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Celebrate 2024 Awards Season in Los Angeles

L.A. Awards Season Calendar 2024

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2024 Awards Season:
Key Dates for the 2024 Oscars, Emmys, Critics Choice, People's Choice, Grammys, Golden Globes and more.

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Updated on Feb 26 2024 8:21am

LA Award Season Calendar

Step into the dazzling world of LA's Best Film & Music Award Shows with the 2024 Awards Season Calendar, a guide to the key dates and timelines for the most anticipated ceremonies, including the 96th Academy Awards, the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards, the 81st Annual Golden Globes, and the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards, where the city of angels celebrates the highest achievements in movies, television, and music.

Welcome to the glitz and glamour of LA's Best Film Award Shows, where the entertainment industry converges for a dazzling showcase of talent, creativity, and excellence. In the heart of the entertainment capital, Los Angeles, the awards season unfolds with a series of prestigious events that captivate audiences globally. This 2024 Awards Season Calendar is your guide to the key dates and timelines for the most anticipated award ceremonies, including the 96th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on March 10, the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards on January 14, the 81st Annual Golden Globes at The Beverly Hilton on January 7, and the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Peacock Theater at LA Live on January 15. As the city of angels rolls out the red carpet, these events not only honor the highest achievements in movies, television, and music but also create an immersive cultural experience that resonates with industry insiders and fans alike. Get ready for a season of celebration, recognition, and unforgettable moments in the world of entertainment.


81st Annual Golden Globes - The Beverly Hilton

Sunday, January 7th 2024
Save the date for the glittering 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards, scheduled to take place at The Beverly Hilton on Sunday, January 7th, 2024. As the curtain-raiser for the awards season in Los Angeles, this prestigious event, bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), promises an evening of celebration for outstanding achievements in both American and international film and television. Since its inception in 1944, the Golden Globes have stood as a beacon of excellence, with The Beverly Hilton becoming its iconic stage since 1961. Representing international journalists covering the American entertainment industry, the HFPA ensures a global perspective in honoring the artists and professionals who have left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. Come January 7th, The Beverly Hilton will once again host a star-studded affair, setting the tone for the awards season with recognition of exceptional talent and creativity.

Golden Globes WINNERS
At the 81st Golden Globe Awards, "Oppenheimer" emerged as the dominant force, securing five wins, including the prestigious Best Motion Picture Drama. Christopher Nolan, the film's director, was recognized as Best Director, and Cillian Murphy. who portrayed the brooding physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, took home the award for Best Actor in a Drama. The film also received accolades for its atmospheric score. On the television front, "Succession" claimed four victories, including Best Drama Series, capping off its successful four-season run. "Poor Things," a feminist reimagining of the Frankenstein tale, won Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, while Emma Stone was honored as Best Female Actor in a Comedy for her role in the film. Lily Gladstone made history by winning Best Female Actor in a Drama for her portrayal in "Killers of the Flower Moon," acknowledging the significance of indigenous representation in the entertainment industry. The night also saw "Beef" and "The Bear" securing three wins each, further enriching the diverse array of talent celebrated at the Golden Globes.

The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

29th Annual Critics Choice Awards - Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel

Sunday, January 14, 2024
Mark your calendars for the much-anticipated 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards, set to take place on Sunday, January 14, 2024. Presented by the American-Canadian Critics Choice Association (CCA), this prestigious awards show is a celebration of the finest achievements in cinematic excellence. The event follows a meticulous process involving a week-long nominating period, with the resulting nominees unveiled in December. The Critics Choice Seal of distinction adds an extra layer of recognition to new movies with high Critics Choice Ratings scores. Come January, the ceremony will reveal the winners chosen through subsequent voting, showcasing the industry's standout talents and productions. The Critics Choice Awards, formerly known as the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, not only honors excellence in cinematic achievement but also includes special awards presented at the discretion of the BFCA Board of Directors, making it a comprehensive and eagerly anticipated event in the world of film acknowledgment.

Critics Choice Awards WINNERS
The 2024 Critics Choice Awards witnessed a triumph for a diverse array of films and television series, with "Oppenheimer," "Barbie," and "The Bear" taking the spotlight. Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer" dominated the film categories, securing an impressive eight wins, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Visual Effects. Its counterpart, "Barbie," celebrated success in six categories, including Best Comedy and Best Original Screenplay. Emma Stone shone as she claimed the Best Actress title for her role in "Poor Things," while "The Holdovers" trio, consisting of Paul Giamatti, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, and Dominic Sessa, each took home well-deserved trophies. On the television side, "Succession," "The Bear," and "Beef" showcased their dominance in drama, comedy, and limited series, respectively. "Succession" and its cast, including Sarah Snook and Kieran Culkin, scooped up multiple awards, while "The Bear" and "Beef" also secured top honors in their respective categories. The 2024 Critics Choice Awards underscored the exceptional talent and achievements across both film and television in the past year.

Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

75th Primetime Emmy Awards - Peacock Theater at LA Live

Monday, January 15th, 2024
The highly anticipated 75th Primetime Emmy Awards, slated to unfold at the Peacock Theater at LA Live in Los Angeles on January 15th, 2024, will be a grand celebration of the finest achievements in television entertainment. Bestowed by the esteemed Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), the Primetime Emmys stand as a testament to excellence in American primetime television programming. The event, a hallmark in the television industry, will showcase the culmination of artistic and technical merit across various categories, reflecting the diverse talents that shape the landscape of American television. With the Peacock Theater at LA Live as the backdrop, this upcoming ceremony promises to be a momentous occasion, recognizing the outstanding contributions to the engineering and technological aspects of television alongside the traditional categories, making it a comprehensive celebration of the industry's achievements.

75th Primetime Emmy Awards WINNERS
The 75th annual Primetime Emmy Awards concluded on Monday (Jan. 15), four months after their original schedule, at the Peacock Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, hosted by former blackish star Anthony Anderson. The Bear and Succession took the lead with six awards each, while Beef secured five awards, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver earned two. A notable highlight of the evening was Elton John achieving EGOT status as Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium won outstanding variety special (live). The Daily Show with Trevor Noah clinched outstanding talk series for the first time, adding to Noah's successful streak as he gears up to host the Grammy Awards. Charlie Puth and The War and Treaty delivered a poignant performance of "See You Again" and "I'll Be There for You" during the In Memoriam segment, paying tribute to TV greats lost in the past year, including Matthew Perry. The show, produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment, aired live on Fox from 8-11 p.m. ET (5-8 p.m. PT), covering the eligibility period from June 1, 2022, to May 31, 2023.

Peacock Theater, 777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90015

66th Grammy Awards - Crypto.com Arena

February 4, 2024
The eagerly anticipated 66th Grammy Awards, scheduled to take place at the Crypto.com Arena on February 4, 2024, promises to be a spectacular celebration of outstanding achievements in the music industry. Presented by the Recording Academy of the United States, the Grammys are widely recognized as the pinnacle of musical excellence globally. Originally known as the Gramophone Awards due to the distinctive gilded gramophone trophy, the Grammys hold a unique place as the first of the Big Three networks' major music awards annually. In the realm of American entertainment awards, alongside the Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, and Tony Awards, the Grammys have been an integral part of honoring excellence since 1959. The upcoming star-studded ceremony is eagerly awaited by music enthusiasts worldwide, offering a platform for the industry's best talents and featuring a myriad of live performances that contribute to the Grammy Awards' legendary status.

Grammy Awards WINNERS
The 2024 Grammy Awards showcased an array of talented artists, with notable winners including Taylor Swift, SZA, Miley Cyrus, Victoria Monét, Billie Eilish, and Finneas O'Connell. Taylor Swift secured her place in history by winning the Album of the Year award for "Midnights," marking her fourth win in this category. Swift also claimed Best Pop Vocal Album and used the occasion to reveal her upcoming album. Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell's collaboration, "What Was I Made For?" from "Barbie," earned them the Song of the Year award. Victoria Monét was recognized as the Best New Artist, while Miley Cyrus celebrated her first-ever Grammy win for Best Pop Solo Performance with "Flowers" and later secured Record of the Year. SZA's accomplishments included winning Best R&B Song for "Snooze" and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Ghost In The Machine" with Phoebe Bridgers, along with the Best Progressive R&B Album for "SOS." The diverse range of winners at the 2024 Grammy Awards reflected the industry's vibrant talent and innovation.

7800 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

76th Directors Guild of America Awards - Beverly Hilton

February 10, 2024
The 76th Directors Guild of America Awards serve as a prestigious celebration of exceptional directorial accomplishments in the realms of feature films, documentaries, television, and commercials throughout 2023. The nominees for the television and documentary categories were unveiled on January 9, 2024, with the feature film categories following suit on January 10, 2024. This annual event stands as a testament to the artistry and innovation of directors across various mediums, recognizing their significant contributions to the world of entertainment. The awards ceremony brings together industry professionals to honor and highlight the outstanding directors who left an indelible mark on the cinematic and televised landscape during the preceding year.

