HBO receives 137 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network this year

HBO received a record-breaking 137 Primetime Emmy® nominations for the upcoming 71st Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced in Los Angeles.

HBO’s previous record was set in 2015 with 126 Primetime Emmy® nominations.

GAME OF THRONES received 32 nominations, the most of any programme, while CHERNOBYL received 19 nominations, BARRY received 17 nominations and VEEP, TRUE DETECTIVE and LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER each received 9 nominations.

HBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:

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*32 nominations for GAME OF THRONES, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Kit Harington), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke), 4 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Carice van Houten), 3 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter, Miguel Sapochnik) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff & D.B. Weiss).

Stream the entire series of GAME OF THRONES on HBO GO or watch the encore marathon of the final season of GAME OF THRONES on 20 July and 21 July from 10am and 9.50am respectively on HBO SIGNATURE.

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*19 nominations for CHERNOBYL, including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Jared Harris), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Emily Watson), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Stellan Skarsgård), Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Movie (Johan Renck), and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Craig Mazin).

Stream all episodes of CHERNOBYL on HBO GO.

Barry on HBO

*17 nominations for BARRY, including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Sarah Goldberg), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Anthony Carrigan, Stephen Root, Henry Winkler), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg, Bill Hader) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg and Bill Hader).

Stream the entire series of BARRY on HBO GO or catch the encore telecast of the last two episodes of season 2 on 18 July and 19 July at 11.40pm and 12.10pm respectively on HBO SIGNATURE.

VEEP on HBO

*9 nominations for VEEP, including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Peter MacNicol) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (David Mandel).

Stream the entire series of VEEP on HBO GO.

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*9 nominations for TRUE DETECTIVE, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Mahershala Ali).

Stream the entire series of TRUE DETECTIVE on HBO GO or watch the encore telecast of the first two episodes of TRUE DETECTIVE season 3 on 29 July from 12am on HBO SIGNATURE.

*9 nominations for LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Paul Pennolino), Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Interactive Program.

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*8 nominations for SHARP OBJECTS, including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Amy Adams) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Patricia Clarkson).

Stream all episodes of SHARP OBJECTS on HBO GO or watch the encore telecast of the first two episodes of the series on 26 July from 12.15am on HBO SIGNATURE.

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*8 nominations for DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE, including Outstanding Television Movie.

Stream DEADWOOD: THE MOVIE on HBO GO.

Succession on HBO

*5 nominations for SUCCESSION, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Adam McKay) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jesse Armstrong).

Stream season 1 of SUCCESSION on HBO GO or catch the marathon of season 1 on 3 August and 4 August from 8.45am and 11.10am respectively on HBO SIGNATURE. Season 2 of SUCCESSION premieres same time as the U.S. on 12 August at 9am exclusively on HBO GO and HBO. The episode encores on the same day at 10pm on HBO. New episodes premiere every Monday at the same time.

*5 nominations for LEAVING NEVERLAND, including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program (Dan Reed).

Other HBO nominees include BALLERS, BREXIT, THE CASE AGAINST ADNAN SYED, FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS: LIVE IN LONDON, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH, INSECURE, THE INVENTOR: OUT FOR BLOOD IN SILICON VALLEY, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, THE MANY LIVES OF NICK BUONICONTI, MY DINNER WITH HERVÉ, THE SENTENCE, SONG OF PARKLAND and WHEN YOU WISH UPON A PICKLE: A SESAME STREET SPECIAL.

In addition, the CINEMAX series WARRIOR received a nomination for Outstanding Main Title Design.

Stream all episodes of WARRIOR on HBO GO.

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The Handmaid’s Tale — “Birth Day” — Episode 102 — Offred and her fellow Handmaids assist with the delivery of Janine’s baby, prompting Offred to recall her own daughter’s birth. Offred draws closer to Ofglen while dreading a secret meeting with the Commander. Offred (Elisabeth Moss), shown. (Photo by: George Kraychyk/Hulu)

HBO GO subscribers can also stream the entire series of the Emmy®-nominated THE HANDMAID’S TALE, which received 11 nominations, including Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, on HBO GO.

The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced on 22 September.

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Show details and image provided by HBO in a recent press release.

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Author: Gel Jose

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