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Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars will come together to honor the best of the year in television on Monday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles during the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, airing live on NBC. Here’s what you need to know about TV’s biggest night.
Before the show, a number of nominees, presenters and executives will walk the red carpet. E! will present a countdown to the red carpet beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET, followed by coverage straight from the red carpet from 6-8 p.m. ET. The Hollywood Reporter’s Pret-a-Reporter will also be covering all things fashion as the stars make their way down into Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Who to Watch
Saturday Night Live‘s Colin Jost and Michael Che are co-hosting this year’s ceremony, which will air live on NBC from 8-11 p.m. ET/5-8 p.m. PT. They follow in the footsteps of Stephen Colbert, who hosted the awards show in 2017.
Stars from the big and small screen will take the stage to present this year’s awards including Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan, Bob Odenkirk, Constance Wu and Kit Harington.
This year’s nominees who are set to present include Millie Bobby Brown, Rachel Brosnahan, Sandra Oh, Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon.
What to Watch
For the full list of nominees, click here. For updates on winners and news from inside the ceremony, be sure to visit THR.com on Monday night.
HBO’s Game of Thrones scored the most nominations of any show, with a total of 22. Netflix broke HBO’s 17-year streak as the network with the most nominations. While HBO garnered 108 nominations, Netflix earned 112.
Netflix’s most nominated program is The Crown with 13 nominations, followed by Godless and Stranger Things with 12 nominations each.
NBC’s Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Westworld tied with 21 nominations each, while Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale garnered 20 nominations and FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story is up for 18 awards.
In Case You Missed It
Last weekend, the Creative Arts Emmys honored achievements in an array of below-the-line categories including makeup and hair-styling. Guest performances also were honored, as were outstanding visual effects, music composition, sound editing, choreography and production design, among others. The event, which took place on Saturday and Sunday nights, was held at the Microsoft Theater. See the full list of winners here.
John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice became the 13th, 14th and 15th people to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards during Sunday’s portion of the ceremony following Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert‘s win in the outstanding live variety special category.
The 2018 Creative Arts Emmys also made history when all four guest-acting awards went to black actors. Tiffany Haddish took home the award for best guest actress in a comedy series for her turn as a guest host on SNL, while Katt Williams won for his role as Willy on Atlanta. Ron Cephas Jones won in the best guest actor in a drama series category for his role as William on This Is Us, and Samira Wiley took home the guest actress in a drama award for her role as Moira on The Handmaid’s Tale.
Get Ready for a Weekend Full of Coverage
In addition to the red carpet coverage, THR will report all the news about the awards show. Make sure to bookmark THR‘s Emmys page for the latest coverage about what’s happening outside of the Microsoft Theater during the red carpet and what’s happening inside during the ceremony.
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