2 nominations, including comedy series and supporting actor Ty Burrell.(Eric McCandless / AP)
11 nominations, including drama series, lead actor for Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia, supporting actress for Chrissy Metz, supporting actor for Ron Cephas Jones and guest actor in a drama series.(Ron Batzdorff / NBC)
Thirteen nominations, including lead actress in a drama series for Elisabeth Moss, guest actress for Alexis Bledel, supporting actress for Ann Dowd and Samira Wiley, production design and drama series.(George Kraychyk / Hulu)
Thirteen nominations, including drama series, Claire Foy for lead actress, supporting actor for John Lithgow and production design.(Alex Bailey / Netflix)
Eighteen nominations, including drama series, supporting actress for Millie Bobby Brown, supporting actor for David Harbour, guest actress for Shannon Purser and production design.(Curtis Baker / Netflix)
Twenty-two nominations, including drama series, lead actor for Anthony Hopkins, lead actress in a drama series for Evan Rachel Wood, supporting actor for Jeffrey Wright, supporting actress for Thandie Newton and production design.(John P. Johnson / HBO)
Nine nominations, including drama series, lead actor for Bob Odenkirk and supporting actor for Jonathan Banks.(Michele K.Short)
Twenty-two nominations, including supporting actor for Alec Baldwin; supporting actress for Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon; guest actor for Dave Chappelle, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Hanks; guest actress for Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy; and production design.(Will Heath / NBC)
Four nominations, including comedy series, lead actress for Tracee Ellis Ross and lead actor for Anthony Anderson.(Nicole Wilder / ABC)
Nominated for lead actor for Matthew Rhys, lead actress in a drama series for Keri Russell and guest actress in a drama series for Alison Wright.(Patrick Harbron / FX)
Six nominations, including drama series, Kevin Spacey for lead actor, Robin Wright for lead actress in a drama series and supporting actor for Michael Kelly.(David Giesbrecht / Netflix)
Six nominations, including comedy series and lead actor in a comedy series for Donald Glover.(Quantrell D. Colbert / FX)
Eight nominations, including comedy series, lead actor in a comedy series for Aziz Ansari and guest actress for Angela Bassett.(Netflix)
Ten nominations, including comedy series, directing for a comedy series for Jamie Babbit and production design.(John P. Fleenor / HBO)
Seventeen nominations, including comedy series; lead actress in a comedy series for Julia Louis-Dreyfus; supporting actor for Tony Hale and Matt Walsh; and supporting actress in a comedy series for Anna Chlumsky.(Justin M. Lubin / HBO)
Five nominations, including comedy series, lead actress in a comedy series for Ellie Kemper and supporting actor in a comedy series for Tituss Burgess.(Eric Liebowitz / Netflix)
Sixteen nominations, including limited series, lead actress in a limited series or TV movie for Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon, supporting actor for Alexander Skarsgard and supporting actress in a limited series for Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley.(HBO)
18 nominations, including limited series and lead actress in a limited series or TV movie for Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon.( Byron Cohen / FX)
Lead actress in a drama series, “The Handmaid’s Tale."(George Kraychyk / Hulu)
Nominated for lead actress in a drama series, “How to Get Away with Murder."(Nicole Wilder / AP)
Nominated for lead actor in a drama series, “This is Us."(Ron Batzdorff / NBC)
Nominated for lead actress in a drama series, “The Americans.”(Patrick Harbron / FX)
Nominated for lead actress in a drama series, “Westworld.”(John P. Johnson / HBO)
TV’s biggest night has nearly arrived! The
Let’s begin with the basics, shall we?
What time does the show start? And on what channel?
The Primetime Emmy Awards, which honor the past year in television, will be telecast live at 5 p.m. Pacific time on CBS. This year’s show takes place at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles and will run until about 8 p.m. Pacific time.
Who is hosting?
Since the show will air on CBS, the network tapped Stephen Colbert of “The Late Show” to MC the glittery affair. Twitter even gave him a special emoji for it.
“Look forward to my butt crack,” Colbert dryly promised during Tuesday’s red-carpet rollout, joking that under his tutelage, the show will feature nudity for the first time.
Colbert himself is up for an award in the variety talk category, and “The Late Show” and his election night special are also up for some awards. How does he like his Emmy chances? “One in six. That’s how I like my chances,” he said.
Who are the nominees? And didn’t they already win awards last weekend?
HBO’s sci-fi hit “Westworld” and NBC’s long-running sketch comedy “Saturday Night Live” dominated the July nominations with 22 nods apiece, and each show took home five awards during last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys ceremonies. Netflix’s spooky drama “Stranger Things” also matched the five-award haul last weekend. Here’s the complete list of nominees and winners.
