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A slew of high-profile limited series and TV movies are vying for the 2019 Emmy Awards, as are their stars, who are up for best actor and actress in these categories.
Chernobyl, the HBO/Sky miniseries that chronicles the 1986 nuclear disaster, is in contention to take the podium for outstanding limited series. Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series When They See Us, which tells the true story of the five men accused in the Central Park jogger case, is also in the running.
The rest of the nomination list for best limited series is rounded out by Showtime’s Escape at Dannemora, FX’s Fosse/Verdon and HBO’s Sharp Objects.
As for TV movies, the Netflix interactive movie Black Mirror: Bandersnatch could take home the Emmy for outstanding television movie, or HBO’s Deadwood might win. Also competing in this category are HBO’s Brexit: The Uncivil War, Amazon’s King Lear and HBO’s My Dinner With Hervé.
Mahershala Ali (HBO’s True Detective), Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora), Hugh Grant (Amazon’s A Very English Scandal), Jared Harris (Chernobyl), Jharrel Jerome (When They See Us), Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon) will compete for best actor in a limited series/TV movie.
In the actress category, Joey King has been nominated for her role as Gypsy Rose Blanchard in the Hulu true-crime series The Act. She will be competing against her character’s onscreen mother, Patricia Arquette, who was nominated for her show Escape at Dannemora. Award-winning actresses Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon) and Amy Adams (Sharp Objects) are also up for the Emmy, along with When They See Us’ Aunjanue Ellis and Niecy Nash.
Vote below for who you think will win these categories and keep checking to see who is in the lead. Also, make sure to vote for who you think should win in the drama and comedy series categories, too.
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