68th Emmy Awards: Master Of None Outstanding Comedy Series – Facts You Need To Know

68th Emmy Awards: Master Of None Outstanding Comedy Series – Facts You Need To Know
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“Master Of None” has been nominated for outstanding comedy series for the 68th Emmy Awards. The critically acclaimed show of Netflix is the story of Dev Ansari, a 30 year-old actor, living in New York City.


The other contenders for Outstanding Comedy Series include Black-ish (ABC), Modern Family (ABC), Silicon Valley (HBO), Transparent (Amazon) , Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix) and Veep (HBO).

Master Of None has got three nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards. The series has outstanding directing for a comedy series and outstanding lead actor in a comedy series. This is in addition to the series being nominated this year.

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Master Of None has been co-created by Alan Yang and Aziz Ansari. Master Of None, Season 2 will premiere on Netflix in April 2017, it got a renewal in February.

The lead actor of the comedy series Aziz, is now busy writing season 2 of the show. “I didn’t want to watch, but I got outvoted by the other writers, and so we turned it on. It was fun,” he said, talking to Entertainment Weekly.

He added everyone from his team went nuts when Master Of None got nominated. Meanwhile, Master Of None consisted of 10 episodes in its debut season.

The title of the comedy series “alludes to the figure of speech ‘Jack of all trades, master of none’,” according to Wikipedia. It says that the series later incorporated a song of the same name by Beach House.

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday, Sep.18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. It will be broadcast live in the U.S. by ABC.

The Emmy Awards will be preceded by the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, which airs on September 17.

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