Celebrities React to Their Emmy Nominations

Twin Peaks EP Shrugs Off Emmy Snub: 'External Validation Is a Popsicle'

Twin Peaks EP Shrugs Off Emmy Snub: 'External Validation Is a Popsicle'

HBO's (T.N) medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones" led nominations for the Emmy Awards on Thursday that spanned satire to the supernatural, but streaming service Netflix (NFLX.O) knocked HBO off its 17-year pedestal as the network with the most nods. This is the first time either of the stars have hosted the show, which is also being executive produced by Lorne Michaels.

John Legend scores a nomination of his own for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Jesus in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert".

First-year comedies had the best showing in the comedy series category in nearly two decades, with three nominees, Amazon/Prime Video'sThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, HBO's Barry, and Netflix's GLOW. "Atlanta" will face newcomers including "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, " "Glow" and "Barry".

HBO's Westworld received 21 nominations, while the seventh season of Game of Thrones received 22 nominations.

Moss was nominated for best actress in a drama series for The Handmaid's Tale, with Strahovski's nomination coming in the supporting actress category. He earned the series' first major award in 2017, when he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

Riyad Mahrez talks up former Leicester team-mate Harry Maguire
Mahrez this week left the Foxes for Premier League champions Manchester City in the hope of taking his career to the next step. Speaking at his formal unveiling at the City Football Academy, Mahrez said: "It's a club who wants to win this type of trophy".

"We have some seriously special people on our staff and hearing them go insane in the office right now is just the medicine this world needs".

This year's Emmy Awards will broadcast live on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET.

But the scandal appeared not to have tainted much-admired Tony victor and Oscar nominee Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne's sister Jackie in the show, who picked up her eighth nomination.

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. Although it's up for top series honours, it drew only three supporting actor bids for cast members Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage. GLOW's Betty Gilpin also scored a nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for her role as Debbie Eagan.

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