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2020 Emmy Nominations: Full List of Nominees for 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards

All the nominees for the 2020 Emmys, including Watchmen, Ozark, What We Do In the Shadows, Stranger Things, and more.

by | July 28, 2020 | Comments

Watchmen keyart Regina King (HBO)
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HBO’s Watchmen dominated with 26 total nominations when the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday. Saturday Night Live’s Leslie Jones hosted the announcements with an assist from Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany.

The masked vigilante tale was followed by The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (20), Ozark (18), Succession (18), and, with 15 each, The Mandalorian, Schitt’s Creek, and Saturday Night Live.

Netflix led nominations with 160, which beat HBO’s 2019 record of 137 nominations. HBO followed with 107, while NBC was third with 47.

While we update our page, check out emmys.com for full list of winners in every single category.

See the list of nominees below.

Watch the 72nd Emmy Awards September 20 on ABC.


Outstanding Drama Series


Outstanding Comedy Series


Outstanding Limited Series


Outstanding Television Movie


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


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series


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 Mondaye


Ted Danson

The Good Place


Michael Douglas

The Kominsky Method


Eugene Levy

Schitt’s Creek


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Television 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 a Television Movie


Hugh Jackman

Bad Education


Jeremy Pope

Hollywood


Mark Ruffalo

I Know This Much Is True


Paul Mescal

Normal People


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series


Laura Dern

Big Little Lies


Meryl Streep

Big Little Lies


Samira Wiley

The Handmaid’s Tale


Fiona Shaw

Killing Eve


Sarah Snook

Succession


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


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


D'Arcy Carden

The Good Place


Yvonne Orji

Insecure


Alex Borstein

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Show Title


Marin Hinkle

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Show Title


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


Alan Arkin

The Kominsky Method


Sterling K. Brown

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Tony Shalhoub

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Kenan Thompson

Saturday Night Live


Dan Levy

Schitt’s Creek


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie


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 a Television Movie


Jim Parsons

Hollywood


Tituss Burgess

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend


Jovan Adepo

Watchmen


Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series


Alexis Bledel

The Handmaid’s Tale


Cicely Tyson

How To Get Away With Murder


Laverne Cox

Orange Is The New Black


Harriet Walter

Succession


Cherry Jones

Succession


Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series


Andrew Scott

Black Mirror


Giancarlo Esposito

The Mandalorian


Martin Short

The Morning Show


Jason Bateman

The Outsider


James Cromwell

Succession


Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series


Angela Bassett

A Black Lady Sketch Show


Maya Rudolph

The Good Place


Wanda Sykes

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Bette Midler

The Politician


Maya Rudolph

Saturday Night Live


Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Saturday Night Live


Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series


Luke Kirby

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Fred Willard

Modern Family


Dev Patel

Modern Love


Adam Driver

Saturday Night Live


Eddie Murphy

Saturday Night Live


Brad Pitt

Saturday Night Live


Outstanding Variety Talk Series


Outstanding Competition Program

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