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The 2019 Awards Season Has Officially Begun!

Emmy Award

Los Angeles (TAC) - The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today, officially kicking off 2019's awards season.

Ken Jeong and D'arcy Carden

Actors Darcy Carden (The Good Place) and Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians) announced the list of award nominees. The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sept. 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

List of Nominees:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Barry Fleabag The Good Place The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Russian Doll Schitt’s Creek Veep

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul Bodyguard Game of Thrones Killing Eve Ozark Pose Succession This Is Us


Emilia Clarke Jody Comer Viola Davis Laura Linney Mandy Moore Sandra Oh Robin Wright


Jason Bateman Sterling K Brown Kit Harington Bob Odenkirk Billy Porter Milo Ventimiglia

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a 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 Limited Series or a Movie

Amy Adams, Sharp Objects Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora Emma Stone, Maniac Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon Aunjenaue Ellis, When They See Us Niecy Nash, When They See Us

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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

Outstanding Reality Competition

The Amazing Race American Ninja Warrior 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 Limited Series

Chernobyl Escape at Dannemora Fosse/Verdon Sharp Object When They See Us

Congratulations to all of the nominees and see you at the Emmy's!

SYDNEY CHANDLER is a Los Angeles based freelance journalist, essayist, screenwriter and producer. Sydney has written and produced documentaries, features, shorts, TV dramas and comedies. Follow her on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

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