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Game of Thrones racks up 22 Emmy nominations

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Herman Weaver | 13 July, 2018, 20:26

Netflix was top platform this year with 112 nominations. And during Thursday's 2018 Emmy nominations announcement, it was revealed that it's been nominated for 22 more, including Best Drama Series, Best Directing for a Drama Series and Best Writing for a Drama Series. Sterling K. Brown, who won lead actor in a drama series previous year for the show, is nominated again; he'll compete against Jeffrey Wright ("Westworld").

Showtime's revival of the cult hit drama missed out on nominations in several major Emmy categories, failing to secure expected nods for Outstanding Limited Series or for star Kyle MacLachlan for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

"Atlanta" will face newcomers including "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", "GLOW" and "Barry".

The 70th Emmy awards ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on 17 September. It's a steep fall-off from there, although 13 networks or services garnered 10 or more nominations, reflecting the breadth of competition that now characterizes the Emmy race in the age of "peak TV".

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"I feel tremendous gratitude and joy with this nomination" and am "thrilled" for the show's cast and crew, Oh said in a statement.

ABC's Black-ish has managed to increase its Emmy nomination tally a little bit every year of its existence. Medfield's Uzo Aduba has been nominated for Supporting Actress for "Orange Is the New Black" three times (winning twice, in 2014 and 2015), while Wayland and West Roxbury's Taylor Schilling was nominated for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014. NBC's Saturday Night Live, with 21 nominations this year, has now been nominated 252 times in its history, a record for any show.

In addition, Hader is nominated for outstanding guest actor on a comedy series for returning to his old stomping grounds to host "Saturday Night Live".

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