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Friday, July 21, 2017


Hosted by late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert, the best of the best series from Hollywood will be awarded for their groundbreaking and innovative television performances at the spectacular 69th Primetime Emmy Awards ® in September.

M-Net (ch.101) has scheduled the prestigious ceremony live from Los Angeles on September 17 at 02h00 and in prime time on the same day at 19h30.

As always, some of the acclaimed nominees on the list formed part of the M-Net channels schedules in the past year including: Better Call Saul, House of Cards, This Is Us and Westworld. The equally applauded black-ish, Modern Family, Silicon Valley and Veep were favourites in the Outstanding Comedy Series category. Westworld was one of the leads with the most nominations, receiving a total of 22 nominations in all categories, and Veep stands in with 17.

First-time Emmy nominee Milo Ventimiglia (This is Us) joined the Lead Actor in a Drama Series category alongside his co-star Sterling K. Brown (This is Us). Other nominees in the Lead Actor in a Drama Series category were Anthony Hopkins (Westworld), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) and Kevin Spacey (House of Cards).

Notable M-Net channels nominations include Lead Actress in a Drama: Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Keri Russell (The Americans), Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld) and Robin Wright (House of Cards).

Award-winning comedy that kept us going this year included performances from the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and on the nominee list is: Anthony Anderson (black-ish), and past Emmy winners William H. Macy (Shameless) and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent). Nominees in the Lead Actress in a Comedy were Allison Janney (Mom), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), and Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish). Multiple nominees included Riz Ahmed (The Night Of), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Matthew Rhys (The Americans) and Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan). First-time Emmy nominees in the Limited Series or Movie categories included Carrie Coon (The Leftovers) and Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies).

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