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LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – HBO’s medieval fantasy collection Game Of Thrones led nominations on Thursday (July 12) for the Emmy awards, the best honors in tv.

Games Of Thrones acquired 22 nods, together with for the highest prize of finest drama collection, adopted by NBC sketch present Saturday Night Live and HBO’s sci-fi collection Westworld with 21 nominations every, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale with 20.

Streaming service Netflix had essentially the most nominations, at 112, adopted by HBO with 108.

NBC had 78 nods.

The Emmy awards might be handed out a at ceremony in Los Angeles on Sept 17 hosted by Saturday Night Live solid members Michael Che and Colin Jost.

Game Of Thrones will compete for finest drama with final yr’s Emmy champion, dystopian story The Handmaid’s Tale, supernatural collection Stranger Things for Netflix, British royal collection The Crown, NBC’s household drama This Is Us, Cold War spy collection The Americans on FX and Westworld.

Game Of Thrones was out of the operating in 2017 as a result of the present aired later than common.

In the comedy classes, hip-hop themed FX present Atlanta is up in opposition to Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, ABC’s black-ish, feminine wrestling present GLOW, Curb Your Enthusiasm, quirky comedy Barry, tech comedy Silicon Valley and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Perennial Emmy favorite comedy Veep is out of this yr’s race due to a manufacturing delay brought on by the most cancers treatment of star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who has received finest comedy actress six years in a row.

FX’s true crime dramatisation The Assassination Of Gianni Versace, led the booming restricted class with 18 nominations, together with a finest actor nod for Darren Criss who performs the killer of the Italian clothier.

Key nominations for the 2018 Emmy awards

BEST DRAMA SERIES

“The Americans” FX

“The Crown” Netflix

“Westworld” HBO

“Game of Thrones” HBO

“The Handmaid’s Tale” Hulu

“This Is Us” NBC

“Stranger Things” Netflix

BEST COMEDY SERIES

“Atlanta” FX

“Barry” HBO

“black-ish” ABC

“GLOW” Netflix

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Amazon

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” HBO

“Silicon Valley” HBO

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” Netflix 

BEST LIMITED SERIES

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” FX

“Godless” Netflix

“Patrick Melrose” Showtime

“The Alienist” TNT

“Genius: Picasso” National Geographic

BEST ACTOR, DRAMA

Jason Bateman “Ozark”

Sterling Okay. Brown “This Is Us”

Ed Harris “Westworld”

Matthew Rhys “The Americans”

Milo Ventimiglia “This Is Us”

Jeffrey Wright “Westworld”

BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA

Claire Foy “The Crown”

Tatiana Maslany “Orphan Black”

Elisabeth Moss “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Keri Russell “The Americans”

Sandra Oh “Killing Eve”

Evan Rachel Wood “Westworld”

BEST ACTOR, COMEDY

Donald Glover “Atlanta”

Anthony Anderson “black-ish”

Ted Danson “The Good Place”

Bill Hader “Barry”

William H. Macy “Shameless”

Larry David “Curb Your Enthusiasm

BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY

Rachel Brosnahan “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Allison Janney “Mom”

Tracee Ellis Ross “black-ish”

Lily Tomlin “Grace and Frankie”

Issa Rae “Insecure”

Pamela Adlon “Better Things”

BEST ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR TV MOVIE

Darren Criss “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: America Crime Story”

Benedict Cumberbatch “Patrick Melrose”

Antonio Banderas “Genius: Picasso”

Jeff Daniels “The Looming Tower”

John Legend “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Jesse Plemons “Black Mirror: USS Callister”

BEST ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR TV MOVIE

Laura Dern “The Tale”

Jessica Biel “The Sinner”

Michelle Dockery “Godless”

Sarah Paulson “American Horror Story: Cult”

Edie Falco “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

Regina King “Seven Seconds”

VARIETY TALK SERIES

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”

“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”

“Jimmy Kimmel Live”

“The Late Late Show with James Corden”

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”

REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAMME

“The Voice”

“The Amazing Race”

“RuPaul’s Drag Race”

“Project Runway”

“Top Chef”

“American Ninja Warrior”

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