Barack Obama Receives His First-Ever Emmy Nomination For A Netflix Docuseries

The Former President Of the United States of America is nominated for Emmy Awards this year!

For Barack Obama, it’s the first time landing a nomination for the Emmy. He is being nominated for narrating the Netflix series name “Our Great National Parks”. It’s a documentary based on the world’s national parks, exploring nature’s beauty and wildlife, and is divided into a five-part documentary.

Netflix has also given a full synopsis of the show and here it is, ” Our Great National Parks beckons us to get out and explore, create new ways for these wild places to thrive and vigorously preserve them for future generations to come.” The series was released on April 13th, 2022. The whole series is narrated by Obama in a very beautiful way.

The series was produced by Obama’s Higher Ground Productions with Freeborne Media. This deal was confirmed by Obama with Netflix in the year 2018. The episodes of the series are as follows :

episode 1- A world of Wonder

episode 2 – Chilean Patagonia

episode 3 – Tsavo Kenya

episode 4 – Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, USA

episode 5 – Gunung Leuser, Indonesia

The other nominees for the narrator category along with Barack Obama are

  1. David Attenborough for The Mating Game: In Plain Sight
  2. Kareem Abdul Jabbar for Black Patriots: Heroes of the Civil War
  3. W.Kamau Bell for We Need to Talk About Cosby
  4. Lupita Nyonho’s For Serengeti lI

Barack Obama holds many awards including the Grammy he was nominated thrice for Grammy awards and he won 2 times. In 2006 he won the Best Spoken Word Album for “Dreams from my Father” and the other one was won in 2008 for “The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.”

It’s the 74th Prime Time Emmy awards which will take place on September 12, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. You can watch “Our Great National Parks” only on Netflix.

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