Check out what media outlets are saying about “Special” and “It’s Bruno” Emmy® nominations.
SPECIAL follows a gay man with mild cerebral palsy who decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim, break up with his mom – or at least set some healthy boundaries – and finally go after the life he’s always wanted.
Creator & Director
“Special” and “It’s Bruno” were both nominated for the 71st Emmy® Award Nominations by the Television Academy.
In phone conversations with ET, two creators — also good friends in real life — discuss subverting TV norms, the constraints of telling a story in 15 minutes and what Emmy recognition would mean to them.
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After roles in celebrated series like ‘Friends’ and ‘Breaking Bad’, Tony-nominated actress Jessica Hecht shines on Stage 13’s ‘Special’ as the overbearing mother of a 30 year-old disabled son.
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Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series
Special • Netflix • Stage 13 and That’s Wonderful Productions
- Jim Parsons, Executive Producer
- Todd Spiewak, Executive Producer
- Eric Norsoph, Executive Producer
- Ryan O’Connell, Executive Producer
- Anna Dokoza, Executive Producer