Emmy nominations announced, ‘Watchmen’ leads pack

2020 Emmy nominations

The 2020 Emmy nominations have been announced, and HBO’s “Watchmen” leads the pack of shows vying for the awards with 26 nominations.

But it was Netflix that lead the group of networks, having the most nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards, breaking a record, The New York Times reported.

New to the streaming game, Disney+ had a surprise nomination in the “The Mandalorian,” taking a spot in the best drama category as did Apple TV+ with nominations for two stars of “The Morning Show,” the Times reported.

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The nominations were announced by Emmy host Leslie Jones and presenters Josh Gad, Tatiana Maslany and Laverne Cox.

The awards will be handed out Sept. 20.

Here is the list of all the nominees in key categories:

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

Comedy series

  • “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” HBO
  • “Dead to Me,” Netflix
  • “The Good Place,” NBC
  • “Insecure,” HBO
  • “The Kominsky Method,” Netflix
  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Prime Video
  • “Schitt’s Creek,” Pop TV
  • “What We Do In the Shadows,” FX Networks.

Limited series

  • “Little Fires Everywhere,” Hulu
  • “Mrs. America,” FX Networks
  • “Unbelievable,” Netflix
  • “Unorthodox,” Netflix
  • “Watchmen,” HBO

Television movie

  • “American Son,” Netflix
  • “Bad Education,” HBO
  • “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones,” Netflix
  • “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,” Netflix
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend,” Netflix

Lead actress in a drama series

  • Jennifer Aniston, “The Morning Show,” Apple TV+
  • Olivia Colman, “The Crown,” Netflix
  • Jodie Comer, “Killing Eve,” BBC America
  • Laura Linney, “Ozark,” Netflix
  • Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve,” BBC America
  • Zendaya, “Euphoria,” HBO

Lead actor in a drama series

  • Jason Bateman, “Ozark,” Netflix
  • Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us,” NBC
  • Steve Carell, “The Morning Show,” Apple TV+
  • Brian Cox, “Succession,” HBO
  • Billy Porter, “Pose,” FX Networks
  • Jeremy Strong, “Succession,” HBO

Lead actress in a comedy series

  • Christina Applegate, “Dead to Me,” Netflix
  • Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Prime Video
  • Linda Cardellini, “Dead to Me,” Netflix
  • Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek,” Pop TV
  • Issa Rae, “Insecure,” HBO
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish,” ABC

Lead actor in a comedy series

  • Antony Anderson, "black-ish,” ABC
  • Don Cheadle, “Black Monday,” Showtime
  • Ted Danson, “The Good Place,” NBC
  • Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method,” Netflix
  • Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek,” Pop TV
  • Ramy Youssef, “Ramy,” Hulu

Lead actress in a limited series or movie

  • Cate Blanchett, “Mrs. America,” FX Networks
  • Shira Haas, “Unorthodox,” Netflix
  • Regina King, “Watchmen,” HBO
  • Octavia Spencer, “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker,” Netflix
  • Kerry Washington, “Little Fires Everywhere,” Hulu

Lead actor in a limited series or movie

  • Jeremy Irons, “Watchmen,” HBO
  • Hugh Jackman, “Bad Education,” HBO
  • Paul Mescal, “Normal People,” HULU
  • Jeremy Pope, “Hollywood,” Netflix
  • Mark Ruffalo, “I Know This Much Is True,” HBO

Supporting actress in a drama series

  • Helena Bonham Carter, “The Crown,” Netflix
  • Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies,” HBO
  • Julia Garner, “Ozark,” Netflix
  • Thandie Newton, “Westworld,” HBO
  • Fiona Shaw, “Killing Eve,” BBC America
  • Sarah Snook, “Succession, HBO
  • Meryl Streep, Big Little Lies,” HBO
  • Samira Wiley, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu

Supporting actor in a drama series

  • Nicholas Braun, “Succession,” HBO
  • Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show,” Apple TV+
  • Kieran Culkin, “Succession,” HBO
  • Mark Duplass, “The Morning Show,” Apple TV+
  • Giancarlo Esposito, Better Call Saul,” AMC
  • Matthew Macfadyen, “Succession,” HBO
  • Bradley Whitford, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu
  • Jeffrey Wright, “Westworld,” HBO

Supporting actress in a comedy series

  • Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Prime Video
  • D’Arcy Carden, “The Good Place,” NBC
  • Betty Gilpin, “GLOW,” Netflix
  • Marin Hinkle, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Prime Video
  • Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live,” NBC
  • Annie Murphy, “Schitt’s Creek,” Pop TV
  • Yvonne Orji, “Insecure,” HBO
  • Cecily Strong, “Saturday Night Live,” NBC

Supporting actor in a comedy series

  • Mahershala Ali, “Ramy,” Hulu
  • Alan Arkin, “The Kominsky Method,” Netflix
  • Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” NBC
  • Sterling K. Brown, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Prime Video
  • William Jackson Harper, “The Good Place,” NBC
  • Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek,” Pop TV
  • Tony Shalhoub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” Prime Video
  • Kenan Thompson, “Saturday Night Live,” NBC

For lists of more nominees, click here.

"Watchmen" leads the 2020 Emmys with 26 nominations.
"Watchmen" leads the 2020 Emmys with 26 nominations. (Mark Hill/HBO)