Emmys: Where to Stream the Nominated Series

3:45 PM 9/13/2018

by Katherine Schaffstall

From 'Stranger Things' and 'GLOW' on Netflix to 'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'This Is Us' on Hulu, a number of nominees are available to stream.

From left: 'This Is Us,' 'Stranger Things,' 'Atlanta'
From left: 'This Is Us,' 'Stranger Things,' 'Atlanta'
Courtesyof NBC; Netflix; FX

With the 2018 Emmy Awards quickly approaching, streaming services have made it possible to watch most of the nominated series anywhere.

Whether you're buying, renting or streaming through a subscription service, The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a guide on how to watch this year's Emmy-nominated series, ranging from the best comedy, drama and limited series categories.

Take a look at the list below to find out which nominated series are available across Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Amazon, iTunes and YouTube.

  • 'The Alienist'

    Where to watch: Amazon, YouTube

    Courtesy of Turner Entertainment Networks

    The psychological thriller follows newspaper illustrator John Moore (Luke Evans) and criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Bruhl) as they team up to hunt down a serial killer. The series is set in New York in the late 19th century.

    The Alienist is nominated for best limited series, as well as outstanding special visual effects in a supporting role, main title design, period costumes, cinematography and production design for a narrative period or fantasy program.

  • 'The Americans'

    Where to watch: Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

    The FX spy drama series follows Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys), two Russian spies during the Cold War that pose as an American couple with a family. The sixth and final season begins three years after the fifth season, with Philip retired from his fieldwork. Audience members catch up with Elizabeth as she works to steal technology related to the Dead Hand nuclear weapons control system.

    The Americans is nominated for best drama series, outstanding lead actor, lead actress and writing in a drama series.

  • 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story'

    Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

    Courtesy of FX

    The FX drama details the events that lead to the death of fashion designer Gianni Versace (Edgar Ramirez) and the aftermath of the crime, committed by Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss).

    The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story is nominated for best limited series, outstanding lead actor, directing, sound mixing, single-camera picture editing, casting, writing, contemporary costumes, hairstyling and prosthetic maekup. Judith Light and Penelope Cruz are both nominated in the best supporting actress category, while Ramirez, Finn Wittrock and Ricky Martin are all nominated in the outstanding supporting actor category.

  • 'Atlanta'

    Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

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    Set in Atlanta, Georgia, the series follows cousins Earn (Donald Glover) and Alfred "Paper Boi" (Brian Tyree Henry) as they navigate life in the city while touching on racism, poverty and the influence of black rap culture.

    Atlanta is nominated for best comedy series. The series is also nominated in the best lead actor, supporting actress, supporting actor, outstanding guest actor, directing, writing, casting, cinematography, music supervision, production design, single-camera picture editing and sound editing categories.

  • 'Barry'

    Where to Stream: HBO Now, HBO Go, Amazon, YouTube

    Courtesy of HBO

    The comedy follows former United States Marine Barry Berkman (Bill Hader), who works as a low-rent hitman. The lonely titular character travels to Los Angeles for a job and ends up finding a community in the L.A. theater scene that accepts him.

    Barry is nominated for best comedy series, as well as outstanding lead actor and supporting actor. The HBO series is also honored in the outstanding writing, directing, casting, single-picture camera editing, sound mixing, cinematography, productive design for a narrative program and sound editing categories.

  • 'Black-ish'

    Where to watch: ABC App, Hulu, Amazon, iTunes

    Ron Tom/ABC

    The ABC comedy follows Dre (Anthony Anderson) and his family as he struggles to find his cultural identity while raising his kids with his wife Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) in a white neighborhood.

    Black-ish is nominated in the best comedy series category, as well as the best lead actor, lead actress, guest actress and contemporary costumes categories.

  • 'The Crown'

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Netflix

    The Netflix original series follows the political rivalries and romances of Queen Elizabeth II's (Claire Foy) reign during the second half of the 20th century.

    The Crown is nominated for best drama series, as well as best lead actress, supporting actress, supporting actor, outstanding guest actor, directing, writing, casting, cinematography, hairstyling, period costumes, production design for a narrative period or fantasy program and special visual effects in a supporting role.

  • 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

    Where to watch: HBO Now, HBO Go, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

    Courtesy of HBO

    The comedy stars Larry David as a fictionalized version of himself. Season 9 picks up six years after the season 8 finale. The new season begins with Larry promoting his latest project, a musical comedy called Fatwa!

    Curb Your Enthusiasm is nominated in the best comedy and best lead actor categories. Bryan Cranston and Lin-Manuel Miranda are also up against each other in the outstanding guest actor category.

  • 'Game of Thrones'

    Where to watch: HBO Now, HBO Go, iTunes, YouTube

    Macall B. Polay/HBO

    The HBO series strayed away from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Fire and Ice series in the seventh and penultimate season. The season opens with Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) arriving in Westeros with her three dragons and army to wage war against the Lannisters. 

    Game of Thrones is nominated for best drama series, supporting actress and supporting guest actress in a drama series. Stars Peter Dinklage and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau are both nominated in the supporting actor in a drama series category. The series is also nominated for best writing, directing, casting, fantasy/sci-fi costumes, hairstyling, makeup (non-prosthetic), music composition, production design for a narrative period or fantasy program, prosthetic makeup, single-camera picture editing, sound editing, sound mixing, special visual effects and stunt coordination for a drama series, limited series or movie.

  • 'Genius: Picasso'

    Where to watch: Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

    Dusan Martincek/National Geographic

    The series chronicles the life of artist Pablo Picasso (Antonio Banderas), beginning with Picasso as a young man discovering his talent. The show also details his life as a celebrated artist as he struggles with fame and the rise of fascism.

