The 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Are Sunday


The 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards are happening on Sunday - and they're promising 138 stars live from 114 locations around the world, across 10 different countries. Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the first-ever virtual ceremony, and he’s jokingly promised it will be “the lowest-rated Emmys of all time.”

To review, “Watchmen” picked up 26 – including a lead actress nod for Regina King. The 20 nominations “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” got made it the most nominated comedy, while “Ozark” and “Succession” tied for the most nominated drama with 18 apiece. Meanwhile, “The Mandalorian” and “Schitt’s Creek” got 15 nominations each.

The 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards airs on Sunday at 8pm ET on ABC.

The 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

  • “Better Call Saul”
  • “The Crown”
  • “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • “Killing Eve”
  • “The Mandalorian”
  • “Ozark”
  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Succession”

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA

  • Jennifer Aniston, “The Morning Show”
  • Olivia Colman, “The Crown”
  • Jodie Comer, “Killing Eve”
  • Laura Linney, “Ozark”
  • Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”
  • Zendaya, “Euphoria”

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA

  • Jason Bateman, “Ozark”
  • Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
  • Steve Carell, “The Morning Show”
  • Brian Cox, “Succession”
  • Billy Porter, “Pose”
  • Jeremy Strong, “Succession”

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

  • “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
  • “Dead to Me”
  • “The Good Place”
  • “Insecure”
  • “The Kominsky Method”
  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • “Schitt’s Creek”
  • “What We Do in the Shadows”

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

  • 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”

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

  • 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”

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

  • “Little Fires Everywhere”
  • “Mrs. America”
  • “Unbelievable”
  • “Unorthodox”
  • “Watchmen”

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE

  • “American Son”
  • “Bad Education”
  • “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones”
  • “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend”

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS, TV MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES

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

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR, TV MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES

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

OUTSTANDING COMPETITION PROGRAM

  • “The Masked Singer”
  • “Nailed It!”
  • “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
  • “Top Chef”
  • “The Voice”

OUTSTANDING VARIETY TALK SERIES

  • “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”
  • “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee”
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
  • “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
  • “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR COMPETITION PROGRAM

  • Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness, “Queer Eye”
  • Nicole Byer, “Nailed It”
  • Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, and Kevin O’Leary, “Shark Tank”
  • RuPaul, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
  • Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio, “Top Chef”
  • Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, “Making It”

Source:Emmys