Emmys 2018: Game Of Thrones Leads With 22 Nominations

'Game of Thrones' leads Emmys field with 22 nominations

When Netflix snapped HBO's 17-year streak as Emmy nominations leader, more than bragging rights switched hands. It is worth noting that this is the first year that WWE was able to get their programming on the preliminary ballot.

However, "GLOW" has two other nominations, including "Outstanding Comedy Series" and "Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series".

HBO, which was recently acquired by wireless carrier AT&T Inc, had 108 nominations, and noted in a statement that it was the eighth year it had gathered 100 nominations or more. The "Atlanta" and "Barry" multi-hyphenates are vying for Best Comedy Actor, which Glover won a year ago, Best Comedy Writing, Best Comedy Directing, Best Comedy Guest Actor (both for "Saturday Night Live") and Best Comedy Series.

The short-lived revival of "Roseanne", canceled because of star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet in May, drew only one major nomination: a supporting actress nod for Laurie Metcalf.

The Handmaid's Tale came away with 20 nominations all up. She added a postscript: "I think my mother at this moment may actually be satisfied".

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Last year, after "The Handmaid's Tale" helped Hulu break into the Emmy race in its biggest way yet, Craig Erwich, head of content at the streamer, revealed to Variety that their strategy of looking for shows that have "a big world, feel relevant and feel like television events" had paid off.

The 70th Emmys ceremony will take place in September and be hosted by comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che.

University of Oklahoma alumnus Ed Harris received a nod for best lead actor in a drama series for his role as the Man in Black on HBO's acclaimed series "Westworld", the popular reboot of the 1973 film that just wrapped its twisty second season.

Rhys and Brown will be up against Brown's castmate Milo Ventimiglia, along with Jason Bateman for "Ozark" and Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright for "Westworld".

Glover previously won Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series at the 2017 Emmy Awards.

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