Game of Thrones leads Emmy nominations


Game of Thrones leads the nominations for this year’s Emmy Awards, after being eligible in the year 2017.

The HBO series has 22 nominations in total, followed by the sci-fi series of the West and of comedy Saturday Night Live, both with 21.

This is the first time in 18 years that HBO does not have the highest number of nominations for the Emmy awards.

Netflix leads with a total of 112 nominations, beating HBO, which received 108.


In 2017, the Handmaid of The Story became the first show of a streaming platform to receive the award for best drama.

This year several actresses of the dystopian drama have received nominations, including Elizabeth Moss and Alexis Bledel.

Several British actors have received nominations for the awards also.

Millie Bobby Brown for the award for best supporting actress for her performance in Netflix the strangest Things.


Claire Foy, HBO real drama of The Crown, is nominated for the award for the best actress along with his cast of companions of Matt Smith, and Vanessa Kirby, who were nominated for the best supporting actor and best supporting actress awards.

Benedict Cumberbatch is nominated for Patrick Melrose.

The Late Late Show with James Corden is up for the outstanding variety talk show award. The main categories:

Best lead actress in a drama series
Sandra Oh – Kill Eve
Keri Russell – The Americans
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black
Claire Foy – The Crown
Evan Rachel Wood – West
Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale

Best lead actor in a drama series
Jason Bateman – Ozark
Matthew Rhys – The Americans
Milo Ventimiglia – This Is Us
Sterling . Brown – This Is Us
Ed Harris – West
Jeffrey Wright – West

Best lead actress in a limited series or movie
Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Cult
Michelle Dockery – Atheists
Edie Falco – The Law And Order, True Crime: The Menendez Murders
Regina King – Seven Seconds
Jessica Biel – The Sinner
Laura Dern – The Story

Best lead actor in a limited series or movie
Antonio Banderas – Genius: Picasso
Darren Criss – The Killing of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose
Jeff Daniels Imminent Of The Tower
John Legend – jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert
Jesse Plemons – U. S. S. Callister (Black Mirror)

Best lead actor in a comedy series
Anthony Anderson – black-ish
Ted Danson – The Good Place
Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm
Donald Glover – Atlanta
Bill Hader – Barry
William H Macy – Shameless

Best lead actress in a comedy series
Pamela Adlon – Better Things
Rachel Brosnahan – The Wonderful Lady Maisel
Allison Janney – Mom
Issa Rae Of Insecurity
Tracee Ellis Ross – black-ish
Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie


Best drama series
The Americans
The Crown
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid’s Tale
Strange Things
About Us

Best comedy series
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Wonderful Lady Maisel
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Best limited series
The Alienist
The Murder of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Genius: Picasso
Patrick Melrose

Best TV movie
Fahrenheit 451
The Story
USS Callister (Black Mirror)

Comedy programme Saturday Night Live, Michael Che and Colin Jost are the host of this year awards, the 17th of September.

The full nominations for the Emmys web site.

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