2021 EMMY® AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT

After a remarkable year in television, the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards will return to a fully live and in person event with Cedric the Entertainer handling hosting duties. The nominations for the 73rd annual award show were announced Tuesday morning with plenty of surprises, locks, and more.


Announcing this year's nominations were father and daughter acting duo Ron Cephas Jones and Jasmine Cephas Jones. Both father and daughter made history last year when they both won Emmys at the 2020 ceremony. Ron won for his work on This is Us and Jasmine for her role in #FreeRayshawn.

The awards are set to air Sunday, Sept. 19 at 9 p.m on CBS.

HBO has received the most nominations this year with a combined 130 nominations between the network and the HBO Max streaming platform.

Once again streaming network shows garner a lot of attention with The Crown on Netflix and Disney Plus's The Mandalorian each received 24 nominations followed closely by WandaVision (23 nominations) also on Disney Plus. The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu nabbed 21 nominations.

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Conan (TBS)
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Outstanding Drama

The Boys (Amazon Prime)
Bridgerton (Netflix)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
Lovecraft Country (HBO)
The Mandalorian (Disney+)
Pose (FX)
This Is Us (NBC)

Lead Actor in a Drama

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

Lead Actress in a Drama

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

Supporting Actress in a Drama

Aunjanue Ellis, Lovecraft Country
Gillian Anderson, The Crown
Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
Emerald Fennell, The Crown
Madeline Brewer, The Handmaid's Tale
Ann Dowd, The Handmaid's Tale
Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid's Tale
Samira Wiley, The Handmaid's Tale

Supporting Actor in a Drama

Michael K. Williams, Lovecraft Country
John Lithgow, Perry Mason
Tobias Menzies, The Crown
O-T Fagbenle, The Handmaid's Tale
Max Minghella, The Handmaid's Tale
Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid's Tale
Giancarlo Esposito, The Mandalorian
Chris Sullivan, This Is Us

Guest Actress in a Drama

Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid's Tale
Claire Foy, The Crown
Mckenna Grace, The Handmaid's Tale
Sophie Okonedo, Ratched
Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us

Guest Actor in a Drama

Don Cheadle, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Charles Dance, The Crown
Timothy Olyphant, The Mandalorian
Courtney B. Vance, Lovecraft Country
Carl Weathers, The Mandalorian

Outstanding Comedy

black-ish (ABC)
Cobra Kai (Netflix)
Emily in Paris (Netflix)
Hacks (HBO Max)
The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)
The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
PEN15 (Hulu)
Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

Lead Actress in a Comedy

Aidy Bryant, Shrill
Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant
Allison Janney, Mom
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
Jean Smart, Hacks

Lead Actor in a Comedy

Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
Kenan Thompson, Kenan

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Hannah Einbinder, Hacks
Aidy Bryant, SNL
Kate McKinnon, SNL
Cecily Strong, SNL
Juno Temple, Ted Lasso
Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso
Rosie Perez, The Flight Attendant

Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Hacks
Kenan Thompson, SNL
Bowen Yang, SNL
Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
Brendan Hunt, Ted Lasso
Nick Mohammed, Ted Lasso
Jeremy Swift, Ted Lasso
Paul Reiser, The Kominsky Method

Guest Actress in a Comedy

Jane Adams, Hacks
Yvette Nicole Brown, A Black Lady Sketch Show
Bernadette Peters, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
Issa Rae, A Black Lady Sketch Show
Maya Rudolph, SNL
Kristen Wiig, SNL

Guest Actor in a Comedy

Alec Baldwin, SNL
Dave Chappelle, SNL
Morgan Freeman, The Kominsky Method
Daniel Kaluuya, SNL
Daniel Levy, SNL

Limited Series

I May Destroy You (HBO)
Mare of Easttown (HBO)
The Queen's Gambit (Netflix)
The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime)
WandaVision (Disney+)

Made-For-Television Movie

Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (Netflix)
Oslo (HBO)
Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia (Lifetime)
Sylvie's Love (Amazon Prime)
Uncle Frank (Amazon Prime)

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or 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

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Paul Bettany, WandaVision
Hugh Grant, The Undoing
Ewan McGregor, Halston
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
Leslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Phillipa Soo, Hamilton
Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
Jean Smart, Mare of Easttown
Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown
Moses Ingram, The Queen's Gambit
Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
Anthony Ramos, Hamilton
Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You
Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, The Queen's Gambit

Hosted Non-Fiction Series or Special

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman
Oprah With Meghan And Harry: A CBS Primetime Special
Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy
United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell
Vice

Documentary Or Nonfiction Series

Allen vs. Farrow
American Masters
City So Real
Pretend It's a City
Secrets of the Whales


Reality Show Host

Nicole Byer, Nailed It!
Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye
RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race
Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank
Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons, Top Chef

Competition Program

The Amazing Race
Nailed It!
RuPaul's Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Unstructured Reality Program

Becoming (Disney+)
Below Deck (Bravo)
Indian Matchmaking (Netflix)
RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked (VH1)
Selling Sunset (Netflix)

Variety Sketch Series

A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Variety Special (Live)

Celebrating America — An Inauguration Night Special (Multiple Platforms)
The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards (CBS)
The Oscars (ABC)
The Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show Starring The Weeknd (CBS)
Stephen Colbert's Election Night 2020: Democracy's Last Stand Building Back America Great Again Better 2020 (Showtime)

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