Foxtel showcases “Emmy Nominees” in On-Demand Streaming Promotion
In the count down to The 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards screening LIVE and exclusive on Monday September 23 from 10.00am on FOX8, Foxtel is hosting an “Emmy Nominees” Streaming Stunt to showcase all of the fantastic shows up for an Award next week.
If you haven’t seen the greatest in this year’s television, or you want to re-live the drama and the entertainment from the world’s best, then simply visit Foxtel On Demand to start streaming the entire series of Chernobyl; American Horror Story: Apocalypse; Barry; Fosse/Verdon; Game of Thrones; Pose; Sharp Objects; Succession; True Detective; Veep and The Act: Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose.
Foxtel shows account for a total of 217 Primetime Emmy nominations across its Drama, Comedy, Entertainment, Factual and Kids channels.
Following its epic finale season this year, Game of Thrones (FOX SHOWCASE) is leading the pack with a huge 32 nominations, the most for any program in a single season, which include 10 nominations for cast contributions across five performer categories. Kit Harington has been nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Emilia Clarke, Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Over its eight-season run, the series has received a total of 161 nominations.
One of the most talked about and compelling new series this year, Chernobyl (FOX SHOWCASE) scored 19 nominations, including Jared Harris for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Another standout, the biographical drama series Fosse/Verdon (FOX SHOWCASE) scored 17 nominations, which included Sam Rockwell for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and Michelle Williams for Lead Actress.
The ground-breaking and history-making series Pose (FOX SHOWCASE) was awarded a nomination in the Outstanding Drama Series category, and its star Billy Porter was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Also nominated for Outstanding Drama Series is Succession (FOX SHOWCASE) and Game of Thrones.
Comedy favourites Barry (FOX SHOWCASE) and Veep (FOX SHOWCASE) were nominated again this year picking up 17 nominations including for Outstanding Comedy Series. Bill Hader has been nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Barry) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Veep).
Amy Adams was awarded a nomination for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in the compelling series Sharp Objects (FOX SHOWCASE) as well as Patricia Clarkson as Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. Newcomer Joey King was nominated as Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for The Act: Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose (FOX SHOWCASE) with Patricia Arquette awarded a nomination for Supporting Actress. A special nomination nod also went to Jessica Lange for Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her chilling role on American Horror Story: Apocalypse (FOX SHOWCASE).
The 2019 Emmy Awards honour television’s highest achievements in artistic endeavours and feature a multitude of titles which are exclusive to Foxtel’s Australian subscribers. The 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast LIVE and exclusively on Foxtel’s FOX8 channel direct from Los Angeles on Monday September 23 at 10.00am with a The 71st Emmy Awards Pre Show red carpet special airing on FOX8 from 9.00am. Both the red carpet and the telecast will be available to stream on Foxtel On Demand.
Also, on Monday September 23, E! Channel will broadcast its E! Live from the Red Carpet: The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards special from 8am LIVE preceded by the Countdown to the Red Carpet from 6.30am and the E! After Party at 1.00pm following the Award ceremony.