by Gina Scarpa
Early this morning, nominations were announced for the 2013 Emmy Awards. Among the categories were those honoring reality television, including Outstanding Reality Show Host and Outstanding Reality Competition. However, the genre was also recognized in the choreography and lighting for a variety series categories as well.
Noticeably missing from the host category were Survivor's Jeff Probst and The Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan. FOX's American Idol and The X Factor were also left out of the competition category, but The Voice was not so unlucky, earning a nomination! Here's a look at the nominees:
OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW HOST
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Betty White, Betty White's Off Their Rockers
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Heidi Klum/Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste
OUTSTANDING REALITY COMPETITION
The Amazing Race , CBS
Dancing With The Stars, ABC
Project Runway, Lifetime
So You Think You Can Dance, FOX
Top Chef, Bravo
The Voice, NBC
Dancing With The Stars • Routines: Heart Cry / Stars • Derek Hough & Allison Holker, ChoreographersDancing With The Stars • Routines: Hey Pachuco / Para Los Rumberos / Walking On Air • Derek Hough, Choreographer
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel (Live From Lincoln Center) • Warren Carlyle, ChoreographerSo You Think You Can Dance • Routines: Possibly Maybe / Turning Page / Sail • Sonya Tayeh, Choreographer
So You Think You Can Dance • Routines: The Power Of Love / Wild Horses • Mandy Jo Moore, Choreographer
So You Think You Can Dance • Routines: Call Of The Wild (Circle Of Life) / Love Cats / Beautiful People • Napoleon & Tabitha Dumo, Choreographers
So You Think You Can Dance • Routines: Where The Light Gets In / Without You / Unchained Melody • Travis Wall, Choreographer
Cat Deeley released a statement following the announcement, saying, "I am so honored and excited to be recognized amongst such an incredibly talented group of hosts. It's such a thrill to have the collective efforts of everyone who works so hard on SYTYCD also be recognized by the Television Academy. Great morning!"
Heidi Klum, meanwhile, took to Twitter to share her excitement, writing, "I'm so honored by Project Runway's Emmy nomination. GO TEAM!!" Tom Bergeron got in on the action as well, posing, "Congrats to the @DancingABC gang on another @PrimetimeEmmys nomination! See you all soon!"
The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air September 22nd on CBS.
(Image courtesy of Lifetime)
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