The king of all web media, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, has been nominated in the 2009 Emmy Awards. Not sure if this particular award will air, but if it does and if it wins (fingers and toes crossed!) then Emmy host/Dr. Horrible himself, Neil Patrick Harris, will be there to bask in all it's glory. The 2009 Emmy's will broadcast live from Nokia theater in LA and air September 20th on CBS at 8 pm EST.
The category Doc Horrible has been included in is:
Outstanding Special Class - Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog • drhorrible.com • Mutant Enemy, Inc.
Joss Whedon, Producer
Michael Boretz, Producer
David Burns, Producer
Also nominated in this category is:
30 Rock's Kenneth the Web Page
Battlestar Galactica: The Face Of The Enemy (written by Buffy writer Jane Espenson)
Bruce Springsteen Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Daily Show: The Daily Show Correspondents On Jon Stewart
Full list of Emmy noms here.
If Joss wins, it will be his first (and long overdue) Emmy award. He was nominated in 2000 for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, for the episode "Hush".
Congrats to Joss and crew!