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Netflix tops HBO in Emmy noms

Emmy Awards Samira Wiley, Ryan Eggold To Announce 2018 Emmy Awards Nominations
Julia Gonzales | 13 July, 2018, 04:25

Graham's on-screen "Gilmore" daughter Alexis Bledel is up for Best Drama Supporting Actress for "The Handmaid's Tale" one year after she won in the guest category for her role as a defiant professor-turned-handmaid.

On the comedy side, last year's victor, Donald Glover for "Atlanta", goes up against Anthony Anderson, "black-ish"; Ted Danson, "The Good Place"; Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; Bill Hader, "Barry"; and William H. Macy, "Shameless".

Although season seven of Game of Thrones aired in summer 2017, due to the Emmys' eligibility cutoff, the HBO drama had to wait until this year to submit anything for consideration. The streaming service led the nominations in totals by platform with 112.

In particular, Game of Thrones led the genre pack with a whopping 22 nominations in categories like Outstanding Drama Series, Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, and Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

(L-R) Handmaid's Tale co-stars Elisabeth Moss, Amanda Brugel and Yvonne Strahovski at a party in Los Angeles.

Anthony Bourdain earns posthumous Emmy nomination for 'Parts Unknown'
His death came shortly after fashion designer Kate Spade died by suicide three days prior, sparking an online conversation about mental health.

"You are basically writing a show about the way you pray that the world won't go, and then it starts going that way".

"We sit around and pray for irrelevance", Miller told Reuters. Game Of Thrones was the dominant series.

Other best drama contenders include "The Crown", NBC's family drama "This Is Us", Cold War spy series "The Americans" on FX (FOXA.O) and "Westworld".

On the comedy side, "Veep" and its star are on an extended hiatus, so this category is wide open for "Atlanta", "Barry", "black-ish", "Curb Your Enthusiasm, "GLOW", "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", "Silicon Valley" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".

Best known for her role on Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black", Wiley is now starring on Hulu's critically acclaimed, Emmy-winning dystopian drama "The Handmaid's Tale".

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