Emmy Nominees React on Twitter

Aaron Paul posed at the premiere of the film "Need for Speed" in Hollywood on March 6. –Mario Anzuoni/REUTERS

Some of television’s biggest stars took to Twitter to express their excitement over this year’s list of Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, which was revealed at the Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood on Thursday, July 10.

While plenty of high profile celebrities showed showed their appreciation via social media, the official Twitter account for “Wahlburgers’’ clearly won the Internet, as the show celebrated its first Emmy nomination by posting a pretty funny GIF of Alma animatedly throwing up her hands:

“Breaking Bad’s’’ Aaron Paul showed his appreciation for getting a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in a more calm fashion than the Wahlbergs’ martriarch:


The “Game of Thrones’’ Twitter account raised a glass (more like a goblet) to the show’s 19 nominations:

Even though the announcement was at nine in the morning, “The Tonight Show’’ host Jimmy Fallon was ready to celebrate his show’s various nominations:

“House of Cards’’ star Kate Mara (who earned herself a nomination) was pretty excited to see her show and co-stars get some recognition:

Kerry Washinghton, who was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, gave a shout-out to her “Scandal’’ co-stars:

Lena Dunham, who earned a nomination herself for “Girls,’’ showed support for her Twitter-less co-star, Adam Driver, who got a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

“Modern Family,’’ which snagged a few nominations, thanked its supporters for getting the show to trend on Twitter during the announcement:

Comedian Amy Schumer, whose Comedy Central show “Inside Amy Schumer’’ was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series, congratulated her comedic pals:

Mark Ruffalo gave some love to his “The Normal Heart’’ castmates:

Ricky Gervais didn’t waste any time celebrating his nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on “Derek’’:

Cheers to that (and to all the other nominees)!

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