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Emmy nominees in key categories 

Friday July 13 2018

Actors Ryan Eggold and Samira Wiley speak on stage at the nominations announcement for the 70th Emmy Awards on July 12, 2018 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood, California. The Emmy Awards will take place September 17, 2018. PHOTO | ROBYN BECK | AFP

Actors Ryan Eggold and Samira Wiley speak on stage at the nominations announcement for the 70th Emmy Awards on July 12, 2018 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood, California. The Emmy Awards will take place September 17, 2018. PHOTO | ROBYN BECK | AFP 

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Here is a list of the nominees in key categories for the 70th Emmy Awards, which were unveiled on Thursday.

The awards will be handed out in Los Angeles on September 17.

 

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

"The Americans"

"The Crown"

"Game of Thrones"

"The Handmaid's Tale"

"Stranger Things"

"This is Us"

"Westworld"

 

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

"Atlanta"

"Barry"

"black-ish"

"Curb Your Enthusiasm"

"GLOW"

"The Marvelous Mrs Maisel"

"Silicon Valley"

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

 

LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA

Jason Bateman, "Ozark"

Sterling K. Brown, "This is Us"

Ed Harris, "Westworld"

Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"

Milo Ventimiglia, "This is Us"

Jeffrey Wright, "Westworld"

 

LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA

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"

 

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

Anthony Anderson, "black-ish"

Ted Danson, "The Good Place"

Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

Donald Glover, "Atlanta"

Bill Hader, "Barry"

William H. Macy, "Shameless"

 

LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

Pamela Adlon, "Better Things"

Rachel Brosnahan, "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel"

Allison Janney, "Mom"

Issa Rae, "Insecure"

Tracee Ellis Ross, "black-ish"

Lily Tomlin, "Grace and Frankie"

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA

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"

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA

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"

Yvonne Strahovski, "The Handmaid's Tale"

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY

Louie Anderson, "Baskets"

Alec Baldwin, "Saturday Night Live"

Brian Tyree Henry, "Atlanta"

Tony Shalhoub, "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel"

Kenan Thompson, "Saturday Night Live"

Henry Winkler, "Barry"

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY

Zazie Beetz, "Atlanta"

Aidy Bryant, "Saturday Night Live"

Betty Gilpin, "GLOW"

Leslie Jones, "Saturday Night Live"

Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live"

Laurie Metcalf, "Roseanne"

 

OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

"The Alienist"

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"

"Genius: Picasso"

"Godless"

"Patrick Melrose"

 

OUTSTANDING TELEVISION MOVIE

"Fahrenheit 451"

"Flint"

"Paterno"

"The Tale"

"USS Callister (Black Mirror)"

 

LEAD ACTOR, 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)"

 

LEAD ACTRESS, 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"

 

Top five programmes with most overall nominations:

"Game of Thrones" - 22

"Saturday Night Live" - 21

"Westworld" - 21

"The Handmaid's Tale" - 20

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" - 18

 

Top five platforms with most overall nominations:

Netflix: 112

HBO: 108

NBC: 78

FX Networks: 50

CBS: 34