Westworld leads the way with 22 Emmy nominations

HBO managed to dominate nominations inspite of the absence of Game of Thrones, using its robot drama tying with Sunday Night Live for most nods

HBO kept its place at the top of the particular Emmy nominations tree with its automatic robot western series Westworld bagging twenty two nominations at this years event, which usually saw it tie with the humor show Saturday Night Reside for the most nods.

The particular haul amounted to one fewer candidate selection than HBOs usual Emmy juggernaut Game of Thrones managed last year , and was obviously a shock to some observers who expected a more modest showing from a collection that had a mixed reception on its release.

The show will fight it out for the top honour, excellent drama series, alongside Better Contact Saul, House of Cards, Unfamiliar person Things, The Crown, The Handmaids Tale and This Is Us. Homeland and The Americans missed out.

Westworld also had a good displaying in the acting categories, with Friend Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood nominated for best lead stars and Thandie Newton and Jeffrey Wright recognised in the supporting acting professional categories.

Saturday Night Live also obtained 22 nominations, including a jerk for Alec Baldwin and his impact of Donald Trump, while Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Vanessa Bayer, were all recognised within the best supporting actress in a humor series category.

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On Thursday morning in La, the Veep actor Anna Chlumsky and the Criminal Minds star Shemar Moore read out the selections. It was another diverse list subsequent last years showing, in which stars of colour were nominated out of all leading actor categories a first. That will feat wasnt repeated this year, without actors of colour nominated within the best actress in a limited collection or a television musical.

Donald Glovers Atlanta received nods for best comedy series and greatest comedy actor for Glover. For dummies Black-ish is up for best comedy collection, and its lead actors, Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, had been both nominated in the best humor actor and actress categories. Aziz Ansaris Master of None can also be up for best comedy, and Ansari for best comedy actor, while HBOs The Night Of took 13 selections.

Viola Davis was nominated again for optimum actress in a drama series on her role in How To Get Away With Homicide, and Sterling K Brown had been nominated for best actor in a dilemma series for his performance on this Is Us.

The only real shocks came in the very best talk show category, where Jimmy Fallon missed out and Expenses Mahers Real Talk was selected despite controversy encircling the host, who used the N-word on the show recently. Samantha Bees Full Frontal was also incorporated, while Jerry Seinfelds Comedians within Cars Getting Coffee missed away.

Various other shows that missed out were the particular Leftovers, which didnt bag any kind of nominations in the main categories, plus Women and Transparent which both skipped out in the best comedy collection category. Mr Robots Rami Malek also missed out on best actor within a drama series despite winning in this category last year. Carrie Fisher was handed a posthumous nomination for her part in Catastrophe.