“Watchmen” leads Emmy nominations

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HBO’s superhero series “Watchmen” leads the way at this year’s Emmy Awards, with 26 nominations overall.

The show, which starred Regina King, has been recognised despite plans for a second season being scrapped.

Comedy-drama “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” received 20 nominations, while “Ozark” and “Succession” have 18 each.

Another surprise powerhouse in terms of nominations is Disney’s “The Mandalorian”, a show set in the Star Wars universe.

The show, which has one season out, received 15 nominations in total.

The winners are scheduled to be announced on 20 September during a ceremony broadcast by ABC and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

The Emmys are the biggest night in US TV.

Emmy Nominations 2020:

  • Watchmen – 26
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – 20
  • Succession – 18
  • Ozark – 18
  • Schitt’s Creek – 15
  • The Mandalorian – 15

For the full list of nominations, check out this CNN article.