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Emmy Nominations 2018: Game of Thrones, Westworld and Handmaid's Tale lead the way

Game of Thrones cleans up with Emmy nominations!

By Tina Burke
The nominations for the 2018 Emmy Awards are in, and high-budget dramas are leading the way!
HBO's Game of Thrones received the most, with a whopping 22 nominations. The show is now the most-nominated series of all time, surpassing medical drama ER's 124 with an impressive 129 nods.
The fantasy drama series was quickly followed by Westworld and Saturday Night Live, which each have 21. The Handmaid's Tale wasn't far behind, with an incredible 20 nominations.
Emilia Clarke in Season Seven of Game of Thrones.
Netflix broke HBO's 17-year streak as the most-nominated network, beating them out with an incredible 112 nominations. The streaming service scored nods for shows including Queer Eye, Stranger Things, The Crown and GLOW.
John Legend is in line to land himself a coveted EGOT, the title bestowed upon a person who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award. The singer is nominated for both Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and as a producer for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.
Killing Eve actress Sandra Oh, who previously starred as Christina Yang in Grey's Anatomy for ten years, has made history as the first nominee of Asian descent in the Leading Actress in a Drama Series category.
Australian actress Yvonne Strahovski scored a nomination for Bets Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of the formidable Serena in The Handmaid's Tale.
Elizabeth Moss and Yvonne Strahovski in The Handmaid's Tale.
The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, September 17th 2018. The 2018 show will be hosted by Saturday Night Live stars Colin Jost and Michael Che.
Click through to read the major nominees below, see the full list on the Emmy Awards website.

Best Drama:

The Americans
The Crown
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid's Tale
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld

Best Actor in a Drama Series:

Jason Bateman (Ozark)
Sterling K Brown (This Is Us)
Ed Harris (Westworld)
Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)
Jeffrey Wright (Westworld)

Best Actress in a Drama Series:

Claire Foy (The Crown)
Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)
Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale)
Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
Keri Russell (The Americans)
Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones)
Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid's Tale)
David Harbour (Stranger Things)
Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)
Matt Smith (The Crown)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid's Tale)
Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)
Ann Dowd (The Handmaid's Tale)
Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
Vanessa Kirby (The Crown)
Thandie Newton (Westworld)
Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid's Tale)

Best Comedy Series:

Atlanta
Barry
black-ish
Curb Your Enthusiasm
GLOW
The Marvellous Mrs Maisel
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Best 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 Actress in a Comedy Series:

Pamela Adlon (Better Things)
Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel)
Allison Janney (Mom)
Issa Rae (Insecure)
Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish)
Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

Louie Anderson (Baskets)
Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live)
Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta)
Tony Shalhoub (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel)
Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live)
Henry Winkler (Barry)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

Zazie Beetz (Atlanta)
Alex Borstein (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel)
Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live)
Betty Gilpin (GLOW)
Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live)
Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne)
Megan Mullally (Will & Grace)

Best Limited Series:

The Alienist
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Genius: Picasso
Godless
Patrick Melrose

Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:

Antonio Banderas (Genius: Picasso)
Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose)
Jeff Daniels (The Looming Tower)
John Legend (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
Jesse Plemons (USS Callister: Black Mirror)

Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

Jessica Biel (The Sinner)
Laura Dern (The Tale)
Michelle Dockery (Godless)
Edie Falco (Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders)
Regina King (Seven Seconds)
Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Cult)

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:

Jeff Daniels (Godless)
Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
John Leguizamo (Waco)
Ricky Martin (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Edgar Ramirez (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Michael Stuhlbarg (The Looming Tower)
Finn Wittrock (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

Sara Bareilles (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
Penelope Cruz (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Judith Light (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Adina Porter (American Horror Story: Cult)
Merritt Wever (Godless)
Letitia Wright (Black Museum: Black Mirror)

Best Television Movie:

Black Mirror: USS Callister
Fahrenheit 451
Flint
Paterno
The Tale

Best Variety Talk Series

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Late Late Show With James Corden
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

Best Variety Sketch Series

At Home with Amy Sedaris
Drunk History
I Love You America With Sarah Silverman
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live
Tracey Ullman's Show

Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series:

Viola Davis (Scandal)
Kelly Jenrette (The Handmaid's Tale)
Cherry Jones (The Handmaid's Tale)
Diana Rigg(Game of Thrones)
Cicely Tyson (How to Get Away With Murder)
Samira Wiley (The Handmaid's Tale)

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series:

F. Murray Abraham (Homeland)
Cameron Britton(Mindhunter)
Matthew Goode (The Crown)
Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us)
Gerald McRaney (This Is Us)
Jimmi Simpson (Westworld)

Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:

Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live)
Tiffany Haddish (Saturday Night Live)
Jane Lynch (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Maya Rudolph (The Good Place)
Molly Shannon (Will & Grace)
Wanda Sykes (black-ish)

Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:

Sterling K. Brown (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
Bryan Cranston (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
Donald Glover (Saturday Night Live)
Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live)
Lin-Manuel Miranda (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
Katt Williams (Atlanta)

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