71st annual Emmy Awards nominations announced

The nominees for the 71st annual Emmy Awards has been announced this morning by presenters D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place) and Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians). Winners will be announced at the Emmys ceremony which will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on 22 September. The show will air live on Fox 5 pm onwards. Emmy Award recognises excellence in the television industry and is equivalent to Academy Award, the Tony Award, and The Grammy Award. The nominees in animation and VFX categories are: Outstanding Animated Program: Big Mouth “The Planned Parenthood Show” (Netflix) Bob’s Burgers “Just One of the Boyz 4 Now” (FOX) BoJack Horseman “Free Churro” (Netflix) Adventure Time “Come Along With Me” (Cartoon Network) The Simpsons “Mad About the Toy” (FOX) Outstanding Short Form Animated Program: Love, Death & Robots “The Witness” (Netflix) Robot Chicken “Why Is It Wet?” (Adult Swim) SpongeBob SquarePants “Plankton Paranoia” (Nickelodeon) Steven Universe “Reunited” (Cartoon Network) Teen Titans Go! “Nostalgia Is Not a Substitute for an Actual Story” (Cartoon Network)
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Outstanding Children’s Program: A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix) Carmen Sandiego (Netflix) Song of Parkland (HBO) Star Wars Resistance (Disney Channel) When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special (HBO) Outstanding Character Voice-over Performance: Kevin Michael Richardson (F Is for Family) Netflix Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) FOX Alex Borstein (Family Guy) FOX Hank Azaria (The Simpsons) FOX Eric Jacobson (When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special) PBS Outstanding Special Visual Effects: Game of Thrones “The Bells” (HBO) Star Trek: Discovery “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2” (CBS) The Man in the High Castle “Jahr Null” (Amazon Prime) The Orville “Identity, Part 2” (FOX) The Umbrella Academy “The White Violin” (Netflix) Outstanding Special Effects in a supporting Role: Catch-22 (Hulu) Chernobyl (HBO) Deadwood (HBO) Escape at Dannemora (Showtime) Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (Amazon Prime)