Star India’s English cluster to air 67th Emmy Awards live

MUMBAI: Star India’s English general entertainment channels (GECs) will telecast the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards to Indian audiences on21 September, 2015. 


Touted as the Oscars of the small screen, this glamorous gala will be simulcast LIVE on Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD and FX, and the primetime telecast on Star World, Star World HD and FX. The Network has a staggering 98 nominations across categories for this year’s Emmys. 


The Star network aired more than 50 shows and 28 of those are vying for the trophy within all major contested categories this year. American Horror Story has bagged 19 nominations – coming second in line for most nominations in any category. Following closely are Mad Men with 11 and Downton Abbey with eight nominations. Other notable nominations include Emmys darling Modern Family and Louie with six nods each, while Homeland and The Simpsons received five nominations each.


"Like every year, our shows find themselves as top contenders of the Emmys, which only reflects the quality and excellence of the content we curate on our channels. It gives us great pride to become broadcasting partners with the Primetime Emmy Awards once again," said a Star India official spokesperson.


Girl-power runs high at the Emmys this year with strong independent television characters portrayed by Claire Danes (Homeland), Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder), Taraji P. Henson (Empire) and Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. 


Not far behind, the gentlemen have blown away viewers with their funny performances, with Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Matt LeBlanc (Episodes), Louis CK (Louie) and Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth) nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category. 


Star World’s soon-to-premiere Jimmy Kimmel Live has garnered a nomination for the Outstanding Variety Talk Series category as well.

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