July 12, 2018

Donald Glover and Sterling K. Brown snagged multiple Emmy nominations this year. The Atlanta creator received 4 noms— outstanding lead actor, writing and directing (Atlanta), and guest actor in a comedy series (Saturday Night Live). Sterling K. Brown nabs two nods—one for outstanding lead actor in a drama (This Is Us) and guest actor in a comedy series (Brooklyn Nine Nine).

For you Scandal fans, Viola Davis is vying for outstanding guest actress in a drama series for Shonda Rhimes’ highly-anticipated Scandal crossover episode. Emmy award-winning actress, Cicely Tyson—who plays Viola’s mother in How to Get Away with Murderwas nominated for the same category.


Samira Wiley was nominated for her role as Moira in The Handmaid’s Tale and also presented the 70th Emmys Nominations alongside The Blacklist actor, Ryan Eggold.

Other nominees include Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson and Wanda Sykes for Black-ish, Issa Rae for Insecure, Tiffany Haddish for Saturday Night Live, Thandie Newton for Westworld, Katt Williams for Atlanta and many more.

The heavy hitters include Game of Thrones, leading with 22 nominations, followed by Saturday Night Live (21) and Westworld (20). Most notably, Netflix beat HBO this year with 112 nominations to their 108.

Here is a full list of nominations.

Outstanding Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusism
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Silicon Valley
Unnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson
Ted Danson
Larry David
Donald Glover
Bill Hader
William H. Macy

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Rachel Brosnahan
Allison Janney
Issa Rae
Tracee Ellis Ross
Lily Tomlin

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans
The Crown
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid’s Tale
Stranger Things
This Is Us

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman
Sterling K Brown
Ed Harris
Matthew Rhys
Milo Ventimiglia
Jeffrey Wright

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy
Elisabeth Moss
Sandra Oh
Keri Russell
Evan Rachel Wood

Limited Series

The Alienist
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: ACS
Genius: Picasso
Patrick Melrose

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Antonio Banderas
Darren Criss
Benedict Cumberbatch
Jeff Daniels
John Legend
Jesse Plemons

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Jessica Biel
Laura Dern
Michelle Dockery
Edie Falco
Regina King
Sarah Paulson

Variety Sketch Series

At Home With Amy Sedaris
Drunk History
I Love You America
Saturday Night Live
Tracy Ullman Show

Variety Talk

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah
Full Frontal
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight
Late Late Show With James Corden
Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Reality Competition Program

The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Who are you rooting for this year?!

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