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‘Stranger Things’ Receives 18 Emmy Nominations Including One for Barb!

The 2017 Emmy Nominations were announced Thursday resulting in some disappointing snubs unexpected accolades.  Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things earned a whopping 18 nominations which include nods for series stars David Harbour (Outstanding Supporting Actor), Millie Bobby Brown (Outstanding Supporting Actress) as well as several other nods for categories relating to production, cinematography, music and many others. The Netflix medium, as a whole, received 91 total nominations!

One stand-out nomination came as a complete and total surprise to pretty much everyone. Shannon Purser, who played our beloved Barb on the series.  She left us too soon but, we may still be able to get #JusticeforBarb if Purser wins her category of Outstanding Guest Actress.

Purser received the news of her nomination on Thursday afternoon and, one the initial shock had passed, she took to Twitter to express her gratitude for the nomination as well as to congratulate her fellow nominees and cast-mates:


Several hours later, Purser was still feeling the excitement of her nomination:

Congratulations to Shannon Purser, the entire cast and crew of Stranger Things and all of the nominees honored in today’s announcements.  Check out the full list of nominations for the series Stranger Things listed below and be sure to tune into the 2017 Emmy Awards which will air September 17, 2017.

Full List of Stranger Things Nominations:

  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Period Program (One Hour Or More)
  • Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series
  • Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
  • Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
  • Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
  • Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series
  • Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program
  • Outstanding Main Title Design
  • Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
  • Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music
  • Outstanding Music Supervision
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series (David Harbour)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series (Millie Bobby Brown)
  • Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series (Shannon Purser)
  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
  • Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

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