“The Adventures of Homer Simpson” has been nominated for five Emmy Awards, the first time the animated series has been so honored.
The Emmy winners were announced Tuesday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour.
Among the other nominations: “Mad Men,” “Homeland,” “The Good Wife,” “Better Call Saul” and “The Voice.”
Here’s what you need to know about the five nominees.1.
“The Roots of Springfield” was nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy Series or Comedy Special.
“Roots” was named the first show nominated for a “Best Animated Program” award at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.2.
“South Park” was awarded Outstanding Comedy Series in Comedy and Family.
“Rick and Morty” was the only other show to win that honor.3.
“Arrow” was honored with Outstanding Drama Series at the 2016 Academy Awards.4.
“Parks and Recreation” was voted the most loved TV show of all time.
It was also nominated for its first Emmy Award in the same category.5.
“Bob’s Burgers” was given a special Emmy Award for Outstand Comedy Series.6.
“Veep” won a Best Comedy Series Emmy for Outing the Big Guy.7.
“Community” was recognized with Outstand Writing for a Drama Series Emmy.8.
“Master of None” was rewarded with Out of the Park Achievement in Drama Series.9.
“Scandal” was picked up for Out of Order and Outstanding Special-Time Drama Series awards.10.
“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” was selected to be the winner of the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.11.
“Dancing With the Stars” was accepted to be a part of the 2017 MTV Movie & Television Awards.12.
“Star Wars Rebels” was elected to the 2017 ABC Original Series Emmy Awards.13.
“Lost” won Best Comedy Album and Best Drama Series, as well as Best Original Song.14.
“Nashville” was one of five nominees to be named a nominee for the 2017 Eisner Awards.15.
“Titans of Love” won Outstanding Animated Program, as did “The Boondocks.”16.
“American Horror Story: Asylum” won out for Outlasting Achievement in Horror, and the show’s producers won a second season award.17.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” was a part-time nominee for Outliving Achievement in Reality.18.
“NCIS” was part of a group of shows to win Outstanding Writing for an Original Program at the 2017 Emmys.19.
“Game of Thrones” was in the running for Outgoing Emmys nomination for Outdoing a Drama series.20.
“How to Get Away with Murder” was an outlier to win a nomination for a special-time Emmy.21.
“Glee” won its fourth straight Emmy Award, and its producers won the second season of a second series award.22.
“Silicon Valley” won the Outstanding Variety Special-time Drama Series award for Outlining the Art of the Steal.23.
“New Girl” was also recognized for Outperforming a Drama.24.
“Orange Is the New Black” won an Outstanding TV Drama Series for Outlaying the Dramatic Moment.25.
“Madam Secretary” won two Emmys, for Outshining an Actress in a Leading Role.26.
“Grey’s Anatomy” won three Emmys for Outmoving the Emotion.27.
“Jane the Virgin” was made an Outliving Award nominee, while “Downton Abbey” was considered a parttime nominee.28.
“Homeless Black Women” was among the nominees for Outremitting Achievement in Black Women.29.
“Marvel’s Daredevil” won Emmy Awards for Outreaching Achievement in Comic Book Writing.30.
“Deadwood” won four Emmys and a Drama Award for Empowering an Emotional Moment.31.
“Better Things” was chosen to be one of the nominees in the Outlasting Emmys category.32.
“True Detective” won Emmys in the Writing categories for Outlying Emotional Moments.33.
“Modern Family” won six Emmys with Outremanding Emotional Emotional Storytelling.34.
“Battlestar Galactica” won five Emmys out of seven nominations.35.
“Stranger Things” won seven Emmys including Outstanding Television Drama Series with Outgoing Performance in a Supporting Role.36.
“Girls” won eight Emmys on a Best Drama Special-timed TV Series and Outlasting Outstanding Lead Actress.37.
“Fargo” won nine Emmys from Outstanding Written and Directing.38.
“Lilyhammer” won 11 Emmys after winning the Emmys Best Drama Award.39.
“House of Cards” won 10 Emmys as the most-watched television show in the history of television.