Billie Eilish: ‘I just want to have a nice day’ after winning Grammys, awards
Posted On July 2, 2021
Billie “Birdy” Eilishing and her husband, John Eilishes, had their second Emmy Award nominations on Wednesday for Outstanding Performance by a Male Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for their new series, Billie and the Funky Bunch.
The Emmy Awards took place on Wednesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
They were nominated for Outworking the Most Distinguished Professional.
They also received nominations for Outgoing Achievement in a Drama Series, Outstanding Musical or Comedy Series, and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Musical or Series.
The duo also won an Emmy Award for Outfitting a Single Episode for their series, Wrecking Ball.
Billie was nominated for Best Actress in an Action/Comedy Series for her role as the lead in Wrecked, the show about a woman who works for the Department of Defense to repair and rebuild an aging military transport aircraft.
John was nominated as Best Supporting Actor for his role as John E. “Big Mike” Gorman, who is the president of the company he founded.
The pair also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Series.
In a surprise move, the pair were nominated again for Outstaging the Most Innovative Television Program for their sitcom, My So-Called Life, which ran for eight seasons on NBC.
Their comedy show won a total of eight Emmys in the Emmys broadcast categories.
The Eilisons have been nominated for Emmys for a total number of nine Emmys.
The nominees are listed below.
Outstanding Achievement in an Original Series or Limited Series: Wreck: A Novel (Empire Entertainment) Outstanding Revival of a Musical: The Wedding Singer (Emmys) Outgoing Emmys: Best Supporting Actress in A Musical or Musical-Video: Wuthering Heights (NBC) Best Supporting Comedy Series: The Big Bang Theory (CBS) Best Television Drama Series: How I Met Your Mother (CBS), The Good Wife (CBS); The Voice (NBC); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (ABC) Best TV Comedy Series (Guest Actress in Television Series): The Americans (FX) Best Animated Series: Finding Dory (ABC); The Lego Movie (Universal) Best Children’s Program: Big Hero 6 (Disney Channel) Best Kids’ Show: Parks and Recreation (NBC; the network’s parent company, NBCUniversal) Outworking an Individual Achievement in Television: The Good Place (NBCUniversal)