Binge the Best: Borrow This Year’s Emmy Nominations

Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Marketing, Downtown Main Library

The nominees for the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards were just announced and this year is full of surprises, familiar favorites, and tons of unforgettable entertainment. Ahead of the awards show on September 18, 2023, check them out for yourself and see which you think deserves this year’s awards.

Check out this list to borrow many of this year’s nominees with your library card, as well as soundtracks, source materials, past seasons, and more!


This popular Star Wars television show was nominated for eight Emmys, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Music Composition for a Series. Stream the soundtrack of "Andor" instantly with your library card.

Better Call Saul

The final season of this award-winning show is up for seven Emmys, including Outstanding Drama Series. All seasons of "Better Call Saul," including the final season 6, are available to borrow.

The Crown

Six Emmy nominations were given to this long-running and wildly popular historical drama. Check out past seasons of "The Crown" and companion books with your library card.

House of the Dragon

The prequel to HBO’s “Game of Thrones” earned eight nominations for its first season. Borrow both the first season of "House of the Dragon" and its soundtrack while you wait (for what could be years) for season two.

The Last of Us

Adapted from a successful video game franchise into a live-action show, “The Last of Us” is the first adaptation of its kind to be nominated for a major Emmy award. Watch the first season – and borrow its companion graphic novels – with your library card.


The backroom, high-stakes powerplays of the Roy family finally came to an end with the final season of “Succession,” which led the Emmys with a staggering 27 nominations. Use your library card to watch past seasons.

The White Lotus

While the setting of “The White Lotus” switched from Maui, Hawaii to Sicily, Italy, it’s still earning plenty of Emmy nominations, with 23, including Outstanding Drama Series. Watch the first season – and jam out to this season’s trademark soundtrack.


What happened in the wilderness? The mysteries (and Emmy nominations) grew in season two of this hit drama. The first season of “Yellowjackets” is available to borrow.

Abbott Elementary

Watch the entire first season of "Abbott Elementary." This hilarious, relatable comedy earned eight Emmy nominations for its second season.


This dark comedy could add to its already crowded trophy case, earning 11 nominations for its final season. Start from the beginning, with season one of "Barry" available for cardholders.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The jokes and Emmy nominations kept coming this year for this hilarious comedy series. Listen to the soundtracks of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," featuring hits from the 1950s and 1960s, and discover how the incredible costumes were designed and created in this companion book.

Only Murders In The Building

Did you find out who did it? We’ll at least find out if this star-studded comedy will win any of its 11 Emmy nominations on September 18. Set the scene for your own murder mystery with soundtracks from both seasons of "Only Murders In The Building" available to borrow from CHPL.

Ted Lasso

You better believe the crew AFC Richmond are favorites for their 21 Emmy nominations. Listen to the soundtracks from past seasons of "Ted Lasso" using your library card.

Daisy Jones & the Six

Look at us now! This limited series based on the popular novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid is up for nine Emmy nominations, including Oustanding Music Supervision. Stream hits from "Daisy Jones & The Six" instantly using Hoopla.

Fleishman Is In Trouble

Nominated for seven Emmy awards, “Fleishman Is in Trouble” is based on a hit novel that was named on the National Book Award Longlist.

Obi-wan Kenobi

Hello, there! A familiar name to all Star Wars fans is getting the spotlight with five Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series. Listen to "Obi-wan Kenobi's" original soundtrack and catch up on all things General Kenobi at CHPL.

The Handmaid’s Tale

The fifth season of “The Handmaid's Tale” snagged an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Read the entire series by Margaret Atwood using your library card.

Who are your favorites to win an Emmy this year? Let us know in the comments below!