New math worked in favor of The Big Bang Theory on Emmy day.
While Big Bang did not score a Best Comedy Series nomination — its last appearance in that category was 2014 — it did receive a pair of nominations for its season 11 finale, “The Bow Tie Asymmetry”: one for Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing and another for Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control. But two nominations became three when it was determined that Big Bang Theory had been shortchanged a nod in the directing category for that same episode.
“Voting in the Emmy category of Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series resulted in seven nominees,” the TV Academy said a statement Thursday afternoon. “One of the nominees, The Big