Emmy Nominations, Facts & Figures: Ted Lassos a Record, Zoey's Parting Gifts, (Super) Power Players and More

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As nominations for the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards continue to be processed, TVLine does what it does annually, drill down to take a look at some of the quieter (and sometimes fun?) trends.

First, what we already know: Netflix’s The Crown and Disney+’s The Mandalorian this year tied for the most nominations (with 24 each), followed by WandaVision (23), The Handmaid’s Tale (21) and Saturday Night Live (21).

Going by outlet, HBO/HBO Max amassed 130 total nods to edge out 2020 champ Netflix’s 129; rounding out the Top 5 are Disney+ (with 71 nominations), NBC (46) and Apple TV+ (34).

Broadcast-TV, which increasingly struggles to garner awards-show kudos, collected its fewest nominations in… well, a while, totalling 96 versus last year’s 121. (And yes, The CW was shut out for the third time in five years.)

And as noted in a separate news story, Pose star Mj Rodriguez is the first trans woman  to be recognized in the Emmys’ lead drama actress category.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the other facts and figures to be gleaned from this year’s crop of contenders….