“The Crown”, “Mandalorian” and “WandaVision” lead the race for Emmys. Meet the nominees – News

“The Crown” and “The Mandalorian” lead the race for the 77th Emmys with 24 nominations each. “WandaVision” (23), “The Handmaid’s Tale” (21), “Saturday Night Live” (21), “Ted Lasso” (20), “Lovecraft Country” (18), “Gambito de Dama” (18) and “Mare of Easttown” (16) is also among TV awards favorites.

HBO/ HBO Max leads the race with a total of 130 nominations. Netflix ranks second at 129, followed by Disney+ (71) and NBC (46).

In a statement, the academy recalls that “Bridgerton”, “Lovecraft Country” and “The Boys” are for the first time in the race for the award for Best Drama Series. “Pose”, “The Crown”, “The Mandalorian”, “This Is Us and “The Handmaid’s Tale” are also nominated in the category.

According to Television Academy, 75% of Best Comedy Series nominees are new to the category, including “Cobra Kai”, “Emily in Paris”, “Hacks”, “Pen15”, “Ted Lasso” and “The Flight Attendant”. “black-ish” and “The Kominsky Method” are back in the race for the prize.

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Actors Jonathan Majors (“Lovecraft Country”), Josh O’Connor (“The Crown”) and Regé-Jean Page (“Bridgerton”) received their first Emmy nominations for Best Actor in a Drama Series, joining previous ones winners of this category: Sterling K. Brown (“This is Us”), Billy Porter (“Pose”) and Matthew Rhys (“Perry Mason”).

Emma Corrin (“The Crown”), Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), Uzo Aduba (“In Treatment”), Jurnee Smollet (“Lovecraft Country”) and Mj Rodriguez (“Pose”) are the candidates for Best Actress in Dramatic Series.

In other acting categories, Kate Winslet (“Mare Of Easttown”), Cynthia Erivo (“Genius: Aretha) and Elizabeth Olsen (“WandaVision”), for Best Actress in a Dramatic Miniseries, and Kaley Cuoco (” The Flight Attendant”), Jean Smart (“Hacks”), Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”), Allison Janney (Mom”) and Aidy Bryant (“Saturday Night Live”), in the comedy field.

Jason Sudeikis (Ted Lasso”) received his first nomination as an Actor in a Comedy Series, while former winner Kenan Thompson, already awarded an Emmy for his work on “Saturday Night Live”, has now been nominated by the show in his own name, ” Kenan.” Anthony Anderson (“black-ish”), six-time nominees in this category, Michael Douglas (“The Kominsky Method”) and William H. Macy (“Shamless”) are the other nominees in comedy.

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John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” with more than 20 Emmys in eight seasons, remains among the nominees for Best Comedy Show, with seven nominations.

“Friends: The Reunion”, which in late May brought together the cast of the sitcom debuted in the 1990s, gets four nominations in the area of ​​Best Special Program.

According to Deadline, only productions with episodes premiered between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021 entered the race.

And the presenter is… Cedric the Entertainer

Emmy winners are announced on September 19, at a ceremony hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. With a lot of experience in the genre (Critics’ Choice Television Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Soul Train Awards, TV Land Awards), the comedian is the star of the comedy series “The Neighborhood”, on CBS, the channel that this year broadcasts the event , scheduled for September 19th.

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After last year’s virtual edition in a gigantic and virtually empty Staples Center in Los Angeles, “christened” by host Jimmy Kimmel as the “Pand-Emmys” and which broke the negative record for the ABC channel (6.1 million The Emmys will also return to their traditional “home”, the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, with limited audience attendance.

Last year, “Watchmen” started at the front of the race with 26 nominations and was the big winner of the night, winning 11 Emmys. The HBO production won some major awards, including Best Miniseries – “Little Fires Everywhere”, “Mrs. America”, “Unbelievable” and “Unorthodox” were also nominated in the category. The protagonist, Regina King, won the award for Best Actress in a Miniseries.

“Schitt’s Creek” was also one of the big surprises of the 2020 edition of the Emmys, being the second most awarded production with nine awards, including Best Comedy Series – “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Dead to Me”, “Insecure “, “The Good Place”, “The Kominsky Method”, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “What We Do in the Shadows” were also nominated, but the Canadian sitcom turned out to be the big winner of the night.

With seven awards, “Succession” was also one of last year’s winning productions. The HBO bet, which was nominated in 18 categories, won the main trophy of the night, Best Drama Series, winning “Better Call Saul”, “The Crown”, “The Handmaid’s Tale”, “Killing Eve”, “The Mandalorian”, “Ozark” and “Stranger Things”.

See the announcement of the nominees:


(see the full list of nominees here)

Best Drama Series:

The Boys
The Crown
The Mandalorian
Lovecraft Country
The Handmaid’s Tale
This Is Us

Best Comedy Series:

Cobra Kai
Emily in Paris
Ted Lasso
The Flight Attendant
The Kominsky Method

Best Miniseries:

Mare of Easttown
I May Destroy You
Lady’s Gambit
The Underground Railroad

Best Actor in a Comedy Series:

Jason Sudeikis, “Ted Lasso”
Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”
William H. Macy, “No Limite” (“Shameless”)
Kenan Thompson, “Kenan”

Best Actress in a Comedy Series:

Aidy Bryant, “Shrill”
Jean Smart, “Hacks”
Allison Janney, “Mom”
Kaley Cuoco, “The Flight Attendant”
Tracee Ellis Ross, “Black-ish”

Best Actor in a Drama Series:

Regé-Jean Page, “Bridgerton”
Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
Billy Porter, “Pose”
Jonathan Majors, “Lovecraft Country”
Matthew Rhys, “Perry Mason”
Josh O’Connor, “The Crown”

Best Actress in a Drama Series:

Emma Corrin, “The Crown”
Olivia Colman, “The Crown”
Uzo Aduba, “Terapia”
Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
Jurnee Smollett, “Lovecraft Country”
Mj Rodriguez, “Pose”

Best Actor in a Miniseries or Telefilm:

Paul Bettany, “WandaVision”
Hugh Grant, “The Undoing”
Ewan McGregor, “Halston”
Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton”
Leslie Odom Jr., “Hamilton”

Best Actress in a Miniseries or Telefilm:

Kate Winslet, “Mare of Easttown”
Michaela Coel, “I May Destroy You”
Anya Taylor-Joy, “Lady’s Gambit”
Elizabeth Olsen, “WandaVision”
Cynthia Erivo, “Genius: Aretha”

Best Document Series

Allen v. Farrow
American Masters
City So Real
Pretend New York is a City
The Secrets of the Whales

best telefilm

Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square
Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia
Sylvie’s Love
Uncle Frank

Best Variety Talk Show:

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Best competition program:

The Amazing Race
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top chef
The Voice