2020 Emmy nominees revealed, including ‘The Crown’ and ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

The nominees for the 2020 Emmy Awards have been announced.

Period drama series in the running include Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with an amazing 20 nods, Netflix’s Hollywood, FX’s Mrs. America, and Netflix’s The Crown.

Set in New York in the late 1950s, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel follows a housewife who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy.

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The 72nd Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday 20th September and will be broadcast on ABC, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

However, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony is currently likely to be held without an audience or guests present in person.

The nominations were revealed on Tuesday morning by Leslie Jones, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany.

Netflix has beaten the record for the most Emmy nominations in one year with an incredible total of 160.

HBO previously held the record with 137 nominations last year.

Here’s the complete list of nominations for all the main categories:


Outsanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

Killing Eve

The Mandalorian


Stranger Things



Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Olivia Colman, The Crown

Zendaya, Euphoria

Jodie Comer, Killing Eve

Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show

Laura Linney, Ozark


Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Steve Carell, The Morning Show

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Billy Porter, Pose

Brian Cox, Succession

Jeremy Strong, Succession

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us


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 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

Kieran Culkin, Succession

Matthew Macfadyen, Succession

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld


Outstanding Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Dead To Me

The Good Place


The Kominsky Method

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Schitt’s Creek

What We Do In The Shadows


Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Christina Applegate, Dead To Me

Linda Cardellini, Dead To Me

Issa Rae, Insecure

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek


Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Don Cheadle, Black Monday

Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Ted Danson, The Good Place

Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method

Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Eugene 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 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

Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek


Outstanding Limited Series

Little Fires Everywhere

Mrs. America





Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

Kerry Washington , Little Fires Everywhere

Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America

Octavia Spencer, Self Made: Inspired By The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker

Shira Haas, Unorthodox

Regina King, Watchmen


Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

Hugh Jackman, Bad Education

Jeremy Pope, Hollywood

Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

Paul Mescal, Normal People

Jeremy Irons, Watchmen


Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

Holland Taylor, Hollywood

Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America

Margo Martindale, Mrs. America

Tracey Ullman, Mrs. America

Toni Collette, Unbelievable

Jean Smart, Watchmen


Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

Dylan McDermott, Hollywood

Jim Parsons, Hollywood

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen

Jovan Adepo, Watchmen

Louis Gossett Jr., Watchmen


Outstanding Variety Series

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert


Outstanding Competition Programme

The Masked Singer

Nailed It!

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Top Chef

The Voice


The fourth season of The Crown finished filming just before lockdown began earlier this year and it’s expected to premiere on Netflix this November or December.

There was recently good news and bad news for fans of the Queen Elizabeth II drama, as Netflix confirmed a surprise sixth season, but revealed that the fifth season has been delayed.

The Crown is available on DVD on Amazon.