Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s two-hour, tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey has been nominated for an Emmy Award.
Oprah With Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special, which first aired in the U.S. on March 7, was among five nominees making up the Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series Or Special category when the nominations were announced Tuesday.
Harry and Meghan’s interview with Winfrey was viewed by more than 17 million people on its initial airing in the U.S. and was broadcast in the U.K. on the following night.
Worldwide viewship was estimated to be close to 50 million people.
Critics labelled it a celebration of “woke” self-absorbion by the Los Angeles-based couple, with a plurality of Britons thinking it “inapproriate.”
It came in the wake of the pair retreating from their official duties as working British Royals while cashing in heavily on the Windsor family brand, inking a production deal with