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The Emmy nominations for 2019 were announced on July 16! Billed to hold on September 22, 2019, the highly coveted awards are given annually by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) in honor of distinctive contributions to the American TV industry nationwide. However, this is not to be confused with either the international or the regional Emmys also awarded by ATAS.

So, as we wait to see the individuals and programs that will emerge as winners in the various category, here is a list of the nominees for your reading pleasure.

Emmy Nominations 2019: Full List of Nominees

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • NBC’s Saturday Night Live!
  • Hulu’s I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman
  • IFC’s Documentary Now!
  • Showtime’s Who Is America?
  • Comedy Central’s Drunk History
  • TruTV’s At Home with Amy Sedaris

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

  • CBS’ The Late Late Show With James Corden
  • CBS’ The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
  • Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
  • HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
  • ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • TBS’ Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Outstanding Competition Programs

  • CBS’ reality competition show The Amazing Race
  • NBC’s singing competition TV series The Voice.
  • NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, a sports competition TV show.
  • Bravo TV’s Top Chef
  • Netflix’s Nailed It, an amateur bakers’ challenge that has been running since March 2018. A highlight of the challenge is the $10,000 that is up for grabs.
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race on LogoTV

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Bodyguard (Netflix)
  • Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • Ozark (Netflix)
  • Pose (FX)
  • Succession (HBO)
  • This Is Us (NBC)

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Barry (HBO)
  • Fleabag (Amazon Studio)
  • The Good Place (NBC)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Studio)
  • Russian Doll (Netflix)
  • Schitt’s Creek (Pop TV)
  • Veep (HBO)

Outstanding Miniseries

  • Chernobyl (HBO)
  • Escape at Dannemora (Showtime)
  • Fosse/Verdon (FX)
  • Sharp Objects (HBO)
  • When They See Us (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama

  • Jason Bateman, Ozark
  • Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
  • Billy Porter, Pose
  • Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama

  • Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
  • Laura Linney, Ozark
  • Mandy Moore, This Is Us
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy

  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
  • Don Cheadle, Black Monday
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
  • Bill Hader, Barry
  • Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy

  • Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll
  • Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries/TV Movie

  • Mahershala Ali, True Detective
  • Benicio del Toro, Escape at Dannemora
  • Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
  • Jared Harris, Chernobyl
  • Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us
  • Sam Rockwell, Fosse/Verdon

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries/TV Movie

  • Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
  • Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
  • Aunjanue Ellis, When They See Us
  • Joey King, The Act
  • Niecey Nash, When They See Us
  • Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama

  • Alfie Allen, Game of Thrones
  • Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones
  • Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
  • Giancarlo Esposito, Better Call Saul
  • Michael Kelly, House of Cards
  • Chris Sullivan, This Is Us

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama

  • Gwendoline Christie, Game of Thrones
  • Julia Garner, Ozark
  • Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
  • Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve
  • Sophie Turner, Game of Thrones
  • Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy

  • Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
  • Anthony Carrigan, Barry
  • Tony Hale, Veep
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Stephen Root, Barry
  • Henry Winkler, Barry

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy

  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Anna Chlumsky, Veep
  • Sian Clifford, Fleabag
  • Olivia Colman, Fleabag
  • Betty Gilpin, GLOW
  • Sarah Goldberg, Barry
  • Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

  • Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black
  • Cherry Jones, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Apocalypse
  • Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us
  • Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away With Murder
  • Carice van Houten, Game of Thrones

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

  • Michael Angarano, This Is Us
  • Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us
  • Michael McKean, Better Call Saul
  • Kumail Nanjiani, The Twilight Zone
  • Glynn Turman, How to Get Away With Murder
  • Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

  • Jane Lynch, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Sandra Oh, Saturday Night Live
  • Maya Rudolph, The Good Place
  • Kristin Scott Thomas, Fleabag
  • Fiona Shaw, Fleabag
  • Emma Thompson, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

  • Matt Damon, Saturday Night Live
  • Robert De Niro, Saturday Night Live
  • Luke Kirby, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Peter MacNicol, Veep
  • John Mulaney, Saturday Night Live
  • Adam Sandler, Saturday Night Live
  • Rufus Sewell, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Structured Reality Program

  • Antiques Roadshow
  • Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
  • Queer Eye
  • Shark Tank
  • Tidying Up With Marie Kondo
  • Who Do You Think You Are?

