The Nomination of Lauren Graham of 'Gilmore Girls' for a 2005 Outstanding Comedy Series Actress Emmy Award sign now

We respectfully ask the voting membership of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to nominate Lauren Graham of 'Gilmore Girls' for a 2005 Emmy Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. It is the opinion of the undersigned that she has put forth the best work of her career in this, the show's fifth season.

There is a perception, rightly or wrongly, that the Emmys have become nothing more than a rubber-stamp venture to honor the same old same-olds in drama and comedy series major categories year after year after year. This is a golden opportunity to put that to rest. Whether based on an individual episode or a season's body of work, Lauren Graham, at the very least has earned herself, in the eyes of the petition's creator and the undersigned, the *opportunity* to contend for the TV industry's holy grail in September.

We ask you, the members of ATAS, to reward her quality and hard work with an Emmy nomination. And while you're at it, shower the show with a lot more of the same. There is quality on 'Gilmore Girls' no matter where you look for it, and it is long overdue for the show as a whole to be recognized by the television industry, irregardless of what network it is on.

A proviso: Neither Ms. Graham, nor the cast and crew of 'Gilmore', nor The WB or its employees had anything to do with the creation of this petition. (but they are more than welcome to close ranks behind it). This was the idea of one person who hopes that when the nominations come out this summer, the ATAS will pull a Spike Lee and Do The Right Thing. It's long past time for Lauren Graham to be introduced to a lady called Emmy.

Thank you.

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  • 26 June 201550. Kate G
    I support this petition
  • 29 May 201549. Jana Doyle
    She's great! City, State Metuchen, NJ
  • 26 January 201548. Tiffany D
    В City, State Charleston, sc
  • 25 August 201447. Kay Parrish
    I think Lauren Graham deserves an emmy for her amazing acting abilities! City, State Canada
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  • 02 August 201445. Katie Dickerson
    Lauren Graham is amazing. She deserves this. City, State San Francisco, CA
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  • 02 June 201236. Courtney Ballard
    Lauren Graham is a terrific actress and she did some of her best work this 5th season of Gilmore Girls. It would be a stupid move to not even nominate her for an Emmy. City, State East Haven, Conn.
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  • 15 November 201133. Danielle C
    Lauren Graham deserves an Emmy more than any other actress on TV she is so talented beyond words and her work needs to be recognized. City, State Kent.Wa
  • 08 September 201132. David Em
    That Lauren Graham, and "Gilmore Girls," have not received so much as a nomination is a blatant travesty! City, State Jacksonville, Florida
  • 29 July 201131. Davetta Ro
    She is a great actress, it would be well deserved! City, State Robert, LA
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  • 06 February 201129. Helen Ponce
    Lauren Grahm deserves an Emmy! City, State Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
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  • 08 July 201027. Sophia Sherman
    Lauren's deserved this award for five years. Let's make up for it, shall we? City, State Eugene, OR
  • 14 April 201026. Christien S
    Award shows need to be about awarding the work, not the revenues. City, State Fresno, CA
  • 17 March 201025. Amanda T
    I support this petition
  • 11 February 201024. Jeramy J
    She has the most difficult role of any actress on television and pulls it off brilliantly yet lacking pretension. Those Housewives don't have anything on her ability City, State Cleveland, Ohio

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