15h02 HAP 27/07/2020
After pushing back the deadlines amid the uncertainty surrounding the novel coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Emmy Awards are back on track with the nominations announcement airing live Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. PT.
Viewers can see the ad on the Emmys website and on Facebook and YouTube accounts. Leslie Jones will host the nominees’ virtual reveal, where she will be joined by Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, Tatiana Maslany and Television Academy CEO Frank Scherma.
Jones and Co. will reveal the nominees for top Emmy categories, including Best Drama, Best Comedy and more. After watching the live announcement on Tuesday, head over to The Hollywood Reporterthe Emmys page for more content, including nominee interviews, analysis and more.
What the annual celebration of television excellence might look like as the COVID-19 pandemic continues remains unclear, but ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said THR in June that there are “several plans for an in-person ceremony and a virtual ceremony”.
The 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards have not changed from their original date, despite the postponement and delays of other Hollywood events, including next year’s Golden Globes and the 2021 Oscars.
Jimmy Kimmel is set to produce and host the 2020 Emmys, which air September 20 at 5 p.m. PT on ABC.
Watch the nominations announcement live below.