And the 2021 Emmy Nominees Are…

We owe a lot to television. Either that or we’re suffering from the highest-grade manifestation of Stockholm Syndrome in recorded history. It’s hard to tell whether TV is a net positive—a supportive companion and proverbial empathy machine! Or if it’s slowly and certainly rotting our minds and souls from the inside out. Either way, we’re in too deep to stop now. So may as well dive headfirst into this year’s Emmy season. What else are we gonna do? Garden? Practice archery? Don’t be ridiculous.

The 2021 Emmys logo.

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

On Tuesday morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences sets out to unveil the varied programs and programmers whose excellence in will be formally recognized among the medium. Below, you can find the complete list of 2021’s Emmy nominees. The list, updated live, surely includes a few of your favorite titles. (As well as some “Oh come on!” entries… and that’s without even broaching the subject of the inevitable snubs.) Peruse below and gear up for the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards; the show will broadcast on CBS and Paramount+ on September 19.

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Competition Program
The Amazing Race
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Aidy Bryant, Shrill
Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant
Allison Janney, Mom
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Jean Smart, Hacks

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
Kenan Thompson, Kenan

Outstanding Comedy Series
Cobra Kai
Emily in Paris
The Flight Attendant
The Kominsky Method
Ted Lasso

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited/Anthology Series or Movie
Paul Bettany, WandaVision
Hugh Grant, The Undoing
Ewan McGregor, Halston
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
Leslie Odom Jr., Hamilton

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited/Anthology 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

Outstanding Limited/Anthology Series or Movie
I May Destroy You
Mare of Easttown
The Queen’s Gambit
The Underground Railroad

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Jonathan Majors, Lovecraft Country
Josh O’Connor, The Crown
Rege-Jean Page, Bridgerton
Billy Porter, Pose
Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason

Outstanding Drama Series
The Boys
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Lovecraft Country
The Mandalorian
This Is Us

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