2021 Emmy Award nominations announced

2021 Emmy Award nominations announced
Like all things, TV show production was hit hard during the pandemic, yet they were still able to present some amazing shows for our viewing pleasure! In order to qualify, shows had to air between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021. Cedric the Entertainer will host the official awards ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 19, 2021. Here is the list of nominations:

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie
Paul Bettany, "WandaVision"
Hugh Grant, "The Undoing"
Ewan McGregor, "Halston"
Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"
Leslie Odom Jr., "Hamilton"

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or TV movie
Michaela Coel, "I May Destroy You"
Cynthia Erivo, "Genius: Aretha"
Elizabeth Olsen, "WandaVision"
Anya Taylor-Joy, "The Queen's Gambit"
Kate Winslet, "Mare of Easttown"

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series
Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish"
William H. Macy, "Shameless"
Michael Douglas, "The Kominsky Method"
Jason Sudeikis, "Ted Lasso"
Kenan Thompson, "Kenan"

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series
Jean Smart, "Hacks"
Kaley Cuoco, "The Flight Attendant"
Tracee Ellis Ross, "Black-ish"
Aidy Bryant, "Shrill"
Allison Janney, "Mom"

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series
Sterling K. Brown, "This Is Us"
Jonathan Majors, "Lovecraft Country"
Josh O'Connor, "The Crown"
Regé-Jean Page, "Bridgerton"
Billy Porter, "Pose"
Matthew Rhys, "Perry Mason"

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series
Uzo Aduba, "In Treatment"
Olivia Colman, "The Crown"
Emma Corrin, "The Crown"
Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid's Tale"
Mj Rodriguez, "Pose"
Jurnee Smollett, "Lovecraft Country"

Outstanding reality/competition series
"The Amazing Race"
"Nailed It!"
"RuPaul's Drag Race"
"Top Chef"
"The Voice"

Outstanding variety talk series
"Last Week Tonight With John Oliver"
"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert"
"Conan"
"The Daily Show With Trevor Noah"
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

Outstanding limited Series
"WandaVision"
"Mare of Easttown"
"I May Destroy You"
"The Underground Railroad"
"The Queen's Gambit"

Outstanding comedy series
"Black-ish"
"Cobra Kai"
"Emily in Paris"
"Hacks"
"The Flight Attendant"
"The Kominsky Method"
"Pen15"
"Ted Lasso"

Outstanding drama series
"The Boys"
"Bridgerton"
"The Crown"
"The Handmaid's Tale"
"Lovecraft Country"
"The Mandalorian"
"Pose"




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