The 2020 Emmy nominations just dropped and in the words of Issa Rae, we’re “rooting for everyone Black.” And these words ring even more true this year as Issa, and her Insecure crew, racked up a ton of nods!
Best Comedy Series
Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
Best Casting For A Comedy Series
Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series
Outstanding Single-Camera Editing For A Comedy Series
Outstanding Music Supervision
— insecurehbo (@insecurehbo) July 28, 2020
Hype AF, indeed! The HBO comedy not only garnered 7 nominations, but they weren’t the only Black people on the list and that make this year even more special! Here’s a list of more folks we get to root for…
BEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
Billy Porter (Pose)
BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Don Cheadle (Black Monday)
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Issa Rae (Insecure)
Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)
BEST ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A TELEVISION MOVIE
Jeremy Pope (Hollywood)
BEST ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A TELEVISION MOVIE
Regina King (Watchmen)
Octavia Spencer (Self Made)
Kerry Washington (Little Fires Everywhere)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale)
Thandie Newton (Westworld)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Sterling K. Brown (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Mahershala Ali (Ramy)
Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Yvonne Orji (Insecure)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A TELEVISION MOVIE
Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend)
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen)
Jovan Adepo (Watchmen)
Louis Gossett Jr. (Watchmen)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR A TELEVISION MOVIE
Uzo Aduba (Mrs. America)
BEST VARIETY TALK SERIES
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
BEST VARIETY SKETCH SERIES
A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO)
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