Everything you need to know about the 2021 Emmys: Who is nominated, hosts and how to watch in Australia

The Emmy Awards are right around the corner, celebrating the best TV of the year.

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s ceremony.

The host

Cedric the Entertainer is set to host the 73rd annual event and promises to bring some humour as the show celebrates how TV has helped get us through the pandemic, minus any zingers.

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“It’s not bad if you’re the news for a couple of days, but you don’t want to be the guy that ruins the night or someone’s moment,” he said in a recent interview. “At the same time, you’ve got to be yourself.”

Start time and how to watch

The show starts at 8pm EST (10am AEST) on CBS.

You can follow all the action here at 9Honey Celebrity, for all the winners, red carpet fashion and big talking points. The ceremony will also be broadcast on Fox Arena.

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The nominees

The Crown and The Mandalorian lead the way with 24 nominations each. Ted Lasso is also a frontrunner with 20 nods. Other shows with multiple nominations include WandaVision, The Handmaid’s Tale, and Saturday Night Live.

View the full list of nominations.

Presenters

Taraji P. Henson, Michael Douglas, LL Cool J, Dolly Parton, Stephen Colbert, Sarah Paulson, Amy Poehler, Awkwafina, Hailee Steinfeld, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Coolidge, Angela Bassett, Mindy Kaling, Ken Jeong and many more will present awards throughout the night.

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