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emmy awards logoWatch for the 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony to be televised at 8PM ET / 5PM PT on Sunday, September 20, 2020 on ABC, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Returning as host is late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel! This will be the host's third time as the emcee of TV's biggest night (he took center stage in 2012 and 2016). 

Meanwhile, 2020 Emmy nominees will be announced on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. And keep it here for more updates including a complete list of nominees along with a lineup of performers, presenters, and the announcement of big winners at the 2020 Emmy Awards!

2019 Emmy Awards rewind

The highly anticipated list of 2019 Emmy nominees (also see winners, below) was announced on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 and, following the Oscars lead, there was no big name star to host this year's ceremony.

An all-star list of presenteres, however, included Angela Bassett, Stephen Colbert, Viola Davis, Michael Douglas, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Billy Porter, the cast of HBO’s Game Of Thrones, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Peter Krause, Zendaya, and Naomi Watts.

Rounding out the list of presenters was Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Cedric The Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Bill Hader, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The cast of Veep, Amy Poehler, Gwyneth Paltrow, Maya Rudolph, RuPaul, Lilly Singh, Ben Stiller, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the cast of Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Just up ahead, check out the big winners at the 2019 Emmy Awards along with fun facts and Emmy trivia ....

Leading 2019 Emmy nominees included Amazon's "Fleabag" (winner, Outstanding Comedy Series)
and HBO's "Game of Thrones" (winner, Outstanding Drama Series).

DID YOU KNOW? Emmy Awards Fun Facts

• The oldest Emmy nominee ever is beloved comedy actress Betty White, who was nominated in 2012 at 90-years-old. She also took home the Emmy in 2010 at age 88, which also makes her the oldest winner.

• The award for most Emmy-nominated show in television history goes to "Saturday Night Live" with more than 200 nominations.

• Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards were the only actors to win an Emmy for "Seinfeld". Although often nominated, Jerry Seinfeld never won.

• Kelsey Grammer is the only actor to be nominated for an Emmy for the same character on three different shows. He played Dr. Frasier Crane on "Wings", "Cheers", and "Frasier". His three wins were all for his starring role in "Frasier".

• In 2015, Viola Davis in "How to Get Away with Murder" became the first African-American women to win an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama.

The Emmys Around the Web

On the Web, check out more information on the the annual Primetime Emmy Awards - including news, video clips, pictures, a bit of television history, and lots more interesting fun facts & trivia about television's most coveted prize ...

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - This is the Emmy's home on the Web, with the official list of winners, news & photos, plus profiles of of television Hall of Fame honorees, Daytime Emmy Awards winners and nominees, Academy membership details and online subscription to the monthly Emmy Magazine.

IMBd : Emmy Awards - For the serious trivia buff with lists of winners and nominees dating back to 1949.

Emmy Award - Wikipedia - Check out the complete list of Emmy categories for Primetime and Daytime, interesting factoids, and related resources.

2019 Emmy Awards Nominees & * Winners

Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Game of Thrones
Killing Eve
This Is Us

Outstanding Comedy Series
Russian Doll
Schitt’s Creek
The Good Place
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)
Jason Bateman (Ozark)
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)
Billy Porter (Pose)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
Robin Wright (House of Cards)
Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder)
Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)
Mandy Moore (This Is Us)
Laura Linney (Ozark)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Henry Winkler (Barry)
Anthony Carrigan (Barry)
Stephen Root (Barry)
Tony Hale (Veep)
Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Sarah Goldberg (Barry)
Sian Clifford (Fleabag)
Olivia Colman (Fleabag)
Betty Gilpin (GLOW)
Marin Hinkle (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Barry “ronny/lily”
Fleabag “Episode 1”
PEN15 “Anna Ishii-Peters”
Russian Doll “Nothing In This World Is Easy”
Russian Doll “A Warm Body”
The Good Place “Janet(s)”
Veep “Veep”

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
Barry “The Audition”
Barry “ronny/lily”
Fleabag “Episode 1”
The Big Bang Theory “Stockholm Syndrome”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel “All Alone”
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel “We’re Going To The Catskills!”

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

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series
Emily Watson (Chernobyl)
Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects)
Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us)
Vera Farmiga (When They See Us)
Patricia Arquette (The Act)
Margaret Qualley (Fosse/Verdon)

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
A Very English Scandal
Escape At Dannemora
Fosse/Verdon “Glory”
Fosse/Verdon “Who’s Got The Pain”
When They See Us

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series
Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal)
Stellan Skarsgard (Chernobyl)
Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora)
John Leguizamo (When They See Us)
Michael K. Williams (When They See Us)
Asante Blackk (When They See Us)

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
A Very English Scandal
Escape At Dannemora “Episode 6”
Escape At Dannemora “Episode 7”
Fosse/Verdon “Providence”
When They See Us “Part Four”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Mahershala Ali (True Detective)
Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal)
Benicio del Toro (Escape At Dannemora)
Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)
Jared Harris (Chernobyl)
Jharrel Jerome (When They See Us)

Outstanding Television Movie
Bandersnatch (Black Mirror)
King Lear
My Dinner With Hervé

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series
Amy Adams (Sharp Objects)
Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)
Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon)
Joey King (The Act)
Aunjanue Ellis (When They See Us)
Niecy Nash (When They See Us)

Outstanding Limited Series
Escape at Dannemora
Sharp Objects
When They See Us

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Documentary Now!
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Late Night With Seth Meyers
Saturday Night Live
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Documentary Now!
Drunk History
I Love You, America With Sarah Silverman
Saturday Night Live
Who Is America?
At Home With Amy Sedaris

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
Documentary Now! “Waiting For The Artist”
Drunk History “Are You Afraid Of The Drunk?”
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver “Psychics”
Saturday Night Live “Host: Adam Sandler”
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert “Live Midterm Election Show”
Who Is America? “Episode 102”

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
The Late Late Show With James Corden
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)
Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul)
Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones)
Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
Michael Kelly (House of Cards)
Chris Sullivan (This Is Us)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Better Call Saul “Winner”
Bodyguard “Episode 1”
Game of Thrones “The Iron Throne”
Killing Eve “Nice And Neat”
Succession “Nobody Is Ever Missing”
The Handmaid’s Tale “Holly”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones)
Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones)
Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)
Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve)
Julia Garner (Ozark)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Game of Thrones “The Last Of The Starks”
Game of Thrones “The Long Night”
Game of Thrones “The Iron Throne”
Killing Eve “Desperate Times
Ozark “Reparations”
Succession “Celebration”
The Handmaid’s Tale “Holly”

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