Courteney Cox can breathe a sigh of reduction. The actress, 57, identified for taking part in Monica Geller on “Associates,” has lastly gotten an Emmy nomination for the collection — 17 years after its finale.
Till now, every other “Friends” cast member had acquired at the very least one nomination from the Tv Academy for achievements in performing. The NBC collection acquired 62 Primetime Emmy nominations throughout its 10-year-long run.
This 12 months, the HBO Max “Friends: The Reunion” special is up for 4 golden statuettes, together with Best Special, Pre-Recorded. As a result of Cox served as a producer on the particular, alongside the remainder of her former castmates and the present’s creators, Marta Kauffman and David Crane, Cox is technically nominated in that class.
Cox celebrated the win by sharing the announcement on Instagram and crediting her castmates.
“The one the place we’re extremely grateful to the Academy for this honor and particularly grateful for @mrbenwinston and his whole workforce for his or her excellent achievement,” she wrote on Tuesday.
Cox’s feminine co-stars on “Associates,” Lisa Kudrow, 57, and Jennifer Aniston, 52, have each gotten a number of nominations for the sitcom and every gained, Kudrow for Greatest Supporting Actress in a Comedy Sequence and Aniston for Greatest Actress in a Comedy Sequence. All three of her male co-stars acquired at the very least one nomination for the comedy collection.
Cox stated on “The Howard Stern Present” final month that watching all of her castmates obtain nominations “undoubtedly harm my emotions.” “I used to be pleased for everyone, after which when it was lastly like, ‘Oh, I’m the one one,’ it harm,” she stated.
Regardless of the award present not recognizing Cox’s expertise, the actress was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2010 in addition to a number of different awards for her main position in ABC’s “Cougar City” as Jules Cobb, a divorced suburban wine-mom. Cox stated being nominated helped soften the blow.
“The one factor that made me really feel good — as a result of they’ve all gained they usually’ve gotten so many accolades — I acquired nominated for ‘Cougar City’ the primary 12 months — a Golden Globe,” she instructed Howard Stern. “And I wish to say, ‘Oh, who cares?’ [But] it meant all the pieces to me.”
She stated that she stills will get excited seeing her former castmates engaged on their very own tasks.
“I would like them to win,” Cox stated. “I simply generally wish to be included in sure issues.”
“Associates: The Reunion” was adored by die-hard followers of the unique present. The hour-and-44-minute particular options the six lead actors reminiscing about scenes together with a re-creation of one of many episode’s iconic trivia video games. In addition they deliver on celebrities and followers alike to share how a lot the present has impacted the world. Insider reported that there have been extra HBO Max sign-ups in anticipation of the particular than for any of the streaming providers’ Warner Bros. new motion pictures in 2021.
Followers of “Associates” can root for tv’s most beloved clear freak through the award present on Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. Japanese on CBS.