Australians shine in Emmy nominations from tears to laughter

Our awards expert Grace Boschetti tracks down streaming sources for all the Emmy nominees. Cate Blanchett, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Snook and Toni Collette are contenders, with writers Tony McNamara and Hannah Gadsby.

The 2020 Emmy nominations are here and they are fascinating and a little bit baffling.

Staying at home these past few months has made me unusually invested in television; and particularly in the varied collection of shows that are deemed worthy of awards recognition.

Australians had a particularly notable showing among this year’s Emmy nominees. For her towering performance in Mrs America, Cate Blanchett was nominated for Lead Actress in a Limited Series, while Hugh Jackman will be contending in Lead Actor for his impressively restrained turn in Bad Education.

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Grace Boschetti
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Grace Boschetti is a film student, awards obsessive and keen observer of media trends.