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    2020 Emmy Noms & Discussion

    Emmy Awards: Nominations List

    7:10 AM 7/28/2020
    by Jennifer Konerman, Hilary Lewis , and Kimberly Nordyke

    Netflix broke the record for most nominations in a single year, scoring 160 in total, while the most-nominated series was HBO's 'Watchmen,' with 26 in all.

    The nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday morning.

    Netflix broke the record for most nominations in a single year, scoring 160 in total. HBO was the previous record-holder with 137 in 2019.

    The most-nominated series was HBO's Watchmen, with 26 in all, followed by Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with 20. Netflix's Ozark and HBO's Succession each scored 18, while Disney+'s The Mandalorian, NBC's Saturday Night Live and Pop TV's Schitt's Creek each earned 15 noms.

    The Mandalorian, Ozark and Succession will complete for best drama series with AMC's Better Call Saul, Neflix's The Crown, Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale, BBC Amerca's Killing Eve and Netflix's Stranger Things.

    In additional to Maisel and Schitt's Creek, shows vying for best comedy are HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Neflix's Dead to Me, NBC's The Good Place, HBO's Insecure, Netflix's The Kominsky Method and FX's What We Do in the Shadows.

    Watchmen is up for best limited series along with Hulu's Little Fires Everywhere, FX on Hulu's Mrs. America and Netflix's Unbelievable and Unorthodox.

    Leslie Jones (Supermarket Sweep, SNL) hosted the nominations announcement, along with presenters Laverne Cox (Inventing Anna), Josh Gad (Central Park), Tatiana Maslany (Perry Mason) and Television Academy chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. The ceremony had been reimagined as a virtual event this year due to production restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic

    Final-round voting for the Emmys begins Aug. 21 and runs through Aug. 31.

    The 72nd Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, who will also serve as executive producer. The show will be broadcast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Sept. 20 on ABC.

    The Creative Arts Emmys, which had been scheduled for Sept. 12-13, will now be handed out in virtual ceremonies "over several nights in September," with those dates TBD. In addition, for the first time in Emmys history there will be no Governors Ball following either the Creative Arts Emmys or the Emmys ceremonies.

    A list of nominees in select categories follows…

    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 Kominsky Method (Netflix)
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
    Schitt's Creek (Pop)
    What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

    Best Limited Series

    Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)
    Mrs. 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)

    Best Actor in a Comedy Series

    Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
    Don Cheadle (Black Monday)
    Ted Danson (The Good Place)
    Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
    Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek)
    Ramy Youssef (Ramy)

    Best Actress in a Comedy Series

    Christina Applegate (Dead to Me)
    Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
    Linda Cardellini (Dead to Me)
    Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek)
    Issa Rae (Insecure)
    Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)

    Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

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

    Best Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

    Cate Blanchett (Mrs. America)
    Shira Haas (Unorthodox)
    Regina King (Watchmen)
    Octavia Spencer (Self Made)
    Kerry Washington (Little Fires Everywhere)

    Best 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)

    Best 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)

    Best 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)
    Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
    Mahershala Ali (Ramy)
    Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live)
    Daniel Levy (Schitt's Creek)

    Best 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)

    Best 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 II (Watchmen)
    Jovan Adepo (Watchmen)
    Louis Gossett Jr. (Watchmen)

    Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

    Holland Taylor (Hollywood)
    Uzo Aduba (Mrs. America)
    Margo Martindale (Mrs. America)
    Tracey Ullman (Mrs. America)
    Toni Collette (Unbelievable)
    Jean Smart (Watchmen)

    Best Variety Talk Series

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

    Best Competition Program

    The Masked Singer
    Nailed It
    RuPaul's Drag Race
    Top Chef
    The Voice


    Full List HERE
    “No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.” – Lily Tomlin.




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    Re: 2020 Emmy Noms & Discussion

    I think Mrs. America is going to clean up. It has recency bias and a stacked cast.

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    Re: 2020 Emmy Noms & Discussion

    Schitt's Creek. End of

    Please give the Emmy to Annie Murphy for the scene where Alexis & Ted break up at the Cafe in the booth. Although the category is comedy, it was the most tender moment of the series' brilliant 6 season run
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    Regina King v Cate Blanchett should be quite a battle.