Directors Guild WINNERS
At the 76th annual Directors Guild of America Awards, Christopher Nolan, acclaimed director of "Oppenheimer," Christopher Storer, director of FX's "The Bear," and Peter Hoar, director of HBO's "The Last of Us," emerged as the top winners, receiving accolades for their outstanding achievements. Christopher Nolan's DGA win solidifies his frontrunner position for the directorial Oscar at the upcoming Academy Awards on March 10. Additionally, Celine Song was honored with the DGA medallion for first-time director, recognized for her critically acclaimed A24 drama "Past Lives." The ceremony also featured the presentation of special awards, including the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award for Television Direction to David Nutter, the 2024 Frank Capra Achievement Award to Unit Production Manager Janet Knutsen, and the 2024 Franklin J. Schaffner Award to Stage Manager Gary Natoli, all acknowledging their exceptional contributions and dedication to the Guild. Judd Apatow hosted the three-hour event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, bringing together industry luminaries to celebrate the remarkable talent and achievements in directing.

The Beverly Hilton, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

People’s Choice Awards - Barker Hangar in Santa Monica

February 18, 2024
The People's Choice Awards, with its mission rooted in amplifying the voices of the public, remains a significant platform for recognizing the entertainment industry's standout performances. As expressed by Cassandra Tryon, Senior Vice President of Entertainment Live Events at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, the awards aim to give prominence to the opinions of the people, allowing fans to actively participate in celebrating their favorite stars. The 2024 ceremony, hosted by actor Simu Liu, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 18, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Notably, the telecast has been strategically moved to coincide with the heart of awards season, expanding its reach to Peacock's audience and offering an enhanced platform for the people's voice to resonate more powerfully than ever before. The ceremony will be broadcasted on NBC and E!, with streaming options available on Peacock during the scheduled times, providing fans with the opportunity to engage in the celebration alongside their favorite celebrities.

People’s Choice Awards WINNERS
The 2024 People's Choice Awards celebrated a diverse array of talented individuals and outstanding entertainment in its latest edition. Taylor Swift, the prolific pop sensation, clinched the Female Artist and Pop Artist awards, showcasing her enduring popularity. The movie "Barbie" garnered significant recognition, with accolades for Movie and the stellar performances of Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie, who were honored as Movie Actor and Movie Actress, respectively. "The Kelly Clarkson Show" claimed the title of Best Daytime Talk Show, while Jennifer Aniston shone as the Drama TV Star for her role in "The Morning Show." Other notable winners included Ariana Madix from "Dancing with the Stars" as the top Competition Contestant, Jennifer Lawrence for her comedic prowess in "No Hard Feelings," and Nicki Minaj, who triumphed as the Best Hip-Hop Artist. Olivia Rodrigo's "Vampire" took home the Favorite Song award, with her album "GUTS" earning recognition as well. Additionally, the collaborative efforts in Nicki Minaj's "Barbie World," featuring Ice Spice and Aqua, received accolades for Best Collaboration Song. The comedic movie "Barbie" also emerged as a winner, rounding out the celebration of excellence in the entertainment industry.

Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Ave Suite 203, Santa Monica, CA 90405

30th Screen Actors Guild Awards - Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall

Saturday, February 24, 2024 - streaming live on Netflix
The SAG Awards®, known as the Screen Actors Guild Awards, stand out as the sole televised ceremony exclusively dedicated to honoring the remarkable achievements of actors in both television and film. With a voting body comprising over 130,000 performers from SAG-AFTRA, the largest on the awards circuit, the SAG Awards hold a unique position in recognizing outstanding individual performances as well as the collaborative efforts of ensembles in both drama and comedy series, as well as motion pictures. Since its inauguration in 1995, the awards have gained widespread industry acclaim for their stylish, straightforward approach and genuine warmth, making them a cherished highlight of the annual awards season alongside esteemed events like the Golden Globe Awards and the Oscars. The SAG Awards continue to celebrate and spotlight the talent and contributions of actors, further solidifying their significance in the entertainment industry.

The 2024 SAG Awards unfolded as a celebration of exceptional performances, with Oppenheimer and The Bear emerging as dominant forces of the night. Against the backdrop of a historic SAG-AFTRA strike that disrupted Hollywood productions for months, the Screen Actors Guild came together to recognize outstanding achievements in film and television. Notable winners included Oppenheimer's heavyweight cast, including Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, and Robert Downey Jr., with the film itself securing the night's highest honor. The TV landscape saw triumphs for "The Last of Us," "Succession," and "The Crown," while talents like Lily Gladstone, Pedro Pascal, and Robert Downey Jr. claimed individual accolades. Gladstone's surprising win over presumed frontrunner Emma Stone added an unexpected twist to the awards season. As the industry regrouped post-strike, the 2024 SAG Awards not only celebrated remarkable performances but also set the stage for the impending Academy Awards.

Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall, 665 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007

39th Film Independent Spirit Awards - Santa Monica Pier

Sunday, February 25, 2024
The 39th Film Independent Spirit Awards, a celebration recognizing excellence in independent films and television series from 2023, were hosted by the talented American actress and comedian Aidy Bryant. Presented by Film Independent, the prestigious awards ceremony unfolded on February 25, 2024, against the picturesque backdrop of the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California. Drawing attention to outstanding achievements in the realm of independent cinema, the event showcased the diverse and innovative storytelling that characterizes the independent film industry, further cementing its significance in the world of entertainment.

Spirit Awards WINNERS
At the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards, A24's "Past Lives" emerged triumphant, clinching both the coveted Best Feature award and securing Best Director for the talented Celine Song. The indie romantic drama's success at the Santa Monica beachfront ceremony positioned it as a strong contender for the upcoming Oscars, where it vies for the Best Picture category. Competing against notable films like Netflix's "May December" and Amazon MGM Studios' "American Fiction," "Past Lives" stood out in a marquee Best Feature lineup. Other Oscar nominees also made a mark, with Jeffrey Wright earning Best Lead Performance for "American Fiction," which also garnered Best Screenplay for writer-director Cord Jefferson. "May December" writers Samy Burch and Alex Mechanik secured the Best First Screenplay prize. Despite not being a Best Feature nominee, Focus Features' "The Holdovers" took home the most trophies, including awards for Da’Vine Joy Randolph as Best Supporting Performance, Dominic Sessa for Breakthrough Performance, and Eigil Bryld for Cinematography.

Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401

96th Academy Awards, Oscars - Dolby Theatre

Sunday, March 10, 2024
Get ready for the most illustrious night in the film industry, the 96th Academy Awards, widely known as the Oscars, scheduled to unfold at the iconic Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California, the Oscars are the epitome of recognition for artistic and technical excellence in the cinematic realm. Renowned globally as the most prestigious and significant awards in the entertainment industry, the Oscar statuette, a knight sculpted in the Art Deco style, symbolizes the pinnacle of achievement in filmmaking. With the Academy's voting membership assessing excellence in cinematic achievements, the major award categories will be unveiled during the live, televised Hollywood ceremony at the Dolby Theatre, making this event the oldest and most esteemed worldwide entertainment awards ceremony. March 10th promises to be a night of glamour, celebration, and the honoring of cinematic brilliance.

Oscar Nominees
The nominations for the 96th Academy Awards in 2024 were dominated by the films "Oppenheimer," "Poor Things," and "Killers of the Flower Moon," as announced early Tuesday. Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer," a portrayal of the father of the atomic bomb, led with 13 nominations, including Best Picture. Other notable contenders for the top prize included Cord Jefferson’s “American Fiction,” Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie,” Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “Poor Things.” The Best Director category recognized talents such as Triet, Scorsese, Nolan, Lanthimos, and Glazer. “Barbie” secured eight nominations, with strong performances by Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera, while “Poor Things” and “Killers of the Flower Moon” earned 11 and 10 nominations, respectively. The Best Actor category featured Bradley Cooper, Colman Domingo, Paul Giamatti, Cillian Murphy, and Jeffrey Wright, while Annette Bening, Lily Gladstone, Sandra Hüller, Carey Mulligan, and Emma Stone were nominated for Best Actress. The awards show is scheduled for March 10, with Jimmy Kimmel as the host. Notably, Da’Vine Joy Randolph's supporting role in "The Holdovers" is considered a strong contender for an Oscar, following wins at the Golden Globe Awards and the Critics’ Choice Awards. The recognition of box-office hits like "Barbie" and "Oppenheimer" may contribute to attracting viewers to this year’s telecast.

Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

12th annual iHeartRadio Music Awards - Dolby Theatre

Monday, April 1, 2024
Anticipation is building for the 12th annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, a spectacular event set to honor the artists and songs that dominated iHeartRadio stations and the app throughout 2023. Promising a glimpse into the musical landscape of 2024, the awards ceremony will showcase not only award presentations in various categories but also live performances by some of the biggest names in the music industry. The stage will come alive with surprise guests and collaborations, offering a dynamic and memorable experience for music enthusiasts. Additionally, the event will delve into the compelling stories of the winning artists, providing insights into their journeys to achieving #1 status and solidifying their impact on the music scene. The iHeartRadio Music Awards stand as a celebration of musical excellence, capturing the essence of the industry's vibrant and ever-evolving spirit.

iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees
The stage is set for a star-studded showdown at the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards, with a stellar lineup of nominees vying for top honors. The Song of the Year category boasts an impressive roster, including Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Luke Combs, Metro Boomin with The Weeknd and 21 Savage, Miley Cyrus, Morgan Wallen, Olivia Rodrigo, Rema, Selena Gomez, SZA, and Taylor Swift. Leading the pack with the most nominations are Taylor Swift, Jelly Roll, 21 Savage, SZA, and Olivia Rodrigo, a testament to their outstanding contributions to the music industry. The 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards promises a night of celebration and recognition for the remarkable achievements across various genres, showcasing the dynamic and inclusive nature of contemporary music.

Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

84th Peabody Awards - Beverly Wilshire Hotel

Friday, June 16, 2024
The Peabody Awards, renowned for recognizing excellence in electronic media, is set to make a triumphant return to in-person ceremonies after a four-year hiatus. The 84th annual Peabody Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 9. This marks a departure from the virtual format adopted during the challenges of the pandemic and Hollywood strikes in recent years. The move to Los Angeles is a noteworthy change, as the awards ceremony has traditionally been held in New York. Alongside this exciting announcement, the Peabody organization introduced Wonya Lucas as the incoming chair of the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors. The Board also welcomed new members, including notable figures such as Doug Herzog, Cynthia López, Orwa Nyrabia, Russ Schriefer, Cynthia Tucker, Mark Whitaker, and Andrea Wishom, each bringing their unique perspectives to the prestigious awards' evaluation process.

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - The Westin Bonaventure

Friday, June 16
CBS has solidified its commitment to showcasing the excellence of daytime television by extending its agreement with the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) to broadcast the Daytime Emmy Awards through 2024. The highly anticipated 50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony is scheduled to air live on Friday, June 16, from 9-11:00 p.m. ET on CBS and Paramount+, marking the 17th time that CBS has been chosen as the network to host this prestigious event—more than any other network. The celebration will unfold at the Westin Bonaventure Los Angeles, providing a fitting backdrop for commemorating the golden anniversary of the Daytime Emmys. Adam Sharp, president and CEO of NATAS, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership with CBS and the opportunity to honor the enduring legacy of daytime television during this significant milestone. As the anticipation builds, nominations and additional details for the event will be revealed in the coming weeks, promising a memorable evening dedicated to recognizing the outstanding contributions to the world of daytime entertainment.

The 2023 Daytime Emmy Awards, which aired on December 15th, celebrated the excellence of daytime television, with "General Hospital" emerging as the night's standout winner. The acclaimed soap opera secured victories in several categories, including Drama Series, Directing Team for a Drama, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Younger Performer, and Guest Performance. The Bold and the Beautiful also claimed the spotlight, earning accolades for Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Drama. The talk show arena saw The Kelly Clarkson Show triumph, securing Outstanding Daytime Talk Series and Daytime Talk Series Host. A poignant moment occurred as Susan Lucci, a legend of All My Children, graciously accepted the Lifetime Achievement Honor, while Stephen Nichols of Days of Our Lives paid a heartfelt tribute to the late Tyler Christopher of General Hospital. The evening was a star-studded celebration of the industry's finest, honoring achievements and remembering the legacy of those who have contributed significantly to daytime television.

The Westin Bonaventure, 404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

76th Primetime Emmy Awards - Peacock Theater at LA Live

September 15th, 2024
The Emmy Awards are set to return to their regular spot on the calendar, with ABC scheduled to broadcast the 76th awards on September 15, exactly eight months after the delayed 2023 ceremony. The unprecedented delay of the 75th Emmys, influenced by simultaneous strikes from writers and actors, led to a unique occurrence of two Primetime Emmy ceremonies in the 2024 calendar year. The event will be hosted at the Peacock Theater in downtown Los Angeles, with the host and producers to be announced later. Despite the delayed 75th ceremony airing during the 2023-24 TV season, it honored shows from the 2022-23 season. The upcoming September ceremony will recognize programming that ran between June 1, 2023, and May 31, 2024, introducing at least one new winner as HBO's Succession concludes its run. Nominations for the 76th Emmys are slated to be announced on July 17.

Peacock Theater, 777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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