The 71st Emmy Awards is all set to be held today, September 23.
The Emmy Awards will air live on America’s Fox on September 22, at 8 pm Eastern / 5 pm Pacific time and according to Indian Standard Time the award show will air at 5am.
Indian fans waiting eagerly for the awards night can watch the repeat telecast on Star world at at 10:30pm IST.
Popular HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones is the only show to be nominated in all seven drama categories and has the highest nominations that includes categories like Directing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Drama Series, Writing for a Drama Series, actors Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington have also been nominated for Lead Actor and Lead Actress in a Drama, respectively.
Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, and Maisie Williams have all been nominated for Supporting Actress in a Drama. Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Peter Dinklage are nominated for Supporting Actor in a Drama.
The Emmy Awards this year will also focus the spotlight on LGBTQ talent, with several queer artists and shows featuring gay, lesbian and transgender characters among the nominees. Emmys 2019 has a star-studded lineup of presenters that include Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Michael Douglas, Naomi Watts, Julia Louis-Dreyfus... and the Kardashian clan.
Meanwhile, Netflix's India Original series "Sacred Games", anthology film "Lust Stories" and Amazon Prime Video's "The Remix" are also nominated for International Emmy Awards.
The second season of "Sacred Games", starring Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been nominated in the best drama category alongside Brazil's "Contra Todos - season three", Germany's "Bad Banks" and UK's "McMafia", which also features Siddiqui in a key role. Director Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan directed the second season of "Sacred Games" while Vikramaditya Motwane served as a showrunner.
While the primetime Emmys will be held on 23 September at 5:30 am India time, the International Emmys will be held on 25 November.