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Emmy 2021: Here are the nominations of 73rd annual awards

Netflix's The Crown and Disney+ series The Mandalorian lead with 24 nods each at this year’s Emmys (CNET)

The 73rd Emmy Awards’ nominations have been announced. The awards recognise excellence in television. They are the pre-eminent awards in the medium, being equivalent to Academy Awards (also called Oscars) for films.

The awards ceremony this year is on September 19 and will be held in the US.  Here is a list of nominees in key categories:

Best drama series 

‘The Boys’


‘The Crown’

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

‘Lovecraft Country’

‘The Mandalorian’


‘This is Us’

Best comedy series


‘Cobra Kai

‘Emily in Paris’

‘The Flight Attendant”


‘The Kominsky Method”


‘Ted Lasso’

Best limited series

‘I May Destroy You’

‘Mare of Easttown’

‘The Queen’s Gambit’

‘The Underground Railroad’


Best comedy actor

Anthony Anderson, ‘black-ish’

Jason Sudeikis, ‘Ted Lasso’

Kenan Thompson, ‘Kenan’

Michael Douglas, ‘The Kominsky Method’

William H. Macy, ‘Shameless’

Best comedy actress

Aidy Bryant, ‘Shrill’

Allison Janney, ‘Mom’

Jean Smart, ‘Hacks’

Kaley Cuoco, ‘The Flight Attendant’

Tracee Ellis Ross, ‘black-ish’

Best drama actress

Elisabeth Moss, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Emma Corrin, ‘The Crown’

Jurnee Smollett, ‘Lovecraft Country’

Mj Rodriguez, ‘Pose’

Olivia Colman, ‘The Crown’

Uzo Aduba, ‘In Treatment’

Best drama actor

Billy Porter, ‘Pose’

Jonathan Majors, ‘Lovecraft Country’

Josh O’Connor, ‘The Crown’

Matthew Rhys, ‘Perry Mason’

Regé-Jean Page, ‘Bridgerton’

Sterling K. Brown, ‘This Is Us’

Best actress in limited series or movies

Anya Taylor-Joy, ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

Cynthia Erivo, ‘Genius: Aretha’

Elizabeth Olsen, ‘WandaVision’

Kate Winslet, ‘Mare Of Easttown’

Michaela Coel, ‘I May Destroy You’

Best actor in limited series or movies

Ewan McGregor, ‘Halston’

Hugh Grant, ‘The Undoing’

Leslie Odom Jr., ‘Hamilton’

Lin-Manuel Miranda, ‘Hamilton’

Paul Bettany, ‘WandaVision’