Announced this morning by the Television Academy, BBC AMERICA earned top nods with four Primetime Emmy nominations for Orphan Black and Luther.
Sarah Barnett, BBC AMERICA President, commented, “Tatiana and Idris are genius performers, and the objects of extraordinary love from fans and critics. These nominations are testimony to their phenomenal work on ‘Orphan Black’ and ‘Luther’ – stand out shows, even given the insanely high quality of the competition. BBCA is proud to be the home of such superlative talent, and super grateful to the Academy for this recognition.”
Tatiana Maslany, breakout star of BBC AMERICA original series, Orphan Black, received her second Primetime Emmy Award ® nomination for the complex multi-character performance of a young woman who discovers she is a clone – 12 in total. The role has also won her two Critics’ Choice Awards, a Golden Globe ® and Screen Actors Guild nomination, a Television Critics Association Award and a Young Hollywood Award. Orphan Black has also earned a Peabody Award.