BREAKING NEWS: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Gets an Emmy!

BREAKING NEWS: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Gets an Emmy!

As reported by the folks at Yahoo TV this morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group “announced the juried winners for (the) Creative Arts Emmys in the field of digital media programming”.

Among those winners was none other than the online web series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, which won for Original Interactive Program.

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries debuted on YouTube in April of last year as a modern retelling of the classic tale from Jane Austen’s 1813 novel “Pride and Prejudice” this time with a 24-year-old grad student – Lizzie Bennet – with “an uncertain future” and “a mountain of debt” who – with the help of her friend Charlotte Lu, starts a YouTube channel where she shares stories about events in her life, imitating off-screen characters with “costume theater”.

You can read more about The Lizzie Bennet Diaries via the spotlight we here at NiceGirlsTV did on the popular web series last month right here.

And, most of all, congrats are extended to the cast and crew of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries on their Emmy win!!

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Using her favorite online handle, Rueben is an East Coast-bred gal who is now a permanent Californian and a lifelong tv-oholic. She watches at least 25 TV shows a week, goes to the movies as often as possible, listens to music every waking moment, reads every day and “plays” on the internet every chance she can. Some of her current favorite TV shows are Castle, Once Upon a Time, Revenge, Supernatural, NCIS, Doctor Who, Falling Skies, Witches of East End, Teen Wolf, Pretty Little Liars, Drop Dead Diva, Lost Girl, Arrow, When Calls the Heart, Switched at Birth, Sleepy Hollow, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Fosters (among others). She has loved the new summer dramas Outlander and Chasing Life ; and is also looking forward to the debuts of the new fall dramas Gotham, The Flash and State of Affairs. She loves to write about all things TV. Follow her at @ruebenrambling or contact her at rueben@nicegirlstv.com.

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