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2019 Emmys Nominees: Game Of Thrones Scores Record Number Of Nominations

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The nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards have been announced. The annual TV awards are set to air on September 22, and this year the nominations are dominated by Game of Thrones.

Season 8 of HBO's hugely successful fantasy show has set a new Emmy record with a total of 32 nominations. That's more nominations for a single season than any show in Emmy history--the record was previously held by NYPD Blue, which scored 26 in 1994. Game of Thrones' nominations include Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Actress in a Drama for Emilia Clarke, and Outstanding Actor in a Drama for Kit Harrington.

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While no other series came close to Game of Thrones' total, there were some other shows with impressive nominations numbers. These include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (20), Chernobyl (19), Saturday Night Live (18), Barry (17), and Fosse/Verdon (17).

Other notable nominations include a seventh Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Best TV nominations for Black Mirror's Bandersnatch and the Deadwood movie, Mahershala Ali for True Detective, and nominations for Netflix shows Russian Doll and When They See Us.

You can check out some of the top categories below, and read up on the full list for more details.

Emmy 2019 Nominees

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Bodyguard (Netflix)
  • Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • Ozark (Netflix)
  • Pose (FX)
  • Succession (HBO)
  • This Is Us (NBC)

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Barry (HBO)
  • Fleabag (Amazon)
  • The Good Place (NBC)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
  • Russian Doll (Netflix)
  • Schitt's Creek (Pop)
  • Veep (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Christina Applegate, Dead to Me (Netflix)
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)
  • Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll (Netflix)
  • Catherine O'Hara, Schitt's Creek (Pop)
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag (Amazon)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish (ABC)
  • Don Cheadle, Black Monday (Showtime)
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place (NBC)
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
  • Bill Hader, Barry (HBO)
  • Eugene Levy, Schitt's Creek (Pop)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)
  • Laura Linney, Ozark (Netflix)
  • Mandy Moore, This Is Us (NBC)
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve (BBC America)
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • Jason Bateman, Ozark (Netflix)
  • Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us (NBC)
  • Kit Harrington, Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul (AMC)
  • Billy Porter, Pose (FX)
  • Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us (NBC)

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