorees are alumni of Second City’s stages, former members of our Touring Company, or previous teachers and students at the Second City Training Center.
Congratulations to everyone on the much-deserved recognition, including (but by no means limited to):
- Outstanding Comedy Series, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Created by Tina Fey, Executive Producer Jeff Richmond)
- Supporting Actress, Comedy: Aidy Bryant, “SNL”
- Variety Sketch Series: “At Home With Amy Sedaris”
- Variety Talk Series: “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert“
- Character Voice-Over Performance: Dan Castellaneta,”The Simpsons”
- Writing for a Variety Series: “Late Night With Seth Meyers” (Writers include Amber Ruffin, Jenny Hagel and John Lutz)
- Host for a Reality or Competition Program: Jane Lynch, “Hollywood Game Night”
- Writing for a Variety Series: “Saturday Night Live” (Writers include Katie Rich)
- Writing for a Variety Series: “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” (Writers include Brian Stack, Paul Dinello, Ariel Dumas, John Thibodeaux, Tom Purcell and Stephen Colbert)
- Writing for a Variety Series: “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” (Writers include Ashley Nicole Black)
- Writing for a Variety Special: “Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life”
The Emmy Awards will broadcast live Monday, September 17th on NBC.