The Highlights of 2021 Emmy Awards Nominations

16 July 2021
The Highlights of 2021 Emmy Awards Nominations

The Television Academy was announced the nomination list in which The Crown and The Mandalorian are the biggest highlights.

The nominations for the Emmy Awards, which is one of the biggest awards in the television world, were announced recently. Ron Cephas Jones and his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones announced the nominations for 2021 Emmy Awards on YouTube channel of Television Academy.

For more than a year, with many of us stuck at home during the pandemic, we have watched series or movies much more than ever. “It has been an extraordinary year in which television brought multigenerational families together in a shared love of their favorite programs,” said Television Academy chairman and CEO Frank Scherma in a statement.

This year, The Crown and The Mandalorian shows have 24 nominations apiece. Let us take a glance at both shows, before looking at the nominations list.

The Crown, Peter Morgan

The Crown portrays the life of Queen Elizabeth II with political rivalries and romance that shaped the second half of the 20th century. The stars of this royal drama are Olivia Colman, Emma Corrin, Helena Bonham Carter and Tobias Menzies. To date, The Crown won a Golden Globe for Best Drama Television. In addition, Claire Foy and John Lithgow won Emmy awards.

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The Mandalorian, Jon Favreau

The first season of The Mandalorian, which is a Star Wars project that fill the 30-year gap between the Episode VI&VII, was released in 2019. The Disney-project tells the story of Mandalorian, who lost his family in childhood years and was raised by Mandalorians. Pedro Pascal plays the lead character of the show.

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HBO scored 130 nominations, beating Netflix’s 129.

Drama Series

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This Is Us

The Boys (Amazon)
Bridgerton (Netflix)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Lovecraft Country (HBO)
The Mandalorian (Disney+) Pose (FX)
This Is Us (NBC)

Comedy Series

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Black-ish (ABC)
Cobra-Kai (Netflix)
Emily in Paris (Netflix)
Hacks (HBO Max)
The Flight Attendant (HBO Max)
The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
Pen15 (Hulu)
Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)

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 Smullet – Lovecraft Country

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Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin

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

Television Movie

Dolly Parton’s Christmas On The Square
Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia
Sylvie’s Love
Uncle Frank