While Priyanka hasn't been nominated in any category at the 2017 awards, she has been a regular fixture at most ceremonies, including the 2016 show, where she arrived in a striking red dress and twirled onstage with Tom Hiddleston. The series, which stars Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia, could become the first network show in 11 years to win the category. Stephen Colbert is the host. News' Erin Lim. And of course "Emmys: The Show" will collect snaps from inside Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater throughout the event.
With drama category favorite Game of Thrones ineligible this year due to its summer start date, the race is wide open. Last year's big victor, HBO's Game of Thrones, was not eligible for Emmy Awards consideration because its latest season aired outside the eligibility window.
The Crown won the Golden Globe for Best Drama earlier this year, but awards prediction website GoldDerby.com's Emmy forecast (based on votes from TV critics and other "experts") predicts that Stranger Things will walk away with Best Drama honors.
Stephen Colbert will be hosting, and if his anticipatory tweets earlier this week are any indication, The Late Show host is ramping up for a fun one.
The political comedy is going for its third straight win in the Outstanding Comedy Series, but there are a few up-and-comers who might unseat the show. Last year, Priyanka presented the award with Tom Hiddleston. The sci-fi saga is up for 22 trophies, including "Best Drama".
It could be a big night for African-American performers.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has won the last five Emmys for best actress in a comedy.
For contenders in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series category, dethroning Julia Louis-Dreyfus from her long-held top spot will be much more hard.
Tatiana Maslany was named Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama for "Orphan Black".