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(PJW Friends in High Places?) Bill Nye Gets Emmy Nomination For ‘Sexual Spectrum’ Episode

Feb. 1, 2017, Bill Nye attends a blue jacket fashion show in support for prostate cancer awareness during New York Fashion week at Pier 59. PHOTO: Daily Caller/Lev Radin/Shutterstock

By Chris White | 15 July 2017

DAILY CALLER — Comedian Bill Nye received an Emmy Award nomination Thursday for his Netflix show’s “Sexual Spectrum” episode.

The Television Academy Awards nominated writers on “Bill Nye Saves The World” for a musical number suggesting that sexuality exists on a spectrum. The episode raised concern from conservatives and YouTube denizens alike, many of whom mocked the show for awkwardly associating social sciences with physical sciences.

“It’s been a record-breaking year for television, continuing its explosive growth,” Television Academy Chairman Hayma Washington said in a press statement announcing this year’s Emmy nominations. “We are thrilled to once again honor the very best that television has to offer.”

The nominated episode features the music video, “My Sex Junk,” which was published on YouTube and aired in April on Netflix, features actress Rachel Bloom singing a song about transgenders, gay sex and how sexuality is a fluid concept. Bloom’s song appears to lament the fact that humans are relegated to living lives as male or females. […]

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