The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be a completely virtual event following the COVID-19 pandemic, which was confirmed by a representative The Verge, and it seems that the new format could lead to an insight into the lives of some of your favorite TV stars. According to a letter from executive producers (and host Jimmy Kimmel) that he released variety. USA today also obtained a copy of the letter.
“We’re putting together a top team of technicians, producers and writers to work closely with Jimmy Kimmel and you and your team to make sure we can film with you (and loved ones or whoever you choose). at home or elsewhere of your choice, ”reads part of the letter that was allegedly sent to the nominees yesterday.
Producers still decide which parts of the show will be live, or whether they will inform the winners before the broadcast, news variety, This could mean that some parts of the show will be pre ̵1; recorded and producers can fill in the time between prizes, pre – recorded parodies or interviews with nominees.
It also raises interesting questions about how the prices themselves can work: if the production crew decides not to inform the winners before the show, you can imagine a scenario in which each nominated candidate must prepare an acceptance speech, even if only one will be broadcast. (This is actually what happened for the daily Emmys, which took place in June.) Or maybe the producers roll the dice, hoping the technology is reliable enough, all live, including the reactions of the winners, as well as previous Emmys. .
No matter how many are alive and how many are pre-recorded, it seems likely that we will get some good opportunities to judge celebrity homes. This year’s Emmy nominations were announced yesterday, including Jason Bateman, Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston and Zendaya. And streaming services made a big show, with Apple TV Plus, Disney Plus and even Quibi catching their first nominations.
When it introduces itself in its new virtual format on September 20, you’ll see which nominees will take the Emmy home.