Special Report

Most Popular Emmy Nominated Shows

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20. Star Trek: Discovery
> IMDb rating: 7.4/10
> Current nominations: 4
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 2 nominations
> Starring: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp

“Star Trek: Discovery,” which has run for three seasons, takes place 10 years before the exploits of Kirk and Spock as Starfleet encounters new lifeforms and civilizations. Among its four Emmy nominations this year, “Star Trek: Discovery” was nominated for Outstanding Special Visual Effects.

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19. This Is Us
> IMDb rating: 8.7/10
> Current nominations: 9
> Past Emmy performance: 3 wins / 22 nominations
> Starring: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown

NBC’s heartwarming series about a couple and their set of triplets — told at different points in time — has entertained audiences since 2016, earning a notable 8.7 out of 10 rating on IMDb. The show has also won three Emmy awards and was recognized by the Television Academy Honors in 2017.

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18. The Man In The High Castle
> IMDb rating: 8.1/10
> Current nominations: 1
> Past Emmy performance: 2 wins / 9 nominations
> Starring: Alexa Davalos, Luke Kleintank, Rufus Sewell

“The Man In The High Castle,” an Amazon Prime series, is a counterfactual history series based on a book by Philip Dick that considers what the world would look if the Axis powers had won World War II. The series has two wins and has been nominated for an Emmy 10 times.

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17. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
> IMDb rating: 8.8.0/10
> Current nominations: 20
> Past Emmy performance: 8 wins / 14 nominations
> Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Tony Shalhoub

The Amazon Prime series about a 1950s housewife who enters the world of comedy has two seasons under its belt with a third on the way. Despite the show’s relatively short existence it has already won eight Emmy awards, including Best Comedy Series in 2018. It’s been nominated for the same award this year and 19 others, the most nominations for any comedy series.

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16. Family Guy
> IMDb rating: 8.1/10
> Current nominations: 2
> Past Emmy performance: 7 wins / 25 nominations
> Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Irreverent cartoon comedy “Family Guy” premiered 20 years ago and will soon begin its 18th season. Over this period it’s picked up a total of seven Emmy wins, four of which were for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance. The series has been nominated for two more awards in this field this year, for actors Alex Borstein and Seth MacFarlane.