Here are all the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Do you agree with the list?

Here are all the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees: Do you agree with the list?

Do you ever watch a show and by the time you are on its final episode you are content with how it was done? If that is the case, you can express your appreciation for the excellent work by taking part in the Emmy Awards. The 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards are coming up, so you might want to read on for more details.

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The 72nd edition of the Primetime Emmys awards is coming up, and the list of the nominees has been released. Would you like to know whether your favourite actor or show made it to the list? If that is the case, you might want to go through the list for more details.

Primetime Emmy Awards nominees

This is a rundown of the stars and shows that made it for nominations in the 72nd edition of the awards. You will discover something interesting about Emmy nominations for 2020.

Outstanding Comedy Series

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  • What We Do in the Shadows (FOX)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
  • Schitt's Creek (Pop TV)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)
  • Dead to Me (Netflix)
  • Insecure (HBO)
  • The Good Place (NBC)
  • The Kominsky Method (Netflix)

Outstanding Drama Series

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

Outstanding Television Movie

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

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Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • Saturday Night Live (NBC)
  • Drunk History (Comedy Central)
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

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

Outstanding Competition Program

  • The Voice (NBC)
  • The Masked Singer (Fox)
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1))
  • Top Chef (Bravo)
  • Nailed It! (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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  • Ramy Youssef as Ramy Hassan on Ramy (Hulu)
  • Anthony Anderson as Andre "Dre" Johnson Sr. on Black-ish (ABC)
  • Eugene Levy as Johnny Rose on Schitt's Creek (Pop TV)
  • Don Cheadle as Mo Monroe on Black Monday (Showtime)
  • Michael Douglas as Sandy Kominsky on The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
  • Ted Danson as Michael on The Good Place (NBC)

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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  • Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow "Bow" Johnson on Black-ish (ABC)
  • Christina Applegate as Jen Harding on Dead to Me (Netflix)
  • Issa Rae as Issa Dee on Insecure (HBO)
  • Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam "Midge" Maisel on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)
  • Catherine O'Hara as Moira Rose on Schitt's Creek (Pop TV)
  • Linda Cardellini as Judy Hale on Dead to Me (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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  • Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy on Succession (HBO)
  • Jason Bateman as Martin "Marty" Byrde on Ozark (Netflix)
  • Billy Porter as Pray Tell on Pose (FX)
  • Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson on This Is Us (NBC)
  • Brian Cox as Logan Roy on Succession (HBO)
  • Steve Carell as Mitch Kessler on The Morning Show (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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  • Zendaya as Rue Bennett on Euphoria (HBO)
  • Jennifer Aniston as Alex Levy on The Morning Show (Apple TV+)
  • Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri on Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown (Netflix)
  • Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde on Ozark (Netflix)
  • Jodie Comer as Oksana Astankova / Villanelle on Killing Eve (BBC America)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Mark Ruffalo as Dominick and Thomas Birdsey on I Know This Much Is True (HBO)
  • Jeremy Irons as Adrien Veidt on Watchmen (HBO)
  • Jeremy Pope as Archie Coleman on Hollywood (Netflix)
  • Paul Mescal as Connell Waldron on Normal People (Hulu)
  • Hugh Jackman as Dr. Frank Tassone on Bad Education (HBO)

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Kerry Washington as Mia Warren on Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)
  • Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly on Mrs. America (FX)
  • Octavia Spencer as Madam C. J. Walker on Self Made (Netflix)
  • Regina King as Angela Abar / Sister Night on Watchmen (HBO)
  • Shira Haas as Esther "Esty" Shapiro on Unorthodox (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Kenan Thompson as Various Characters on Saturday Night Live (NBC)
  • Mahershala Ali as Sheikh Ali Malik on Ramy (Hulu)
  • Tony Shalhoub as Abe Weissman on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)
  • Alan Arkin as Norman Newlander on The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
  • Dan Levy as David Rose on Schitt's Creek (Pop TV)
  • Andre Braugher as Raymond Holt on Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC)
  • William Jackson Harper as Chidi Anagonye on The Good Place (NBC)
  • Sterling K. Brown as Reggie on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)

