Nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were recently announced, and many of the Emmy nominated shows can be enjoyed free over air using a Mohu HDTV antenna (as well as the live awards show celebrating the nominees). Here is a small sampling of this year’s nominations, with glimpses of some of the shows which are all available for free over air to cord cutters.
For a complete list of all the 2015 Emmy nominated shows and actors/actresses, see the official site of the Emmy’s. Actor’s bios, photos and more are available now, with winners posted as the awards are announced following the airing of the show.
The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will broadcast live on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 8/7c on Fox.
Receiving 42 Emmy nominations, and second only to the premium network HBO in the number of total nominations received by a network, ABC’s programming runs the gamut with fresh, stellar comedy and drama.
Outstanding Comedy Series – Modern Family
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie – Felicity Huffman, American Crime
A network equally worthy of praise is CBS. With 41 total Emmy nominations for 2015, CBS network’s programming is available free over-the-air and via streaming media using CBS All Access; available with a 1 week free trial.
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Allison Janey, Mom
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program – Amazing Race
Neck and neck in the awards race with ABC and CBS, NBC was honored with 41 total Emmy nominations in 2015 and continues to lead the pack in late night variety and reality competition programming.
While viewers said good-bye to the Outstanding Comedy Series nominee Parks and Recreation this year, there are still many Emmy nominated shows available in HD over air without a cable or satellite TV subscription.
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Variety Talk Series – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program – The Voice
Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program – Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
Fox network garnered 35 total Emmy nominations for 2015. Hit comedy and competition reality shows offer cordcutters great programming options in addition to their coverage of major sporting events like these through August of 2015.
Outstanding Reality-Competition Program – So You Think You Can Dance
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
Public broadcasting has come a long way! PBS was honored with 8 Emmy nominations for the show Downton Abbey, 17 nominations for Masterpiece programs, and 29 total nominations for 2015.
Outstanding Drama Series – Downton Abbey
Outstanding Structured Reality Program – Antiques Roadshow
Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series – American Masters
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