"It's an honor just to be nominated" -- a phrase you often hear around Emmy award season. It's true, winning is great, but getting nominated is still an acknowledgment of all your hard work. Weirdly, not everyone gets to enjoy that honor, even if they absolutely deserved it.

Here are some truly amazing shows and actors that absurdly got completely ignored by the Emmys:

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE Currently one of the most popular and acclaimed sitcoms on the air has never been nominated for best co

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: THE SHIELD & SCIENCES ARTS TELEVISION OF ACADEMY The Shield is one of those iconic shows where everyone just assumes it wa

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: RHEA SEEHORN & SCIENCES ARTS OF TELEVISION ACADEMY Seehorn's brilliant performance as Kim Wexler was one of the best addit

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: ELLEN POMPEO Grey's Anatomy racked up 38 Emmy nominations in its 15+ year on the air. Multiple actors from the show got Em

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AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: COURTENEY COX SCIENCES ARTS & TELEVISION OF ACADEMY Despite being just as good of an actress as her Friend's costars, for

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: NICK OFFERMAN & SCIENCES ARTS OF TELEVISION ACADEMY The Emmys totally ignored Offerman's legendary comedic performance as

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: THE LEFTOVERS ARTS & SCIENCES OF TELEVISION ACADEMY The Leftovers is often considered a masterpiece of TV storytelling. Th

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: SHAMELESS William H. Macey seems to be the only part of Shameless that the Emmys like. None of the other regular cast memb

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: OZ Z 2S110 HBO'S first drama show broke ground on how cable TV worked. It featured a ton of now-legendary actors and dealt

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE The Haunting of Hill House was probably the most innovative and brilliantly shot show of 2018.

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: KATEY SAGAL Despite her iconic roles on Married with Children and Sons of Anarchy, and countless other appearances in her

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: THE WIRE SCIENCES ARTS & OF TELEVISION ACADEMY The Wire is often considered one the best shows of all time- the Emmys, how

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: HANNIBAL Hannibal was one of the most brilliantly written and beautifully shot shows in recent history, and yet, it was ne

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: COMMUNITY SCIENCES ARTS & OF TELEVISION ACADEMY shink So: EITe The first three seasons of Community are some of the funnie

AND THE EMMY DOESN'T GO TO: IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY N PHILADELPHIA IN & SCTENCES ARTS TELEVISION OF ACADEMY Despite consistently being one of the funniest s
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