Carrie Fisher Nominated for Posthumous Emmy Award 2017

Carrie Fisher Emmy nomination

Carrie Fisher Emmy nomination

Yesterday, those all important Emmy nominations were released and it was one name in particular that stuck out for fans - Carrie Fisher. It was for her role as Mia, the tormenting mum of Rob (Rob Delaney) in the Amazon series, "Catastrophe".

Carrie Fisher continues to receive accolades even after her death.

The series followed an American boy named Rob who got an Irish girl named Sharon pregnant while they hook up for a week during a business trip to London. Late previous year, Fisher suffered a massive heart attack while on a flight returning home to Los Angeles from London, where she had been filming episodes of the Amazon comedy series.

"I did really want to play an bad person", Fisher told reporters at Tribeca in April 2016, explaining why she was interested in the role.

Colby Rasmus 'To Step Away From Baseball' For Undisclosed Reasons
The Rays declined to comment further about the situation, noting they wished to respect "the privacy of Colby and his family". ". Rasmus, a nine-year veteran, signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Rays in the offseason.

"Very happy and sad and proud and messed up and delighted about our friend Carrie Fisher's nomination", she posted.

Elsewhere, Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, a heartwarming documentary about the mother-daughter duo, earned two nominations.

The "Star Wars" actress previously received an Emmy nomination for a part in the 2010 HBO special "Wishful Drinking" and for her guest role on an episode of NBC's "30 Rock" that aired in 2007. The character appeared in five episodes of the show's three seasons, with the installment she's nominated for shot just days before she passed away.

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