Emmy Awards nominations

It’s a record-breaking year for the award show. ABC’s Will Ganss wraps up the biggest snubs and surprises.
2:18 | 07/29/20

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It's ME season baby her. You know don't. Surprise the mangalore in scoring a nomination for best drama series. Any year of record submissions you better believe that there are more surprises. And snubs then ever before when I hear things like the virus can be cured if everyone takes the tide tied talents. I'll be there to say. Please don't. A surprise especially appropriate it's money money Brad Pitt scoring a nomination for playing doctor if out team on SNL. And another SNL surprise Cecily strong getting her first ever nomination. Ryan Reynolds shocked that his pal Hugh Jackman picked up an odd that's crazy Packers you don't deserve it. Meanwhile in snub city Reese Witherspoon shut out after masterful performances in big little lies the morning show as little fires everywhere. You have to live by my rules Jane Lynch who many considered a shoo in for mrs. nasal also locked out this year. But not all this surprises were sad ones Dan favorite Zend gay had picked up but not for lead actress drama for euphoria. In fact black actors make up 33% of this year's acting nominations. Up from only 14%. In the five years leading up overall performers of color recognized more this year than ever before. Can't believe it well neither could Laverne Cox when she found out about her own nomination during the live announcement ceremony on Tuesday. I don't really. There are. A significant year for LG BTQ plus representation TU. Shows like dead to me killing eve and sits creek picking up nominations in the Emmys biggest categories. Greer characters and story lines front and center on TV's golden night. They. Met do you can't pass strict. To be you're who you wit and house. Always cracks me up while there's still a long way to go in terms of representation especially flat next talent. 20/20 does mark a big improvement for female representation. In the writing and directing categories but when it comes to breaking records. Netflix is this year's big winner dishing service break in a 160 knots totaled smashing last year's record of 137 set by HBO you guys. I have a love and morrow rode staff prepares you ready get all of them. A year. Live then.

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