The biggest snubs and surprises of the 2021 Emmy nominations

Remember these wild Emmy nominations snubs and surprises? ICYMI: Take a look ahead of tonight's #Emmys

9/19/2021 3:00:00 PM

Remember these wild Emmy nominations snubs and surprises? ICYMI: Take a look ahead of tonight's Emmys

Columnist and awards expert Glenn Whipp breaks down the top surprises and snubs of Tuesday's Emmy nominations.

last year. Perhaps Emmy voters were confused. Were they movies? Television? And if the latter, what kind of television? Were they too British? Too smart? Yes, I’m grasping at the reason for the most lamentable omission in the crowded limited-series category.

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SNUB: Thuso Mbedu, ‘The Underground Railroad’Mbedu is a star in her native South Africa, but Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s novel was her introduction to most voters. She brought a fiery intensity to Cora,, transfixing viewers with every gesture. Apparently there weren’t enough viewers, though, as no actor from the series earned a nomination. It might have benefited from a weekly rollout instead of being dropped all at once on Amazon.

SURPRISE: Cynthia Erivo, ‘Genius: Aretha’Well ... as much of a surprise as it can be for a two-time Oscar nominee and Grammy winner to earn a nomination forplaying the Queen of Soulin a highly promoted limited series. Still, Erivo won a place in the Emmys’ most competitive category — lead actress, limited series/TV movie — perhaps blazing a trail for Jennifer Hudson, who will star in another Aretha Franklin biopic, “Respect,” arriving in theaters in August. headtopics.com

AdvertisementSURPRISE: Ewan McGregor, ‘Halston’“Halston” sits at a 49 score on review aggregator Metacritic, but voters didn’t blame McGregor for this unusually restrained and lazily plotted. I will say that nobody has looked better smoking a cigarette since Rita Hayworth in “Gilda.” Apparently, that’s worth something.

SURPRISE: The ‘Hamilton’ acting nominationsLook, I cried when Philip died. And I still get a littleverklempthearing “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story.” But “Hamilton” isn’t a TV movie. It’s a filmed performance of a play. You’d think that television academy voters would understand the difference.

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