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Even during a pandemic, there will be Emmys.
HBO Watchers hosted all 26 Emmy nominations, and Netflix reached the highest number of nominations from any network or platform when the Television Academy announced the 72nd Emmy Award nominees on Tuesday.
Nominations in the drama category went to HBO’s family operatic saga “Inheritance”, Netflix’s most popular crime series series today, Ozark, and Netflix’s rich work about Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown.
Handicraft Tale, 2017 Hulu, which won the best drama, also won a nomination, although some critics were pleased with its third season, which premiered more than a year ago.
The Disney + series “Mandalorian” was nominated for a surprise in the Best Drama category, which was a sensation when it came out in 2019. November He made his debut in the new Walt Disney Company, a multi-billion dollar broadcast service.
The best performance of another new broadcast service, the AppleTV + Series Morning Show, did not receive the best drama category, but its two stars, Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell, were nominated for their work on the show.
On the comedy side, Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek received several nominations for its final season, which ended in April. Amazing Lady of the Amazon, 2018 The best comedy winner, too, got involved again. Other nominees were Netflix Dead to Me and HBO Insecure.
Netflix broke the record for most any network, studio or broadcast service nomination with 160, breaking last year’s HBO record. HBO came in second with 107 nominations.
The envelopes are scheduled to open on September 20th. During a ceremony broadcast by ABC and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
Long before Covid-19 cut off most of the shows, in 2020. It will be a year of change for the biggest TV awards show. The winners of many Emmys, such as The Game of Thrones, Veep and Fleabag, were left out of the competition, leaving a vacuum in the drama and comedy races – a rarity for the night that is usually filled with repeated champagnes.
Filmed remotely for the coronavirus pandemic, Saturday Night Live alumni Leslie Jones hosted a news event, and there were more nominations than ever before. The television academy said last month that the drama and comedy categories would expand to eight nominees.
At a time when the number of TV series has risen sharply to 500 last year, the number of Emmy performances has risen 15 percent, the academy said. Members of the Television Academy will vote for the winners from August 21 to August 31.
Will Olivia Colman’s royal run continue?
Of all the acting categories, the best drama actresses were stars.
Olivia Colman’s turn in the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the Crown won a Tuesday’s nomination – and an Emmy victory – would be a pleasure to add to the Golden Globe she won in January for her role and the Oscar she won in 2019. for the image of Queen Anna in “Favorite”.
Four-time Emmy winner Laura Linney, Ozark star, won the nomination. And Ms. Aniston, who plays the joke of the newcomers to the Morning Show, received her first nomination in 11 years. (She was last nominated for a guest appearance on 30 Rock.)
Last year’s winner, Jodie Comer, AMC’s Killing Eve star, as well as her actress Sandra Oh, who has never won an Emmy. Zendaya was nominated for HBO’s Euphoria.
How competitive was this category? Snubai includes Reese Witherspoon for Morning Show, Nicole Kidman for Big Little Lies and Best Actress 2017 winner Elisabeth Moss for The Handmaid’s Tale.
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The limited series category became the most intriguing Emmy ceremony, with big stars and tens of millions investing in cable networks and broadcasting companies for short seasons.
This year’s competition will be a showcase between two ambitious programs to address social issues: “Madam. America ”, FX and Hulu drama describing the struggle for equal rights change; and Clocks, HBO’s innovative idea – a hard-to-apply superhero graphic novel.
Other nominees in this category were Netflix’s “Incredible”, one of the most popular original streamers in 2019, along with other Netflix’s “Unusual” and Hulu’s “Small Fires Everywhere”.
The best actress in the limited series looks set to be the battle between Cate Blanchett, who plays the conservative firefighter in Phyllis Schlafly’s film “Mrs. America ”and Regina King, the heroine of the Guards.
Merritt Wever was also nominated for “Incredible” along with Octavia Spencer for Netflix Made and Shira Haas for Netflix Unusual.
Will it be a remote ceremony or what?
Here’s what we really know about the Emmys ceremony: ABC will show the show, and its late-night personality Jimmy Kimmel will return as host for the third time.
And about that.
Will it be virtual? Will it be alive? Will the winners announce the acceptance speeches through Zoom?
What even is awards demonstration ceremony in the middle of a pandemic?
The Television Academy has not provided any information, but given the popularity of live television events in recent months, the charming Live Change Awards ceremony may just be the thing to keep the Emmys interested.
Last year, the broadcast reached a record low rating – its audience reached 6.9 million.