The 73rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will return to the Microsoft Theater on Sunday to celebrate TV’s best of the year.
The annual event will have a limited in-person audience consisting of nominees and their guests. It’s a change from last year’s show, which was partially virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, all participants will be asked to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, the Television Academy said.
Actor and comedianwill host the show in downtown Los Angeles, making him the second black solo host in the event’s history.
“Television is one of the things that got us through this whole pandemic,” Cedric told “CBS Mornings” Thursday. “I just want to have the kind of party where we have fun with each other. This will be the first time we can all come back to a room.”
Netflix’s “The Crown” and Disney + ‘s “The Mandalorian” tied for most, each broadcast receiving 24. Marvel’s “WandaVision” received 23 nominations, including one for the song “Agatha All Along”.
Live coverage of the red carpet will air from 7 p.m. ET on CBSN Los Angeles. The awards show will air live on CBS and Paramount + at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, September 19.