    Sorry to say, but Meryl Streep was not good in Big Little Lies, which was itself not good in season 2.
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    In under 45 minutes Schitt's Creek has won 5 Emmys. The sweep is on!! Catherine O'Hara & Eugene Levy for lead acting comedy. AND Daniel Levy has won 3 for Writing, Directing and Support Actor Comedy. Well done so far. Completely deserved
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    Well deserved, but I'm shocked. It's like they are making up for ignoring it for the majority of the series when it also should have been nominated and winning. Because it's been comedy gold for its entire run. Truly priceless.

    And I'm particularly thrilled that it wasn't well, we know and love Eugene and Catherine, so we'll give it to them, which I thought could happen since I've been seeing so much more about Catherine in particular this year. But Dan and Annie have made the series for me much more than Eugene and Catherine. So happy they were recognized for their acting (I thought Dan had a good shot at winning for writing).

    The only thing I would change, is that I wish is that Emily Hampshire was also nominated for Supporting Actress.

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    Zendaya. Wow!

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    Emmys 2020 winners list: See who took home an award
    By Chloe Melas, CNN
    Updated 2:03 PM ET, Mon September 21, 2020

    Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie
    Jeremy Irons ("Watchmen")
    Hugh Jackman ("Bad Education")
    Paul Mescal ("Normal People")
    Jeremy Pope ("Hollywood")
    Mark Ruffalo ("I Know This Much Is True") *WINNER

    Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or TV movie

    Cate Blanchett ("Mrs. America")
    Shira Haas ("Unorthodox")
    Regina King ("Watchmen") *WINNER
    Octavia Spencer ("Self Made")
    Kerry Washington ("Little Fires Everywhere")

    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 II ("Watchmen") *WINNER
    Jovan Adepo ("Watchmen")
    Louis Gossett Jr. ("Watchmen")

    Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
    Holland Taylor ("Hollywood")
    Uzo Aduba ("Mrs. America") *WINNER
    Margo Martindale ("Mrs. America")
    Tracey Ullman ("Mrs. America")
    Toni Collette ("Unbelievable")
    Jean Smart ("Watchmen")

    Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

    Anthony Anderson ("Black-ish")
    Don Cheadle ("Black Monday")
    Ted Danson ("The Good Place")
    Michael Douglas ("The Kominsky Method")
    Eugene Levy ("Schitt's Creek") *WINNER
    Ramy Youssef ("Ramy")

    Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

    Christina Applegate ("Dead to Me")
    Rachel Brosnahan ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel")
    Linda Cardellini ("Dead to Me")
    Catherine O'Hara ("Schitt's Creek") *WINNER
    Issa Rae ("Insecure")
    Tracee Ellis Ross ("Black-ish")

    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")
    Tony Shalhoub ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel")
    Mahershala Ali ("Ramy")
    Kenan Thompson ("Saturday Night Live")
    Dan Levy ("Schitt's Creek") *WINNER

    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") *WINNER

    Outstanding lead 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") *WINNER

    Outstanding lead 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") *WINNER

    Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
    Giancarlo Esposito ("Better Call Saul")
    Bradley Whitford ("The Handmaid's Tale")
    Billy Crudup ("The Morning Show") *WINNER
    Mark Duplass ("The Morning Show")
    Nicholas Braun ("Succession")
    Kieran Culkin ("Succession")
    Matthew Macfadyen ("Succession")
    Jeffrey Wright ("Westworld")

    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") *WINNER
    Sarah Snook ("Succession")
    Thandie Newton ("Westworld")

    Outstanding reality/competition series
    "The Masked Singer"
    "Nailed It"
    "RuPaul's Drag Race" *WINNER
    "Top Chef"
    "The Voice"

    Outstanding variety talk series
    "Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
    "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
    "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
    "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" *WINNER
    "Late Show with Stephen Colbert"

    Outstanding limited Series

    "Little Fires Everywhere"
    "Mrs. America"
    "Unbelievable"
    "Unorthodox"
    "Watchmen" *WINNER

    Outstanding comedy series

    "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
    "Dead to Me"
    "The Good Place"
    "Insecure"
    "The Kominsky Method"
    "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
    "Schitt's Creek" *WINNER
    "What We Do in the Shadows"

    Outstanding drama series

    "Better Call Saul"
    "The Crown"
    "The Handmaid's Tale"
    "Killing Eve"
    "The Mandalorian"
    "Ozark"
    "Stranger Things"
    "Succession" *WINNER

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/enter...ist/index.html
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