Unstructured Reality Program

  • Born This Way
  • Deadliest Catch
  • Life Below Zero
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked
  • Somebody Feed Phil
  • United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell

Host For A Reality Or Competition Program

  • James Corden, The World’s Best
  • Ellen DeGeneres, Ellen’s Game Of Games
  • Marie Kondo, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo
  • Amy Poehler & Nick Offerman, Making It
  • RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries/TV Movie

  • Asante Blackk, When They See Us
  • Paul Dano, Escape at Dannemora
  • John Leguizamo, When They See Us
  • Stellan Skarsgard, Chernobyl
  • Ben Whishaw, A Very English Scandal
  • Michael K. Williams, When They See Us

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries/TV Movie

  • Patricia Arquette, The Act
  • Marsha Stephanie Blake, When They See Us
  • Patricia Clarkson, Sharp Objects
  • Margaret Qualley, Fosse/Verdon
  • Vera Farmiga, When They See Us
  • Emily Watson, Chernobyl

Outstanding TV Movie

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)
  • Brexit (HBO)
  • Deadwood: The Movie (HBO)
  • King Lear
  • My Dinner with Herve

Live Variety Special

  • The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards
  • The 61st Grammy Awards
  • Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All In The Family’ And ‘The Jeffersons’
  • The Oscars
  • RENT
  • 72nd Annual Tony Awards

Pre-recorded Variety Special

  • Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool
  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  • Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé
  • Springsteen On Broadway
  • Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

Informational Series or Special

  • Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
  • Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
  • Leah Remini: Scientology And The Aftermath
  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman
  • Surviving R. Kelly

Directing for a Comedy Series

  • Barry, “The Audition,” HBO (Alec Berg)
  • Barry, “ronny/lily,” HBO (Alec Berg)
  • Fleabag, “Episode 1,” Prime Video (Harry Bradbeer)
  • The Big Bang Theory, “Stockholm Syndrome,” CBS (Mark Cendrowski)

Directing for a Drama Series

  • Game of Thrones, “The Iron Throne,” HBO (David Benioff, D.B. Weiss)
  • Game of Thrones, “The Last of the Starks,” HBO (David Nutter)
  • Game of Thrones, “The Long Night,” HBO (Miguel Sapochnik)
  • Killing Eve, “Desperate Times,” BBC America (Lisa Bruhlmann)
  • Ozark, “Reparations,” Netflix (Jason Bateman)

Directing for a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • A Very English Scandal, Prime Video (Stephen Frears)
  • Chernobyl, HBO (Johan Renck)
  • Escape at Dannemora, Showtime (Ben Stiller)
  • Fosse/Verdon, “Glory,” FX Networks (Jessica Yu)
  • Fosse/Version, “Who’s Got the Pain,” FX Networks (Thomas Kail)
  • When They See Us, Netflix, (Ava DuVernay)

Directing for a Reality Program

  • American Ninja Warrior, “Minneapolis City Qualifiers,” NBC (Patrick McManus)
  • Queer Eye, “Black Girl Magic,” Netflix (Hisham Abed)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race, “Whatcha Unpackin?,” VH1 (Nick Murray)
  • Shark Tank, “Episode 1002,” ABC (Ken Fuchs)
  • The Amazing Race, “Who Wants a Rolex?,” CBS (Bertram van Munster)

Writing for a Comedy Series

  • Barry, “ronny/lily,” HBO, (Alec Berg, Bill Hader)
  • Fleabag, “Episode 1,” Prime Video (Phoebe Waller-Bridge)
  • PEN15, “Anna Ishii-Peters,” (Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle)
  • Russian Doll, “Nothing In This World Is Easy,” Netflix (Leslye Headland, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler)
  • Russian Doll, “A Warm Body,” Netflix (Allison Silverman)
  • The Good Place, “Janet(s),” NBC (Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan)
  • Veep, “Veep,” HBO (David Mandel)

Writing for a Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul, “Winner,” AMC (Peter Gould, Thomas Schnauz)
  • Bodyguard, “Episode 1,” Netflix (Jed Mercurio)
  • Game of Thrones, “The Iron Throne,” HBO (David Benioff, D.B. Weiss)
  • Killing Eve, “Nice And Neat,” BBC America (Emerald Fennell)
  • Succession, “Nobody Is Ever Missing,” HBO (Jesse Armstrong
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, “Holly,” Hulu (Bruce Miller, Kira Snyder)

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Quick Facts About The Emmy Nominations 2019

1. There are 35 categories on the Emmy nominations 2019 list and 38 TV programs have been nominated under 6 categories and drawn from 17 channels.

2. There are 37 lead actors and 39 supporting actors in 6 categories each, as well as 25 directors and 19 solo screenwriters in 4 categories each.

3. The writing teams for six variety series were also nominated under a category. In all, therefore, the Emmy nominations for 2019 consists of a long list of 210 programs and professionals.

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4. HBO’s Game of Thrones (GOT) set a new record by receiving up to 32 Emmy nominations in an edition, up from 25 previously held by ABC’s NYPD Blue.

5. The winners are going to be awarded at the 71st Edition of the award since its inception.

6. The major award ceremony is going to be preceded by the Creative Arts Emmy Awards to be held a week ahead over two nights on 14th and 15th September 2019.

7. As scheduled, the venue for the ceremony is Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

8. The broadcasting right in the USA has been given to FOX.

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