The Television Academy named several creators of color as nominees for the 70th Emmy Awards today (July 12), including Sandra Oh—the first Asian Woman ever nominated for Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Here are several series and artists to root for when the show airs in September:

  • Regina King (“Seven Seconds”) and John Legend (“Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert”) for Lead Actress and Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
  • Donald Glover (“Atlanta”) and Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”) for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”) and Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”) for Lead Actor in a Drama Series
  • Issa Rae (“Insecure”) and Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”) for Lead Actress in a Drama Series
  • Zazie Beetz (“Atlanta”) and Leslie Jones (“Saturday Night Live”) for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Brian Tyree Henry (“Atlanta”), Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”) and Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Thandie Newton (“Westworld”) for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
  • Atlanta” and “Black-ish” for Outstanding Comedy Series
  • “Atlanta” writers Stefani Robinson (“Barbershop”) and Donald Glover (“Alligator Man”) for Writing for a Comedy Series
  • “Atlanta” directors Hiro Murai (“Teddy Perkins”) and Donald Glover (“FUBU”) for Directing for a Comedy Series

See if your favorites win on September 17, when “Saturday Night Live” co-head writers Michael Che and Colin Jost host the 70th Emmy Awards on NBC.