Emmys producers, host promise a 'good time' ahead of award show

That includes Netflix’s drama “王冠” そして Apple TV+ コメディ “テッド・ラッソ.” Each is considered a frontrunner Sunday for top series honors in their respective categories, and their casts received armloads of nominations.

More than the shows would benefit. Victories in both the best drama and comedy series categories would mark a first for streaming services and reinforce their growing dominance, to the dismay of competitors.

But the TV industry overall, including the broadcast networks that still field popular shows but are largely eclipsed at the エミー賞, will be honored, say those in charge of the event airing 8 午後. EDT on CBS.

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Scenes from the 70th Emmy Awards Governors Ball and 2018 Creative Arts Governors Ball press preview at L.A. Live Event Deck on September 6, 2018 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア.

Scenes from the 70th Emmy Awards Governors Ball and 2018 Creative Arts Governors Ball press preview at L.A. Live Event Deck on September 6, 2018 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

“時々, programs that can be called ‘niche’ walk off with the awards and a lot of people …. are going, ‘What the hell is that?’” said Ian Stewart, executive producer of the ceremony with Reginald Hudlin. “So we’ve been really mindful of that, and bring in big stars that everyone knows and loves.

Ellen Pompeo of “グレイズアナトミー,” Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson (“black-ish”), and LL Cool J (“NCIS: 天使たち”) are among the presenters.

The producersultimate goal is a ceremony that is upbeat and acknowledges how much TV’s importance grew during the pandemic and its lockdowns.

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When we first sat down with Cedric, we all quickly agreed on the idea of celebration,” said Hudlin. “事実は, television right now is perhaps the best it’s ever beenand boy, have we ever needed it.

It’s gotten usthrough some very tough times,” Hudlin said.

We’re going to have a good time,” Cedric said. He’s binged on recent and older seasons of nominated shows — retro-watching, as he dubbed the latter — to ensure he was ready with equal-opportunity wisecracks.

The top nominees include the British royal drama “王冠” and the Star Wars-universe derived “マンダロリアン,” which received a leading 24 nominations each.

On the comedy side, the feel-good comedy “テッド・ラッソ” is competing withblack-ish”; “Cobra Kai”; “Emily in Paris”; “ハック”; “The Flight Attendant”; “コミンスキー・メソッド” そして “PEN15.

Other drama series contenders include past winner “ハンドメイドの物語” そして “ラブクラフトカントリー,” which was canceled after a single season but yielded nods for cast members Jonathan Majors, ジャーニー・スモレット, Aunjanue Ellis and the late Michael K. ウィリアムズ, who died Sept. 6.

They’re part of a diverse field of 候補者. の 96 acting nods for drama, comedy and miniseries, ほぼ 44% — a total of 42 nominations — went to people of color. Their rise echoes the change in the U.S. population, with the number of people who identify as white shrinking for the first time in census history.

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