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The Scene Emmys Nominations 2021: The Full List

Emmys Nominations 2021: The Full List

Emmys Nominations 2021: The Full List
Check out the full list of Emmy 2021 nominations (Photo: Courtesy of Netflix)
By Jianne Soriano
By Jianne Soriano
July 15, 2021
The Emmy Awards 2021 nominations are here—read our list to find out who the nominees are

The Emmy Awards nominations are in—both Netflix's The Crown and Disney Plus' The Mandalorian are leading with 24 nominations each. Emmy-winning father-daughter duo, Ron Cephas Jones from This is Us and Jasmine Cephas Jones of Blindspotting announced the nominations Wednesday morning, Hong Kong time.

The 2021 Emmy Awards will be hosted by Cedric the Entertainer on September 19 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California. Among this year's notable nominations include: Bowen Yang being the first Chinese American actor to receive an Emmy nod, Mj Rodriguez is the first trans woman nominated for the lead actress category while Michael Coel—after being snubbed at the Golden Globes—finally gets not one but nine nominations.

Read on to find out the full list of major nominations for the Emmy Awards 2021.

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Bridgerton
  • Pose
  • Lovecraft Country
  • The Boys
  • The Crown
  • This Is Us
  • The Mandalorian
  • The Handmaid's Tale

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Black-ish
  • Cobra Kai
  • Emily in Paris
  • Hacks
  • Pen15
  • Ted Lasso
  • The Flight Attendant
  • The Kominksy Method

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • Regé-Jean Page, Bridgerton
  • Billy Porter, Pose
  • Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • Josh O'Connor, The Crown
  • Jonathan Majors, Lovecraft Country
  • Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Emma Corrin, The Crown
  • Olivia Colman, The Crown
  • Elizabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Mj Rodriguez, Pose
  • Jurnee Smollett, Lovecraft Country
  • Uzo Aduba, In Treatment

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Chris Sullivan, This Is Us
  • Giancarlo Esposito, The Mandalorian
  • John Lithgow, Perry Mason
  • O-T Fagbenle, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Max Minghella, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Michael K. Williams, Lovecraft Country
  • Tobias Menzies, The Crown

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Ann Dowd, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Aunjanue Ellis, Lovecraft Country
  • Emerald Fennell, The Crown
  • Gillian Anderson, The Crown
  • Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
  • Madeline Brewer, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Samira Wiley, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid's Tale

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
  • Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
  • Kenan Thomspon, Kenan
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
  • William H. Macy, Shameless

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Aidy Bryant, Shirll
  • Allison Janney, Mom
  • Jean Smart, Hacks
  • Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Bowen Yang, Saturday Night Live
  • Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
  • Brendan Hunt, Ted Lasso
  • Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Hacks
  • Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
  • Jeremy Swift, Ted Lasso
  • Nick Mohammed, Ted Lasso
  • Paul Reiser, The Kominsky Method

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Aidy Bryant, Saturday Night Live
  • Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live
  • Hannah Einbinder, Hacks
  • Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso
  • Juno Temple, Ted Lasso
  • Rosie Perez, The Flight Attendant

Outstanding Limited Series

  • I May Destroy You
  • Mare of Easttown
  • The Queen's Gambit
  • The Underground Railroad
  • WandaVision

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Outstanding Television Movie

  • Dolly Parton's Christmas on The Square
  • Oslo
  • Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia
  • Uncle Frank
  • Sylvie's Love

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Ewan McGregor, Halston
  • Paul Bettany, WandaVision
  • Hugh Grant, The Undoing
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
  • Leslie Odom Jr., Hamilton

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen's Gambit
  • Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown
  • Elizabeth Olsen, WandaVision
  • Cynthia Erivo, Genuis: Aretha
  • Michael Coel, I May Destroy You

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision
  • Jean Smart, Mare of Easttown
  • Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown
  • Phillipa Soo, Hamilton
  • Renee Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
  • Moses Ingram, The Queen's Gambit

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Anthony Ramos, Hamilton
  • Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
  • Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
  • Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown
  • Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You
  • Thomas Brodie-Sangster, The Queen's Gambit

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

  • Charles Dance, The Drown
  • Courtney B. Vance, Lovecraft Country
  • Carl Weathers, The Mandalorian
  • Don Cheadle, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  • Timothy Olyphant, The Mandalorian

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

  • Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Claire Foy, The Crown
  • Mckenna Grace, The Handmaid's Tale
  • Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us
  • Sophie Okonedo, Ratched

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live
  • Dave Chappelle, Saturday Night Live
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Saturday Night Live
  • Dan Levy, Saturday Night Live
  • Morgan Freeman, The Kominsky Method

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Bernadette Peters, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist
  • Jane Adams, Hacks
  • Issa Rae, A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live
  • Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
  • Yvette Nicole Brown, A Black Lady Sketch Show

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Variety Special (Live)

  • Celebrating America – An Inauguration Night Special
  • The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards
  • The Oscars
  • The Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show Starring The Weeknd
  • Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand Building Back America Great Again Better 2020

Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

  • Bo Burnham: Inside
  • David Byrne’s American Utopia
  • 8:46 – Dave Chappelle
  • Friends: The Reunion
  • Hamilton
  • A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote

Related: How to Watch the Friends Reunion Special in Singapore

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

  • Conan
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Outstanding Competition Program

  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Nailed It!
  • The Amazing Race
  • The Voice
  • Top Chef

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

  • RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race
  • Nicole Byer, Nailed It!
  • Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness, Queer Eye
  • Padma Lakshmi, Tom Colicchio, and Gail Simmons, Top Chef
  • Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank

Oustanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special

  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
  • Oprah with Megan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special
  • Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy
  • United Shades Of America with W. Kamau Bell
  • Vice

Outstanding Animated Program

  • Big Mouth
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal
  • South Park: The Pandemic Special
  • The Simpsons

Outstanding Short Form Animated Program

  • Robot Chicken
  • Love, Death + Robots
  • Maggie Simpson In: The Force Awakens From Its Nap
  • Once Upon a Snowman

To see the complete list, please visit the official website.

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