2018 Emmy Nominations Revealed

2018 Emmys

This morning, the Emmy nominations were revealed and Game of Thrones just happen to have the most nominations.

The popular HBO series has picked up 22 nominations for it’s seventh season of the show. One of the nominations happen to be for Best Drama Series.

Game of Thrones is now one of the most nominated series of all time. Since 2011, the show has had a total of 129 nominations. The second would be hospital drama ER which earned 124.

HBO’s Westworld follows closely behind with 21 nominations, and will battle Game of Thrones for Best Drama, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

The Handmaid’s Tale has received 20 nominations in a year, which celebrates female-led stories, diversity and new talent. Australian actress Yvonne Strahovski has been nominated for her role in The Handmaid’s Tale.

American talk show The Late Late Show with James Corden and the spin off shows have also received 11 nominations including Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Carpool Karaoke: The Series.

2018 Emmys

Here are the list of nominations:

Best Comedy

  • Atlanta (FX)
  • Barry (HBO)
  • Black-ish (ABC)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
  • GLOW (Netflix)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
  • Silicon Valley (HBO)
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Best Drama

  • The Americans (FX)
  • The Crown (Netflix)
  • Game of Thrones (HBO)
  • The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
  • Stranger Things (Netflix)
  • This Is Us (NBC)
  • Westworld (HBO)

Best Limited Series

  • The Alienist (TNT)
  • The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)
  • Genius: Picasso (National Geographic)
  • Godless (Netflix)
  • Patrick Melrose (Showtime)

Best Actress, Comedy

  • Pamela Adlon (Better Things)
  • Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
  • Allison Janney (Mom)
  • Issa Rae (Insecure)
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish)
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)

Best Actor, Comedy

  • Anthony Anderson (black-ish)
  • Ted Danson (The Good Place)
  • Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
  • Donald Glover (Atlanta)
  • Bill Hader (Barry)
  • William H. Macy (Shameless)

Best Actress, Drama

  • Claire Foy (The Crown)
  • Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)
  • Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale)
  • Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
  • Keri Russell (The Americans)
  • Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)

Best Actor, Drama

  • Jason Bateman (Ozark)
  • Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)
  • Ed Harris (Westworld)
  • Matthew Rhys (The Americans)
  • Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)
  • Jeffrey Wright (Westworld)

Supporting Actress, Drama

  • Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid’s Tale)
  • Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)
  • Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale)
  • Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
  • Vanessa Kirby (The Crown)
  • Thandie Newton (Westworld)
  • Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Supporting Actor, Drama

  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones)
  • Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
  • Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale)
  • David Harbour (Stranger Things)
  • Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)
  • Matt Smith (The Crown)

Supporting Actress, Comedy

  • Zazie Beetz (Atlanta)
  • Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live)
  • Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
  • Betty Gilpin (GLOW)
  • Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live)
  • Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
  • Laurie Metcalf (Roseanne)
  • Megan Mullally (Will & Grace)

Supporting Actor, Comedy

  • Louie Anderson (Baskets)
  • Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live)
  • Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta)
  • Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
  • Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live)
  • Henry Winkler (Barry)

Best Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Jessica Biel (The Sinner)
  • Laura Dern 9The Tale)
  • Michelle Dockery (Godless)
  • Edie Falco (Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders)
  • Regina King, (Seven Seconds)
  • Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Cult)

Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Antonio Banderas (Genius: Picasso)
  • Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose)
  • Jeff Daniels (The Looming Tower)
  • John Legend (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
  • Jesse Plemons (Black Mirror: USS Callister)
  • Supporting Actress (Limited Series or a Movie)
  • Sara Bareilles (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
  • Penélope Cruz (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
  • Judith Light (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
  • Adina Porter (American Horror Story: Cult)
  • Merritt Wever (Godless)
  • Letitia Wright (Black Mirror: Black Museum)

Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie

  • Jeff Daniels (Godless)
  • Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
  • John Leguizamo, (Waco)
  • Ricky Martin (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
  • Edgar Ramirez (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
  • Michael Stuhlbarg (The Looming Tower)
  • Finn Wittrock (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)

Television Movie

  • Black Mirror: USS Callister (Netflix)
  • Fahrenheit 451 (HBO)
  • Flint (Lifetime)
  • Paterno (HBO)
  • The Tale (HBO)

Variety Sketch Series

  • At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV)
  • Drunk History (Comedy Central)
  • I Love You America with Sarah Silverman (Hulu)
  • Portlandia (IFC)
  • Saturday Night Live (NBC)
  • Tracey Ullman’s Show (HBO)

Variety Talk Series

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Reality Competition Program

  • The Amazing Race (CBS)
  • American Ninja Warrior (NBC)
  • Project Runway (Lifetime)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
  • Top Chef (Bravo)
  • The Voice (NBC)

Reality Host

  • Kamau Bell (United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell)
  • Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen’s Game of Games)
  • Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn (Project Runway)
  • Jane Lynch (Hollywood Game Night)
  • RuPaul (RuPaul’s Drag Race)

