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‘Nailed It!’s Nicole Byer On Being First Black Woman Nominated For A Hosting Emmy & Offering Viewers Escape In Difficult Times – Contenders TV

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‘Nailed It!’s Nicole Byer On Being First Black Woman Nominated For A Hosting Emmy & Offering Viewers Escape In Difficult Times – Contenders TV

By Amanda N’Duka via https://deadline.com/

When Nicole Byer heard she was nominated for an Emmy as the host of Netflix series Nailed It!, she quickly discovered she has made history as the first Black woman to be nominated in the category of Outstanding Host.

“It means little to me in a way where it doesn’t affect me,” said Byer during Deadline’s virtual Contenders Television: The Nominees event. “It means that hopefully when someone has a pitch deck for a show that when they’re suggesting a host, it’s not just a deck of white guys, that it’s more inclusive and that hopefully that this will open doors for other people. That’s truly what I hope. I hope that we get to see all different kinds of people hosting different…

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