Emmys 2019: Everything you need to know

The biggest night in television is almost upon us.

The 2019 Emmy Awards kick off at 8 p.m. EST on Sunday, September 22, live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will honor the best in television for the 71st annual ceremony, airing live on Fox. You can also live-stream the show on Fox.com.

This year's Emmys will be a host-less affair, following last year's mixed reviews for co-hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost from "Weekend Update" on "SNL." The show has gone without a host on three previous occasions: 1975, 1998 and 2003.

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Sarah Jessica Parker during The 52nd Annual Emmy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 12: Actress Calista Flockhart attends the 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 12, 1999 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Singer/Actress Lady Gaga attends the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Fox after party on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Taraji P. Henson arrives to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 18, 2011 in Los Angeles, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
German supermodel Heidi Klum has given birth to a baby boy, her husband, British pop singer Seal, said on his Web site. Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel was born on Wednesday 22 November, weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces. Seal said on his website (www.seal.com). "He is healthy, beautiful and looks just like his mother." File photo of Heidi Klum attending the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California United States, August 27, 2006. (Photo by Tony Barson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Kerry Washington arrives at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Gabrielle Union attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
(Original Caption) Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Sarah Hyland arriving at the EMMY Awards 2014 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, USA. (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Drew Barrymore attends 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals at Nokia Theatre LA Live on September 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID CROTTY/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Actress Millie Bobby Brown arrives at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Zoe Kravitz arrives at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - AUGUST 30: Model Cindy Crawford attends the 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 30, 1992 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
<> at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Sarah Paulson attends the 70th Emmy Awards - Arrivals at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tiffany Haddish attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
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While the Creative Arts Emmys handed out a slew of notable awards last weekend ("Game of Thrones," "Chernobyl" and "RuPaul's Drag Race" were big winners), Sunday's show will hand out the biggest awards in television, like Outstanding Drama and Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor trophies, and so on.

"Game of Thrones" went into the Emmys leading the pack this year with a total of 32 nominations (14 in Primetime categories). "When They See Us" was second with 11 Primetime noms, "Barry" was third with nine, and "Escape at . Dannemora,"  "Fosse/Verdon" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" all garnered seven nominations.

Presenters at the 2019 Emmys include Stephen Colbert, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Angela Bassett, RuPaul, Viola Davis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jiimmy Kimmel, Gwyneth Paltrow, Seth Meyers, Zendaya and Ben Stiller.

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Emmy Awards 50-year throwback to 1969
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Santa Monica, CA - 1969: (L-R) Robert Brown, Barbara Bain, Carl Betz, Marlo Thomas at the 21st Emmy Awards, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, June 8, 1969. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - JUNE 8: Actress Ann-Margaret attends 21st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on June 8, 1969 at Carnegie Hall in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
Santa Monica, CA - 1969: (L-R) Joe Namath, Andy Sidaris at the 21st Emmy Awards, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, June 8, 1969. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - JUNE 8: Ann-Margret attends 21st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on June 8, 1969 at Carnegie Hall in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
Actor Godrey Cambridge attends 21st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on June 8, 1969 at Carnegie Hall in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - JUNE 8: Television Personality Ed McMahon and guest attend 21st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on June 8, 1969 at Carnegie Hall in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) Susan St. James arrives for the Emmy Awards...She won the Emmy for Outstanding Continued Performance by an actress in a supporting role, The Name of the Game.
Geraldine Page holds her Emmy award. June 10, 1969. (Photo by Richard Gummere/New York Post Archives /(c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Santa Monica, CA - 1969: Emmy winner Hope Lange at the 21st Emmy Awards, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, June 8, 1969. (Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)
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