The 71st Emmy Awards nominations are out. One of the most awaited award ceremonies of 2019, Emmy’s honour the best performances on television.
On Tuesday night, nominations for the prime award show were released which had Game of Thrones create history with the maximum number of nominations despite receiving mixed reviews for the way the final season turned out.
The HBO show has been nominated for 32 categories, setting a record for the most number of Emmy nominations for a single show’s season. Game of Thrones was followed by Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with 20 nominations, Chernobyl-19, Saturday Night Live-18, Barry-17,Fosse/Verdon-17, and When They See Us-16.
Game of Thrones was nominated for best drama series, a category it has won four times previously.
The show also received best acting nominations for Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfie Allen, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie and guest star Carice van Houten.
To go by platform nominations, HBO beat its own record of having the most number of nominations for a network/streaming platform. In 2015, the broadcaster had received 126 nominations.
This year, HBO has earned over 137 nominations, Netflix with 117 nominations and NBC with 58, followed by Amazon with 47 Emmy nominations.
The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, 22 September 2019.
A host for the show has not been announced yet.
Complete list of the nominations are here:
Better Call Saul (AMC)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Killing Eve (AMC/BBC America)
This Is Us (NBC)
Fleabag (Amazon Prime)
The Good Place (NBC)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime)
Russian Doll (Netflix)
Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
Escape at Dannemora (Showtime)
Sharp Objects (HBO)
When They See Us (Netflix)
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Netflix)
Deadwood: The Movie(HBO)
King Lear (Amazon Prime)
My Dinner with Herve (HBO)
Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman (Ozark)
Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)
Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)
Billy Porter (Pose)
Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)
Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones)
Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)
Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder)
Laura Linney (Ozark)
Mandy Moore (This Is Us)
Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
Robin Wright (House of Cards)
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)
Don Cheadle (Black Monday)
Ted Danson (The Good Place)
Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
Bill Hader (Barry)
Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Christina Applegate (Dead to Me)
Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)
Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll)
Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek)
Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag)
Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Mahershala Ali (True Detective)
Benicio Del Toro (Escape at Dannemora)
Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal)
Jared Harris (Chernobyl)
Jharrel Jerome (When They See Us)
Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)