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‘Ramy’ Emmy submissions: 17 entries include Ramy Youssef for acting, directing, producing and writing (twice!)

‘Ramy’ Emmy submissions: 17 entries include Ramy Youssef for acting, directing, producing and writing (twice!)

The Hulu comedy series “Ramy” was overlooked by Emmy voters for its first season in 2019 despite ample critical acclaim for the series about a Muslim man (Ramy Youssef) living in New Jersey. But it has a higher profile in 2020 thanks to Youssef’s surprise Golden Globe win and the addition of double Oscar winner Mahershala Ali as the title character’s sheikh. Emmy voting started on July 2, so nomination ballots became available online to members of the television academy as well as the general public. Scroll down to see the show’s 17 chances for Emmy glory.

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A lot of those chances are for Youssef himself. He’s a contender for Best Comedy Series as an executive producer. He could also be nominated for Best Comedy Actor for his starring role, Best Comedy Directing for the episode “Miakhalifa.

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