LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The limited HBO superhero series "Watchmen" received 26 nominations for the 72nd annual Emmy Awards on Tuesday.

FILE – (LR) Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Tim Blake Nelson, Don Johnson, Jean Smart, Regina King, Damon Lindelof, Nicole Kassell and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II attend the premiere of Watchmen at the Cinerama Dome on October. 14, 2019, in Hollywood. (Getty Images)

Amazon Prime's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" followed at the age of 20.

Netflix is ​​the leader with a total of 160 nominations, followed by HBO with 107 and NBC with 47. CBS received 23 nominations.

In the category for outstanding comedy series, the nominees were "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Dead To Me", "The Good Place", "Insecure", "The Kominsky Method", "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", "Schitt & # 39; s Creek "and" The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "" What we do in the shade. "

In the category of the best drama series were the nominees "Better Call Saul", "The Crown", "The Handmaid & s Tale", "Killing Eve", "The Mandalorian", "Ozark", "Stranger Things" and " Succession ".

Jason Bateman for "Ozark", Sterling K. Brown for "This is Us", Steve Carell for "The Morning Show", Brian Cox for "Succession", Billy Porter for "Pose" and Jeremy Strong for "Succession".

The nominations for best actress in a drama went to Jennifer Aniston for "The Morning Show", Olivia Colman for "The Crown", Jodie Comer for "Killing Eve", Laura Linney for "Ozark", Sandra Oh for "Killing Eve" and Zendaya for "euphoria".

For best comedy actor, nominations went to Anthony Anderson for "Black-ish", Don Cheadle for "Black Monday", Ted Danson for "The Good Place", Michael Douglas for "The Kominsky Method", Eugene Levy for "Schitt & # 39; s Creek "and Ramy Youssef for" Ramy ".

The nominations for comedy actresses went to Christina Applegate for "Dead To Me", Rachel Brosnahan for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", Linda Cardellini for "Dead To Me", Catherine O & # 39; Hara for "Schitt & # 39; s Creek "and Issa Rae for" Insecure ". and Traci Ellis Ross for "Black-ish".

Click here for the full list of nominees.

The announcement ceremony was held virtually and streamed on Emmys.com. The host was Leslie Jones, a three-time Emmy nominee for her work on "Saturday Night Live".

The 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which honor the program that originally aired between June 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020, will be hosted on September 20 with Jimmy Kimmel as the host.

"I don't know where or how or why we do it, but we are and I host it!" Kimmel proclaimed on June 16 on Twitter and confirmed his selection as the host.

The majority of the awards are presented as part of the "creative virtual event that takes place over several evenings in September" as part of the Creative Arts Emmys, which were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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