Hugh Jackman and more react to his Emmy nominations

The nominations were virtually announced by Leslie Jones, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany.

This year’s ceremony will take place on September 20, organized by Jimmy Kimmel.

Hugh Jackman, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie for “Bad Education”

“I am honored by the nominations for both myself and the film and am excited to be named with such a talented group of actors. My immense thanks to all those who believed in” Bad Education, “especially the HBO staff.”

Kerry Washington, Outstanding Producer and Leading Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for “Little Fires Everywhere,” Special Exceptional Strain for “Live In Front of a Studio Audience,” Outstanding TV Movie for “American Son”

“Being recognized in this way this morning is a great honor, but being able to share it with my partner Pilar Savone and our Simpson Street family makes it even more meaningful. The experiences we have had this year went beyond our wildest dreams: to work with legendary Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel to bring iconic 70s shows to new audiences with Live In Front of a Studio Audience, to adapt AMERICAN SON, a Broadway play about black lives and police violence to Netflix, to bring the beautiful Celeste Ng Little Fires Everywhere novel to life with my amazing friends Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Neustadter and Liz Tigelaar. But the tears came this morning when I heard about Lynn Shelton’s nomination for Little Fires Everywhere. I am so incredibly grateful to that Television Academy has chosen to honor Lynn with this much-deserved nomination. I know she is celebrating in the hereafter. “

Rachel Brosnahan, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

“I am grateful for the continued love for all corners of our Maisel family. I wish we could be together to celebrate today, but this (and some zoom cocktails) will certainly stop us until we can reunite the band again.” . The company we maintain in these categories is crazy. Thanks to the TV Academy! “

Mark Ruffalo, Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie for “I Know This Much Is True”

“Although this Emmy nomination comes with enormous gratitude, it would be insincere of me to say that it is not bittersweet. I am nothing at #IKnowThisMuchIsTrue without Derek Cianfrance, who has done a job that will stand the test of time.” Ruffalo tweeted.

Sterling K. Brown, lead actor in a drama for “This is Us” and supporting actor in a comedy for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

2 Good to be true! Thanks to @TelevisionAcad for a great start to my day! Blessed to continue representing my family #ThisIsUs (I love you all!) And I was glad to be recognized for the immense fun I had with @AlexBorstein and @RachelBros in #MrsMaisel Stay Safe. Stay sane. #BLM, “Brown tweeted.

Eddie Murphy, Featured Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for “Saturday Night Live”

“I want to thank the Television Academy for this morning’s nomination. It was an incredibly special feeling to be back on the SNL stage after so many years, and I am grateful that the show has been so well received. Knowing the collaboration it takes to putting SNL on the air every week the way I do, it goes without saying that I share this nomination with Lorne and the entire cast, writers, and crew of SNL who helped bring the show together. It was a great return home for me “

Michael Douglas, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for “The Kominsky Method”

“There isn’t much good news these days, so I was honored to receive the nomination from my fellow academics. An opportunity to recognize the wonderful writing of Chuck Lorre and Al Higgins; a spectacular cast led by Alan Arkin, who makes them look good, and strong support from Netflix. Thank you all! “

Tony Hale, excellent animated short-form show for “Forky Asks a Question”

“It excited the geniuses of Pixar and Disney plus got a nomination for Forky asks a question! I love that Spork.”

Don Cheadle, best actor in a comedy for “Black Monday”

“Since it was announced on Tuesday, I regretfully declined my ‘Black Monday’ nomination. I am one day. I have been one for many years. My principles are my bedrock and sacrosanct.”

Paul Mescal, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie from “Normal People”

“I am so honored to have been included in the nominations list today alongside such huge actors that I have admired from afar. Normal People was created by a great cast and crew that deserves so much recognition for their amazing work. Most importantly, I want I thank my amazing friend and brilliant co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones, as the show would not have had an extraordinary response without her electric performance. “

Laurence Fishburne, Outstanding Actor In A Short Comedy Or Drama Series For #FreeRayshawn

“It is a great honor to be nominated alongside my co-stars Stephan and Jasmine. Given the current focus on police reform in our country, I find #FreeRayshawn very timely and inspiring. It is an entertaining and important series and my thanks to Antoine Fuqua, Seith Mann and the Quibi and Sony TV team for supporting him from start to finish. “

Tituss Burgess, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

“This one hits differently. It has been a tough year for all of us. This honor is more than recognition. It is about the motivation to be my most authentic self in order to create authentic work. This news has lifted me in ways that I did not do it”. anticipate! Much love and gratitude to the Academy and my Kimmy family. “

Billy Porter, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, “Pose”

“It is a blessing and a gift to be a part of this moment where my art and activism meet. POSE represents hope and is a reminder of how powerful ‘we-people’ are!

CNN’s Sandra González, Marianne Garvey and Lisa France contributed to this report.