2017 Emmy Awards nominations are out, HBO leads the pack

The 2017 Emmy Awards nominations were announced today by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Anna Chlumsky from the HBO series Veep and Shemar Moore from CBS’ S.W.A.T.

Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Westworld lead the pack with the most nominations with 22 each, followed by Stranger Things and FEUD: Bette and Joan with 18 nominations, and Veep with 17 nominations. HBO received the most nominations with 110, followed by Netflix (91) and NBC (60). HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones was not in the running for this period due to their hiatus and return this Sunday.

The 69th Emmy Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 17 on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host for the evening. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air on Saturday, September 16 at 8 pm on FXX.

Below are the nominees:

Best Drama Series
Better Call Saul – AMC
The Crown – Netflix
The Handmaid’s Tale – Hulu
House Of Cards – Netflix
Stranger Things – Netflix
This is Us – NBC
Westworld – HBO

Best Comedy Series
Atlanta – FX Networks
black-ish – ABC
Master Of None – Netflix
Modern Family – ABC
Silicon Valley – HBO
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Veep – HBO

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder)
Claire Foy (The Crown)
Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale)
Keri Russell (The Americans)
Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)
Robin Wright (House Of Cards)

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
Kevin Spacey (House Of Cards)
Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)
Anthony Hopkins (Westworld)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson (black-ish)
Aziz Ansari (Master Of None)
Zach Galifianakis (Baskets)
Donald Glover (Atlanta)
William H. Macy (Shameless)
Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon (Better Things)
Jane Fonda (Grace And Frankie)
Allison Janney (Mom)
Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish)
Lily Tomlin (Grace And Frankie)

Best Limited Series
Big Little Lies – HBO
Fargo – FX Networks
FEUD: Bette And Joan – FX Networks
Genius – National Geographic
The Night Of – HBO

For the full list, click here.

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