Emmys Performer Nominees Reception: 7 exclusive red carpet interviews with Jonathan Banks, Ann Dowd, Michael Kelly and more [WATCH]

On Friday night the Television Academy hosted their annual reception for the nominated performers at the 2017 Emmy Awards, and Gold Derby was covering the event from the red carpet. We grabbed interviews with seven stars, including five of this year’s nominees who are competing to take home the golden lady at Sunday night’s ceremony. Dozens of celebrities then went inside the event to officially receive their nomination certificates.

Among the people who stopped to chat with us at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills were Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn and double-nominee Ann Dowd. Watch our exclusive interviews with them by clicking on each of their names below.

Jonathan Banks, nominee for “Better Call Saul” as Best Drama Supporting Actor.

Ann Dowd, double nominee for “The Handmaid’s Tale” as Best Drama Supporting Actress and for “The Leftovers” as Best Drama Guest Actress.

Jackie Hoffman, nominee for “Feud: Bette and Joan” as Best Movie/Mini Supporting Actress.

Louis Herthum, performer on 22-time nominated series “Westworld.”

Michael Kelly, nominee for “House of Cards” as Best Drama Supporting Actor.

Rhea Seehorn, performer on 9-time nominated series “Better Call Saul.”

Michael Kenneth Williams, nominee for “The Night Of” as Best Movie/Mini Supporting Actor.

With the exception of Dowd’s guest acting nomination, all of the nominees mentioned will have their categories announced on Sunday’s live telecast of the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on CBS.

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