The 2018 Emmy Nominations for Best Production Design

The Emmy nominations for Best Production Design have been announced. Check to see if your favourite show is nominated. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air Saturday, September 15 at 8PM EST on FXX.

Nominations for the 70th Emmy Awards for Best Production Design were announced today in Los Angeles by the Television Academy. The nomination ceremony was hosted by Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Ryan Eggold and Samira Wiley. Only television programs airing June 1, 2017 between May 31, 2018 were eligible to be nominated. The final round of online voting begins August 13th. For more information on how television programs are nominated and win, please click here.

For the full list of the 2018 Emmy nominations, please click here. Check out the nominations for Best Production Design below.


The Emmys 2018 Best Production Design Nominees

Best Production Design Emmys 2018

Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary (One Hour Or More)

American Horror Story: Cult- FX Networks

Ozark- My Dripping Sleep

The Handmaid’s Tale- June- Hulu

The Handmaid’s Tale- Seeds, First Blood, After- Hulu

Twin Peaks- Showtime


2018 Emmys Best Production Design

Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More)

Game of Thrones- Dragonstone- HBO

The Alienist- The Boy on the Bridge- TNT

The Crown- Beryl- Netflix

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel- Ya Shivu v Bolshom Dome Na Kholme- Prime Video

Westworld- Akane No Mai- HBO


Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Program (Half-Hour Or Less)

Atlanta- Teddy Perkins- FX Network

Barry- Loud, Fast And Keep Going- HBO

GLOW- The Dusty Spur- Netflix

Grace and Frankie- The Tappys, The Landline, The Home- Netflix

Silicon Valley- Tech Evangelist, Artificial Emotional Intelligence- HBO

Will & Grace- A Gay Olde Christmas- NBC


Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality Competition Series

Bill Nye Saves the World- Extinction: Why All Our Friends Are Dying- Netflix

Dancing with the Stars- Night At The Movies, Halloween, Season Finale- ABC

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver- Episode 418- HBO

Saturday Night Live- Host Bill Hader- NBC

The Voice- The Blind Auditions Season Premiere- NBC


2018 Emmy Nominations Best Production Design

Outstanding Production Design For A Variety Special

60th Annual Grammy Awards- CBS

Carol Burnett Show 50th Anniversary Special- CBS

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert- NBC

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards- NBC

The Oscars- ABC



Which television shows are you rooting for on Emmy night for Best Production Design? I think it’s no secret I’m obsessed with The Handmaid’s Tale and The Crown. How about you? I’d love to know your thoughts in the comments below.

Rose Lagacé | @artdepartmental


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Posted by Rose Lagacé

Rose Lagacé is a production designer for film & television by day and an emerging filmmaker by night. Rose is also the creator and editor of Art Departmental where she celebrates the art and craft of production design.

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