Alas, we won’t be seeing last year’s drama winner “Game of Thrones” at the ceremony Sunday, because the penultimate season’s mid-summer premiere missed the cut-off for nominations this year.
- “Better Call Saul” (AMC)
- “The Crown” (Netflix)
- “The Handmaid’s Tale” (
- “House of Cards” (Netflix)
- “Stranger Things” (Netflix)
- “This Is Us” (NBC)
- “Westworld” (HBO)
- “Atlanta” (FX)
- “black-ish" (
- “Master of None” (Netflix)
- “Modern Family” (ABC)
- “Silicon Valley” (HBO)
- “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)
- “Veep” (HBO)
- “Big Little Lies” (HBO)
- “Fargo” (FX)
- “Feud: Bette and Joan” (FX)
- “Genius” (National Geographic)
- “The Night Of” (HBO)
- “Black Mirror: San Junipero” (Netflix)
- “Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love” (NBC)
- “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” (HBO)
- “Sherlock: The Lying Detective” (PBS)
- “The Wizard of Lies” (HBO)
The bulk of awards (93 to be exact) were doled out at the two-night Creative Arts Emmys, which honor television’s technical and creative behind-the-scenes talent as well as a few acting categories.
Notable winners were Melissa McCarthy and Dave Chappelle, who won for guest actress and actor in a comedy series, respectively, for their appearances on “Saturday Night Live.” The awards for guest actor and actress in a drama went to Gerald McRaney, for his work as Dr. Nathan Katowski on “This Is Us,” and Alexis Bledel, who played Ofglen in “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The quartet of guest actors are slated to present during Sunday’s ceremony.
The 69th Creative Arts Emmys will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Saturday on FXX.
Who else is going to win?
You tell us! Cast your vote with our play-at-home ballot here.
Brace yourself, there’s a lot of them. TV’s crème de la crème will be parading themselves down the red carpet and onto the Microsoft Theater stage to hand out awards to...well... TV’s crème de la crème. The academy has invited a sampling of past winners, current nominees and a bevy of on-camera talent to present its golden trophies.
Here’s who you’ll see onstage this year:
(“The Night Of,” “Girls”) Riz Ahmed
- Anthony Anderson (“black-ish”)
- Iain Armitage (“Young Sheldon,” “Big Little Lies”)
(“Saturday Night Live,” “Match Game”) Alec Baldwin
(“Ozark”) Jason Bateman
(“The Sinner”) Jessica Biel
- Matt Bomer (“The Last Tycoon”)
- Carol Burnett (“The Carol Burnett Show”)
- Dave Chappelle (“Saturday Night Live”)
- Priyanka Chopra (“Quantico”)
- James Corden (“The Late Late Show With James Corden”)
- Viola Davis (“How to Get Away With Murder”)
- Laura Dern (“Big Little Lies”)
- Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”)
- Edie Falco (“Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”)
- Anna Faris (“Mom”)
- Mark Feuerstein (“9JKL”)
- Jane Fonda (“Grace and Frankie”)
- Jermaine Fowler (“Superior Donuts”)
- Chris Hardwick (“Talking Dead,” “The Wall”)
- Allison Janney (“Mom”)
- Rashida Jones (“Angie Tribeca”)
- Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies”)
- Zoe Kravitz (“Big Little Lies”)
- Norman Lear (“One Day at a Time”)
- LL Cool J (“NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Lip Sync Battle”)
- Sonequa Martin-Green (“Star Trek: Discovery,” “The Walking Dead”)
- Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”)
(“The Orville,” “Family Guy”) Seth MacFarlane
- Melissa McCarthy (“Saturday Night Live”)
- Gerald McRaney (“This Is Us”)
- Debra Messing ("Will & Grace")
- Seth Meyers (“Late Night With Seth Meyers”)
("The Mayor") Lea Michele
- Shemar Moore (“S.W.A.T.”)
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“The Walking Dead”)
- Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”)
- Kaitlin Olson (“The Mick,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”)
- Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”)
- Dolly Parton (“Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love”)
- Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”)
- Jeremy Piven (“Wisdom of the Crowd”)
- Issa Rae (“Insecure”)
(“Ghosted”) Craig Robinson
- Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”)
- Anika Noni Rose (“The Quad”)
- Emmy Rossum (“Shameless”)
- Adam Scott (“Ghosted,” “Big Little Lies”)
- Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”)
- Cicely Tyson (“How to Get Away With Murder”)
(“Being Mary Jane”) Gabrielle Union
- Oprah Winfrey (“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”)
- Reese Witherspoon (“Big Little Lies”)
- BD Wong (“Mr. Robot”)
(“Big Little Lies”) Shailene Woodley
For our complete coverage of this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards, go to latimes.com/emmys.
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