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    Nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

    Television Academy announced the nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.

    Leslie Jones was joined by Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany to announce the nominations. Netflix collected 160 nods in total, outranked every other network or streamer.

    With usual old favourite series like Game of Thrones and Veep Out of competition, shows like The Mandalorian, Insecure and Schitt’s Creek received multiple nods. The most nominated series was HBO’s Watchman, scoring 26 in total, followed by Amazon Prime Video’s Marvelous Mrs Maisel scored 20 nods and Netflix’s Ozard,18.

    Watch: Who all got Nominated for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

    It is noteworthy that the Emmys bestowed the most nominations amid calls for racial justice and inclusion on Watchman, which opened with the Tulsa race Massacre. Similarly, Black actors landed nominations in major categories including Issa Rae, Zendaya, Yvonne Orji, Kerry Washington, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.

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    The 72nd nomination was more of a virtual event due to the production restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Final- round voting for the Primetime Emmy Awards begins on August 21 and runs through August 31…

    List of Primetime Emmy Awards Nominees:

    Drama Series

    Better Call Saul – AMC
    The Crown – Netflix

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    The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu
    Killing Eve – BBC America/AMC
    The Mandalorian- Disney Plus
    Ozark – Netflix
    Stranger Things – Netflix
    Succession – HBO

    Comedy Series

    Curb Your Enthusiasm – HBO
    Dead to Me – Netflix
    The Good Place – NBC
    Insecure – HBO
    The Kominsky Method – Netflix
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisal – Amazon Prime Video
    Schitt’s Creek – Pop TV
    What Do We Do in the Shadows – FX

    Limited Series

    Little Fires Everywhere – Hulu
    Mrs. America – Hulu
    Unbelievable – Netflix
    Unorthodox – Netflix
    Watchmen – HBO

    Primetime Emmy Awards for Lead Actor in a Drama Series

    Jason Bateman – Ozark
    Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
    Steve Carell – The Morning Show
    Brian Cox – succession

    Lead Actress in a Drama Series

    Jennifer Aniston – The Morning Show
    Olivia Colman – The Crown
    Jodie Comer – Killing Eve
    Zendaya – Euphoria

    Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

    Anthony Anderson – Black-ish
    Don Cheadle – Black Monday
    Ted Danson – The Good Place
    Michel Douglas – The Kominsky Method
    Eugene Levy – Schitt’s Creek
    Issa Rae – Insecure
    Traces Ellis Ross – Black-ish

    Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

    Giancarlo Esposito – Better Call Saul
    Bradley Whitford – The Handmaid’s Tale
    Billy Crudup – The Morning Show
    Mark Duplass – The Morning Show
    Nicholas Braun – Succession
    Kieran Culkin – Succession
    Matthew Macfadyen – Succession
    Jeffrey Wright – Westworld

    Primetime Emmy Awards for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

    Jeremy Irons – Watchman
    Hugh Jackman – Bad Education
    Paul Mescal – Normal People
    Jeremy Pope – Hollywood
    Mark Ruffalo – I Know This Much Is True

    Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

    Cate Blanchett – Mrs. America
    Shira Haas – Unorthodox
    Regina King – Watchman
    Octavia Spencer – Self Made
    Kerry Washington – Little Fires Everywhere

    Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

    Laura Dern – Big Little Lies
    Meryl Streep – Big Little Lies
    Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown
    Samira Wiley – The Handmaid’s Tale
    Fiona Shaw – Killing Eve
    Julia Garner – Ozark
    Sarah Snook – Succession
    Thandie Newton – Westworld

    Nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards
    Nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

    Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

    Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
    William Jackson Harper – The Good Place
    Alan Arkin – The Kominsky Method
    Sterling K. Brown – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    Mahershala Ali – Ramy
    Kenan Thompson – Saturday Night Live
    Dan Levy – Schitt’s Creek

    Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

    Betty Gilpin – Glow
    D’Arcy Carden – The Good Place
    Yvonne Orji – Insecure
    Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    Marin Hinkle – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
    Cecily Strong – Saturday Night Live
    Annie Murphy – Schitt’s Creek

    Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

    Dylan McDermott – Hollywood
    Jim Parsons – Hollywood
    Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
    Yahya Abdul- Mateen ll – Watchman
    Jovan Adepo – Watchman
    Louis Gosset Jr. – Watchman

    Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

    Holland Taylor – Hollywood
    Uzo Aduba – Mrs. America
    Margo Martindale – Mrs. America
    Tracey Ullmann – Mrs. America
    Toni Collette – Unbelievable
    Jean Smart – Watchman

    Variety Talk Series

    Daily Show with Trevor Noah – Comedy Central
    Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – TBS
    Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC
    Last Week Tonight With John Oliver – HBO
    Late Show with Stephen Colbert CBS

    Reality Competition

    The Masked Singer – FOX
    Nailed It – Netflix
    RuPaul’s Drag Race – VH1
    Top Chef – Bravo
    The Voice – NBC

    This Year’s Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 20 on ABC.

    Sajjadh Muhammed
    Sajjadh Muhammed
    Sajjadh Muhammed is a Graduate in Journalism with an excellent taste for online stories and Visual Media content.

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