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Watch 2021 Emmy® Nominees & the Live Award Show on Hulu

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We couldn’t be more excited to see what the 2021 Emmy® Awards have in store. 

Whether you’re tuning in to cheer on your favorite series, get inspiration for what to watch next, or just to see who’s serving looks on the red carpet, Hulu is here to make sure you don’t miss a beat. 

We’re breaking down everything you need to know about streaming the 73rd Primetime Emmy® Awards with Hulu + Live TV,* and which nominees you should add to your watchlist right now. 

*Live TV plan required. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply. 

When are the Emmys® 2021?

The 2021 Emmy® Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, September 19 from 8:00 to 11:00PM ET. 

How to Watch the Emmys® 2021 on Hulu

Hulu + Live TV subscribers can watch the Emmy® Awards live* on Hulu, not to mention (our favorite part of award shows) the iconic pre-shows like E! Network’s Live From The Red Carpet

Get started with a 7-day free trial of Hulu + Live TV** in three easy steps:

  1. Sign up for Hulu + Live TV, or login with your Hulu credentials if you’re already subscribed (current Hulu subscribers can switch to Live TV**).
  2. Get ready to stream the Emmys® by logging into your new Hulu account on any Live TV supported device, such as Android, Apple, Chromecast, Fire TV, LG TV, Mac and PC browsers, Playstation, Roku, Samsung TV, VIZIO, Xbox, and more.
  3. Enter your zip code to find local live TV availability for channels carrying the 2021 Emmy Awards® and more live coverage of the event.

*Requires Live TV plan. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply. 

**Free trials for Live TV and add-ons valid for new and eligible returning subscribers only.

Record the Emmys® with Cloud DVR

You know what they say, the show must go on. But, luckily, if you can’t catch this year’s ceremony live, you can record it with Hulu’s Cloud DVR. Here’s how:

  1. Find what you want to watch using the Live Guide.
  2. Click record from the Guide, or navigate to the details page and find the record icon.
  3. That’s it, you’re recording!
  4. And, for later, here’s how to manage your Cloud DVR recordings.

Emmy® Nominations 2021: Which shows are on Hulu?

Looking to stream the shows nominated for television’s biggest night? Hulu’s got you covered. Check out the Emmy®-nominated shows available to stream now on Hulu:

  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Shrill
  • PEN15
  • This Is Us
  • Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
  • Black-ish
  • The Amazing Race
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Kenan
  • Mom
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Genius: Aretha
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice
  • Shark Tank
  • Lovecraft Country*
  • Perry Mason*
  • In Treatment*
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show*
  • Oslo*
  • Mare of Eastown*
  • I May Destroy You*
  • The Undoing*
  • The Mandalorian**
  • Wandavision**
  • Hamilton**

See the Full List of 2021 Emmy Nominees

*Hulu with HBO Max® add-on subscription required.
**The Disney Bundle required. Access content from each service separately.

Hulu Original 2021 Emmy® Nominees

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We’re not into picking favorites (but if we were, hypothetically, to pick our favorite Emmy®-nominees, these would probably be them). Check out the 2021 Hulu Original nominees that we recommend binging before the big night. 

  1. The Handmaid’s Tale, with 21 nominations, including:
    • Outstanding Drama Series
    • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Elisabeth Moss)
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Bradley Whitford, O-T Fagbenle, and Max Minghella)
    • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Madeline Brewer, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Yvonne Strahovski, and Alexis Bledel)
    • Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
    • Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
  2. PEN15, nominated for:
    • Outstanding Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series
    • Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
  3. Shrill, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Aidy Bryant)

Discover more of the Best Hulu Original Series

Disney+ 2021 Emmy® Nominees

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If you weren’t already convinced that The Disney Bundle would take your streaming to an entirely new level, maybe these Emmy®-nominees will push you over the edge. Check out the Disney+ shows nominated for this year’s awards, like The Mandalorian,* Wandavision,* and Hamilton.*

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*The Disney Bundle required. Access content from each service separately.

More FAQs About the 2021 Emmys®

Which shows were eligible for 2021 Emmy®-nominations?

In order to be eligible for a 2021 Emmy Award®-nomination, shows needed to air between June 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021. 

Who is hosting the 2021 Emmys®?

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards will be hosted by actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer.

Will the 2021 Emmys® be virtual?

This year’s ceremony will mark the return of the traditional, in-person Emmy Awards with a live audience, limited to nominees and their guests.  

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