American comedian Leslie Jones announced the 72[sup]nd[/sup] Primetime Emmy Awards nominees on Tuesday night.
And television streaming service Netflix leads the competition with a stellar 160 nominations. HBO follows HBO with 107 nominations.
Zendaya is one of the stand-out actors who are now in line for the prestigious awards. She won her first Primetime Emmy nomination for her lead role in the HBO series Euphoria.
Comedy actresses Robin Thede and Issa Rae cracked three Emmy nominations for their HBO sketch show A Black Lady Sketch Show.
2020 also marks the third year that South Africa's own Trevor Noah is nominated for his talk series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Big names in Emmy nominations
Here are a few of the nominees for the 72[sup]nd[/sup] Primetime Emmy Awards, see how many you recognise:
Outstanding Variety Talk Series
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
- Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)[*]Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)[*]Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)[*]The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)
Outstanding Casting for a Drama series
Big Little Lies (HBO)
- The Crown (Netflix)[*]The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)[*]Killing Eve (BBC America)[*]Ozark (Netflix)[*]Succession (HBO)
Outstanding Casting for a Reality Programme
Born This Way (A&E)
- Love Is Blind (Netflix)[*]Queer Eye (Netflix)[*]RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1)[*]The Voice (NBC)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, black-ish
- Don Cheadle, Black Monday[*]Ted Danson, The Good Place[*]Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method[*]Eugene Levy, Schitt's Creek[*]Ramy Youssef, Ramy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Laura Linney and Jason Bateman are nominated for an Emmy Award for their performances in 'Ozark'.
Steve Carell, The Morning Show
- Jason Bateman, Ozark[*]Billy Porter, Pose[*]Brian Cox, Succession[*]Sterling K Brown, This Is Us
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
- Olivia Colman, The Crown[*]Jodie Comer, Killing Eve[*]Laura Linney, Ozark[*]Sandra Oh, Killing Eve[*]Zendaya, Euphoria
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Comedy actresses Robin Thede and Issa Rae cracked three Emmy nominations for 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'. Rae also nabbed a nomination for 'Insecure'.
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 Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Cate Blanchett, Mrs America
- Shira Haas, Unorthodox[*]Regina King, Watchmen[*]Octavia Spencer, Self-Made[*]Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere
Outstanding Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
- The Good Place (NBC)[*]Dead to Me (Netflix)[*]Insecure (HBO)[*]The Kominsky Method (Netflix)[*]The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (Amazon Prime Video)[*]Schitt's Creek (Pop TV)[*]What We Do in the Shadows (FX)
Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul (AMC)
- The Crown (Netflix)[*]The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)[*]Killing Eve (BBC America)[*]The Mandalorian (Disney+)[*]Ozark (Netflix)[*]Stranger Things (Netflix)[*]Succession (HBO)
Outstanding Limited Series
- Mrs America (FX on Hulu)[*]Unbelievable (Netflix)[*]Unorthodox (Netflix)[*]Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)
To see the full list, click here.
Jimmy Kimmel will host the Emmys on Sunday 20 September 2020.