After a year where so many people depended on their televisions for a happy distraction, it seemed there are even more shows and performances that deserved Emmy recognition than usual. But sadly, there are only so many slots for so many categories - so plenty of deserving 2021 contenders inevitably wound up on the outside looking in.
Here is a look at a few category-specific actors, actresses, and series that could/should have nabbed an Emmy nomination.
'Yellowstone' - Best Drama Series
Phoebe Dynevor, 'Bridgerton' - Best Actress, Drama Series
Jessie Buckley, 'Fargo'- Best Supporting Actress, Limited Series