Primetime Emmy Awards 2021: Date & TV Info Announced

LOS ANGELES - SEP 17: Emmy statues at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards held at Microsoft Theater, L.A. Live on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California

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The Primetime Emmy Awards officially have a date for 2021.

On Tuesday, March 2, the Television Academy announced that this year’s Emmys will air live on Sunday, September 19 at 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS.

The awards ceremony, which will be the 73rd annual Emmy Awards, will be streamed live on the new streaming service Paramount Plus. It will also be available to stream on demand.

As for who will host the awards ceremony or where it will take place, an official announcement has not been made.

The Television Academy also released its Awards Calendar with key dates which can be seen below.

LOS ANGELES - SEP 17: Emmy statues at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards held at Microsoft Theater, L.A. Live on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California

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March

  • March 31: Deadline to apply for membership to guarantee voting eligibility for both rounds of the 73rd Emmy competition and for members to secure member entry fee discount. This date also applies to former members. Application must be completed and paid in order to qualify.

April

  • April 6: Deadline for current voting members to apply for hyphenate voting status and for Associate members to apply to upgrade to Active voting membership.

May

  • May 13, 6:00 PM: Entry deadline for ALL entries that were originally presented 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM, June 1, 2020 – May 31, 2021 (including hanging episodes)
  • May 13, 6:00 PM: Upload deadline for all entry materials

June

  • June 17: Nominations-round voting begins
  • June 28, 10:00 PM: Nominations-round voting ends

July

  • Tuesday, July 13: Nominations announced
  • July 27: Deadline for errors and omissions to the nominations

August

  • August 13: Final-round videos available for viewing
  • August 19: Final-round voting begins
  • August 30, 10:00 PM: Final-round voting ends

September

  • TBD: Creative Arts Emmy Awards and Ball
  • TBD: CBS Telecast and Governors Ball

All dates are subject to change.

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