With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, everything has been hit from the economy to normal life. As the whole entertainment industry has been hit from postponing the release or releasing movies on OTT platforms, to delay or cancellation in shootings, so the award functions have also been affected.
Several award functions are either being called off or being postponed like Oscar and Cannes, however, the Primetime Emmy Awards seems to be happening as per its pre-defined schedule. Yes, you heard it right! Here we have brought you the details regarding the Emmy Awards 2020 including where and how to watch, with or without TV.
Emmy Awards 2020
As per the latest update, the nominations for Emmy Awards 2020 have been done and it seems that we will get to see this September’s Primetime Emmy Awards on HBO’s watchman. The night is going to be full of fantastic superhero drama as the category has a total of 26 nominations.
Mrs. Maisel has the highest 20 nominations which are quite impressive and is followed by Ozark with 18. In the category of the online streaming platforms, Netflix has bagged unbelievable 160 nominations.
Schedule of Emmy Awards 2020
The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards is going to be held at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. You can tune in to ABC station, which is going to broadcast the show live, at 8 pm ET/ 5 pm PT on Sunday, September 20, 2020.
Where to watch Emmy Awards 2020?
If you have cable hooked with your TV then just tune in to ABC to watch the ceremony live. However, if you don’t have cable hooked to your TV, then there are several options to watch the award ceremony with the aid of live TV streaming services such as:
- YouTube TV that will charge $50 per month and includes ABC.
- Hulu with Live TV also includes ABC at the cost of $55 per month.
- AT&T TV Now has a basic package of $55 per month which includes ABC.
All the aforementioned live TV streaming services provide the users with free trials and you can cancel the subscription at any time as per your wishes. However, you must have a strong internet connection to use these services.
Emmy Awards 2020 Host
The host for Emmy Awards 2020 is going to be Jimmy Kimmel, who will be hosting the show for the third time. Jimmy himself informed through his Twitter account that he is going to be the host for 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
Emmy Awards 2020 Nominations
The nominations have been announced on July 28 on Tuesday at 11:30 am ET/ 8:30 am PT. All the shows which have been aired from June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020, are eligible to register for the awards.
Due to various disruptions, the deadlines for the entries have been shifted from May to June. However, there are going to be extra nomination slots as the Emmys submission has been more than what it is every year.