Also in the hunt for prizes are "Stranger Things", and streaming hit from Netflix, and NBC's "This Is Us", the heart-tugging family drama that is the first broadcast network show in the best drama race since CBS' "The Good Wife", back in 2011.
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In addition, fans can look forward to the looks of other nominees, such as "This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz, "Big Little Lies" stars Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley and others.
The category of Best Comedy has been dominated recently by HBO's Veep, and it is nominated and favored once again. There are a record 12 black actors competing for lead or supporting honors in continuing comedy and drama series, including "Atlanta" creator and star Donald Glover.
If you'd rather watch the awards on your phone or tablet, you can download the CBS app on iTunes or Google Play, but you also must sign in with your TV provider. You don't even need to own a television to tune into the ceremony anymore... and in a few years, we might all be watching the Outstanding Drama Series trophy being handed out via our permanently-implanted VR headsets.
PEOPLE Now's Jeremy Parsons and Andrea Boehlke will host the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly Red Carpet Live pre-show from our NY studios while PEOPLE deputy editor JD Heyman and the host of Entertainment Weekly: The Show, Lola Ogunnaike, will report directly from the Emmys red carpet in Los Angeles. However, there is a free trial for new users. It will air Live From the Red Carpet at 6 pm ET on the E! Last year's top victor, Game of Thrones, was not eligible for the 2017 Emmys because it aired outside the eligibility window for shows.