Emmy Awards 2020 are set to take place on September 20, 2020. This event is likely to be a virtual event in Los Angeles because of the ongoing pandemic across the globe.
Furthermore, Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the first major Hollywood award ceremony of the pandemic. It also features 26 different categories ranging from acting and writing awards to dramas and talk show awards.
Myriads of Nominations:
In 2019, HBO had the record for most nominations with 137 nominations. In terms of streaming wars, HBO also continued to dominate and Amazon bagged good numbers this year. But, Netflix came up with humongous 160 overall nominations.
In fact, HBO’s Watchmen topped this year’s list. Watchmen, superhero mythology consisting of real-world racism, police and also white supremacy is a leading contender which received 26 nominations on Tuesday for primetime Emmy Awards.
It is based on 1980s graphic novel. It is an intensive cerebral series. The series captured racial clashes in the middle of the pandemic and was nominated as best limited series. Television received 50 nominations making it the second-most in the nominations list. Amazon comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is the second most rated series which received 20 nominations.
As well as, Netflix’s Ozark scored 18 nominations.
Schitt’s creek stars Dan Levy and Annie Murphy absolutely deserve the recognition. From the last couple of years, the trajectory of the show has been upwards. Hence, it is obvious to see the stars on the list. Also, HBO’s Insecure is the first-ever comedy series nomination. Almost all succession actors made to the nominees’ list this year with so many deserving first nominations.
Here Are Some of the Nominations in Key Categories for the Biggest Awards In US TV:
Best Drama Series:
- Better call Saul (AMC)
- The Crown (Netflix)
- The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
- Killing Eve (BBC America)
- The Mandalorian (Disney+)
- Ozark (Netflix)
- Stranger Things (Netflix)
- Succession (HBO)
Best Comedy Series:
- Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
- Dead To Me (Netflix)
- The Good Place (NBC)
- Insecure (HBO)
- The Komensky Method (Netflix)
- The Marvelous Mrs.Maisel (Amazon)
- Schitt’s Creek Pop
- What Do We Do In The Shadows (FX)
Best Limited Series:
- Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)
- America FX on Hulu
- Unbelievable (Netflix)
- unorthodox (Netflix)
- Watchmen (HBO)
Best Actor in A Drama Series:
- Jason Bateman (Ozark)
- Sterling K Brown (This Is Us)
- Steve Carell (The Morning Show)
- Brian Cox (Succession)
- Billy Porter (Pose)
- Jeremy strong (Succession)
Best Actress in A Drama Series:
- Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show)
- Olivia Colman (The Crown)
- Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)
- Laura Linney (Ozark)
- Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
- Zendaya (Euphoria)
So, what do you think about the nominations? Whom do you think will grab the Emmy Awards 2020? Shoot your answers through the comment section.