Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but 'Game of Thrones' still rules

Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but 'Game of Thrones' still rules

The 46-year-old actress, who will be competing in the category against last year's victor Elisabeth Moss, Claire Foy, Tatiana Maslany, Keri Russell and Evan Rachel Wood, opened up about the historic nomination shortly after it was announced. Rae was nominated Thursday for an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series.

From HBO hits like "Game of Thrones", "Barry", and "Westworld" to FX's "Atlanta" to Netflix's "Glow", a wide range of shows garnered nominations this year.

Netflix's deep-pockets approach has lured a number of TV's biggest creative stars, including Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy, away from traditional outlets.

Additionally, John Legend was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Of Movie for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar. Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the ceremony.

Amazon's original shows received 22 nominations, including The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for the Best Comedy.

Netflix topples HBO in Emmy nominations, but 'Game of Thrones' still rules

"TBS bravely put a woman over 45 on TV and in turn I only got yelled at by the president once", she said in a statement. Apple received a single nomination for its Carpool Karaoke series but the company is now increasing its involvement in the space so we expect to them to feature more prominently in the future. It was also the first time Apple was nominated, for its CBS collaboration "Carpool Karaoke".

The fantasy dragons-and-swords saga, which already has 38 Emmys under its belt, is not expected back on screens until next year. Although it's up for top series honors, it drew only three supporting acting bids for cast members Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage.

Australian actress Yvonne Strahovski has scored her first ever Emmy nomination for her role in The Handmaid's Tale.

He earned the series' first major award in 2017, when he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

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