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70th Primetime Emmy Nominations Revealed


by Dylan Blight

The 70th Emmy nominations have Game of Thrones leading the charge with a record-breaking 22 nominations with Westworld and Saturday Night Live just behind, hitting 21 nominations for each respectively. 

Other standouts included The Assination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story — currently airing on Showcase with 18 nominations for a ‘limited series.’ Ed Harris getting the ‘Lead Actor’ nominee as was speculated on BevanWorld: A Westworld Aftershow Letitia Wright got a nod for her standout performance in the finale of Black Mirror S4. Cameron Britton got nominated for his ‘guest role’ on Mindhunter with his fantastic performance as Ed Kemper. Netflix’s Queer Eye was nominated for ‘structured reality show’, along with Jonathan Van Ness from Queer Eye’s other show Gay of Thrones being nominated for ‘outstanding short-form comedy series.’ 

Here’s the key nominee list:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series:

  • Donald Glover – Atlanta

  • Bill Hader – Barry

  • Anthony Anderson – black-ish

  • Larry David – Curb Your Enthusiasm

  • Ted Danson – The Good Place

  • William H. Macy – Shameless

    Outstanding Lead Actor In a Drama Series

  • Matthew Rhys – The Americans

  • Jason Bateman – Ozark

  • Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us

  • Milo Ventimiglia – This Is Us

  • Ed Harris – Westworld

  • Jeffrey Wright – Westworld

    Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

  • Darren Criss – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

  • Antonio Banderas – Genius: Picasso

  • John Legend – Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

  • Jeff Daniels – The Looming Tower

  • Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose

    Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

  • Pamela Adlon – Better Things

  • Tracee Ellis Ross – black-ish

  • Lily Tomlin – Grace And Frankie

  • Issa Rae – Insecure

  • Rachel Brosnahan – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

  • Allison Janney – Mom

    Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

  • Keri Russell – The Americans

  • Claire Foy – The Crown

  • Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale

  • Sandra Oh – Killing Eve

  • Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black

  • Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld

    Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

  • Sarah Paulson – American Crime Story: Cult

  • Michaelle Dockery – Godless

  • Edie Falco – Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

  • Regina King – Seven Seconds

  • Jessica Bisel – The Sinner

  • Laura Dern – The Tale

    Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Barry

  • black-ish

  • Curb your Enthusiasm

  • GLOW

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

  • Silicon Valley

  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Outstanding Drama Series

  • The Americans

  • The Crown

  • Game of Thrones

  • The Handmaid’s Tale

  • Stranger Things

  • This Is Us

  • Westworld

    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)

    Outstanding Variety Talk Series

  • The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

  • Full Frontal With Samntha Bee

  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!

  • Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

  • The Late Show With James Corden

  • The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

    Outstanding 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

    You can find the full list of nominees on the Emmy Website.