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Reality TV Roots? 5 Things You Didn't Know About Trainwreck's Amy Schumer

Five Things You Didn't Know About Trainwreck's Amy Schumer

Originally posted 07/23/2015 04:30PM

Amy Schumer gives awesome new meaning to the phrase "having a blonde moment."

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Anna Chlumsky's 2-Year-Old Daughter Played It Cool After Hearing Mom's Emmy News

Anna Chlumsky's 2-Year-Old Daughter Played It Cool After Hearing Mom's Emmy News

Originally posted 07/16/2015 06:00PM

When Chlumsky found out she was nominated this morning, daughter Penelope, didn't particularly share in the excitement

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess Reacts to His Emmy Nom: 'I Already Won'

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess Reacts to His Emmy Nom: 'I Already Won'

Originally posted 07/16/2015 05:50PM

Tituss Burgess was rendered speechless on Thursday morning after receiving his first Emmy nomination – an exceedingly rare occurrence, he must admit.

Burgess, 36, scored a nomination for best supporting actor in a comedy series for his portrayal of flamboyantly endearing would-be musical-theater actor Titus Andromedon on Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

"I was uncontrollable," the actor tells PEOPLE upon hearing the news. "I sobbed, and I couldn't believe it, and I'm usually so brilliant at always having something to say."

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Kate McKinnon Shed 'Hot, Wet Tears' upon Learning of Her Emmy Nomination

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Kate McKinnon Shed 'Hot, Wet Tears' upon Learning of Her Emmy Nomination

Originally posted 07/16/2015 05:40PM

Kate McKinnon's Thursday got off to a great, albeit emotional, start.

"I was in my bed in Boston," the Saturday Night Live star, 31, tells PEOPLE of when she heard the news that she'd been nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series. "I'm here shooting Ghostbusters and had a night shoot until 6 in the morning. I got home and should have slept late, but I just couldn't."

And she was more than excited. "I'm crazed," says McKinnon. "There were just hot, wet tears."

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See How Kevin Spacey, Amy Schumer, & More Stars Celebrated Their Emmy Nods

See How Kevin Spacey, Amy Schumer, & More Stars Celebrated Their Emmy Nods

Originally posted 07/16/2015 05:40PM

Now that the Emmy nominations are out, TV stars can breathe a sigh of relief – and start celebrating!

Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba and So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley revealed the list for the 67th Annual Emmy Awards on Thursday, and after learning they'd both been nominated, they erupted into adorable giggle fits on stage. But for actors off camera, Twitter and Instagram proved the best way to share their gratitude with fans.

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FROM EW: Emmy Nominations 2015 by the Numbers | Jessica Lange

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FROM EW: Emmy Nominations 2015 by the Numbers

Originally posted 07/16/2015 04:40PM

Surprising facts and figures for this year's nominees

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Inside the Emmy Nominations' Biggest Snubs and Surprises

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Emmy Nominations 2015: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Originally posted 07/16/2015 03:30PM

The Emmy nominations are in, which means there were some happily surprised (we're looking at you, Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany) and others undoubtedly disappointed (maybe next year, Big Bang Theory?).

Here's a look at the biggest snubs and surprises of the 2015 nominations:

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Emmy Nominations 2015: Twitter Freaked Out (and How!)

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Emmy Nominations 2015: Twitter Freaked Out (and How!)

Originally posted 07/16/2015 02:35PM

Outside of an unjust cancellation, almost nothing in the world whips TV fans into a frenzy quite like the Emmy nominations – and when the nods come rolling in, so do the exclamation-point-filled social media freak-outs.

This year's announcement was no exception. After the pleasant surprises (Tatiana Maslany! Will Forte! Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt!) and cruel snubs (No Good Wife love?! Kerry Washington tossed out of the lead actress race?! Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez ignored?!) came the uncontrollable emotional outbursts.

Forget the stages of grief: The stages of Emmy nomination reactions are much more intense.

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See Who Scored Emmy Nominations This Year

See Who Scored Emmy Nominations This Year

Originally posted 07/16/2015 11:55AM

The biggest night in TV officially has its contenders.

Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba and So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley revealed the nominees for the 67th Annual Emmy Awards – and earned nods themselves: Deeley for outstanding host of a reality or reality competition program, and Aduba for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series.

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FROM EW: Who Will Get a 2015 Emmy Nomination (and Why)

FROM EW: Who Will Get a 2015 Emmy Nomination (and Why)

Originally posted 07/15/2015 02:35PM

Lynette Rice and James Hibberd on names they expect to hear announced on July 16

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