The annual Emmy Awards 2021, celebrating the best in television, will be handed out in a ceremony hosted by Cedric the Entertainer in Los Angeles on Monday, September 20, as per the Indian Standard Time. Last year, a virtual ceremony was held due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, this year the ceremony will be held in a tent in Los Angeles with a limited number of attendees.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH EMMYS 2021 IN INDIA?
Emmy Awards 2021 Live streaming will be available on Monday, September 20, at 5.30 am IST on Lionsgate Play. The 73rd edition of Emmys will be hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, is hoping this year's award ceremony will encourage viewers to come back by fostering a spirit of inclusivity. The entire ceremony will be directed by Hamish Hamilton. Last year's virtual event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
EMMYS 2021 WILL BE A SCALED-BACK SHOW WITH 500 ATTENDEES
Cedric the Entertainer will host a scaled-back show in Los Angeles on Sunday that has been moved to an outdoor tent because of concerns over the Delta variant. The event will have only 500 attendees. Last year, the Emmys was held virtually with celebrities joining remotely from homes, gardens and hotel rooms around the world rather than the usual in-person event for more than 4,000 people.
Ted Lasso and The Crown are the frontrunners in the award ceremony with 20 and 24 Emmy nods, respectively.
(With inputs from Reuters)