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2020 Emmy Noms for CelebStoners Pitt, Poehler and Chappelle

Here are our favorite 2020 Emmy nominations:

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie - Outstanding Television Movie 

Six years after the popular meth series Breaking Bad ended on AMC, creator Vince Gilligan returned to New Mexico with a revenge story starring Jesse (Aaron Paul).

 

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones - Outstanding Variety Special

Dave Chappelle's fifth comedy special on Netflix earned several nominations. He's also nominated in the same category for Dave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

 

Maya Rudolph - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 

Brad Pitt - Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Former Saturday Night Life cast member Maya Rudolph satirized then presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris in several debate skits. Brad Pitt offered his take on Dr. Anthony Fauci.

RELATED: Trump Calls Brad Pitt a "Little Wiseguy" Over His Oscars Speech

 

Beastie Boys Story - Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

The remaining Beastie Boys (Mike D and Ad-Rock) reminisce about the band's history.

 

Linda Cardellini - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Linda Cardellini as Judy in Dead to Me and Alex Borstein as Susie in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel both smoked joints in series episodes (see photos below). 

Amy Poehler - Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program

Former Parks and Recreation stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman have teamed up to host Making It, a home improvement competition show on NBC. This nomination is for Season 2. Offerman was not nominated. Poehler also was a cast member of SNL and has starred in many movies.

 

Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time - Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Los Angeles' musical hub in the '60s and '70s, Laurel Canyon has been the subject of several documentaries over the last few years. A Place in Time is split into two parts on EPIX. It follows last year's Echo in the Canyon.

 

Groundhog Day - Outstanding Commerical

Jeep recruited Bill Murray to revisit his role as Phil in the 1993 movie Groundhog Day for the company's Super Bowl ad. To the tune of "I Got You Babe," he wakes up repeatedly and eventually kidnaps the buck-toothed rodent in a bright red Jeep. 

 

Wu-Tang: An American Saga - Outstanding Original Title Theme Music

It was a good year for hip-hop programming. This 10-part Hulu series reenacts the lives of the many Wu-Tang Clan members, including Method Man. The title theme is composed by The Rza

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Steve Bloom

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