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This year's Emmy nominees are pretty diverse, but not everyone is happy

July 29, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

In a year that has seen renewed calls for inclusion, the Emmy Awards delivered more diversity among the nominees announced Tuesday.

(CNN)In a year that has seen renewed calls for inclusion, the Emmy Awards delivered more diversity among the nominees announced Tuesday.

Their analysis found that performers of color made up 37% of the total of nominations overall, which is 6% more than in any of the past five years.

HBO's superhero series "Watchmen," which showcased storylines focused on America's racial history, nabbed the most overall Emmy nominations with 26.

Some on social media complained that while Billy Porter, who is Black, was nominated for lead actor in a drama series for "Pose," none of the central trans actors on the show received a nod.

The Ryan Murphy series has been hailed for shining a light on the LGBTQ community, something Porter acknowledged in an Instagram post after the nominations were announced Tuesday.

While "Ramy" became the first Muslim American sitcom to score a nomination with co-creator and star Ramy Youssef earning noms for outstanding lead actor and outstanding directing in a comedy series, there was less to celebrate for other minorities.

Asian artists were not well represented, despite the third consecutive Emmy nomination for Sandra Oh in the lead actress in a drama series category for "Killing Eve. "

Oh made history in 2018 as the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated in a lead actress category.

The lack of Latinx representation -- most notably EGOT winner Rita Moreno for her work in the comedy "One Day At a Time" -- led Daily Beast writer Laura Bradley to highlight that "Tuesday's Emmy nominations included only one Latinx actor, Outstanding Guest in a Drama Series nominee Alexis Bledel. "

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