The Nominations for Best Actress Are In: 2020 Emmy Awards Preview | Celebrity Page

We're continuing to count down to the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Sunday, September 20th on ABC. Today we focus on the Outstanding Lead Actress categories. And the nominees are...


Lead Actress In A Drama Series

It was all the way back in 2002 that Jennifer Aniston won an Emmy for her role on Friends. Now she's back, nominated for the first time as Lead Actress in a Drama for The Morning Show.

She'll face off with last year's winner in this category, Jodie Comer and her Killing Eve co-star, Sandra Oh.

Olivia Colman hopes to be the Queen of the night, nominated for her role in The Crown, as is Laura Linney for Ozark.

And first time nominee, Zendaya, is up for her role on HBO's Euphoria. She took to social media to express her "love and gratitude"

Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

On the comedy side, the Best Actress nominees include: the legendary Catherine O'Hara for Schitt's Creek.

Tracee Ellis Ross is nominated again for her role in Black-ish.

Dead to Me co-stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini are competing with each other, along with previous winner Rachel Brosnahan for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Insecure's Issa Rae.

Lead Actress In A Limited Series or TV Movie

On the Limited Series or TV Movie side, the Lead Actress nominees include 3 Oscar winners: Regina King, Octavia Spencer and Cate Blanchett...plus Kerry Washington and newcomer Shira Haas.

We'll find out who wins, when Jimmy Kimmel hosts the 72nd Primetime Emmy awards, Sunday September 20th on ABC.

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