Tuesday was declared the nominees of the Emmy awards, which this year will take place now, in the 72nd time. However, the stars on the red carpet we will not see — because of the ongoing pandemic coronavirus show will be held in an online format. About it the producers of the award, including Jimmy Kimmel, said yesterday in a letter sent to all nominees.
As you probably have guessed, we are not going to ask you to come in the Microsoft theater in downtown Los Angeles on September 20. This year it will still be the biggest night in television. We will come to you!
the letter reads.
Now the producers are actively working on aspects of virtual ceremony, including the fact that it will be streamed live and whether the nominees are notified in advance of the victory.
as ABC television and the Academy continue to develop plans for conducting the Emmy producers had taken a preventive step, referring to some of the nominees. They informed them about our intention to conduct a live show, which will be both festive and safe,
— said in a statement the television Academy and ABC.
“Emmy” is not the first ceremony that “suffered” because of the coronavirus. Previously also been transferred Cannes film festival, ceremony, Billboard, and Tony.