Transcript for What to expect from TV’s biggest night
Welcome back to "Gma." It's the countdown to the Emmy awards. Celebrities taking to the stage hours from now to honor the best on prime time TV. Abbie Boudreau joins us from los Angeles. Good morning, Abbie. Reporter: Good morning. Tonight's the night. "A" listers are hoping to take home the gold. In just a few hours the award show season will kick off with arguably the biggest night for television. The 71st Emmy awards abandoning the standard tropes going hostless. Similar to the 91st oscars. We would rather take that time and help people understand the breadth and quality and extraordinary nature of good television. Reporter: The red carpet is gone. The biggest stars will shine even brighter as they make their grand entrances on the purple carpet, a regal setting fit for TV royalty. The night could belong to HBO newcomer "Succession." Eyeing its first Emmy win. Give it your best shot. Reporter: Despite the controversial conclusion, "Game of thrones" leads the pack with 32 nominations. We have won the great war. Now we'll win the last war. Reporter: The lords and ladies of westeros try to break their own record of most emmys won in a single season. In its final term, Julia louis-dreyfus could win an historic seventh Emmy for her portrayal of the profanity laden candidate in the hit series "Veep". Oh, my god. That is so great for me. Reporter: Amazon's "The marvelous Mrs. Maisel" proving to be a top contender. Now both shows will meet head to head in the same category. Peabody award winner "Pose" could win its first Emmy. While "When they see us" shares a nomination with "Chernobyl" for outstanding limited series. Kerry Washington and James corden are set to present tonight. Fan favorite hall si will also perform. No doubt it will be a star-studded event. Guys. Thank you. I got to say "Chernobyl" was incredible. I blame you for me watching that in one weekend. I'm happy to be blamed. My apologies to your boyfriend. It was a really good show. Interesting to see how "Game of thrones" does given how controversial the ending was. I still haven't watched the final episode. Okay. Wow. Get to it before the emmys. There's a dragon in it. I'm sure there's a dragon.
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