It’s that time of the year again when the Hollywood A-Listers come out for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards! Here are all the details on when, where and how to watch the 2018 Emmys in Africa – we’ve got you covered.
When is the 2018 Emmy® Awards?
The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards will take place in Los Angeles next week. You can watch the Emmy® Awards live on M-Net channel 101 DStv on Tuesday 18 September at 02:00 and streaming on DStv Now, with a delayed airing on the same day at 21:00.
Who are the 2018 Emmy® nominees?
We’ve got the full list of 2018 Emmy® Award nominees here. Atlanta and Saturday Night Live lead the nominations with both having received 8 in total within the comedy genre. Eight is a lucky number because it’s the same amount of total nods for The Handmaid’s Tale in the drama section (watch season 1 on Showmax right now). We see The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story take the cherry with nine nominations for the latest American Crime Story season.
Who are the hosts for the 2018 Emmy® Awards?
This year’s hosts are Saturday Night Live’s dashing duo Colin Jost and Michael Che so expect quite a few laughs and jabs at current happenings in the world. Presenters on the night include Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey and Taraji P. Henson among many other favourite famous faces. See the list of Emmys presenters here.
Who are the winners of the 2018 Emmy® Awards?
Well, we don’t know yet… but we can predict. Many are hoping to see Sandra Oh become the first Asian-American to take the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series award for the BBC show Killing Eve. With others rooting for Atlanta created by and starring Donald Glover.
There are strong contenders this year throughout all of the award categories, and we’ll be on the edge of our couches – or clutching our phones using DStv Now – to find out who takes home a sparkly, shiny statue.
Talk about major Emmys excitement! Don’t forget to watch the 70th Annual Emmy® Awards on M-Net channel 101 DStv on Tuesday 18 September* at 02:00 and streaming on DStv Now, with a delayed airing on the same day at 21:00.