13 Emmy-nominated Shows you might have Missed, but Should Definitely Watch

13 Emmy-nominated Shows you might have Missed, but Should Definitely Watch

We watch series after series. Especially with staying home during this Corona situation, everyone has had a lot of time to watch all the series that were in their watch list for long. More than hundreds of shows are released every year on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and different streaming platforms.

How many of them do we actually watch? Often we catch eyes of only the grossing series and the ones whose word of mouth marketing is too strong. Here is a compilation of 13 Emmy-nominated shows that are amazing to watch but you might have missed. The list of series given below is a must-watch.


13 Emmy-nominated Shows you Might have Missed

1. Dead to Me

With an amazing performance by Linda Cardellini and Christina Applegate, Dead to me has been one of the most deserving Emmy-nominated shows. It is a story of an incredible friendship between a widower and a free spirit.

Be prepared for startling secrets to show up with unimaginable plot twists. Released in 2019, “Dead to Me” was going to run its third season this year. However, it has been postponed amidst the pandemic.

Director: Liz Feldman

Main Cast: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Sam McCarthy

IMDb Rating: 8.0

RT Score: 90%

Genre: Drama and Comedy

Where to watch: Netflix

Commitment: 600 minutes (for seasons 1 and 2)


2. Ramy

Ramy is an invigorating and magical journey of an Egyptian-American man, Ramy Hassan who is spiritually enlightened in the series with all political divisions going on. Watch Ramy’s journey as he is stuck with the thought process of his own Muslim community, his friends, and a God.

One of the emmy-nominated shows, Ramy was released in 2019 and has 2 seasons with 10 episodes each.

Director: Jerrod Carmichael, Ari Katcher, Ravi Nandan, Ryan Welch, Ramy Youssef, Bridget Bedard, Ihab Ayoub, Harry Bradbeer, John Hodges, Christopher Storer, Cherien Dabis, Hallie Sekof

Main Cast: Ramy Youssef, Amr Waked, Mohammed Amer

IMDb Rating: 8.0

RT Score: 97%

Genre: Comedy, Drama, and Romance

Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon Prime, Google Play Movies, iTunes, Vudu

Commitment: 552 minutes (Including Seasons 1 and 2)


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3. Devs

Devs is a story of a software engineer in search of her disappeared boyfriend and the people behind his disappearance. She goes about investigating the secretive development division in her company, which she suspects of the same.

The show was released in 2020 with one season and 8 episodes in total.

Director: Alex Garland

Main Cast: Sonoya Mizuno, Nick Offerman, Jin Ha

IMDb Rating: 7.7

RT Score: 81%

Genre: Drama, Mystery, and Sci-Fi

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos, Hulu

Commitment: 409 minutes


4. Unorthodox

Unorthodox is a story of a young Jewish girl who escapes her arranged marriage and her Jewish community to start a new life in an unorthodox way away from her past.

Being of the emmy-nominated shows, it is sure to find a great place with you and leave you emotional. Released in 2020, the series is a great bled in 4 episodes.

Director: Maria Schrader

Main Cast: Shira Haas, Amit Rahav, Jeff Wilbusch

IMDb Rating: 8.0

RT Score: 95%

Genre: Drama

Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos

Commitment: 213 minutes


5. Insecure

Released in 2016, “Insecure” is a comedy series that is still in the air. The story revolves around two African-American women and their personal and professional struggle. The show also portrays the social and racial issues faced.

Director: Issa Rae, Amy Aniobi, Melina Matsoukas

Main Cast: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis

IMDb Rating: 7.9

RT Score: 96%

Genre: Comedy and Romance

Where to watch: HBO, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Videos

Commitment: 1,114 minutes (including seasons 1, 2, and 3) and more to come


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6. The Great

The great is a story of a royal lady of Russia who is on the two-way path of choosing her happiness or the future of Russia.

Another one of the emmy-nominated shows, “The Great” is the story of the longest-ruling female ruler of Russia.

Director: Matt Shakman, Colin Bucksey, Bert, Bertie, Ben Chessell

Main Cast: Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox

IMDb Rating: 8.1

RT Score: 88%

Genre: Biography, Comedy, and Drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Hulu

Commitment: 515 minutes (for 1 season)


7. Euphoria

The series is about a group of high schoolers facing and overcoming issues like drugs, sex, violence, and trauma. Starring Zendaya, “Euphoria” was released in 2019 with a set of 8 episodes.

Director: Augustine Frizzell, Sam Levinson, Jennifer Morrison, Pippa Bianco

Main Cast: Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney, Maude Apatow

IMDb Rating: 8.4

RT Score: 82%

Genre: Drama

Where to watch: HBO, Hulu, Amazon Prime Videos

Commitment: 451 minutes


8. Succession

Succession is a story of a dysfunctional family as they try to take over their aging father’s business ones he is ready to step back. Released in 2018, this show has 2 seasons.

Director: Adam McKay, Mark Mylod, Adam Arkin, Andrij Parekh, Miguel Arteta, S.J. Clarkson, Matt Shakman, Becky Martin, Kevin Bray

Main Cast: Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook

IMDb Rating: 8.6

RT Score: 92%

Genre: Drama

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO

Commitment: 1,282 minutes


9. A Black Lady Sketch Show

A black lady Sketch Show is a series full of magic, drama, and comedy. This is one of the best shows to sit back, relax, and watch with your family.

Director: Dime Davis

Main Cast: Robin Thede, Quinta Brunson, Gabrielle Dennis

IMDb Rating: 7.1

RT Score: 100%

Genre: Comedy

Where to watch: HBO

Commitment: 167 minutes


10. Glow

Glow is a fictitious story of a struggling actress who finally finds her interest and talent in the wrestling world.

Director: Jenji Kohan, Jesse Peretz, Mark A. Burley, Lyle Kanouse

Main Cast: Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin

IMDb Rating: 8.0

RT Score: 92%

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sports

Where to watch: Netflix

Commitment: 1,400 minutes (approx.)


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11. What We do in the Shadows

One of the Emmy-nominated shows, “What We do in the Shadows” is a story of two vampire roommates. This 2019 series shows that vampires explore the modern world with the help of their human familiarity.

Director: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement

Main Cast: Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou

IMDb Rating: 8.5

RT Score: 97%

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, and Horror

Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Hulu

Commitment: 780 minutes (approx.)


12. Normal People

The 2020 series, “Normal People” follows two people from different backgrounds falling in love and what their romantic lives bring to them.

Director: Lenny Abrahamson, Hettie Macdonald

Main Cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal, Desmond Eastwood

IMDb Rating: 8.6

RT Score: 90%

Genre: Drama, Romance

Where to watch: Hulu

Commitment: 342 minutes


13. Unbelievable

Unbelievable is a story of a girl who is sexually assaulted by an intruder and is questioned if the story she tells is true or not.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko, Tom Amandes, Michael Dinner, Hal Hartley

Main Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Toni Collette, Merritt Wever

IMDb Rating: 8.4

RT Score: 98%

Genre: Drama, Crime

Where to watch: Netflix

Commitment: 385 minutes


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Now is the best time to explore all these series and get a glimpse of what has been the few Emmy-nominated shows.

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