Bill Hader Was as Surprised about His Nomination as Everyone Else, if Not More so

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By far the most exciting surprise of this morning’s Emmy nominations was that Bill Hader got a nod for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Hader spoke to the Hollywood Reporter about finding out: “It wasn’t [on my radar]. It wasn’t like, ‘Oh yea! The Emmy nominations are coming out!’” He continued:

I got up early this morning with my daughter and my wife. We had breakfast. I checked my e-mail, nothing was there. Looked at my phone, everything was good. Hopped into the shower. When I came out, all of a sudden it was like 30 messages. My wife and daughter were gone so then I had this moment of, “Oh my gosh, what happened?”