The Late Late Show host James Corden snagged the most Emmy nods this year, more than any other on-air talent. The British host set Emmy records along with the show’s executive producer, Ben Winston.
The updated list of this year’s Emmy nominations released by The Television Academy that included producer credit vetting revealed that Cord is the most nominated on-air talent with seven nominations. Winston, on the other hand, leads all individual noms with eight in total.
The categories both Corden and Winston received are: Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Interactive Program for The Late Late Show with James Corden; Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within an Unscripted Program for The Late Late Show Karaoke Primetime Special 2019; Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool; and Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for Carpool Karaoke: The Series.
Individually, Corden received an Emmy nod for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program for The World’s Best while Winston received nominations for Outstanding Variety Special (live) for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special for Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool.
It’s worth noting that another executive producer, Rob Crabbe, for The Late Late Show with James Corden also received 5 Emmy nods. The show’s nominations contributed to a total of 69 Emmy nominations for CBS across multiple platforms.
You can watch the 71st Emmy Awards in a live broadcast from Los Angeles, California on Sunday, September 22. The telecast will be on September 21.
Ben is is a senior journalist and sport columnist for Best in Australia. He previously worked for the BC and other radio stations.