Cover Here are nine Emmy Awards-nominated shows to watch on Netflix (Photo: Courtesy of Netflix)

From The Crown, The Queen's Gambit to The Umbrella Academy, here are some Emmy Awards-nominated shows you should watch on Netflix

The Emmy Awards 2021 nominations are in. The Crown leads with 24 nominations in total but that doesn't mean other shows are falling behind—The Queen's Gambit received 18 nods while Bridgerton bagged 12 nominations. Most of the nominated titles from the streaming giant are also historical or period drama pieces but there's plenty for everyone to enjoy.

If you're looking to catch up before the big night in September, be sure to watch these shows streaming on Netflix.

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Halston

This series is about legendary fashion designer, Halston (Ewan McGregor) as he leverages his name into a worldwide fashion empire and defining the era he lives in.

Nominations:

  • Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series (Ewan McGregor)
  • Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program, One Hour or More
  • Period Costumes
  • Period and/or Character Makeup, Non-Prosthetic
  • Music Supervision

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The Queen's Gambit

The Queen's Gambit follows chess prodigy, Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) as she battles with drug and alcohol addiction while trying to become the best chess player in the world.

Nominations:

  • Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series
  • Lead Actress in a Limited Anthology Series of Movie (Anya Taylor-Joy)
  • Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series (Thomas Brodie-Sangster)
  • Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series (Moses Ingram)
  • Directing in a Limited or Anthology Series (Scott Frank)
  • Writing in a Limited or Anthology Series (Scott Frank)
  • Production Design for a Narrative Piece of Fantasy Program, One Hour or More
  • Casting for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Cinematography for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Period Costumes
  • Period and/or Character Makeup, Non-Prosthetic
  • Main Title Design
  • Music Composition for a Limited or Anthology Series Movie or Special, Original Dramatic Score
  • Original Music and Lyrics
  • Music Supervision
  • Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
  • Sound Mixing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie

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The Crown

The Crown is based on the award-winning play, The Audience that chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s all the way to the present day.

Nominations:

  • Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Olivia Colman, Emma Corrin)
  • Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Josh O'Conner)
  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Tobias Menzies)
  • Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emerald Fennell, Gillian Anderson, Helena Bonham Carter)
  • Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Charles Dance)
  • Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Claire Foy)
  • Directing in a Drama Series (Benjamin Caron, Jessica Hobbs)
  • Writing a Drama Series (Peter Morgan)
  • Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program, One Hour or More
  • Casting for a Drama Series
  • Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, One Hour
  • Period Costumes
  • Period and/or Character Hairstyling
  • Music Composition for a Series, Original Dramatic Score
  • Music Supervision
  • Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series (Episodes: Avalance and Fairytale)
  • Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series, One Hour
  • Special Visual Effects in a Single Episode

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Bridgerton

Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn's best-selling novels, with each book following a Bridgerton sibling's romantic endeavours. The first season follows Daphne Bridgerton (Pheobe Dynevor), the eldest daughter as she makes her debut onto Regency London's competitive marriage market and meets the rebellious Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page).

Nominations:

  • Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Regé-Jean Page)
  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Directing in a Drama Series (Julie Anne Robinson)
  • Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program, One Hour or More
  • Casting for a Drama Series
  • Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, One Hour
  • Period Costumes
  • Period and/or Character Hairstyling
  • Music Composition for a Series, Original Dramatic Score
  • Original Main Title Theme Music
  • Music Supervision
  • Character Voice-Over Performance (Julie Andrews)

See also: "Bridgerton" Season 2 Is In Production—Here's Everything We Know So Far

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The Kominsky Method

The Kominsky Method revolves around ageing acting coach, Sandy Kominsky (Michael Douglas) who's already reaching his twilight years but isn't quite ready to hang the towel just yet. Once famous, Kominsky and his agent, Norman Newlander (Alan Arkin) navigate what life throws at them while living in Los Angeles—a city that where youth and beauty reign supreme.

Nominations:

  • Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Michael Douglas)
  • Outstanding Comedy Series
  • Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Morgan Freeman)
  • Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Paul Reiser)
  • Casting for a Comedy Series
  • Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Half Hour and Animation

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Love, Death + Robots

Love, Death + Robots is a collection of animated short stories that explore several genres such as science fiction, fantasy, dark comedy and horror. Various animation creators bring the stories to life in different animation styles, evoking themes that coincide with today's issues.

Nominations:

  • Short Form Animated Program
  • Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Half-Hour and Animation

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The Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy follows the Hargreeves family—seven siblings and their billionaire father, Sir Reginald Hargreeves who created the Umbrella Academy to prepare his adopted children to be superheroes and save the world. But to put it simply—things don't go as planned.

Nominations:

  • Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series, One Hour
  • Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes
  • Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, One Hour
  • Special Visual Effects in a Single Episode

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Ratched

Ratched tells the original story of asylum nurse, Mildred Ratched (Sarah Paulson) who arrives in Northern California to work at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind.

Nominations:

  • Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Sophie Okonedo)
  • Period Costumes
  • Period and/or Character Hairstyling
  • Period and/or Character Makeup, Non-Prosthetic

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9 / 9

Queer Eye

Queer Eye is a reboot of the original series following a new "Fab Five" and a new setting. Join the new crew as they give hip tips, do emotionally charged makeovers and give heartfelt reveals.

Nominations:

  • Host for a Reality or Competition Program (Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness)
  • Structured Reality Program
  • Directing for a Reality Program
  • Casting for a Reality Program
  • Cinematography for a Reality Program
  • Picture Editing for a Structured Reality or Competition Program

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