• Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones' leads nominations with 32

    By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    Nominees for the 71st Emmy Awards were announced in Hollywood Tuesday morning, and front runners include streaming and paid cable.

    Ken Jeong of "The Masked Singer" and D'Arcy Carden of "The Good Place" were present at the Wolf Theatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in Los Angeles for the nominations ceremony. 

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    Netflix has 16 nominations in multiple categories for "When They See Us," which includes a lead actress nods for Niecy Nash and Aujanue Ellis. "Big Little Lies" and "Stranger Things" were not eligible to be nominated for this year's ceremony.

    No series has more nominations than Game of Thrones," however. The series has a record-setting 32 nominations for its final eighth season, and it already has the most wins in Emmys history with 47 awards. Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is second with 20 nominations and HBO's "Chernobyl" is third with 19 nominations.

    The 71st Emmys air Sept.14 at 8 p.m. EDT on Fox. The list of nominees in major categories is below. The complete list of nominees in all categories can be found at Emmys.com.

    Drama Series

    “Better Call Saul” on AMC
    “Bodyguard” on Netflix
    “Game of Thrones” on HBO
    “Killing Eve” on AMC/BBC America
    “Ozark” on Netflix
    “Pose” on FX
    “Succession” on HBO
    “This Is Us” on NBC

    Comedy Series

    “Barry” on HBO
    “Fleabag” on Amazon Prime
    “The Good Place” on NBC
    “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” on Amazon Prime
    “Russian Doll” on Netflix
    “Schitt’s Creek”

    Limited Series

    “Chernobyl” on HBO
    “Escape at Dannemora” on Showtime
    “Fosse/Verdon” on FX
    “Sharp Objects” on HBO
    “When They See Us” on Netflix

    Outstanding Television Movie

    “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” on Netflix
    “Brexit” on HBO
    “Deadwood: The Movie” on HBO
    “King Lear” on Amazon Prime
    “My Dinner with Herve” on HBO

    Lead Actor in a Drama Series

    Jason Bateman in “Ozark”
    Sterling K. Brown in “This Is Us”
    Kit Harington in “Game of Thrones”
    Bob Odenkirk in “Better Call Saul”
    Billy Porter in “Pose”
    Milo Ventimiglia in “This Is Us”

    Lead Actress in a Drama Series

    Emilia Clarke in "Game of Thrones”
    Jodie Comer in “Killing Eve”
    Viola Davis in "How to Get Away With Murder”
    Laura Linney in “Ozark”
    Mandy Moore in “This Is Us”
    Sandra Oh in “Killing Eve”
    Robin Wright in “House of Cards”

    Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

    Anthony Anderson in “Black-ish”
    Don Cheadle in “Black Monday”
    Ted Danson in “The Good Place”
    Michael Douglas in“The Kominsky Method”
    Bill Hader in “Barry”
    Eugene Levy in “Schitt’s Creek”

    Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

    Christina Applegate in “Dead to Me”
    Rachel Brosnahan in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus in “Veep”
    Natasha Lyonne in “Russian Doll”
    Catherine O’Hara in “Schitt’s Creek”
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge in “Fleabag”

    Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

    Mahershala Ali in “True Detective”
    Benicio Del Toro in "Escape at Dannemora”
    Hugh Grant in “A Very English Scandal”
    Jared Harris in “Chernobyl”
    Jharrel Jerome in “When They See Us”
    Sam Rockwell in “Fosse/Verdon”

    Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

    Amy Adams in “Sharp Objects”
    Patricia Arquette in “Escape at Dannemora”
    Aunjanue Ellis in “When They See Us"
    Joey King in “The Act”
    Niecy Nash in “When They See Us”

    Outstanding Reality Competition

    “The Amazing Race” on CBS
    “American Ninja Warrior” on NBC
    “Nailed It” on Netflix
    “RuPaul’s Drag Race” on VH1
    “Top Chef” on Bravo
    “The Voice” on NBC

    Variety Talk Show

    The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central
    Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS
    Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC
    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO
    Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS
    Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS

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