Nominations for the 71st annual Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday (16) morning , and “Game of Thrones” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” dominated nods for TV’s top honours.
The buzzy final season of HBO’s epic fantasy season picked up a leading 32 nominations, but “Game of Thrones” is not the only top contender in the drama category. FX’s “Pose,” AMC-BBC America’s “Killing Eve,” HBO’s “Succession” and NBC’s “This Is Us” also picked up a handful of nominations.
On the comedy front, Amazon Prime’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” garnered 20 nominations. HBO’s “Barry,” Amazon Prime’s “Fleabag” and Netflix’s “Russian Doll” will be among the shows competing with Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ farewell to Selina Meyer in “Veep.”
Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden presented the nods from the Saban Media Center in Los Angeles. The pair was joined by Television Academy chairman and CEO Frank Scherma.
The 2019 Emmy Awards will air September 22 on Fox.
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