Several of the 2016 Emmy acting nominees gathered in Beverly Hills Monday night as the Television Academy hosted its first reception of the season. Performer peer group governors Bob Bergen and Lily Tomlin welcomed the nominees and many voters at the Montage Hotel.
Gold Derby interviewed seven of the contenders on the red carpet, discussing their current nominations and plans for the ceremony on September 18. Watch the chats by clicking each name below.
Sarah Paulson, nominated as Best Movie/Limited Series Actress for playing Marcia Clark on “The People v. O.J. Simpson.” She is also nominated as Best Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actress for playing Hypodermic Sally on “American Horror Story: Hotel.”
Lily Tomlin, nominated as Best Comedy Actress. She plays Frankie on “Grace and Frankie” and has submitted the episode “The Test.”
We also chatted with legendary TV actress Florence Henderson about her current TV favorites and a possible return of “The Brady Bunch.”
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