Saturday, August 29, 2020

HBO 2020 Emmy nominee billboards...

Watchmen 26 Emmy nominations billboard
The whole entertainment industry may have been shaken to its core by this worldwide pandemic and the Emmy Awards season may have been disrupted during its consideration period, but that hasn't stopped networks like HBO championing their diverse TV shows, telemovies and documentaries from the past twelve months with this cohesive outdoor ad campaign.

This year the premium cabler scored 107 Emmy nominations in total (second behind Netflix's 160 nods), with the reimagined comic book series Watchmen garnering a whopping twenty-six award nominations.
Watchmen 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
These Emmy nominee billboards featuring nominated Lead Actress Regina King were snapped along Robertson Boulevard and Venice Boulevard on August 26, 2020.
Insecure 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
HBO's comedy series Insecure was also recognised for its fourth season with eight nominations, including for the show's creator Issa Rae as Outstanding Lead Actress and for Outstanding Comedy Series.
Insecure season 4 Emmy nominee billboard
These Emmy nominee billboards for Insecure were spotted along Cahuenga Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard from August 15 to August 25, 2020. After being snubbed in previous seasons, will this be Issa's lucky year?
Euphoria season 1 Emmy nominee billboard
HBO's sex, drugs and trauma teen drama, Euphoria, also landed six Emmy nominations for its debut season.

This Emmy FYC billboard featuring the Lead Actress in a Drama Series nominee Zendaya was spied along Sunset Boulevard on August 15, 2020.
A Black Lady Sketch Show season 1 Emmy nominee billboard
The debut season of A Black Lady Sketch Show, starring Robin There, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black and Quinta Brunson, also garnered three Emmy nominations, including for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.
A Black Lady Sketch Show 2020 Emmy billboard
These Emmy nominee billboards were spotted along Santa Monica Boulevard and National Boulevard from August 14 to August 25, 2020.
We're Here season 1 Emmy nominee billboard
Another freshman series snatching an Emmy nomination this year was the drag makeover reality show, We're Here (even though the last episode's filming was affected by the coronavirus lockdown).

This Emmy nominee billboard starring Bob the Drag Queen, Shangela and Eureka O'Hara was photographed along the Sunset Strip on August 25, 2020.
We Are The Dream Emmy nominee billboard
The HBO documentary film, We Are The Dream: The Kids Of The Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest, also scored an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Children's Program and this nominee billboard was snapped along Sepulveda Boulevard on August 25, 2020.
Moonlight Sonata Emmy nominee billboard
Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements also received an Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filming and this FYC billboard was captured along La Cienega Boulevard on August 14, 2020.
Apollo 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
Roger Ross Williams documentary about the infamous New York City landmark in Harlem, The Apollo, known for music, comedy and dance performances is also Emmy nominated and this billboard was spied above La Brea Avenue on August 25, 2020.
Last Week Tonight John Oliver 2020 Emmy billboard
HBO's reigning champ of late-night, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, scored another nine Emmy nominations for its seventh season to add to its impressive cumulative count.

This Emmy nominee billboard for the satirical Variety Talk Series was captured above Pico Boulevard on August 25, 2020.
Curb Your Enthusiasm 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm was awarded four Emmy nominations for its tenth season and this HBO FYC billboard was snapped above Melrose Avenue on August 14, 2020.
Bad Education Emmy nominee billboard
HBO's telefilm about the mid-2000s public school embezzlement scandal, Bad Education, was rewarded with two nominations for Outstanding TV Movie and a nod for Hugh Jackman as Lead Actor.

This Emmy nominee billboard was spotted above Pico Boulevard on August 25, 2020.
Succession 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
The sophomore season of HBO's family media empire drama, Succession, was also having a good awards season with eighteen Emmy nominations.
Succession season 2 Emmy nominee billboard
Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, the show scored lead and supporting acting nods for Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Matthew Macfayden, Kieran Culkin and Nicholas Braun.

These Emmy nominee billboards for the series were spied along Pico Boulevard on August 25, 2020 and Melrose Avenue the following day.
Big Little Lies 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
The second season of Big Little Lies also nabbed five nominations, including acting nods for Laura Dern and Meryl Streep.

These Emmy nominee billboards for the returning drama series were photographed along La Brea Avenue and 3rd Street on August 26, 2020.
Big Little Lies season 2 Emmy nominee billboard
And finally for this collection of outdoor ads, here's an Emmy nominee billboard for the third season of futuristic A.I. drama Westworld, snapped above La Brea Avenue on August 25, 2020. Both Jeffrey Wright and Thandie Newton received acting nods as part of the show's eleven nominations.

These billboards account for around 96 of HBO's nominations this year (there may be even more ads around L.A. not featured here), so make sure you also take a look at these HBO 2020 Emmy consideration billboards to see who made the cut.

Plus enjoy these other ad creatives competing for eyeballs in the city skyline this awards season, like these Netflix Emmy nominee billboards and these other Emmy nominee billboards.

This year the Emmy Awards ceremony will go virtual to keep all nominees safe, so tune in on September 20, 2020, to find out how many real trophies HBO will take home.
Westworld 2020 Emmy nominee billboard
UPDATED: Here's also a nominee billboard for the HBO docu-series McMillion$ spied along Highland Avenue on September 2, 2020.
McMillions 5 Emmy nominations billboard
UPDATED: Here's also some super-sized support for Watchmen and its heroic twenty-six nominations spotted along Sepulveda Boulevard on September 16, 2020.
Watchmen 26 Emmy noms billboard

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