– Trevor Noah has given his fans all over the world a reason to celebrate once again
– The internationally recognised comedian has bagged six Emmy nominations for the popular The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
– The comedian took to social media to thank all who were involved in making the show the success that it is
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Trevor Noah is flying the African flag high in America and has made his people proud yet again. The internationally-renowned comedian bagged a total of six Emmy nods for his late night show, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
The nominees were announced on Tuesday evening and Trevor Noah’s odds are looking good to scoop the prestigious award.
His show is nominated in: Variety Talk Series, Writing for a Variety Series, Directing for a Variety Series, Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, Picture Editing for Variety Programming, and Short Form Non-Fiction or Reality Series categories.
The delighted South African took to social media to share his excitement with the world. He shared a picture of himself along with the caption:
“Tired and scruffy but blessed and fulfilled. Truly incredible to see The Daily Show team nominated for six Emmys this year! Is this even real life? Thank you the Television Academy for the honour!”
Mzansi celebrities and social media users flooded his mentions to congratulate him on the incredible accomplishment.
Nandi Madida said: “Always making South Africa proud! Continue to soar.”
Celeste Ntuli said: “Congratulations!”
just__alexis said: “Tired and scruffy yes, but still fantastic and deserving. Congratulations to you and everyone at The Daily Show!”
karen_schneid said: “Well done fellow South African! (Scruffy and all)”
qwenbe said: “Congratulations! Well-deserved. Keep up the great and much-needed work.”
The Emmy Awards will take place on 20 September, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
In other award related news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerian-American actress, Yvonne Orji, recently took to social media to celebrate her first Emmy award nomination.
Orji was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role on popular HBO comedy series, Insecure.
In an Instagram post, Orji celebrated all other nominees, Insecure writers as well as the show creator and fellow actress, Issa Rae.
In another post, the excited Orji shared a video of herself on a call with her parents who are in Nigeria as she shared the good news of her nomination with them.
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