As Television’s esteemed award show, the Emmys, approaches they have released the long list of nominations. Among these nominations, which you can see below, there are a couple of standouts! Donald Glover’s critically acclaimed “Atlanta” has been nominated for a couple of awards in Best Comedy Series, Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. (Donald Glover) “How to Get Away with Murder”‘s Viola Davis was also nominated for Lead Actress.

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Drama Series

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

Stranger Things

This Is Us


Comedy Series



Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Limited Series or TV Movie

Big Little Lies


Feud: Bette and Joan

The Night Of


Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder

Claire Foy – The Crown

Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale

Keri Russell – The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld

Robin Wright – House of Cards

Lead Actor in a Drama Series 

Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us

Anthony Hopkins – Westworld

Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys – The Americans

Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey – House of Cards

Milo Ventimiglia – This Is Us

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson – Black-ish

Aziz Ansari – Master of None

Zach Galifianakis – Baskets

Donald Glover – Atlanta

William H. Macy – Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

Lead Actress in a Comedy

Pamela Adlon – Better Things

Jane Fonda – Grace and Frankie

Allison Janney – Mom

Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish

Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Riz Ahmed – The Night Of

Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock

Robert De Niro – Wizard of Lies

Ewan McGregor – Fargo

Geoffrey Rush – Genius

John Turturro – The Night Of

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Carrie Coon – Fargo

Felicity Huffman – American Crime

Nicole Kidman – Big Little Lies

Jessica Lange – Feud

Susan Sarandon – Feud

Reese Witherspoon – Big Little Lies

Supporting Actor in a Drama

Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul

Ron Cephas Jones – This Is Us

David Harbour – Stranger Things

Michael Kelly – House of Cards

John Lithgow – The Crown

Mandy Patinkin –Homeland

Jeffrey Wright-  Westworld

Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Louie Anderson – Baskets

Alec Baldwin – Saturday Night Live

Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Ty Burrell – Modern Family

Tony Hale – Veep

Matt Walsh – Veep

Supporting Actress in a Drama

Uzo Aduba – Orange Is the New Black

Millie Bobby Brown – Stranger Things

Ann Dowd – The Handmaid’s Tale

Chrissy Metz – This Is Us

Thandie Newton – Westworld

Samira Wiley – The Handmaid’s Tale

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Vanessa Bayer – Saturday Night Live

Anna Chlumsky – Veep

Kathryn Hahn – Transparent

Leslie Jones – Saturday Night Live

Judith Light – Transparent

Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Bill Camp – The Night Of

Alfred Molina – Feud

Alexander Skarsgard – Big Little Lies

David Thewlis – Fargo

Stanley Tucci – Feud

Michael Kenneth Williams – The Night Of

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Judy Davis – Feud

Laura Dern – Big Little Lies

Jackie Hoffman – Feud

Regina King – American Crime

Michelle Pfeiffer – The Wizard of Lies

Shailene Woodley – Big Little Lies

Variety Talk

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

The Late Late Show with James Corden

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Real Time With Bill Maher

Reality Competition

RuPaul’s Drag Race

The Amazing Race

Top Chef

The Voice

American Ninja Warrior

Project Runway

TV Movie

Black Mirror

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love

Sherlock: The Lying Detective

Wizard of Lies

Variety Sketch Series

Billy On The Street

Documentary Now!

Drunk History


Saturday Night Live

Tracey Ullman’s Show

Structured Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Fixer Upper

Lip Sync Battle

Shark Tank

Who Do You Think You Are

Host for a Reality/Reality-Competition Program

Alec Baldwin – Match Game

W. Kamau Bell – United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell

RuPaul Charles – RuPaul’s Drag Race

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn – Project Runway

Gordon Ramsay – MasterChef Junior

Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg – Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party

The Emmys will be hosted by Stephen Colbert and it airs at 8pm EST, September 17th on CBS.

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Source: Forbes


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