CBS GARNERS 34 EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS
CBS’ Acclaimed Late Night Series, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and
“The Late Late Show with James Corden,” Each Earn Multiple Nominations,
Including Outstanding Variety Talk Series for the Third Straight Year, and
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
CBS’ “The Amazing Race” Scores with Nominations for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for its 16th Consecutive Year, and Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program
Allison Janney’s Award Momentum Continues with Her Second Consecutive Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for “Mom,” on the Network
CBS Specials “60th Annual Grammy Awards,” “The Carol Burnett Show 50th Anniversary Special” and “Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special”
Garner Top Nominations in Their Categories
CBS All Access Earns Nominations for “Star Trek: Discovery” and “The Good Fight”
LOS ANGELES – This morning, CBS earned 34 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 70th Primetime Emmy Award nominations, topping last year’s count by five.
For the second consecutive year, CBS’ THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT garnered Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series.
CBS’ THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN earned Emmy Award nominations for a third year in a row for Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Interactive Program, and added nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Choreography.
Additionally, Corden’s CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL earned nominations for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded), Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special. JAMES CORDEN’S NEXT JAMES CORDEN from CBS on Snapchat garnered nominations for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series and Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series.
The Network’s THE AMAZING RACE scored a nomination for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. The hit series has been nominated in this key category for 16 straight years. Also, it garnered nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program, among others.
Allison Janney’s award momentum continues with her second consecutive nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for CBS’ critically acclaimed series MOM.
Several CBS specials scored in key categories, including Outstanding Variety Special for the 60th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS, Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) for THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW 50th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL and CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL, and Outstanding Music Direction for BRUNO MARS: 24K MAGIC LIVE AT THE APOLLO and ELTON JOHN: I’M STILL STANDING – A GRAMMY SALUTE.
CBS All Access earned nominations for STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, One Hour and Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special) and THE GOOD FIGHT (Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics)
CBS Television Studios’ numerous nominated CBS programs include THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, THE AMAZING RACE, THE GOOD FIGHT, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY and the CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL.
CBS garnered nominations in numerous additional categories, including Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program (THE AMAZING RACE), Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special (60th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS), Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special (60th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS and 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS), Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series (MOM and THE BIG BANG THEORY), Outstanding Music Composition for a Series – Original Dramatic Score (SEAL TEAM), Outstanding Technical Direction, Camera Work and Video Control for a Series (THE BIG BANG THEORY), Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special (60th ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS and CAROL BURNETT SHOW 50th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL), Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program (THE AMAZING RACE) and Outstanding Cinematography for a Multi-Camera Series (SUPERIOR DONUTS).