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UPDATE (JULY 12, 5:50 P.M.): Below Deck Med's longtime leader, Captain Sandy Yawn, expressed her excitement for the series' first Emmy nominations in a statement to The Daily Dish. "How incredibly exciting that Below Deck Mediterranean is nominated for an Emmy award this year! Thank you to the Television Academy for this honor. I am beyond humbled and proud to be a part of the show’s ever-growing success," she shared. "As the series continues to grow and evolve, we put our hearts and souls into filming a show that not only entertains viewers, but also showcases that anyone can work in the maritime industry."
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Pop the champagne! Below Deck Mediterranean received two nominations for the 2022 Emmy Awards announced on Tuesday, July 12.
Below Deck Med has been nominated for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program, along with Cheer, Love on the Spectrum U.S., RuPaul’s Drag Race Untucked, and Selling Sunset. The yachting series also received a nod for Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program. Other nominees include Cheer, Deadliest Catch, Life Below Zero, and Love on the Spectrum U.S.
These are the first Emmy nominations for Below Deck Med, which has aired on Bravo since 2016. Season 7 of Below Deck Med premiered on July 11.
Bravo’s Top Chef also received six Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Competition Program, Outstanding Host for a Reality Competition Program (for Padma Lakshmi), Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program, Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program, Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured Reality or Competition Program and Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series for Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen.
The 74th Emmy Awards will air on Monday, September 12, on NBC. Check out the full list of nominees here.
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