Structured Reality Program

  • Antiques Roadshow (PBS)
  • Fixer Upper (HGTV)
  • Lip Sync Battle (Paramount Network)
  • Queer Eye (Netflix)
  • Shark Tank (ABC)
  • Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC)

Unstructured Reality Program

  • Born This Way (A&E)
  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel)
  • Intervention (A&E)
  • Naked and Afraid (Discovery Channel)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked (VH1)
  • United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell (CNN)

Guest Actress, Drama

  • Diana Rigg (Game of Thrones)
  • Viola Davis (Scandal)
  • Kelly Jenrette (The Handmaid’s Tale)
  • Cherry Jones (The Handmaid’s Tale)
  • Cicely Tyson (How to Get Away with Murder)
  • Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Guest Actor, Drama

  • Murray Abraham (Homeland)
  • Cameron Britton (Mindhunter)
  • Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us)
  • Matthew Goode (The Crown)
  • Gerald McRaney (This Is Us)
  • Jimmi Simpson (Westworld)

Guest Actress, Comedy

  • Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live)
  • Tiffany Haddish (Saturday Night Live)
  • Jane Lynch (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
  • Maya Rudolph (The Good Place)
  • Molly Shannon (Will & Grace)
  • Wanda Sykes (black-ish)

Guest Actor, Comedy

  • Sterling K. Brown (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
  • Bryan Cranston (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
  • Donald Glover (Saturday Night Live)
  • Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
  • Katt Williams, (Atlanta)

Documentary or Nonfiction Series

  • American Masters (PBS)
  • Blue Planet II (BBC America)
  • The Defiant Ones (HBO)
  • The Fourth Estate (Showtime)
  • Wild Wild Country (Netflix)

Animated Program

  • Baymax Returns: Big Hero 6: The Series (Disney XD)
  • Bob’s Burgers (FOX)
  • Rick and Morty (Adult Swim)
  • South Park (Comedy Central)
  • The Simpsons (FOX)

Writing for a Comedy Series

  • Alec Berg (Silicon Valley) (Fifty-One Percent)
  • Alec Berg and Bill Hader (Barry) (Chapter One: Make Your Mark)
  • Donald Glover (Atlanta) (Alligator Man)
  • Stefani Robinson (Atlanta) (Barbershop)
  • Liz Sarnoff (Barry) (Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast and Keep Going)
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) (Pilot)

Writing for a Drama Series

  • David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (Game of Thrones) (The Dragon and The Wolf)
  • The Duffer Brothers (Stranger Things) (Chapter Nine: The Gate)
  • Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg (The Americans) (Start)
  • Peter Morgan (The Crown) (Mystery Man)
  • Bruce Miller (The Handmaid’s Tale) (June)
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Killing Eve) (Nice Face)

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama

  • William Bridges & Charlie Brooker (Black Mirror: USS Callister)
  • Scott Frank (Godless)
  • David Lynch & Mark Frost (Twin Peaks)
  • Kevin McManus & Matthew McManus (American Vandal) (Clean Up)
  • David Nicholls (Patrick Melrose)
  • Tom Rob Smith (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) (House By The Lake)

Directing for a Comedy Series

  • Donald Glover (Atlanta) (FUBU)
  • Bill Hader (Barry) (Chapter One: Make Your Mark)
  • Hiro Murai (Atlanta) (Teddy Perkins)
  • Mike Judge (Silicon Valley) (Initial Coin Offering)
  • Jesse Peretz, (GLOW) (Pilot)
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) (Pilot)

Directing for a Drama Series

  • Jason Bateman (Ozark) (The Toll)
  • Stephen Daldry (The Crown) (Paterfamilias)
  • The Duffer Brothers (Stranger Things) (Chapter Nine: The Gate)
  • Jeremy Podeswa (Game of Thrones) (The Dragon And The Wolf)
  • Daniel Sackheim (Ozark) (Tonight We Improvise)
  • Kari Skogland (The Handmaid’s Tale) (After)
  • Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones) (Beyond the Wall)

Directing for a Limited Series

  • Edward Berger (Patrick Melrose)
  • Scott Frank (Godless)
  • David Leveaux & Alex Rudzinski, (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
  • Barry Levinson (Paterno)
  • David Lynch (Twin Peaks)
  • Ryan Murphy (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) (The Man Who Would Be Vogue)
  • Craig Zisk (The Looming Tower (9/11)

Directing for a Variety Series

  • Andre Allen (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) (Episode 2061)
  • Carrie Brownstein (Portlandia) (Riot Spray)
  • Jim Hoskinson (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) (Episode 438)
  • Don Roy King (Saturday Night Live) (Host: Donald Glover)
  • Tim Mancinelli (The Late Late Show with James Corden) (Episode 0416)
  • Paul Pennolino (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) (Episode 421)

The complete list of nominees can be found here!

Are you happy with these nominations? Let us know by commenting below.

– Written by Samia Sahid


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