2021 Emmy Awards: Times, TV, how to stream and watch online

The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, 19 September. Here's how to watch the show for free in the United States.

2021 Emmy Awards: Times, TV, how to stream and watch online

On Sunday evening the 73rd Emmy Awards will honour the great and the good of last year’s television industry, with nominees and guests invited back after a pandemic-hit 2020 edition.

Cedric the Entertainer will be host for the evening and the star-studded audience will include some of the biggest names in television. Among the shows nominated for the 2021 Emmy Awards are Ted Lasso, WandaVision. The Crown, The Queen's Gambit, Hacks, Mare of Easttown, Lovecraft Country and This Is Us.

As has been increasingly common at awards ceremonies in recent years, the studios with the most nominations are streaming platforms. Giants like Netflix, HBO Max and Apple TV+ all boast numerous nominations and will be hoping to bring home some silverware on Sunday night.

How to watch the 2021 Emmy Awards live in the United States

The 73rd annual Primetime Emmys will be held on Sunday, 19 September at 8pm (ET) / 5pm (PT).

The show will be broadcast live on CBS across the United States. CBS boasts an extensive local broadcast network that can usually be accessed through a standard TV antenna, or included in a cable TV package.

You will also be available to view the ceremony on various streaming platforms. Paramount+, Roku, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, AT&T TV, Sling TV and Fubo TV will all be showing the 2021 Emmy Awards, but be sure to check that they operate in your area.

Basic Paramount+ subscriptions starts at $4.99 per month, or $9.99 for the ad-free version. However you can also sign up for free trial to watch the Emmy Awards ceremony for free.

How to watch the 2021 Emmy Awards live around the world

With such big names on show there will undoubtedly be an international audience for the 2021 Emmy Awards, but outside of the United States there will be fewer options for viewers.

In Canada the show will be broadcast live, but is only available on CTV, CTV.ca or through the CTV mobile app.

Viewers in the United Kingdom will be not be able to watch live but there will be a delayed broadcast of the 2021 Emmy Awards shown at 10.50pm on Monday, 20 September. The show will be broadcast on Sky Max, packages for which start at £25 per month.