Game of Thrones Gets 23 Emmy Nominations

HBO gets 94 nominations
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 14, 2016 10:55 AM CDT
Game of Thrones Gets 23 Emmy Nominations
In this image released by HBO, Kit Harington appears in a scene from "Game of Thrones." "Game of Thrones" and "Veep" are among the top contenders for the 68th primetime Emmy Award nominations.   (Helen Sloan)

Game of Thrones has received the most nominations for this year's Emmys, the AP reports. The HBO fantasy series received 23 nominations, edging out FX's The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which received 22 nominations. HBO was the top-nominated network at a presentation Thursday morning in Los Angeles; the network received 94 nominations. Game of Thrones received nominations in the best supporting drama actor and actress categories, among others. See all the major nominees here. (More Emmy Awards stories.)

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