At least it's been renewed for a season two, so there are more chances to be had. Emilia Clarke had one final opportunity to win the Emmy for her role as Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones."
She took home 2 Emmy Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Series, and Best Writing for a Comedy Series for Fleabag, her hilarious hit series about a woman dealing with sex addiction. But most of the time, especially if they’re in the game long enough, they usually get acknowledged at some point...or do they? That, combined with his lack of major roles prior to this revelation, proved to be enough. Did they skip the episode that highlighted Looking Glass, and thus served as a showcase for Nelson’s laid back, emotionally rattling talents? The character’s perfectionism makes this ironic, and also kind of sad. (See “The Morning Show” in the snubs category). Instead, it was blanked, including Crowe’s transformative turn as the Fox News founder. With so many of last year’s nominated comedies exiting the race, many thought Pamela Adlon’s highly praised FX series would be a lock to replace one of them; it was just too hard to imagine such a consistently creative and universally beloved half-hour program wasn’t on the bubble these past few years, waiting for its opening. This is most likely a case of bad timing, as “Unbelievable” premiered in the early fall of 2019. “Late Night with Seth Meyers” has been nominated four years running for Best Writing in a Variety Series (including a nod this year), but NBC’s inventive, addictive offering still hasn’t made its way into the inner circle of Variety Talk. Edgar-Jones faced a tougher competitive slate than her co-star, Mescal, and he was the only one of these excellent actors to break through. "Friends" got a ton of Emmy nods during its beloved run, but somehow Cox, who the show originally centered around, was the only actor of the six main characters to never get a nomination. What We Do in the Shadows, Outstanding Comedy Series. She's still in shock and that kind of fluster only happens after a true surprise. I know stupid gold statues don’t determine talent, not even a little, but some of these are just nonsense. Zendaya in Euphoria, Lead Actress in a Drama. The biggest snubs and surprises in the 2020 Emmys nominations include The Mandalorian, Zendaya, Reese Witherspoon, Elisabeth Moss, and Unbelievable. — not expected to receive a nomination this year — landed a spot in the final five; Emmy Awards host Kimmel might be able to present himself with the trophy if all goes well! Jemaine Clement’s FX comedy only got better in its second season, and the TV Academy took note. The Mandalorian is undeniably incredible, but who would have ever imagined the show about Baby Yoda would get an Emmy nom? Only Laura Dern and Meryl Streep landed acting nominations, and the show was stuck with just four total — a quarter of its total for “Season 1.” Voters either forgot about this one (it aired in the summer of 2019), rejected its category switch-a-roo, or agreed with most critics and were disappointed with the new ending. The only nomination it did receive was for Ann Dowd, who guest-starred on the show.
Perhaps the ratings are too low, or too many seasons have passed for prospective viewers to want to catch up. America”. Two of those were for Laura Dern and Meryl Streep in the Best Supporting Actress race.
"Orphan Black" never get a nom, Lauren Graham, and I can’t stop thinking about how Courteney Cox got robbed. So let’s get started. Surprise, surprise, surprise: Larry David (out), Zendaya (in), Reese Witherspoon (out), (C)FX Networks / Courtesy Everett Collection, (C)Apple TV / Courtesy Everett Collection, Sterling K. Brown talks about next season of ‘This Is Us’. 'The Great British Baking Show's Breakout Star, 'Fargo' Season 4 Episode 4 Recap: The Snowman Cometh, Jessie Buckley Is the Existential Tour de Force 2020 Needs, Who Plays Swanee Capps in 'Fargo'?
Ruffalo stars in double roles as identical twins Dominick and Thomas Birdsey. The Starz series (which can also be found on Netflix) stars Caitriona Balfe (who plays Claire Randall Fraser) and Sam Heughan (who plays Jamie Fraser) in the show, which is based off of Diana Gabaldon‘s popular book series.
Holland, the series’ star, is long overdue for some Emmy love, and Amandla Stenberg gave one of the year’s most under-appreciated performances. When the Emmys love a show’s last season, it’s not because it’s its last season; it’s because they’re still in love with the show.
Eight nominations for a brand new streamer’s marquee show is very good, and the reason Apple is listed as an overall snub isn’t because of one category; it’s because of Disney+. “Late Night” never stops inventing. Next up, a few famous comedians chat about their anxiety and how they (try to) get over it. Not even a nomination? Luckily, people will be keeping an eye on whatever Edgar-Jones does next: If there was a Breakout Stars category at the Emmys, their only competition would be each other. And lastly, what’s left. No one would argue the 26,000-plus TV Academy members got together and decided to ignore any of this year’s contenders.
They were seemingly edged out by two other Netflix stars, Octavia Spencer and Shira Haas. And we'd be remiss not to offer our condolences to "Late Night with Seth Meyers," which failed to earn a nomination for best variety talk series, despite being one of the funniest regular late-night shows out there. Two of the biggest snubs have got to be The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Elisabeth Moss and Netflix’s Unbelievable. Make no mistake: Zendaya 100 percent deserves this and more, but sometimes the powers that be forget to recognize performances like this one, especially on teen shows. But "Little Fires" itself did get nominated in best limited series, so that's something. And those other actors who have been in the game for forever, and have never even been nominated. 1,758, This story has been shared 1,045 times. Elsewhere, HBO Limited Series Watchmen took home 26 nods, the most nominations of any show this year.
So what were the biggest snubs and surprises of the 2020 Emmy nominations? Did the actors overlook him because he was wearing a mask too often?