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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Samira Wiley as Moira Strand on The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
  • Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret on The Crown (Netflix)
  • Meryl Streep as Mary Louise Wright on Big Little Lies (HBO)
  • Sarah Snook as Siobhan "Shiv" Roy on Succession (HBO)
  • Fiona Shaw as Carolyn Martens on Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • Laura Dern as Renata Klein on Big Little Lies (HBO)
  • Thandie Newton as Maeve Millay on Westworld (HBO)
  • Julia Garner as Ruth Langmore on Ozark (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Jim Parsons as Henry Willson on Hollywood (Netflix)
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Calvin "Cal" Abar / Doctor Manhattan on Watchmen (HBO)
  • Dylan McDermott as Ernest "Ernie" West on Hollywood (Netflix)
  • Jovan Adepo as young Will Reeves on Watchmen (HBO)
  • Louis Gossett Jr. as Will Reeves on Watchmen (HBO)
  • Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend (Netflix)

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Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

  • Will & Grace (Episode: "We Love Lucy"), Directed by James Burrows (NBC)
  • The Great (Episode: "The Great (Pilot)"), Directed by Matt Shakman (Hulu)
  • Schitt's Creek (Episode: "Happy Ending"), Directed by Andrew Cividino and Dan Levy (Pop TV)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: "It's Comedy or Cabbage"), Directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino (Prime Video)
  • Modern Family (Episode: "Finale Part 2"), Directed by Gail Mancuso (ABC)
  • Ramy (Episode: "Miakhalifa.mov"), Directed by Ramy Youssef (Hulu)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Episode: "Marvelous Radio"), Directed by Daniel Palladino (Prime Video)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

  • The Crown (Episode: "Aberfan"), Directed by Benjamin Caron (Netflix)
  • Succession (Episode: "This Is Not for Tears"), Directed by Mark Mylod (HBO)
  • The Crown (Episode: "Cri de Coeur"), Directed by Jessica Hobbs (Netflix)
  • Succession (Episode: "Hunting"), Directed by Andrij Parekh (HBO)
  • Homeland (Episode: "Prisoners of War"), Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter (Showtime)
  • Ozark (Episode: "Su Casa Es Mi Casa"), Directed by Ben Semanoff (Netflix)
  • Ozark (Episode: "Fire Pink"), Directed by Alik Sakharov (Netflix)
  • The Morning Show (Episode: "The Interview"), Directed by Mimi Leder (Apple TV)

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

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  • Watchmen (Episode: "This Extraordinary Being"), Directed by Stephen Williams (HBO)
  • Watchmen (Episode: "It's Summer and We're Running out of Ice"), Directed by Nicole Kassell (HBO)
  • Watchmen (Episode: "Little Fear of Lightning"), Directed by Steph Green (HBO)
  • Unorthodox, Directed by Maria Schrader (Netflix)
  • Normal People (Episode: "Episode 5"), Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Hulu)
  • Little Fires Everywhere (Episode: "Find a Way"), Directed by Lynn Shelton (Hulu)

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Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

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  • Succession (Episode: "This Is Not for Tears"), Written by Jesse Armstrong (HBO)
  • Ozark (Episode: "Fire Pink"), Written by Miki Johnson (Netflix)
  • Better Call Saul (Episode: "Bad Choice Road"), Written by Thomas Schnauz (AMC)
  • Ozark (Episode: "Boss Fight"), Written by John Shiban (Netflix)
  • Better Call Saul (Episode: "Bagman"), Written by Gordon Smith (AMC)
  • Ozark (Episode: "All In"), Written by Chris Mundy (Netflix)
  • The Crown (Episode: "Aberfan"), Written by Peter Morgan (Netflix)

