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HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ leads all programs with 26 Primetime Emmy® nominations

WarnerMedia Entertainment receives 112 total Primetime Emmy nominations with SUCCESSION Tied for Most-Nominated Drama Series while INSECURE is HBO’s Most-Nominated Comedy

MANILA, JULY 2020 – WarnerMedia Entertainment received 112 Primetime Emmy® nominations for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, which were announced in Los Angeles on 28 July. HBO received 107 nominations, TBS received 4 and truTV received 1. WarnerMedia Entertainment’s Primetime Emmy® nominations include:

HBO – 107 Nominations
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• 26 nominations for WATCHMEN, including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Jeremy Irons), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Regina King), 3 for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Nicole Kassell, Steph Green, Stephen Williams), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jovan Adepo, Louis Gossett Jr.), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Jean Smart) and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Jesse Armstrong).

• 18 nominations for SUCCESSION, including Outstanding Drama Series, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Nicholas Braun, Kieran Culkin, Matthew Macfadyen), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Sarah Snook), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (James Cromwell), 2 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Harriet Walter, Cherry Jones), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Andrij Parekh, Mark Mylod) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jesse Armstrong).

• 11 nominations for WESTWORLD, including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Jeffrey Wright) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Thandie Newton).

• 8 nominations for INSECURE, including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Issa Rae) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Yvonne Orji).

• 6 nominations for EUPHORIA, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Zendaya).

• 5 nominations for BIG LITTLE LIES, including 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Meryl Streep, Laura Dern).

• 5 nominations for MCMILLION$, including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program (James Lee Hernandez, Brian Lazarte).

• 4 nominations for CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, including Outstanding Comedy Series.

• 3 nominations for A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Dime Davis) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Angela Bassett).

• 2 nominations for BAD EDUCATION, including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Hugh Jackman).

• 1 nomination for I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Mark Ruffalo).

• 1 nomination for THE OUTSIDER for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Jason Bateman).

• 1 nomination for THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA for Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie.

• 1 nomination for CATHERINE THE GREAT for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special.

• 1 nomination for SILICON VALLEY for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation.

• 1 nomination for BALLERS for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program.

The following HBO Originals were also nominated:

• 9 nominations for LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Paul Pennolino, Christopher Werner) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
• 1 nomination for WE’RE HERE for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.
• 1 nomination for THE APOLLO for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.
• 1 nomination for WE ARE THE DREAM: THE KIDS OF THE OAKLAND MLK ORATORICAL FEST for Outstanding Children’s Program.
• 1 nomination for MOONLIGHT SONATA: DEAFNESS IN THREE MOVEMENTS for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.



TBS received 4 nominations while truTV received 1 nomination:

TBS – 4 Nominations
• 4 nominations for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE
o 2 nominations for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
o 1 nomination for BEEING AT HOME WITH SAMANTHA BEE for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series.
o 1 nomination for FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE PRESENTS: PANDEMIC VIDEO DIARIES for Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.

truTV – 1 Nomination
• 1 nomination for AT HOME WITH AMY SEDARIS for Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Reality or Competition Series.

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