The nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards have been announced and HBO’s “Watchmen” topped the list with a whopping 26 well-deserved nominations.
The Damon Lindelof series is set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, this drama series embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own.
Regina King starred and slaaaaayed in her role as Angela Abar aka “Sister Night.”
Watch the “Watchmen” trailer:
Let’s take a moment to get into these nods:
- Regina King – Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie
- Jean Smart – Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie
- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie
- Jovan Adepo – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie
- Louis Gossett Jr. – Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie
- Outstanding Limited Series
- Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Period Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More)
- Outstanding Casting For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special
- Outstanding Cinematography For A Limited Series Or Movie ( 2 Nominations)
- Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
- Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special (3 Nominations)
- Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Limited Series Or Movie (3 Nominations)
- Outstanding Main Title Design
- Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score)
- Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
- Outstanding Music Supervision
- Outstanding Drama Series
- Outstanding Sound Editing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation
- Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie
- Outstanding Special Visual Effects
- Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Sadly, as amazing as this show is it will not be returning.
Maybe all of these nominations will make folks reconsider their stance on this! ?
Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of “Watchmen.”