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The Crown, Mandalorian, Ted Lasso, WandaVision among top Emmy contenders

Among the networks, HBO and HBO Max led with 130 nominations, followed by Netflix Inc with 129.

The Crown, Mandalorian, Ted Lasso, WandaVision among top Emmy contenders

The Mandalorian (Photo: Disney+)

The Crown and The Mandalorian led nominations on Tuesday (Jul 13) for the Emmy Awards, the highest honours in television.

HBO and HBO Max led all networks with 130 nominations, followed by Netflix Inc with 129.

Best drama series contenders include British royal series The Crown – which nabbed a leading 24 nods, including for many of its lead actors – and period romance Bridgerton, both from Netflix, as well as LGBTQ drama Pose. The Star Wars spinoff drama The Mandalorian also got 24 nominations.

This image released by Apple TV Plus shows Jason Sudeikis in "Ted Lasso." (Apple TV Plus via AP)

Apple TV+ comedy Ted Lasso, about an underdog English football team coached by an American, scored 20 nods. Its competitors for best comedy series include murder mystery The Flight Attendant and Hacks, about a veteran female comic.

 

READ: Comedian Cedric the Entertainer to host TV's Emmy Awards ceremony

 

Crime story Mare Of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet, and rape drama I May Destroy You will face off in a strong best limited series field that also includes innovative superhero drama WandaVision, which got 23 nominations

The Emmy Awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sep 19, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.

(Source: Reuters)

Source: Reuters/sr

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