EMMY AWARDS 2021

Watch the trailers for major Emmy nominations and awards

Check out some of the shows which should definitely make the cut in your "what to see next" list before the big revelations take place tonight.

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Watch the trailers for major Emmy nominations and awards
Phil McCarten GTRES

The Emmy Awards are famous for rewarding the best series on television and other platforms of the year.

The pandemic, which has struck the whole world in the past year, has also brought with it a creative space for many directors, who have taken advantage of the confinement to deploy a large number of proposals to the public.

Despite all eyes being fixated on The Mandalorian and The Crown, which tie the lead with 24 nominations each, the pandemic has bought plenty of other phenomena equally worthy of winning the big prize this year.

However, luckily for you, we've arrived just in time to drop a quick pick of some of the best shows this year, before the big revelations take place tonight. Shows that should definitely be a must in your "what to see next" list.

Top 10 series of the year

1. The Queen's Gambit (18 nominations)

Set in an orphanage in the 1950s, a girl exhibits an extraordinary talent for chess. Her talent changes her life, expanding her senses, her thinking, and giving her the feeling of having control over her life.

Her talent her fame skyrocket, as she starts to win the best male competitors of the country while fighting against all stereotypes of the times.

2. The Mandalorian (24 nominations)

The new "Star Wars" series is set five years after the return of the Jedi. In it, the Mandalorians, who were a predominantly human ethnolinguistic cultural group that originated on the planet Mandalore get engaged in disputes and internal conflicts with other Mandalorian groups such as the Death Watch, who wish to maintain the warrior ways of their Mandalorian heritage.

After winning seven Emmys last year (all in Creative Arts categories), “The Mandalorian” stands to increase its number this year, though taking this trophy is still a long shot based on the completion.

3. The Bridgerton (12 nominations)

This cultural drama is one of the best creations of this year's event. The original Netflix series has played with period costumes to portray the story set in the England of the Regency of eight siblings as they search for love and happiness in the high society.

The ins and outs of the show frameworks have captured the attention of many all around the world.

4. The Crown (24 nominations)

For thoseThe drama tells the story of the political rivalries and romances that occurred during the reign of Elizabeth II, as well as the events that would shape the second half of the 20th century.

Tied with "The Mandalorian" in the lead of the 2021 Emmys, the global phenomenon, The Crown is predicted to come out triumphant in this years' award.

5. Cobra Kai (6 nominations)

The "Karate Kid" sequel Cobra Kai follows the story 30 years after the 1984 championship, Johny is not in the best moment of his life, therefore, he decides to reopen the famous Cobra Kai Dojo for a spin,  bringing the rivalry between him and Daniel back to life.

6. Emily in Paris (2 nominations)

The story of Emily shook the whole world except the French, who did not take very well the continuous cliches referenced throughout the ten-episode rom-com.

The young American who accepted her dream work in Paris is completely unfamiliar with the language, with naivety and confidence that clashes with the Parisian personality.

After the HFPA nomination in the Golden Globes, there was a common indignancy within the industry and social media, which just made the show be more in the spotlight.

7. The Handmaid's Tale (21 nominations)

Despite, coming up as one of the veterans this year "The Handmaid's Tale" has been able to keep up with their fans' expectations. The shows' success, reflected in the 21 nominations the show has managed to pull out this year, make " The Handmaid's Tale" a top pick for everyone who still remains alien to the drama.

Due to the low birth rate, fertile women are considered servants and are sent to the homes of commanders, where they are subjected to rapes until they become pregnant.

The show's fourth season received positive feedback from the critics and fans who carry on stuck to the screen every week, waiting for more episodes to be released.

8. Ted Lasso (20 nominations)

Ted Lasso is a comedy story about American football coach Ted Lasso, who crosses the oceans to coach a football team in Great Britain, without having any remote idea of the sport or the British culture.

If there is one show you have to watch, this is Ted Lasso as four of the show's male cast members are battling it out for the category of best supporting actor in a comedy series.