This morning, the 71st Emmy Award nominees were announced. Among them were a Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie nomination for Jharrel Jerome for Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” on Netflix, as well as a Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie for Aunjanue Ellis for “When They See Us.”
For Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both Don Cheadle, of Showtime’s “Black Monday,” and Anthony Anderson, of ABC’s “Black-ish,” received nods. Sterling K. Brown, of NBC’s “This is Us,” received a nomination for Lead Actor in a Drama Series; and Viola Davis of ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder,” received a nomination for Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
The Emmy Awards will air live on FOX on Sunday, Sept. 22. For the full list of nominees, visit https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/2019-emmy-nominations-live-updating-1221226.