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

  • Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready (Episode: "Flame Monroe"), Directed by Linda Mendoza (Netflix)
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show (Episode: "Born at Night, But Not Last Night"), Directed by Dime Davis (HBO)
  • Saturday Night Live (Episode: "Host: Eddie Murphy"), Directed by Don Roy King (NBC)
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Episode: Dr. Fauci Answers Trevor's Questions About Coronavirus), Directed by David Paul Meyer (Comedy Central)
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Episode: "Live Show; Chris Christie; Nathaniel Rateliff), Directed by Jim Hoskinson (CBS)
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Episode: "Episode 629"), Directed by Paul Pennolino and Christopher Werner (HBO)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

  • What We Do in the Shadows (Episode: "Ghosts"), Written by Paul Simms (FX)
  • What We Do in the Shadows (Episode: "Collaboration"), Written by Sam Johnson & Chris Marcil (FX)
  • The Good Place (Episode: "Whenever You're Ready"), Written by Michael Schur (NBC)
  • Schitt's Creek (Episode: "The Presidential Suite"), Written by David West Read (Pop TV)
  • Schitt's Creek (Episode: "Happy Ending"), Written by Daniel Levy (Pop TV)
  • The Great (Episode: "The Great"), Written by Tony McNamara (Hulu)

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Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

  • Succession (Episode: "This Is Not for Tears"), Written by Jesse Armstrong (HBO)
  • Ozark (Episode: "Fire Pink"), Written by Miki Johnson (Netflix)
  • Better Call Saul (Episode: "Bad Choice Road"), Written by Thomas Schnauz (AMC)
  • Ozark (Episode: "Boss Fight"), Written by John Shiban (Netflix)
  • Better Call Saul (Episode: "Bagman"), Written by Gordon Smith (AMC)
  • Ozark (Episode: "All In"), Written by Chris Mundy (Netflix)
  • The Crown (Episode: "Aberfan"), Written by Peter Morgan (Netflix)

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC)
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

  • Watchmen (Episode: "This Extraordinary Being"), Written by Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson (HBO)
  • Mrs. America (Episode: "Shirley"), Written by Tanya Barfield (FX)
  • Unorthodox (Episode: "Part 1"), Written by Anna Winger (Netflix)
  • Unbelievable (Episode: "Episode 1"), Written by Susannah Grant, Michael Chabon, and Ayelet Waldman (Netflix)
  • Normal People (Episode: "Episode 3"), Written by Sally Rooney and Alice Birch (Hulu)

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Shows with the most nominations

This is the tally of the shows with the highest number of nominations in the Emmy awards 2020:

  • Schitt's Creek - 15
  • The Mandalorian - 15
  • Succession - 18
  • Ozark - 18
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - 20
  • Watchmen - 26

The winners of the awards will be announced on Monday, 21st of September 2020.

Emmy Awards location

The 72nd edition of the awards will be held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

Emmy Awards host

Leslie Jones will host the 72nd edition of the awards. Other presenters who will be on board include Josh Gad from Central Park, Tatiana Maslany and Actors Laverne Cox from Orange Is the New Black.

Q&A

These questions and answers will help you understand the details of the awards better:

What does Emmy Awards mean?

Emmys Awards refers to an annual presentation that is made to honour the exceptional performance in television in the United States of America.

What TV show has won the most Emmy awards?

Saturday Night Live has won 54 Emmy awards; hence, it stands as the show with the highest Primetime Emmy awards.

How many different Emmy awards are there?

There are three categories in the awards: Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and the Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards.

How much is an Emmy award worth?

The worth of an Emmy award ranges between $300 and $400.

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What are your thoughts on the list of the nominees? Do you think your favourite actor, actress or show deserved to be nominated and they were left out? You can share your thoughts about the list. Meanwhile, the winners of the Emmys Awards will be announced on Monday, 21st of September 2020.

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