Thursday, 18 October, 2018

Game of Thrones racks up 22 Emmy nominations

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Lora Ball | 14 July, 2018, 02:59

As this chart from Statista shows, Netflix's 112 nomination put it in first place, with three more than runner-up HBO and four times as many as the next leading streaming service, Hulu. Medfield's Uzo Aduba has been nominated for Supporting Actress for "Orange Is the New Black" three times (winning twice, in 2014 and 2015), while Wayland and West Roxbury's Taylor Schilling was nominated for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014.

Other drama series contenders are "Westworld", with an impressive 21 nods; "The Americans", nominated for its final season and with nods for stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys; "The Crown", "Stranger Things" and "This Is Us" from NBC, the only broadcast show to make the cut.

Although season seven of Game of Thrones aired in summer 2017, due to the Emmys' eligibility cutoff, the HBO drama had to wait until this year to submit anything for consideration. The two drama series picked up 13 and 12 nods respectively, and both were recognized in the coveted top drama category. "Atlanta" will face newcomers including "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, " "Glow" and "Barry".

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She's just an incredible woman. "It was a very, very productive two days, and we arrived here last night". Trump said that the "special relationship" between the two countries is "a bond that is like no other".

This image released by HBO shows Issa Rae in a scene from "Insecure". Singer John Legend has the potential to complete the EGOT (winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award) with his nomination for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live".

"We've been engaged with the Hollywood community for 100 years", James said, including NAACP-led protests against D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" in 1915, just six years after the organization was founded. With the nod - his seventh in a career that's spanned more than two decades - Dinklage becomes the most-nominated actor ever in the Emmys' best supporting actor category.

Competing with Moss, Oh and Russell for lead drama actress are Claire Foy for "The Crown", Tatiana Maslany of "Orphan Black" and Evan Rachel Wood of "Westworld". The 70th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 17 (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) on NBC.

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