The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced last night, with HBO’s Watchmen leading the way with 26 nominations.
Netflix dominated with 160 nominations, as new services like Disney+, Apple TV+ also made their mark. Content currently available on Showmax has a whopping 113 nominations.
Leslie Jones, star of the forthcoming show “Supermarket Sweep” on ABC, was joined by Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany to make the virtual announcement.
“Despite the unprecedented challenges facing the entertainment industry, it has been an extraordinary year for television,” said Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. “Television has inspired, united and comforted a global audience this season. We are honoured to be recognizing so many of the talented programs, producers, directors and craftspeople behind the remarkable storytelling that has brought us together while we remain apart.”
Here is a list of the major categories. The rest can be viewed here.