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CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports on the Emmy nominations and the impact they could have on the streaming wars. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi
For more than a year, television has been a welcome distraction to those stuck at home during the pandemic. On Tuesday, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences rewarded those shows — along with their creators and stars — that entertained the masses.
HBO and HBO Max together led the pack with 130 nominations, followed by Netflix’s129 and newcomer Disney+, which had 71.
Netflix’s “The Crown” and Disney+’s “The Mandalorian” tied for the most nominations with 24, one more than Marvel’s “WandaVision,” another Disney+ series.
Newcomers to the outstanding drama category include Netflix’s “Bridgerton,” HBO Max’s “Lovecraft Country” and Amazon’s “The Boys.” Those series are nominated alongside FX’s “Pose,” Netflix’s “The Crown,” Disney+’s “The Mandalorian,” NBC’s “This Is Us” and Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
A whopping 75% of the nominees for outstanding comedy series are new to the category, the academy said. These shows include “Cobra Kai,” “Emily in Paris,” “Hacks,” “Pen15,” “Ted Lasso” and “The Flight Attendant.”
Additionally, there were 44 first-time performer nominations across the lead, supporting, guest and short form categories.
“Television has provided a lifeline for so many around the globe this year, delivering a constant source of entertainment, information and inspiration during some of our most difficult days,” said Frank Scherma, the academy’s chairman and CEO.
“We are thrilled to honor the diversity of storytelling in television today by recognizing talented artists, programs, producers, directors and craftspeople throughout our industry and celebrating their commitment to this extraordinary medium.”
Father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (“This is Us”) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (“Blindspotting”) unveiled the nominees on Tuesday.
Last year’s ceremony was heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, which made it difficult for the nominees to congregate. Jimmy Kimmel and the team at ABC were forced to get creative in how they announced winners and doled out awards.
This year, CBS will air the program, with Cedric the Entertainer as emcee of the live show from Microsoft Theater on Sept. 19. The limited audience will include all nominees and their personal guests.
The Primetime Emmy Awards will feature 26 categories, including acting and writing and awards for comedies, dramas and talk shows. Shows are eligible for this year’s ceremony if they were released between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021.
The Creative Arts Emmys, which recognize technical achievements, are not included in the program. These awards go to cinematographers, casting directors and sound editors, among others. That event will be broadcast on Sept. 18.
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