Emmys: HBO, ‘Game of Thrones’ Dominate Nominations

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Display of Daytime Emmy Trophies at The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel on April 29, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)

Reprinted from The Hollywood Reporter by Kimberly Nordyke on July 16, 2019.

The HBO drama landed 32 Emmy nominations, setting the record for the most noms for a show in a single year. In addition, HBO earned 137 nominations overall, beating its own record for most noms for a network in a single year (it landed 126 in 2015). Netflix came in second with 117 Emmy nominations after topping HBO last year. NBC came in third with 58 total, followed by Amazon with 47 Emmy noms.

In addition to being nominated for best drama series, a category it has won four times previously, Game of Thrones also landed acting Emmy nominations for Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfie Allen, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie and guest star Carice van Houten.

Meanwhile, other shows scoring multiple Emmy nominations include Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (20), HBO’s Chernobyl (19), Saturday Night Live (18), HBO’s Barry and FX’s Fosse/Verdon (17 apiece), and Netflix’s When They See Us (16). (Click here to see which shows and talent were snubbed, and click here for The Hollywood Reporter’s TV critics’ takes on the noms.) …

THR 7/16

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