Most Popular Emmy Nominated Shows

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50. Bob’s Burgers
> IMDb rating: 8.1/10
> Current nominations: 1
> Past Emmy performance: 2 wins / 9 nominations
> Starring: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

“Bob’s Burgers,” a cartoon revolving around family man Bob Belcher’s dream restaurant, has won two Emmy awards over its 10-season run. Both of these awards were for Outstanding Animated Program — the same award it is nominated for this year.

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49. Free Solo
> IMDb rating: 8.2/10
> Current nominations: 7
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 0 nominations
> Starring: Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin

“Free Solo” is a documentary about rock climber Alex Honnold who works without ropes or safety gear. Produced in part by National Geographic, the film won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature this year. It also had its television premiere on the National Geographic Channel, making it eligible for its seven Emmy nominations this year.

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48. Catch-22
> IMDb rating: 7.9.0/10
> Current nominations: 2
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 0 nominations
> Starring: Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, Daniel David Stewart

The limited series whose stars include George Clooney retells Joseph Heller’s satirical novel about American airmen in World War II. The comedy/drama has been nominated for two Emmy awards.

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47. Grace and Frankie
> IMDb rating: 8.3/10
> Current nominations: 1
> Past Emmy performance: 0 wins / 10 nominations
> Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Netflix sitcom “Grace and Frankie” has been on air for five seasons, with a sixth planned for 2020. Over this period it’s been nominated for 10 Emmys, though failed to win any. It has a chance this year to win with its 11th nomination, which is for Outstanding Contemporary Costumes.

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46. Will & Grace
> IMDb rating: 7.2/10
> Current nominations: 3
> Past Emmy performance: 18 wins / 88 nominations
> Starring: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally

After a 12-year hiatus, the sit-com that debuted in 1998 returned and resumed adding Emmy nominations. The series has 18 wins so far.