'The Crown' and 'The Mandalorian' got the most Emmy nominations this year - here are the other shows leading the pack

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'The Crown' and 'The Mandalorian' got the most Emmy nominations this year - here are the other shows leading the pack
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Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin on "The Crown." Des Willie/Netflix
  • The 2021 Emmy Awards are set to air Sunday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

  • Both Netflix's "The Crown" and Disney+ series "The Mandalorian" received 24 nominations each.

  • "Wandavision," "The Handmaid's Tale," and "Saturday Night Live" also received plenty of nods.

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The 73rd annual Emmy Awards are set to be announced on Sunday night, and shows like "The Crown" and "Saturday Night Live" scored big with over 20 nominations each.

Starring Josh O'Connor as a young Prince Charles, and Emma Corrin as the late Princess Diana, Netflix's "The Crown" has long been an awards-season favorite. Both O'Connor and Corrin received nominations in their respective acting categories this year.

And "The Mandalorian," streaming on Disney +, also earned several nods, tying with "The Crown" for most nominations at the 73rd Emmys. Pedro Pascal stars as a bounty hunter tasked with taking care of Grogu, or "The Child" (dubbed "Baby Yoda" by fans) in the "Star Wars" show.

Rounding out the list of Television Academy favorites this year are "Wandavision" (the first-ever Marvel Studios project nominated for an Emmy), "The Handmaid's Tale," "Saturday Night Live," and "Ted Lasso," the sleeper Apple TV hit starring Jason Sudeikis.

Here are the shows with the most nominations at the 73rd Emmy Awards:

"The Crown" - 24

"The Mandalorian" - 24

"Wandavision" - 23

"The Handmaid's Tale" - 21

"Saturday Night Live" - 21

"Ted Lasso" - 20

"Lovecraft Country" - 18

"The Queen's Gambit" - 18

"Mare of Easttown" - 16

This year's Emmy awards will air Sunday, September 19, at 8 p.m. E.T. /5 p.m. P.T. from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Comedian Cedric the Entertainer is set to host for the first time ever.

In contrast to last year's ceremony, which was primarily virtual due to COVID-19, this year's telecast will take place in person, featuring a limited live audience of nominees and their guests.

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