Emmys 2021 Nominations: The Mandalorian, The Crown, and WandaVision leads the pack

Apple TV+’s freshmen comedy Ted Lasso bagged 20 nods, most for a comedy show this year.

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The Television Academy has announced the nominations for the concluded television season recognizing the robust group of talents and slew of new television shows. A virtual ceremony was held earlier today that was hosted by father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones from Los Angeles and Jasmine Cephas Jones who both had won their Emmys last year creating history as the first father-daughter duo to have won the Emmys in the same year.

HBO and HBO Max lead the number of nominations with 130 nods followed by Netflix and Disney+ with 129 and 71 nominations each. In the Indian context, Disney+ Hotstar leads as the home for the most nominated shows with the content from HBO, FX, and Disney+. Disney Plus’s sophomore original series The Mandalorian leads the charts along with Netflix’s The Crown with 24 nominations each followed by Marvel’s debut limited series WandaVision with 23 nods.

In the Outstanding drama series category, Disney Plus’s Star Wars drama The Mandalorian received a nod second time in a row while Prime Video’s satirical superhero drama The Boys nominated for the first time along with new entrants like Bridgerton and Lovecraft Country. The veterans Pose, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale and This is Us.

In the outstanding comedy category, barring the returning shows like The Kominsky Method and black-ish other six shows are nominated for the first time in the category. In the outstanding limited series category, Marvel Studios’ first show WandaVision was nominated along with HBO’s acclaimed whodunit series Mare of Easttown. The Queen’s Gambit, I May Destroy You, and The Underground Railroad rounds up the rest of the nominees. The important categories are mentioned below. The shows that are available in India are marked with the platform they are available in India along with the platform they have originally created.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA
The Boys (Prime Video)
Bridgerton (Netflix)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu, Prime Video)
Lovecraft Country (HBO)
The Mandalorian (Disney+ Hotstar)
Pose (FX, Disney+ Hotstar)
This Is Us (NBC, Disney+ Hotstar)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY
black-ish (ABC, Star World)
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+)

LIMITED SERIES
I May Destroy You (HBO, Disney+ Hotstar)
Mare of Easttown (HBO, Disney+ Hotstar)
The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)
The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime)
WandaVision (Disney+ Hotstar)

MADE-FOR-TELEVISION MOVIE
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square (Netflix)
Oslo (HBO, Disney+ Hotstar)
Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia (Lifetime)
Sylvie’s Love (Amazon Prime)
Uncle Frank (Amazon Prime)

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

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

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

For the full list of nominations, please visit the Emmys official website.

This year’s ceremony unlike last year’s will be an in-person event and is scheduled on Sunday, Sept. 19 (i.e., Sept. 20 in India) at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, and hosted by The Neighborhood‘s Cedric the Entertainer. However, there is no official word yet on the Indian broadcaster, the event was blacked out last year as well in India.

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Sai is a film and sports enthusiast. He loves to write about film, Television, and OTT developments. You can find him binging series or films on OTT platforms in his free time.

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