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Emmy Awards 2018 List: Streaming Giant Netflix Leads the Way with 112 Nominations

While the ‘Game of Thrones’ garners maximum nomination in 22 categories, Netflix sets a new record with 112 nominations leaving behind HBO. The rise of the online streaming service!

Emmy Awards 2018 List: Streaming Giant Netflix Leads the Way with 112 Nominations

After the Emmy Awards 2018 nomination list was announced in a press release on Thursday morning, one thing was marked for sure. The game has changed! The online streaming service that sustained the competition with only 34 nominations 3 years ago, today, is leading ahead. On the other hand, HBO has qualified in 108 nominated categories and known for bagging the most number of Emmys in the last 16 years.

Take a look at the following list of Emmy Awards 2018 Nominations:

Outstanding Drama Series

"The Americans"

"The Crown"

"Game of Thrones"

"The Handmaid's Tale"

"Stranger Things"

"This Is Us"


Outstanding Comedy Series




"Curb Your Enthusiasm"


"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

"Silicon Valley"

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, "black-ish"

Ted Danson, "The Good Place"

Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

Donald Glover, "Atlanta"

Bill Hader, "Barry"

William H. Macy, "Shameless"

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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"

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman, "Ozark"

Sterling K. Brown, "This Is Us"

Ed Harris, "Westworld"

Matthew Rhys, "The Americans"

Milo Ventimiglia, "This Is Us"

Jeffrey Wright, "Westworld"

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy, "The Crown"

Elisabeth Moss, "The Handmaid's Tale"

Sandra Oh, "Killing Eve"

Keri Russell, "The Americans"

Evan Rachel Wood, "Westworld”

Reality Competition Program

"The Amazing Race"

"American Ninja Warrior"

"RuPaul's Drag Race"

"Top Chef"

"The Voice"

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

"At Home With Amy Sedaris"

"Drunk History"

"I Love You America"


"Saturday Night Live"

"Tracy Ullman Show"

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"

"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"

"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

"Last Week Tonight"

"Late Late Show With James Corden"

"Late Show With Stephen Colbert"

Outstanding Limited Series

"The Alienist"

"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"

"Genius: Picasso"


"Patrick Melrose"

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Antonio Banderas, "Genius: Picasso"

Darren Criss, "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"

Benedict Cumberbatch, "Patrick Melrose"

Jeff Daniels, "Looming Tower"

John Legend, "Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert"

Jesse Plemons, "U.S.S. Callister (Black Mirror)"

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Jessica Biel, "The Sinner"

Laura Dern, "The Tale"

Michelle Dockery, "Godless"

Edie Falco, "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders"

Regina King, "Seven Seconds"

Sarah Paulson, "American Horror Story: Cult"

The fact is undeniable that in the recent times the online streaming biggies like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu have been able to enter almost every household across the globe. And with their award-winning contents, shows, live telecasts have modified the average taste of the audience.

Netflix Originals have been experimenting with variant subjects for different corners of the world, introducing works of a number young director-producers. As the online space offers more liberty to the makers, engaging short films, series, and full-length features are gradually replacing the idiot box at home. ‘The Crown’ series on Netflix, based on the royal family of England has been quite popular and functional in keeping the streaming giant in the advanced position.

Emmy Awards 2018 will take place on 17th September, 2018, Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be presenting TV’s most coveted award ceremony. Colin Jost and Michael Che will be hosting the award show.

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