What time are the Emmys? And other burning questions
Before the new TV season commences, the Emmys celebrates the previous year’s achievements, and the 67th edition of the Primetime ceremony is nearly upon us. But before you ready your bingo cards and play-at-home ballots (with accompanying betting pools) for your Emmys-watching party, catch up on everything you need to know about the glitzy night: the whos, the where, and — most importantly — the when. EW has you covered — ahead is all you need to know to prep for the biggest night in TV.
What time are the Emmys?
The Emmys will air live nationally on Fox beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Andy Samberg, lead of Fox’s hit comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Who are some of the presenters?
Announced presenters include Will Forte, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lady Gaga, Taraji P. Henson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jimmy Kimmel, Amy Schumer, Gina Rodriguez, and more.
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Who’s nominated in the big categories?
The full list can be seen here, but below are the big-time categories and their nominees.
Outstanding Comedy Series
Modern Family (ABC)
Parks and Recreation (NBC)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
House of Cards (Netflix)
Mad Men (AMC)
Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis C.K., Louie
Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Robin Wright, House of Cards
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Which shows have the most nominations?
The top three are as follows:
8: American Horror Story: Freak Show
7: Game of Thrones, Olive Kitteridge
6: Mad Men, Veep, American Crime, Bessie
(Other awards were handed out previously at the Creative Arts Emmys)
Weren’t some awards announced early?
They were! The Creative Arts Emmy Awards. A full list of winners can be seen here.