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68th Emmy Awards: Mr Robot Outstanding Drama Series – Facts You Need To Know

68th Emmy Awards: Mr Robot Outstanding Drama Series – Facts You Need To Know
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68th Emmy Awards: Mr Robot Outstanding Drama Series – Facts You Need To Know

“Mr Robot” has been nominated for outstanding drama series for the 68th Emmy Awards. The thriller is the story of a hacker.

The other contenders for Outstanding Drama Series include The Americans (FX Networks), Better Call Saul (Netflix), Downton Abbey (PBS), Game of Thrones (HBO), Homeland (Showtime) and House of Cards (Netflix), Deadline reports.

“Mr. Robot follows Elliot, a young programmer who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot finds himself at a crossroad when the mysterious leader of an underground hacker group recruits him to destroy the corporation he is paid to protect,” reports IMDb.

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The dramathriller television series has been created by Sam Esmail. The drama tells the story of Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) who is a cyber security engineer and hacker. The lead character suffers from social anxiety disorder and clinical depression, Wikipedia reports.

The critically acclaimed Mr Robot was renewed for third season in August to be aired in 2017. The drama series has been nominated and also won the various awards.

The awards and accolades include Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Drama Series. Besides, Mr Robot was also recognized with a Peabody Award. Mr Robot has received six nominations for the Emmy Awards 2016.

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The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday, Sep.18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. It will be broadcast live in the U.S. by ABC.

The Emmy Awards will be preceded by the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which airs on Sept. 17.

Read More: Emmy Nominations 2016: Full List of Nominees

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