The Emmy Awards are the pinnacle of television success. They are awards presented by an academy recognizing the best in television. In July, the 2023 Emmy nominations were announced, and Disney secured dozens of nominations for much of their programming across both terrestrial television and streaming. And while it may take a while for us to know who won due to the writers’ and actors’ strikes, let’s look at some of the 2023 Emmy-nominated shows on Disney+.
This is the prequel series to “Star Wars: Rogue One.” In an era filled with danger, deception, and intrigue, Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a Rebel hero.
Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has to save young Leia after she is kidnapped, all the while being pursued by Imperial Inquisitors and his former Padawan, now known as Darth Vader.
A SMALL LIGHT
This series follows the remarkable story of Miep Gies, a Dutch woman who risked her life to shelter Anne Frank’s family from the Nazis for more than two years during World War II.
SECRETS OF THE ELEPHANTS
Elephants have long been a source of wonder and mystery with their rich emotional lives and almost supernatural ways of navigating the world.
BONO AND THE EDGE: A SORT OF HOMECOMING WITH DAVID LETTERMAN
Follows David Letterman as he joins U2 musicians Bono and The Edge for a concert performance during his first visit to Dublin.
ENCANTO AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
A musical celebrating the world, characters, and songs of Disney Animation’s “Encanto.”
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION
This special features live never-before-seen musical performances with brand-new sets and costumes inspired by the classic story, created to pay homage while also adding to the iconic story.
When a network of Brazilian farmers seizes a protected area of the Amazon rainforest, a young Indigenous leader and his mentor must fight back in defense of the land and an uncontacted group living deep within the forest.
ELTON JOHN LIVE: FAREWELL FROM DODGER STADIUM
An exclusive live stream of Elton John’s last concert at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, the final American stop of his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.’
HOCUS POCUS 2
Two young women accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters to modern day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking havoc on the world.
LIGHT AND MAGIC
Showcasing the people of Industrial Light and Magic, the special effects division of Lucasfilm, this series takes us back in time as they create the effects for some of the biggest and most successful films of the last 45 years.
Kamala, a superhero fan with an imagination–particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel–feels like she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes even at home, that is until she gets superpowers like the heroes she admires.
The travels of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.
LIFE BELOW ZERO
The everyday struggles of living in the secluded state of Alaska where one wrong decision could cost you your life.
DANCING WITH THE STARS
U.S. reality show based on the British series “Strictly Come Dancing,” where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Those are the 2023 Emmy nominees available on Disney+ in the United States. I’m sure there are more available in other countries that are available on Hulu in the US. Which will you be watching?