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Emmy nominatons 2020: HBO's Watchmen leads the list with 26 nominations, Netflix sets new record- Cinema express

Emmy nominations 2020: HBO's Watchmen leads the list with 26 nods, Netflix sets new record

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, this year, will be held in two parts on September 12 and 13, followed by the main event on  September 20

Published: 29th July 2020

The nominations for the Emmy Awards 2020 has been unveiled. Netflix has set a new record with 160 nominations. Last year, HBO was leading the list with 137 nominations. However, this year, HBO has 107 nominations.

HBO’s Watchmen has the highest number of nominations at 26 and this is followed by Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel at 20. Netflix’s Ozark and HBO’s Succession have 18 nominations each.

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be held in two parts this year on September 12 and 13, followed by the main event on  September 20. The event will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Some of the platforms that will stream the event live in India on September 21 at 5.30 am are Disney+ Hotstar and Star World.

Here is a list of the main nominees:

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul (AMC)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Killing Eve (BBC America/AMC)
The Mandalorian (Disney Plus)
Ozark (Netflix)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
Succession (HBO)

Outstanding 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 Prime Video)
Schitt’s Creek (Pop TV)
What We Do in the Shadows (FX)

Outstanding Limited Series

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

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman in Ozark
Sterling K Brown in This Is Us
Steve Carell in The Morning Show
Brian Cox in Succession
Billy Porter in Pose
Jeremy Strong in Succession

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Jennifer Aniston in The Morning Show
Olivia Colman in The Crown
Jodie Comer in Killing Eve
Laura Linney in Ozark
Sandra Oh in Killing Eve
Zendaya in Euphoria

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Dylan McDermott in Hollywood
Jim Parsons in Hollywood
Tituss Burgess in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Watchmen
Jovan Adepo in Watchmen
Louis Gossett Jr. in Watchmen

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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

Reality Competition

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

Character Voice-Over Performance

Maya Rudolph as Connie the Hormone Monstress in Big Mouth (Netflix)
Leslie Odom Jr. as Owen in Central Park (Apple TV+)
Wanda Sykes as Gladys in Crank Yankers (Comedy Central)
Taika Waititi as IG-11 in The Mandalorian (Disney+Hotstar)
Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson, Nelson, Ralph, Todd in The Simpsons (Fox)
Hank Azaria as Professor Frink, Moe, Chief Wiggum, Carl, Cletus, Kirk, Sea Captain in The Simpsons (Fox)

Animated Program

Big Mouth - Disclosure The Movie: The Musical (Netflix)
Bob’s Burgers - Pig Trouble In Little Tina (Fox)
BoJack Horseman - The View From Halfway Down (Netflix)
Rick And Morty - The Vat Of Acid Episode (Adult Swim)
The Simpsons - Thanksgiving Of Horror (Fox)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Matt Shakman - The Great
Amy Sherman-Palladino - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Daniel Palladino - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Gail Mancuso - Modern Family
Ramy Youssef - Ramy
Andrew Cividino - Schitt's Creek
James Burrows - Will & Grace

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

Lynn Shelton - Little Fires Everywhere
Lenny Abrahamson - Normal People
Maria Schrader - Unorthodox
Nicole Kassell - Watchmen
Steph Green - Watchmen
Stephen Williams - Watchmen

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Thomas Schnauz - Better Call Saul
Gordon Smith - Better Call Saul
Peter Morgan - The Crown
Chris Mundy - Ozark
John Shiban - Ozark
Miki Johnson - Ozark
Jesse Armstrong - Succession

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Michael Schur - The Good Place
Tony McNamara - The Great
Daniel Levy - Schitt's Creek
David West Read - Schitt's Creek
Sam Johnson and Chris Marcil - What We Do in the Shadows
Paul Simms - What We Do in the Shadows
Stefani Robinson - What We Do in the Shadows

Television Movie

American Son (Netflix)
Bad Education (HBO)
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones (Netflix)
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Netflix)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend (Netflix)

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