Kerry Washington Scores Emmy Nomination for Scandal

Plus, nods for Sofia Vergara, Justin Timberlake, Don Cheadle and Alfre Woodard.

Posted: 07/18/2013 09:25 AM EDT
Kerry Washington

The Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning and the Gladiators are happy — Scandal received two nominations. Kerry Washington earned a nod for Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of Olivia Pope in the hit series. If she wins, she'll become the first African-American to win an Emmy in that category. Dan Bucatinsky also earned a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor for playing James Novack in the show. Unfortunately, Scandal wasn't nominated for Outstanding Drama Series. Be sure to check out Scandal when it comes to BET this Summer.

Other nominations include Sofia Vergara for Outstanding Supporting Actress in Modern Family, Justin Timberlake for Outstanding Guest Actor for hosting Saturday Night Live and Alfre Woodard for Outstanding Supporting Actress In a Miniseries or a Movie for her portrayal of Ouiser in Lifetime's Steel Magnolias. Woodard is no stranger to the Emmys, she has been nominated 17 times and won four. Also, Don Cheadle was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in House of Lies.

Click here for the full list of the Emmy nominations. The 65th Annual Emmy Awards airs September 22. 

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