Emmys Snub ‘Small Axe,’ Ethan Hawke, Thuso Mbedu — Honor ‘The Boys,’ ‘Cobra Kai’

Another year, another wild batch of Emmy nominees.

The 2021 nominations saw their fair share of expected favorites fulfilling their destinies, including strong showings from “The Crown” and “Ted Lasso,” but snubs and surprises were everywhere.Many predicted as much.

After last year’s production shutdown threw release dates to the wind, the 2020-2021 class of Emmy contenders was upended.

Perennial nominees from “Succession,” “Stranger Things,” “Ozark,” “The Marvelous Mrs.

Maisel,” and more were unable to produce new episodes in their typical scheduling windows and had to bow out of this year’s race, accordingly.(Also, since the TV Academy’s cough-outdated-cough calendar can prove confusing for casual TV fans wondering why their favorite recent shows aren’t included on the nominations list, it’s worth noting that “Loki,” “Dave,” “Tuca & Bertie,” “The White Lotus,” “I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson,” and more shows that premiered after May

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