The nomination process for the 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards kicked off on June 15 when the TV academy posted ballots online. Voters have until June 26 at 5 pm PT to submit their ballots to Ernst & Young, the accounting firm that oversees the process.
As per the rules, all 17,000 plus members of the TV academy can cast nomination ballots for program nominations (save for animated documentary/nonfiction which are restricted to their peer groups.) Voters may select up to 10 programs per category. Unlike the Oscars, Emmy voters do not rank their choices and nominees are determined by a simple tally.
There will be seven nominees in each of Comedy Series and Drama Series and six in the rest.
Comedy Series: 81 entries
Drama Series: 143 entries
Limited Series: 25 entries
TV Movie: 38 entries
Children’s Program: 23 entries
Informational Program or Series: 37 entries
Reality Competition Series: 53 entries
Variety Talk Series: 28 entries
Variety Sketch Series: 17 entries
Variety Special: 62 entries
Structured Reality Series: 30 entries
Unstructure Reality Series: 57 entries
Members of the Performers and Casting branches cast nominations ballots for these categories as well, listing up to six performers per category below.
Comedy Actor: 55 entries
Comedy Actress: 46 entries
Comedy Supporting Actor: 172 entries
Comedy Supporting Actress: 138 entries
Drama Actor: 101 entries
Drama Actress: 76 entries
Drama Supporting Actor: 360 entries
Drama Supporting Actress: 254 entries
TV Movie/Mini Actor: 33 entries
TV Movie/Mini Actor Actress: 31 entries
TV Movie/Mini Actor Supporting Actor: 97 entries
TV Movie/Mini Actor Supporting Actress: 75 entries
Members of the Casting, Daytime Programming, Producers, Production Executives, Professional Representatives, Reality and Television Executives branches cast nominations ballots for this category as well, listing up to five hosts.
Reality or Reality-Competition Series Host: 56 entries
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