TV News: The 71st Emmy Awards – And the Nominees Are …

The 71st Emmy Awards
And the Nominees Are …”
July 16, 2019

Earlier today, Ken Jeong (The Masked Singer; Community) and D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place), on behalf of The Television Academy, presented the nominations for the major categories of the 71st Emmy Awards, LIVE from the Wolf Theatre at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center. Jeong and Carden were introduced by Television Academy Chairman and CEO, Frank Scherma.

The 71st Emmy Awards will broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 22 (8-11 pm ET/5-8 pm PT) on FOX. The 71st Emmy Awards will be co-produced by Don Mischer Productions and Done+Dusted.

Read on for the list of nominees introduced during today’s live announcement. For the complete list of nominees (including all of the Outstanding performance categories, as well as writing, directing, music, and technical categories), head to the Emmys Website!

The Television Academy

Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden

Outstanding Lead Actor, Limited Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actress, Limited Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actor, Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actress, Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actor, Drama Series

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, Drama Series

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 Competition Program

The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Nailed It!
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Late Show with James Corden

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Television Movie

Bandersnatch (Black Mirror)
King Lear
My Dinner with Herve

Outstanding Limited Series

Escape At Dannemora
Sharp Objects
When They See Us

Outstanding Comedy Series

The Good Place
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Russian Doll
Schitts Creek

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul
Game of Thrones
Killing Eve
This Is Us