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"Game of Thrones", "Saturday Night Live", "Westworld" lead the nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

HBO/Helen Sloane
HBO/Helen Sloane

(LOS ANGELES) — Nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning in Los Angeles, with Game of Thrones leading the pack with 22 nominations, followed by Saturday Night Live and Westworld with 21. 

The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Samira Wiley and New Amsterdam‘s Ryan Eggold joined Television Academy chairman and CEO Hayma Washington at the Academy’s Saban Media Center to read off the list of nominees. Wiley herself scored a nod for Guest Actress in a Drama Series.

Hosted by Saturday Night Live‘s Colin Jost and Michael Che, The Primetime Emmy Awards will be held Monday, September 17 at 8 p.m. Eastern time at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Here is the list of nominees in the major categories. A full list can be found here:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Donald Glover – Atlanta
Bill Hader – Barry
Anthony Anderson – black-ish
William H. Macy – Shameless
Larry David – Curb Your Enthusiasm
Ted Danson – The Good Place

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon – Better Things
Rachel Brosnahan – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Allison Janney – Mom
Issa Rae – Insecure
Tracee Ellis Ross – black-ish
Lily Tomlin – Grace And Frankie

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Foy – The Crown
Tatiana Maslany – Orphan Black
Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale
Sandra Oh – Killing Eve
Keri Russell – The Americans
Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman – Ozark
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
Ed Harris – Westworld
Matthew Rhys – The Americans
Milo Ventimiglia – This Is Us
Jeffrey Wright – Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series:
Jessica Biel – The Sinner
Laura Dern – The Tale
Michelle Dockery – Godless
Edie Falco – Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
Regina King – Seven Seconds
Sarah Paulson – American Horror Story: Cult

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series:
Antonio Banderas – Genius: Picasso
Darren Criss – The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Benedict Cumberbatch – Patrick Melrose
Jeff Daniels – The Looming Tower
John Legend – Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert
Jesse Plemons – “USS Callister” (Black Mirror)
Jeff Daniels – The Looming Tower

Outstanding Comedy Series
Atlanta (FX)
Barry (HBO)
Black-ish (ABC)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
GLOW (Netflix)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Outstanding Drama Series
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
This Is Us (NBC)
The Crown (Netflix)
The Americans (FX)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
Westworld (HBO)

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