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Emmy 2017: A Quick Guide To The Awards Show


American television shows’ big night is arriving this Sunday, and there are hoards of original shows nominated this year, a special shout-out to the web-series for making their mark.

Stephen Colbert of The Late Show is hosting, and Twitter even has a special emoji with his face for Sunday’s Award function.

The show will be telecast live at 5 PM (Pacific Time). It will be simulcast live in India on Star World, Star World HD and Star World Premiere HD on September 18. 

In terms of the shows nominated, most of them like Stranger Things, Master of None, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, House of Cards, The Crown etc are available on Netflix, while others like Veep, Silicon Valley, Black-ish, Big Little Lies, etc are available on Hotstar.

Read here: Emmys 2017 Full Nomination List

A total of 56 celebrities will be presenting the awards to the winners, including Bollywood’s own Priyanka Chopra. 

Presenter Priyanka Chopra poses as she arrives at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Last year, she presented an award with actor Tom Hiddleston, and was applauded for her fashion sense as she opted for a red chiffon dress and twirled around while making her debut appearance. Although she’s the star of Quantico, she hasn’t been nominated in any category this year. 

Other presenters include Riz Ahmed, Alec Baldwin, Anna Faris, Sarah Paulson, Shailene Woodley, and 50 others.

To know more about the shows we are rooting for, read:

Here’s Why Netflix’s Master Of None Should Win Again

Championing The Crown‘s Cause

Why The Under-Appreciated Silicon Valley Deserves More Credit

Big Little Lies Is Our Pick For The ‘Best Limited Series’ Award

Selina Meyers May Not Be The Ideal Veep, But You Still Want To Root For Her