MJ Rodriguez, Bowen Yang, Michaela Coel & Aidy Bryant Nominated For Emmys

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards are already making history. Find the full list of nominations here.

The nominations for the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards are here, and history has already been made: MJ Rodriguez officially became the first transgender nominee in the Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series category, for her role as Blanca on FX’s Pose.

Elsewhere, Saturday Night Live cast members Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Aidy Bryant, and Bowen Yang were nominated — Bryant for the final season of her Hulu show Shrill, and Yang for his work on SNL. Michaela Coel was nominated for her series I May Destroy You, which itself was nominated for Outstanding Limited/Anthology Series.

Netflix’s The Crown and Disney+’s The Mandalorian tied with the most nominations with 24 each. The awards will take place September 19, 2021, at 8:00 PM EDT, and Cedric the Entertainer will host the ceremony for CBS with a limited in-person audience.

Read on for the full list of nominations below:

Drama Series

The Boys


The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

Lovecraft Country

The Mandalorian


This Is Us

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K Brown

Jonathan Majors

Josh O’Conner

Rege-Jean Page

Billy Porter

Matthew Rhys

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Uzo Aduba

Olivia Colman

Emma Corrin

Elisabeth Moss

Mj Rodriguez

Surnee Smollett

Outstanding Limited/Anthology Series

I May Destroy You

Mare of Easttown

The Queen’s Gambit

The Underground Railroad


Lead Actress in a Limited/Anthology/Movie

Michaela Coel

Cynthia Erivo

Elizabeth Olsen

Anya Taylor Joy

Kate Winslett

Lead Actor in a Limited/Anthology/Movie

Paul Bettany

Hugh Grant

Ewan McGregor

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Leslie Odom Jr

Comedy Series


Cobra Kai

Emily In Paris


The Flight Attendant

The Kominsky Method


Ted Lasso

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson

Michael Douglas

William H. Macy

Jason Sudeikis

Kenan Thompson

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Aidy Bryant

Kaley Cuoco

Allison Janney

Tracee Ellis Ross

Jean Smart

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Aidy Bryant

Hannah Einbinder

Kate McKinnon

Rosie Perez

Cecily Strong

Juno Temple

Hannah Waddingham

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Carl Clemons-Hopkins

Brett Goldstein

Brendan Hunt

Nick Mohammed

Paul Reiser

Jeremy Swift

Kenan Thompson

Bowen Yang

Competition Program

The Amazing Race

Nailed It!

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Top Chef

The Voice

Variety Talk Series


The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Television Movie

Dolly Parton’s Christmas On The Square

OsloRobin Roberts Presents: Mahalia

Sylvie’s Love

Uncle Frank