Published: Sun, July 15, 2018
Entertaiment | By Lawrence Myers

Game of Thrones earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

Game of Thrones earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

HBO came second with 108 nominations. The streaming service drew 112 nominations, up from 91 past year. The Rock's Ballers on HBO was nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series.

Game of Thrones is the show leading the way in this year's Emmy awards race, with 22 nominations.

It was a very strong freshman class, and all five shows are back this year.

For the first time in 18 years, video-on-demand company Netflix beat HBO to become the network with the most Emmy nominations, with 112 nods announced on Thursday. She again is nominated for best supporting actress in a comedy series for her role as Karen on the revival on NBC's "Will & Grace".

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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.

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards are slated to air live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. on Monday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. PT on NBC.

However, there were a number of others who were nominated for the first time for longer-running shows.

Meanwhile, 2018 freshman series nominees on the comedy side are HBO's "Barry", Netflix's "GLOW", and Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel".

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"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. This year, he's also nominated as an Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series for his appearance on Saturday Night Live where he served as a host and musical guest, performing as Childish Gambino. Legend's nomination for Jesus Christ, Superstar means he can add an Emmy to the Grammy, Oscar and Tony he already has on his shelf.

HBO's fantasy dragons-and-swords saga is a two-time best drama victor that sat out the last year's Emmys because of its production schedule.

Netflix's dystopian science-fiction show Black Mirror received seven nods for its USS: Callister episode from Season 4, including Outstanding Television Movie.

Best of luck to Donald Glover and the Atlanta cast!

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