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The Television Academy’s 72nd Emmy Awards Nominees

July 28, 2020 | By

72nd-emmys-noms.2020 (2).1Presented live, the 72nd Emmy Awards nominees were announced today with host Leslie Jones and presenters Josh Gad, Tatiana Maslany, and Laverne Cox. The  winners’ envelopes will be unsealed and revealed on September 20th during a ceremony broadcast by ABC, and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel for the third year in a row.

And the nominees are:

Outstanding Comedy Series:
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dead to Me
The Good Place
InsecureThe Kominsky Method
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Schitt’s Creek
What We Do in the Shadows

Outstanding 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

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
William Jackson Harper – The Good Place
Alan Arkin – The Kominsky Method
Sterling K. Brown – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Tony Shalhoub – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Mahershala Ali – Ramy
Kenan Thompson – Saturday Night Live
Dan Levy – Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Betty Gilpin – GLOW
D’Arcy Carden – The Good Place
Yvonne Orji – Insecure
Alex Borstein – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Marin Hinkle – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
Cecily Strong – Saturday Night Live
Annie Murphy – Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:
Luke Kirby – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Dev Patel – Modern Love
Adam Driver – Saturday Night Live
Eddie Murphy – Saturday Night Live
Brad Pitt – Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:
Angela Bassett – A Black Lady Sketch Show
Maya Rudolph – The Good Place
Wanda Sykes – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Bette Midler – The Politician
Maya Rudolph – Saturday Night Live
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Drama Series:
Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Killing Eve
The Mandalorian
Ozark
Stranger Things
Succession

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Jason Bateman – Ozark
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
Steve Carell – The Morning Show
Brian Cox – Succession
Billy Porter – Pose
Jeremy Strong – Succession

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Jennifer Aniston – The Morning Show
Olivia Colman – The Crown
Jodie Comer – Killing Eve
Laura Linney – Ozark
Sandra Oh – Killing Eve
Zendaya – Euphoria

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Giancarlo Esposito – Better Call Saul
Bradley Whitford – The Handmaid’s Tale
Billy Crudup – The Morning Show
Mark Duplass – The Morning SHow
Nicholas Braun – Succession
Matthew MacFadyen – Succession
Jeffrey Wright – Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Laura Dern – Big Little Lies
Meryl Streep – Big Little Lies
Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown
Samira Wiley – The Handmaid’s Tale
Fiona Shaw – Killing Eve
Julia Garner – Ozark
Sarah Snook – Succession
Thandie Newton – Westworld

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series:
Andrew Scott – Black Mirror
Giancarlo Esposito – The Mandalorian
Martin Short – The Morning Show
Jason Bateman – The Outsider
James Cromwell – Succession
Ron Cephas Jones – This Is Us

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series:
Alexis Bledel – The Handmaid’s Tale
Cicely Tyson – How to Get Away with Murder
Laverne Cox – Orange Is the New Black
Harriet Walter – Succession
Cherry Jones – The Handmaid’s Tale
Phylicia Rashad – This Is Us

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:
Cate Blanchett – Mrs. America
Shira Haas – Unorthodox
Regina King – Watchmen
Octavia Spencer – Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of C.J. Walker
Kerry Washington – Little Fires Everywhere

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:
Dylan McDermott – Hollywood
Jim Parsons – Hollywood
Titus Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Watchmen
Jovan Adepo – Watchmen
Louis Gossett Jr. – Watchmen

Outstanding Television Movie:
American Son
Bad Education
Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend

Outstanding Limited Series:
Little Fires Everywhere
Mrs. America
Unbelievable
Unorthodox
Watchmen

Outstanding Structured Reality Program:
Antiques Roadshow
Love Is Blind
Queer Eye
Shark Tank
A Very Brady Renovation

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program:
Amy Schumer Learns to Cook: Lunch Break and Pasta Night
Cheer
Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked
We’re Here

Outstanding Animated Program:
Big Mouth
Bob’s Burgers
BoJack Horseman
Rick and Morty
The Simpsons

Outstanding Variety Talk Series:
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series:
A Black Lady Sketch Show
Drunk History
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Reality/Competition Series:
The Masked Singer
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Documentary or Nonfiction Special:
The Apollo (HBO)
Beastie Boys Story (AppleTV+)
Becoming (Netflix)
The Great Hack (Netflix)
Laurel Canyon: A Place In Time (EPIX)

Documentary or Nonfiction Series:
American Masters (PBS)
Hillary (Hulu)
McMillion$ (HBO)
The Last Dance (ESPN)
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness (Netflix)

Writing for a Comedy Series:
Dan Levy – Schitt’s Creek (“Happy Ending”)
Sam Johnson and Chris Marcil – What We Do In The Shadows (“Collaboration”)
Tony McNamara – The Great (“The Great”)
Stefani Robinson – What We Do In The Shadows (“On The Run”)
Michael Schur – The Good Place (“Whenever You’re Ready”)
Paul Simms – What We Do In The Shadows (“Ghosts”)
David West Read – Schitt’s Creek (“The Presidential Suite”)

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama:
Jesse Armstrong – Succession (“This Is Not For Tears”)
Miki Johnson – Ozark (“Fire Pink”)
Peter Morgan – The Crown (“Aberfan”)
Chris Mundy – Ozark (“All In”)
Thomas Schnauz – Better Call Saul (“Bad Choice Road”)
John Shiban – Ozark (“Boss Fight”)
Gordon Smith – Better Call Saul (“Bagman”)

Directing for a Comedy Series:
James Burrows – Will & Grace (“We Love Lucy”)
Andrew Cividino and Daniel Levy – Schitt’s Creek (“Happy Ending”)
Gail Mancuso – Modern Family (“Finale Part 2”)
Daniel Palladino – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (“Marvelous Radio”)
Matt Shakman – The Great (“The Great”)
Amy Sherman-Palladino – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (“It’s Comedy Or Cabbage”)
Ramy Youssef – Ramy (“Miakhalifa.mov”)

Directing for a Drama Series:
Benjamin Caron – The Crown (“Aberfan”)
Jessica Hobbs – The Crown (“Cri de Coeur”)
Mimi Leder – The Morning Show (“The Interview”)
Lesli Linka Glatter – Homeland (“Prisoners Of War”)
Mark Mylod – Succession (“This Is Not For Tears”)
Andrij Parekh – Succession (“Hunting”)
Alik Sakharov – Ozark (“Fire Pink”
Ben Semanoff – Ozark (“Su Casa Es Mi Casa”)

Directing for a Limited Series:
Lenny Abrahamson – Normal People (“Episode 5”)
Steph Green – Watchmen (“Little Fear Of Lightning”)
Nicole Kassell – Watchmen (“It’s Summer And We’re Running Out Of Ice”)
Lynn Shelton – Little Fires Everywhere (“Find A Way”)
Stephen Williams – Watchmen (“This Extraordinary Being”)

Directing for a Variety Series:
Dime Davis – A Black Lady Sketch Show (“Born At Night, But Not Last Night”)
Jim Hoskinson – The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (“Live Show; Chris Christie; Nathaniel Rateliff”)
Linda Mendoza – Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready (“Flame Monroe”)
David Paul Meyer – The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (“Dr. Fauci Answers Trevor’s Questions About Coronavirus”)
Paul Pennolino and Christopher Werner – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (“Episode 629”)
Don Roy King – Saturday Night Live (“Host: Eddie Murphy”)

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For the complete list of nominees, please visit www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners

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