The 2020-2021 TV Awards calendar is still evolving, but here are some key dates relating to the Emmys and Golden Globes.
The Television Academy of Arts and Sciences released its schedule for the 2020-2021 Emmy Awards late last year, confirming what was previously suspected, with the Emmy run directly adjacent to the awards season. winter television. Specifically, the entry deadline for the Emmy Awards is set for May 13, not even three weeks after the Film Independent Spirit Awards – which, in addition to the independent film, celebrated its television programming for the first time. history.
Beyond the promise of a truly year-round TV awards cycle for 2021, nothing in particular stands out on the TV Academy schedule. This year’s dates largely follow the same chronological trajectory as the original 2020 timeline, before inevitable adjustments are made in light of world events.
The Winter TV Awards season has gone off without a hitch, laying the groundwork for several shows to enter the Emmy season with a head full of steam as the momentum goes. As the final month of eligibility approaches, Netflix ranks number one in drama and limited series, with “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” dominating several months of awards ceremonies. In the comedy series, Apple TV + ‘s “Ted Lasso” remains the frontrunner, sharing off-season comedic victories with the final season of “Schitt’s Creek” but few, if any, other contenders.
But the Emmy races are far from over. As in most years, a full roster of heavy hitters will hit the airwaves in the coming weeks, including HBO Max’s Jean Smart-led “Hacks” and Netflix’s surprise return of “Master of None,” both. seeking to cause a stir in the Comedy categories. , while Barry Jenkins ‘adaptation of “The Underground Railroad” for Amazon Studios is set to disrupt the limited series’ run, and the Season 4 premiere of the previous standout drama series “The Handmaid’s Tale” appears get back into the mix for Hulu.
The dates below are subject to change. More information on the 2021 Emmy schedule will be added as time and information permits.
Thursday May 13, 2021
Emmy Award entry deadline for ALL entries originally submitted from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021 (including suspended episodes).
Emmy Awards upload deadline for all entry materials.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Voting for Emmy nominations begins.
Monday, June 28, 2021
Voting on the Emmy nominations round ends at 10 p.m. PT.
Tuesday July 13, 2021
Announcement of Emmy Award nominations.
Tuesday July 27, 2021
Deadline for errors and omissions in Emmy nominations.
Friday August 13, 2021
Videos from the Emmy Awards finals available for viewing.
Thursday August 19, 2021
Voting for the final round of the Emmy Awards begins.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Voting in the final round of the Emmy Awards ends at 10 p.m. PT.
Creative Arts Emmy Awards and Ball, TBD.
CBS televised Primetime Emmy Awards and Governors Ball, at TBD.