The series “The Crown,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Better Call Saul,” “Ozark,” “Killing eve,” “The Mandalorian,” “Succession” and “Strange things” are nominated for an Emmy in the Best Drama Series category, organizers said on Tuesday.
In the category, Best Comedy Series for the “Emmy,” which is awarded by the Academy of Television Sciences and arts of the United States, will compete for series “Curb your enthusiasm,” “Dead to Me,” “The Good Place,” “Insecure,” “The Kominsky Method,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Meisel,” “Schitt’s Creek” and “What We Do in the Shadow.”
In outstanding limited series category, “Watchmen,” “Mrs. America,” “Unbelievable,” “Unorthodox” and “Little Fires Everywhere” will compete for Emmys.
The Academy selected Jennifer Aniston (“The Morning Show”), Olivia Colman (“The Crown”), Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”), Laura Linney (“Ozark”) and Zendaya (“Euphoria”) as the nominees for Best Actress in a drama series. Jason Bateman (“Ozark”), Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong (“Succession”), Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”), Steve Carrell (“The Morning Show”) and Billy Porter (“Pose”) will compete for the Best Actor in a drama award.
Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”), Don Cheadle (“Black Monday”), Ted Danson (“The Good Place”), Michael Douglas (“The Kominsky Method”), Eugene Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”) and Ramy Youssef (“Ramy”) will compete for the award for Best Actor in a Comedy series.
The best actress in a Comedy Series category includes 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”) and Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”).
The Emmy awards ceremony, the 72nd in a row, will be held on September 20, with comedian Jimmy Kimmel once again hosting it. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony will be held in virtual mode.
The Primetime Emmys is awarded by the Academy of television arts and Sciences, founded in 1946, and is considered one of the most prestigious awards for television work. It is awarded in dozens of categories, including best drama and comedy series, best actors and Actresses in series in these genres, and best programs and entertainment shows. Music and sound design, hairstyles, makeup, editing, and lighting are noted. The fate of the award is determined by about 23 thousand members of the TV Academy.
The Golden statuette “Emmy,” executed in the form of a winged woman with a symbolic atom in her hands, represents the unity of science and art.