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The 2018 Emmy Nominations

September 13, 2018

Nominations for the 70th annual Emmy Awards have been released.┬áSamira Wiley of ” The Handmaid’s Tale” was joined with Ryan Eggold from “The Blacklist,” to officially announce the nominations on July 12, 2018.

The Emmy Awards will be hosted by “Saturday Night Live” anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che on Monday, September 17, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The event will be aired on NBC from 7:00- 10:00 pm CDT.

Here is a recap of the nominees for this year’s top categories, from CBS News:

Outstanding drama series:

“The Americans”

“The Crown”

“Game of Thrones”

“The Handmaid’s Tale”

“Stranger Things”

“This Is Us”



Outstanding comedy series:




“Curb Your Enthusiasm”


“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

“Silicon Valley”

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”


Lead actor in a comedy series:

Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”

Ted Danson, “The Good Place”

Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Donald Glover, “Atlanta”

Bill Hader, “Barry”

William H. Macy, “Shameless”


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”


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”


Lead actress in a drama series:

Claire Foy, “The Crown”

Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”

Keri Russell, “The Americans”

Evan Rachel Wood, “Westworld”


Reality competition programs:

“The Amazing Race”

“American Ninja Warrior”

“RuPaul’s Drag Race”

“Top Chef”

“The Voice”


Variety sketch series:

“At Home With Amy Sedaris”

“Drunk History”

“I Love You America”


“Saturday Night Live”

“Tracy Ullman Show”


Variety talk:

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”

“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

“Last Week Tonight”

“Late Late Show With James Corden”

“Late Show With Stephen Colbert”


Limited series:

“The Alienist”

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

“Genius: Picasso”


“Patrick Melrose”


Lead actor in a series or movie:

Antonio Banderas, “Genius: Picasso”

Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “Patrick Melrose”

Jeff Daniels, “Looming Tower”

John Legend, “Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert”

Jesse Plemons, “U.S.S. Callister (Black Mirror)”


Lead actress in a movie or 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”