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Mandy Moore Reacts to ‘This Is Us’ Emmy Snub: ‘Nothing Can Take Away What Our Show Meant’

The show’s final season only scored a nod for Original Music and Lyrics

“This Is Us” star Mandy Moore took to social media to react to the show’s final season being snubbed by the Television Academy. The critically acclaimed and much-beloved drama came to an emotional close after six seasons on May 24, managing to only get one Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics nomination this year.

“So unendingly proud of @siddkhoslamusic and @taylordawesgoldsmith for getting an Emmy nom for their song ‘Forever Now’ on our final season of #ThisIsUs,” Moore began in her Instagram Story, congratulating the duo — who crafted the music and lyrics, respectively.

She continued in the following slide, “Do I wish our show was recognized in what I think was its’s [sic] finest hour? Sure. And [creator] Dan Fogelman’s brilliant writing for 6 seasons (hello THE TRAIN)? @kenolin1’s impeccable direction? Our insanely, wildly talented cast and crew? Yah…. But nothing can take away what our show meant to SO MANY (us included). That’s an incredible legacy to be a part of. I will be grateful forever.”

“This Is Us” — which also stars Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley — was among one of the biggest snubs for 2022’s Emmy nominations, alongside shows like “black-ish” and “Atlanta.”

Fogelman acknowledged the snub in a tweet as well, writing, “The Emmy noms didn’t break for #ThisIsUs today — if you’re happy when they go your way, you’ve got to take it on the chin when they don’t. That entire group wins a ‘Danny’ in my book. And so proud that my college roomie @SiddKhoslaMusic will be repping us with Taylor!”

Despite the omission, “This Is Us” has previously dominated the awards ceremony, winning four Emmys — including Brown’s Outstanding Lead Actor win in 2017 — and being nominated a total of 39 times.

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