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Entertainment Emmys 2020 nominations list: Watchmen and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel look to score big

18:12  20 september  2020
18:12  20 september  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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Photograph: HBO. Regina King in Watchmen , the shows based on Alan Moore’s source material. Emmy favourite The Marvelous Mrs Maisel follows close behind with 20 nominations , including best It marks the biggest ever total for any network or streaming company. The platform’s biggest

Watchmen , The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and Ozark each pulled in multiple 2020 Emmy nominations , while Netflix beat Among the nominated shows, HBO's Watchmen scored the most nominations , with 26 Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown Laura Dern, Big Little Lies Julia Garner, Ozark Thandie

Sondra Peterson et al. that are looking at the camera: Regina King and Rachel Brosnahan are both up for best lead actress in different categories. (HBO/Amazon) © Provided by ABC Health Regina King and Rachel Brosnahan are both up for best lead actress in different categories. (HBO/Amazon)

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards begin at 10:00am AEST on Monday.

Australian actors Hugh Jackman, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette and Sarah Snook are among the Aussies up for awards this year, while HBO's Watchmen and Amazon Prime's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel lead the nominations list, with 26 and 20 nominations respectively.

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HBO's Watchmen scored 26 nominations , the most of any show. And with 160 nominations , Netflix set a new record for the most nominations for a and the potential they give for a return to normal on Main Streets around the country. Finally, a chance that the lockdown and social distancing regimes

29 July, 2020 07:22 IST. 2020 Emmy Awards Nominations : Watchmen , Marvelous Mrs Maisel bag most. Ahead of the big night on September 20, organisers of the Academy unveiled the nomination list for the 2020 Netflix broke the record for most nominations in a single year, scoring 160 in total.

Below are all the nominations, which will be updated throughout the ceremony with the winners.

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

  • Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Mahershala Ali, Ramy
  • Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
  • Daniel Levy, Schitt's Creek
  • William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
  • Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
  • Sterling K Brown, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

  • Betty Gilpin, GLOW
  • Yvonne Orji, Insecure
  • Kaye McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live
  • Annie Murphy, Schitt's Creek
  • D'Arcy Carden, The Good Place
  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Best Writing for a Comedy Series:

  • Schitt's Creek (Netflix)
  • The Good Place (Netflix)
  • The Great (Stan)
  • What we do in the Shadows (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)

Best Directing for a Comedy Series:

  • Modern Family (Foxtel, Binge)
  • Ramy (Stan)
  • Schitt's Creek (Netflix)
  • The Great (Stan)
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (Amazon Prime)
  • Will and Grace (Stan)

Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
  • Don Cheadle, Black Monday
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
  • Eugene Levy, Schitt's Creek
  • Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

  • 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
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Best Competition Series:

  • The Masked Singer (Network Ten)
  • Nailed It! (Netflix)
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (Stan)
  • Top Chef (Netflix, Foxtel, Binge, Hayu)
  • The Voice (Nine Network)

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

  • Holland Taylor, Hollywood
  • Uzo Aduba, Mrs America
  • Margo Martindale, Mrs America
  • Tracey Ullman, Mrs America
  • Toni Collette, Unbelievable
  • Jean Smart, Watchmen

Best Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Sequel:

  • Little Fires Everywhere (Amazon Prime)
  • Normal People (Stan)
  • Unorthodox (Netflix)
  • Watchmen (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:

  • Dylan McDermott, Hollywood
  • Jim Parsons, Hollywood
  • Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen
  • Jovan Adepo, Watchmen
  • Louis Gossett Jr, Watchmen

Best Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Sequel:

  • Mrs America (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)
  • Normal People (Stan)
  • Unbelievable (Netflix)
  • Unorthodox (Netflix)
  • Watchmen (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)

Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:

  • Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
  • Hugh Jackman, Bad Education
  • Paul Mescal, Normal People
  • Jeremy Pope, Hollywood
  • Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

Best Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

  • Cate Blanchett, Mrs America
  • Shira Haas, Unorthodox
  • Regina King, Watchmen
  • Octavia Spencer, Self Made
  • Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere

Best Limited Series:

  • Unorthodox (Netflix)
  • Mrs America (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)
  • Watchmen (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)
  • Unbelievable (Netflix)
  • Little Fires Everywhere (Amazon Prime)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series:

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Foxtel)
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (SBS On-Demand)
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • Last Week Tonight (Foxtel, Binge)
  • The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Giancarlo Esposito, Better Call Saul
  • Nicholas Braun, Succession
  • Kieran Culkin, Succession
  • Matthew Macfadyen, Succession
  • Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
  • Mark Duplass, The Morning Show
  • Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Best Writing for a Drama Series:

  • Better Call Saul (Stan)
  • Ozark (Netflix)
  • Succession (Foxtel, Apple TV+)
  • The Crown (Netflix)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

  • Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
  • Meryl Streep, Big Little Lies
  • Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve
  • Julia Garner, Ozark
  • Sarah Snook, Succession
  • Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
  • Samira Wiley, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Thandie Newton, Westworld

Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

  • Jason Bateman, Ozark
  • Steve Carell, The Morning Show
  • Sterling K Brown, This Is Us
  • Brian Cox, Succession
  • Billy Porter, Pose
  • Jeremy Strong, Succession

Best Directing in a Drama Series:

  • Homeland (Netflix, Foxtel, Amazon Prime)
  • Ozark (Netflix)
  • Succession (Foxtel, Apple TV+)
  • The Crown (Netflix)
  • The Morning Show (Apple TV+)

Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

  • Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
  • Olivia Coleman, The Crown
  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Laura Linney, Ozark
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
  • Zendaya, Euphoria

Best Comedy Series:

  • Schitt's Creek (Netflix)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (Foxtel, Binge)
  • Dead To Me (Netflix)
  • The Good Place (Netflix)
  • Insecure (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)
  • The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (Amazon Prime)
  • What We Do In The Shadows (Foxtel, Binge, Apple TV+)

Best Drama Series:

  • Better Call Saul (Stan)
  • The Crown (Netflix)
  • The Handmaid's Tale (Stan, SBS On Demand)
  • Killing Eve (Stan, ABC iView)
  • Star Wars: The Mandalorian (Disney+)
  • Ozark (Netflix)
  • Stranger Things (Netflix)
  • Succession (Foxtel, Apple TV+)

The full list of Emmy nominations are found via the Television Academy's website.

Watchmen wins Outstanding Limited Series Emmy .
'Watchmen' has been named Outstanding Limited Series at the Emmy Awards, making it the first comic book adaptation to win a top prize.The HBO series - which is based on a 1986 graphic novel - scooped the accolade ahead of 'Little Fires Everywhere', 'Mrs. America', 'Unbelievable', and 'Unorthodox', much to the delight of creator Damon Lindelof.

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