The Honorable Woman

SundanceTV’s “THE HONORABLE WOMAN” Scores Four Emmy Nominations


This morning the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its nominees for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, and SundanceTV’s THE HONORABLE WOMAN was honored with four nominations.  Maggie Gyllenhaal received a nomination in the Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category; Hugo Blick received two nominations – one in the Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special category and one for Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Dramatic Special. The series was honored with a nomination in the Outstanding Limited Series category.

As Nessa Stein in the eight-part series, Gyllenhaal plays a British baroness promoting peace in the Middle East, while navigating her way through a web of family secrets and global espionage. Gyllenhaal, an Oscar nominee for her supporting role in Crazy Heart, previously won a Golden Globe and was nominated for a SAG Award for her performance in THE HONORABLE WOMAN. This is her first Emmy Award nomination.

Hugo Blick previously won a BAFTA Award for Best Director for The Shadow Line. Today’s nominations mark his first from the Television Academy.

The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will take place Sun., Sept. 20, 2015, and will air on FOX.