Emmy Nominations 2020 By The Numbers: Watchmen And Netflix Lead The Way With Huge Figures

The 2020 Emmy nominees have been announced, and you can check out the full list now. Between the acting, technical, and overall awards, there’s a whole heap of data on offer here, but when you break it all down, some clear frontrunners emerge.

Variety has rounded up the numbers to identify which companies and shows picked up the most nominations, and the results are pretty definitive–GameSpot was right about what the best show of 2019 was.

Watchmen (HBO) comfortably leads on TV with a whopping 26 nominations. These included multiple technical awards, plus three directing nods, lead actor (Jeremy Irons), lead actress (Regina King), supporting actress (Jean Smart) and three supporting actors (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jovan Adepo, Louis Gossett Jr). This makes it a likely front-runner for “best limited series”.

In the Comedy catergory, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (Amazon) leads with a huge 20 nominations. The drama nominees are led by Succession (HBO, 18 nominations) and Ozark (Netflix, 18 nominations), both of which gained a lot of traction with their most recent seasons.

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Author: James O’Connor