Netflix’s ‘Nailed It!’ Host Nicole Byer Made History With Her 2020 Emmy Nomination

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Nailed It!, the favored Netflix baking competitors that flips the style on its head — by inviting on complete amateurs to do the baking — was not too long ago nominated for a number of Emmy awards. The present itself was nominated for Outstanding Reality Competition Program, and the host, comic/actress Nicole Byer, was additionally nominated for Outstanding Host For a Reality or Competition Program. Here’s how Byer’s Emmy nod made historical past.

‘Nailed It!’ host Nicole Byer nominated for Emmy Award

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Nicole Byer on Nailed It! Season 3 | Adam Rose/Netflix

Byer had a really on-brand response to the nomination information. In an interview with Vulture, she defined how she came upon in regards to the Emmy nom:

I woke as much as like 5 texts that had been like, ‘Congrats on Nailed It! being nominated.’ I suppose the bulletins weren’t over but. And then one of many execs from Netflix was like, ‘Nicole, congrats!’ and I used to be like, ‘Yeah, the show got nominated again, what a treat!’ She was like, ‘No b*tch, you!’ And I used to be like, ‘Wait what?’ So it was actually a really Nicole strategy to discover out one thing.

So, how did Byer make historical past? Per Vulture, she is “the first Black woman ever nominated in the category’s 13-year history.”

Comedian/author Emily Heller shared her congratulations on Twitter for her friend, writing that for her Nailed It! internet hosting nomination, Byer “became the first black woman to be nominated” for the Emmy class.

The Netflix baking present host shares how she feels in regards to the different nominees in her Emmy class

Who is Byer up in opposition to in her Emmy award class? Well, she has some powerful competitors.

At the 2020 Emmys, Byer will face off in opposition to the hosts of Top Chef, RuPaul of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Fab Five of Netflix’s Queer Eye, and the six sharks of Shark Tank. Making It co-hosts — Parks and Recreation alums Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman — had been additionally nominated.

Byer shared that being acknowledged amongst fellow Netflix stars is “incredible.”

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Nicole Byer attends a Netflix occasion | Erik Voake/Getty Images for Netflix

“I feel like everyone in this category is just the most wonderful person. Ru is just truly one of the most nice, kind people I’ve met,” the Nailed It! host gushed to Vulture. Byer is a big fan of Drag Race herself. She continued on her fellow internet hosting nominees:

… the Queer Eye boys, they’re simply so good and sort and fantastic. Amy Poehler I carry out at her theater, so to be nominated together with her is form of nuts.

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Nailed It! Season 3 | Adam Rose/Netflix

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Byer is an improv comic who (in non-COVID-19 occasions) performs on a crew on the theater Poehler co-founded, Upright Citizens Brigade.

Asked the place Byer will maintain her Emmy if she wins, the Nailed It! host had one other hilarious response.

“Maybe in my bathroom, I don’t know, because people use bathrooms?” the Netflix persona supplied. “So then someone will have to see it.”

The fourth season of Nailed It! is now streaming on Netflix.

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