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Dystopian series ‘Watchmen’ leads all Emmy nominees with 26

WorldNews Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Dystopian series ‘Watchmen’ leads all Emmy nominees with 26LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Watchmen,” cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26 nominations Tuesday for the prime-time Emmy Awards. The HBO series, which captured America’s deep unease as it faces racial and political clashes amid a pandemic, was nominated as best limited series and received bids for cast members including Regina King and Jeremy Irons. King was part of a vanguard of actors of color who showed that TV academy voters took heed of the social climate. “Zendaya!” exclaimed Emmy announcement host Leslie Jones, her gleeful reaction to the “Euphoria” star’s nomination as best actress in a drama. “This is a great day,” Jones added. She was part...
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So far, HBO's dystopian series "Watchmen" leads the pack with 26 nominations.

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