72nd Emmy Nominees Include These Massachusetts Natives

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards airs Sunday night on ABC, and due to COVID-19 the entire show will be virtual for the first time. While they may not be there in person, some homegrown Massachusetts talent will be on full display.

Steve Carell from Acton, nominated for his role in Apple TV's "The Morning Show," will be facing off against Jeremy Strong from Sudbury, nominated his lead role in HBO's "Succession," for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.

Uzo Aduba from Medfield also picked up a nomination for her supporting role on the FX series "Mrs. America."

Also keep an eye out for Burlington's Amy Poehler, who is up for Outstanding Host of a Reality Show for her part on "Making It."

And of course, you can't talk about Bay-Staters in Hollywood without mentioning Mark Wahlberg. He's been nominated as an executive producer on the HBO Docu-Series "McMillions."

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