Emma and her Aunt Julia are nominated in same category for the 2014 WIN Awards! Also American Horror Story: Coven has been nominated!
Joan Rivers, Scandal executive producer Shonda Rhimes, and actors Emma and Julia Roberts are among the nominees for the 16th Women’s Image Network (WIN) Awards, which honor females in film and television for exceptional accomplishment.
Rivers is posthumously nominated for best actress in a comedy series for her performance in the “September Issue” episode of Fashion Police (daughter Melissa Rivers was co-nominated with Lisa Bacon for producing the same episode).
Rhimes and Betsy Beers are nominated for producing the Scandal episode “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” The aunt and niece duo Emma and Julia Roberts are competing in the same category for best actress in a made-for-TV movie/miniseries. Emma is nominated for her role in American Horror Story: Coven and Julia for HBO’s The Normal Heart.
Founded in 1993 by Phyllis Stuart, the Women’s Image Network is a charity that collaborates with entertainment-industry businesses to recognize deserving media and individuals who promote gender parity. It aims to encourage respect for women, create dimensional female media images and support social and economic equality between genders.
The WIN Awards take place on Sunday, Dec. 14, in Southern California. The exact location, and the names of this year’s special honorees, have not yet been announced.
Made-for-TV Movie / Mini-Series
A Day Late and a Dollar Short
The Trip to Bountiful
American Horror Story: Coven
Actress Made-for-TV Movie / Miniseries
Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart
Whoopi Goldberg, A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful
Michelle Trachtenberg, Killing Kennedy
Emma Roberts, American Horror Story: Coven
Allison Tolman, Fargo