Emmys 2021: Live blog of highlights from 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards

Sunday's 8 p.m. kickoff saw the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. ET on CBS.
This ceremony honors the best television and highlights many of the shows that were viewed during the pandemic.

Cedric, the Entertainer will host this year's ceremony. It will be held at L.A. Live’s Event Deck, instead of the Microsoft Theater which has been the Emmys' home since 2008. This is due to the Covid pandemic. L.A. Live's Event Deck offers both indoor and outdoor venues for the broadcast, as well as the possibility to socially distant attendees.

Outstanding comedy will be one of the most closely watched categories. A staggering 75% are new to this category. These shows include "Cobra Kai", "Emily In Paris", "Hacks", "Pen15," Ted Lasso," and "The Flight Attendant."

There were also 44 nominations for first-time performers in the guest, short form, and supporting categories.

HBO Max and HBO Max led the pack together with 130 nominations. Next came Netflix's 129, and Disney+ (which had 71).

Netflix's "The Crown", and Disney+'s" The Mandalorian, tied for the most nominations with 24 each. This is one more than Marvel’s "WandaVision" (another Disney+ series).

Netflix won 34 Creative Arts Emmy Awards wins last weekend, thanks to "The Queen's Gambit", and "The Crown". With 13 awards, Disney was second and HBO Max and HBO Max were third.

Netflix's "The Queen's Gambit", which won nine times, was beaten by Disney+'s" "The Mandalorian" (NBC's Saturday Night Live) with seven wins each.

You can see the complete list of nominated candidates for Sunday's ceremony.