Emmy Awards: How to watch, what to expect

Cedric the Entertainer is set to host the 73rd annual Emmy Awards on Sunday. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The 73rd annual Emmy Awards will air live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Cedric the Entertainer will host the event for the first time. The Emmys celebrate excellence in television.


The Crown and The Mandalorian lead all contenders with 24 nominations each followed by WandaVision with 23, The Handmaid's Tale and Saturday Night Live with 21 and Ted Lasso with 20.

Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart are executive producing the ceremony, with Hamish Hamilton directing.

How to Watch

Time: The show begins at 8 p.m. EDT

Network: CBS

Online: The Emmys will also be streaming on Paramount+. CBS is available through Sling TV, fuboTV and Hulu Plus Live TV.

Presenters: Dolly Parton, Annaleigh Ashford, Awkwafina, Misty Copeland, Michael Douglas, Ava DuVernay, Taraji P. Henson, Gayle King, LL Cool J, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Ellen Pompeo, Yara Shahidi, Rita Wilson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kaley Cuoco, Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Anni Murphy, Catherine O' Hara, Mindy Kaling, Seth Rogen, Kerry Washington, Anthony Anderson, Paulina Alexis, Angela Bassett, Kate Beckinsale, Adrien Brody, Stephen Colbert, Jennifer Coolidge, Lane Factor, Beanie Feldstein, Allyson Felix, America Ferrera, Sterlin Harjo, Devery Jaconds, Ken Jeong, Vanessa Lachey, Jessica Long, Sarah Paulson, Amy Poehler, MJ Rodriguez, Tracee Ellis Ross, Hailee Steinfeld, Patrick Stewart, Wilmer Valderrama, D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai and Bowen Yang.



Outstanding Drama

The Boys


The Crown

The Handmaid's Tale

Lovecraft Country

The Mandalorian


This is Us

Outstanding Comedy


Cobra Kai

Emily in Paris


The Flight Attendant

The Kominsky Method


Ted Lasso

Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series

I May Destroy You

Mare of Easttown

The Queen's Gambit

The Underground Railroad


Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown, This is Us

Jonathan Majors, Lovecraft Country

Josh O'Connor, The Crown

Regé-Jean Page, Bridgerton

Billy Porter, Pose

Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Uzo Aduba, In Treatment

Olivia Colman, The Crown

Emma Corrin, The Crown

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale

MJ Rodriguez, Pose

Jurnee Smollett, Lovecraft Country

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso

Kenan Thompson, Kenan

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Aidy Bryant, Shrill

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Allison Janney, Mom

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Jean Smart, Hacks

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