Industry halts and pandemic production pauses won’t stop “television’s biggest night.”
The 2021 Emmy Award nominees are being announced Tuesday via the Television Academy’s YouTube livestream above.
Emmy-winning father-daughter duo Ron Cephas Jones (“This Is Us”) and Jasmine Cephas Jones (“#FreeRayshawn”) are hosting the nomination reveal — which is goes live starting at 1`1:30 a.m. EST.
“It has been an extraordinary year in which television brought multigenerational families together in a shared love of their favorite programs,” TV Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma said in a statement. “So it seems fitting that these two accomplished performers announce this year’s Emmy nominees as we acknowledge and celebrate the exceptional programs and talent that are elevating and redefining television.
Keep scrolling to check out the full list of 2021 nominees, which is being updated in real time during the announcement ceremony.
The 73rd annual ceremony will air on September 19 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBS and Paramount+, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The Television Academy will be recognizing programs that aired between June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021. Unfortunately, some fan favorites — and former Emmy winners — are disqualified from the 73rd ceremony due to halted productions. This past year, the entertainment industry cut production in half in major production locations (New York City and Los Angeles) on account of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Television Academy announced on Monday that the second COVID-19 ceremony will host “a limited audience of nominees and their guests.”
ViacomCBS, CBS’s parent company, also announced that the network recruited from within the family, with Cedric the Entertainer as the host for the September 19 ceremony. Cedric stars in “The Neighborhood,” which airs Mondays on CBS and the fourth season is anticipated to premiere the Monday following the ceremony to kick off the network’s fall TV lineup.
Check out the full list of major 2021 Emmy nominees below: