‘Westworld’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Lead Emmy Nominations — Big Surge in Nods for One Platform … We Have the Full List of Nominees

Jul 13, 2017  •  Post A Comment

Nominations were announced today for the Emmy Awards, with a huge surge in nominations for Netflix. HBO claimed its traditional top spot with 110 nods, up from 94 last year, but Netflix moved solidly into second place with 91 nominations, a big increase from 54 a year ago.

Among individual programs, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” and HBO’s “Westworld” each scored 22 nominations to lead the field, followed by Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and FX’s “Feud: Bette and Joan” with 18 nods apiece, HBO’s “Veep” with 17 and HBO’s “Big Little Lies” and FX’s “Fargo” with 16 apiece.

NBC was third overall in nominations by platform with 60 (a big jump from 41 a year ago), followed by FX Networks with 54 — slipping a bit from 56 last year — and then ABC with 34, CBS with 29 and Fox with 21.

Click here to see a full breakdown of nominations by platform along with all the programs receiving five or more nominations.

The battle for the coveted Emmy for Drama Series will come down to seven nominees: AMC’s “Better Call Saul,” Netflix’s “The Crown,” Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Netflix’s “House of Cards,” Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” NBC’s “This Is Us” and HBO’s “Westworld.”

In the Comedy Series category, the race is also among seven nominees: FX’s “Atlanta,” ABC’s “black-ish,” Netflix’s “Master of None,” ABC’s “Modern Family,” HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and HBO’s “Veep.”

For a list of the acting and program nominees in key categories, please click here.

To see the full announcement from the Television Academy, including a detailed list of nominees in all categories, click here.

The 69th Emmy Awards will be televised live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 17, on CBS.


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