    Genius: Picasso is nominated for best limited series, outstanding lead actor, sound mixing, cinematography, period costumes, hairstyling and makeup (non-prosthetic).

  • 'GLOW'

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Erica Parise/Netflix

    The Netflix original series follows the world of women's wrestling in the 1980s. Ruth (Allison Brie) is first introduced as a struggling actress who is cast in a wrestling promotion called Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, abbreviated as GLOW. The second season further explores the behind-the-scenes drama of the program.

    GLOW is nominated in the best comedy series, best supporting actress, outstanding casting, stunt coordination, and cinematography categories.

  • 'Godless'

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Ursula Coyote/Netflix

    The Netflix original limited series is set in the 1880s American West as the murderous outlaw gang leader Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels) hunts for his former protégé Roy Goode (Jack O'Connell). While chasing Roy, Frank ends up in the town of La Belle, New Mexico, which is inhabited almost entirely by women after a mining disaster.

    Godless is nominated in the best limited series category, as well as outstanding supporting actor, supporting actress, sound editing, casting, writing, cinematography, directing, hairstyling, music composition and original main title theme music for a limited series categories.

  • 'The Handmaid's Tale'

    Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon, YouTube

    George Kraychyk/Hulu

    The Hulu original series takes place in Gilead, which was formerly the United States before a civil war took place. With low fertility rates, the government creates a system where handmaids are assigned to the elite members of society with the sole purpose of becoming pregnant. The sophomore season catches up with Offred (Elisabeth Moss) after she flees Gilead. 

    The Handmaid's Tale is nominated for best drama series. Moss is nominated for lead actress in a drama series. Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd and Yvonne Strahovski are nominated in the best supporting actress category. Joseph Fiennes is nominated for best supporting actor, while Kelly Jenrette, Samira Wiley and Cherry Jones are nominated in the outstanding guest actress category. The series is also nominated in the best writing, directing, casting, cinematography, fantasy/sci-fi costumes, makeup, production design for a narrative contemporary program, single-camera picture editing, sound mixing and visual effects in a supporting role categories.

  • 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

    Where to watch: Amazon

    Courtesy of Amazon Studios

    The series follows housewife Miriam "Midge" Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan). After her husband Joel (Michael Zegen) admits to having an affair and leaves her, she goes to The Gaslight Café and impulsively gets up on stage to perform a standup comedy set after drinking too much wine. She then decides to pursue a career in comedy even though the odds are against her.

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is nominated in the best comedy series category, as well as the best lead actress, supporting actress, supporting actor, outstanding guest actress, directing, writing, casting and cinematography for a single-camera series categories.

  • 'Patrick Melrose'

    Where to watch: Showtime App

    Justin Downing/SHOWTIME

    The Showtime series follows Patrick Melrose (Benedict Cumberbatch) after the death of his father in the 1980s. Patrick attempts to overcome his addictions and demons that come from the abuse he experienced from his father and negligent mother.

    Patrick Melrose is nominated for best limited series, outstanding lead actor, writing, casting and directing for a limited series.

  • 'Silicon Valley'

    Where to watch: HBO Now, HBO Go, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

    Ali Page/HBO

    The series follows a group of five men that founded a startup company in Silicon Valley, which created and marketed an app called the Pied Piper. The fifth season of the HBO comedy follows the Pied Piper team as they move offices and hire a large team of coders to help develop Richard Hendricks' (Thomas Middleditch) new Internet.

    Silicon Valley is nominated in the best comedy series category, as well as the outstanding casting, directing, writing, production design, creative achievement in interactive media within a scripted program and sound mixing categories.

  • 'Stranger Things'

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Courtesy of Netflix

    The second season Netflix original series picks up one year after the conclusion of the first season. After Will is rescued from the Upside Down, he is still influenced by entities from the alternate dimension. As Will continues to struggle to re-adapt to his old life, his friends and family realize that the Upside Down is a much larger threat than they thought.

    Stranger Things is nominated in the best drama series, supporting actress, supporting actor, outstanding directing, writing, casting, sound editing and cinematography categories.

  • 'This Is Us'

    Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube

    Courtesy of NBC

    The second season of the NBC drama continued to give an intimate look at the lives of the Pearson family members. With some of the storylines centering on the characters in current day and others in flashbacks, the sophomore season finally reveals how the patriarchal character Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) died. 

    This Is Us is nominated for best drama series, while Ventimiglia and Sterling K. Brown are nominated in the best lead actor category and Gerald McRaney and Ron Cephas Jones are nominated in the outstanding guest actor in a drama series category.

  • 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Courtesy of Netflix

    The comedy series follows former mole woman Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) as she tries to navigate life in New York City after being held captive underground for 15 years. Season 4 begins with Kimmy starting a new job and dealing with a sexual harassment complaint.

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is nominated in the best comedy series and best supporting actor categories.

  • 'Westworld'

    Where to watch: HBO Now, HBO Go, Amazon, YouTube

    Courtesy of HBO

    The HBO series takes place at one of six Westworld theme park locations that allows guests to experience an environment similar to the American Old West. The theme park is populated by "hosts," which are androids that are programmed to fulfill the guests' wants and needs.

    Westworld is nominated in the best drama series category. Evan Rachel Wood is nominated in the best lead actress category, while Thandie Newton is up for best supporting actress. Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright are both nominated in the outstanding lead actor category and Jimmi Simpson is up for outstanding guest actor. The series is also nominated in the outstanding casting, fantasy/sci-fi costumes, music composition, prosthetic makeup, sound editing and cinematography categories.