Special Report

Most Popular Emmy Nominated Shows

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30. America’s Got Talent
> IMDb rating: 5.8.0/10
> Current nominations: 1
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 4 nominations
> Starring: Howie Mandel, Nick Cannon, Sharon Osbourne

Despite a nearly 14-season run, “America’s Got Talent” has only accumulated five Emmy nominations, including this year’s nod for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction. The show remains popular among viewers, however, as it is often the most viewed program in its primetime time slot.

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29. Leaving Neverland
> IMDb rating: 7.0/10
> Current nominations: 5
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 0 nominations
> Starring: Michael Jackson, Wade Robson, Joy Robson

The four-hour HBO documentary that aired in March was about two men who alleged pop-star Michael Jackson sexually molested them when they were boys. “Leaving Neverland” has been nominated for five Emmy awards.

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28. Saturday Night Live
> IMDb rating: 8.1/10
> Current nominations: 18
> Past Emmy performance: 67 wins / 252 nominations
> Starring: Kate McKinnon, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

“Saturday Night Live” is the fourth-longest running show in television history, and with President Trump providing a trove of comedy material to work with, the series shows no signs of ending its nearly 44-year run. SNL has more Emmy nominations, 270, than any other show, and has taken home 67 Emmy statuettes.

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27. BoJack Horseman
> IMDb rating: 8.6/10
> Current nominations: 1
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 1 nominations
> Starring: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

The quirky cartoon “BoJack Horseman” has been a hit for Netflix, earning five seasons with a sixth on the way. It was nominated for Best Animated Program at this year’s Emmys — specifically for the episode “Free Churro,” which has an exceptional 9.8 out of 10 rating on IMDb.

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26. Fleabag
> IMDb rating: 8.6/10
> Current nominations: 11
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 0 nominations
> Starring: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Olivia Colman

The Amazon original series is a comedy about a woman living London who is coping with tragedy. The series debuted in 2017 and was not nominated for an Emmy until this year when it snagged 11 nominations. “Fleabag” creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been nominated for an Emmy five times.