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Succession Scores 27 Emmy Nominations
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74 Emmy Nominations

3 HBO Shows Score 74 Emmy Nominations

'Succession' leads the way with 27

(Newser) - HBO dominated Wednesday morning's Emmy nominations, with the elite trio of Succession, The White Lotus, and The Last of Us combining for a whopping 74—though the news comes against the backdrop of the ongoing writers strike and the looming possibility that actors may join them in as little...

Here Are Your New Emmy Nominees
Here Are Your
New Emmy Nominees

Here Are Your New Emmy Nominees

'Succession' and 'Ted Lasso' among the leaders

(Newser) - Succession received a leading 25 Emmy nominations Tuesday, but the satirical drama about the rich and ruthless has a landmark rival in Squid Game, the first non-English language series to vie for television’s top honor. The South Korea-set drama in which the poor are fodder for brutal games earned...

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Here Are This Year's
Emmy Nominees

Here Are This Year's Emmy Nominees

The Crown and The Mandalorian have the most nominations

(Newser) - "The Crown" tied with "The Mandalorian" for the most Emmy nominations Tuesday with 24 apiece, but the Marvel universe also got bragging rights with runner-up "WandaVision." The nominations reinforced the rapid rise of streaming, with the top-nominated scripted shows on services that largely emerged in the...

Here Are Your Emmy Nominations
Here Are Your
Emmy Nominations

Here Are Your Emmy Nominations

'Watchmen' leads the way, and Brad Pitt nominated for his Fauci on SNL

(Newser) - Watchmen, cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26 nominations Tuesday for the prime-time Emmy Awards, per the AP . The series, which captured America’s unease as it faces racial clashes amid a pandemic, was nominated as best limited series and received bids for cast...

Mindy Kaling: Emmys Organizers Singled Me Out

Television Academy insists it did not

(Newser) - In a new interview with Elle , Mindy Kaling revealed that in her early days on The Office, the Television Academy wanted to cut her (the only woman of color on the production team) from the list of producers when the show was nominated for an Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy, because...

3 GOT Actors Up for Emmys Submitted Themselves

Gwendoline Christie's Instagram reaction to her nod is priceless

(Newser) - All seven Game of Thrones actors submitted for Emmy consideration by HBO received nominations Tuesday—but so too did three performers HBO hadn't campaigned for. The nods to Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), and Carice van Houten (Melisandre)—all self-submitted—apparently surprised the show's...

Game of Thrones Just Broke Emmy Record Set in 1994

Final season grabs 32 nominations

(Newser) - HBO's Game of Thrones earned a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, per the AP . The show's total eclipsed the all-time series record of 27 nods earned by NYPD Blue in 1994. If Game of Thrones successfully defends its best drama series title...

Sandra Oh's Emmy Thrill Mixed With 'Sober Reminder'

She's first person of Asian descent to be nominated for lead actress in a drama

(Newser) - Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, and no one was more excited than Sandra Oh—not only for the honor of being recognized for her acting skills in BBC America's Killing Eve, but also for being the first person of Asian descent nominated as lead actress in a drama. It'...

Game of Thrones Grabs the Most Emmy Nominations
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Here Are Your Emmy Nominees

'Game of Thrones' leads the nominations with 22

(Newser) - Game of Thrones roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but facing a formidable opponent in The Handmaid's Tale, last year's top drama series, the AP reports. The latter series got 20 bids, while HBO's Westworld earned 21. The nominations for...

Westworld , SNL Get 22 Emmy Nods Each
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The 2017 Emmy Nominations Are Here

22 nods each for 'Westworld,' 'SNL'

(Newser) - Emmy nominations are out, and Saturday Night Live and Westworld are in the lead with 22 nods each, the AP reports. One of the nominations for HBO's Westworld was outstanding drama series, a category that also included AMC's Better Call Saul, Hulu's The Handmaid’s Tale, NBC'...

Veep Actor's Emmy Nom Rescinded

Peter MacNicol appeared in too many episodes of 'Veep' to qualify as guest actor

(Newser) - Peter MacNicol's guest-starring role on Veep was apparently more "star" than "guest": The Television Academy announced Wednesday it was disqualifying his Emmy nomination for guest actor in a comedy series because he played Jeff Kane in one too many episodes for that category, CNNMoney reports. Emmy rules...

Game of Thrones Gets 23 Emmy Nominations

HBO gets 94 nominations

(Newser) - 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...

Game of Thrones Captures 24 Emmy Noms

What rape controversy?

(Newser) - Game of Thrones declared victory, at least in the race for Emmy nominations, receiving a whopping 24 as they were announced today. The drama wasn't hurt with TV academy voters by controversy over its depiction of rape, earning five more nominations than it did last year. It's a...

Game of Thrones Grabs 19 Emmy Noms

HBO series leads the pack

(Newser) - This year, the Emmys expanded the maximum number of best drama and comedy series nominees to seven, the Los Angeles Times reports—ultimately, just six were nominated in each category, but Netflix managed to snag a nod in each. But the biggest winner in the nominations game was Game of ...

Big Winner at Emmy Noms: Netflix

'House of Cards,' 'Arrested Development' get nods

(Newser) - Netflix is officially a player in the original TV game: Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and both House of Cards and Arrested Development scored nods. Cards was nominated for nine awards including Best Drama Series (the first top Emmy nod for an online series, the AP reports), and cast...

Mad Men, American Horror Story Lead Emmy Noms

And 'Mad Men' could set record

(Newser) - Mad Men could soon become the most-honored drama in television history: Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and the AMC show is in the lead with a whopping 17 nominations, including lead acting honors for Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss, as well as a Best Drama nod. American Horror Story...

Emmy Nominations 2011: This Year's Biggest Snubs

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This Year's Biggest Emmy Snubs

Sure, 'Game of Thrones' was nominated, but its star wasn't

(Newser) - Once you're in with Emmy voters, you're probably in forever—but getting in is the hard part. Not everyone is happy with this year's list of nominees . "The academy's membership snubs good people and shows while rewarding the same favorites (some deserving, others not) time...

Modern Family Snags 17 Emmy Noms

'Mad Men,' 'Boardwalk Empire' also score big

(Newser) - A cute moment during today's early morning Emmy nominations : Melissa McCarthy, who was announcing the nominations alongside Joshua Jackson, struggled to keep her emotions in check after learning she herself had been nominated as lead actress in a comedy series for Mike & Molly. Other nominees included such familiar...

Betty White, Neil Patrick Harris Win Early Emmys

Even a little something for the man your man could smell like

(Newser) - Betty White traded in her Golden Girl status for a muffin joke, and last night she turned it back into gold at the Creative Arts Emmys. White, 88, wasn't there to accept her honor for her raunchy turn as SNL host, but Neil Patrick Harris bounded up onstage twice to...

Letterman Blackmailer Up for Emmy

Ex-producer nominated for Amanda Knox 48 Hours segment

(Newser) - Robert Halderman, the man who attempted to blackmail David Letterman, learned today that he's been nominated for an Emmy, notes Mediaite . Halderman was the producer of "American Girl, Italian Nightmare," a segment on CBS' 48 Hours Mystery about the murder trial of Amanda Knox. The segment is nominated...

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