Game of Thrones breaks Emmys record with 32 nominations


Game Of Thrones has shattered Emmy Awards records by picking up 32 nominations on Tuesday morning (July 16, 2019).

The final season of the show wasn’t a hit with all fans but Emmy voters were impressed, making it a favorite for the Outstanding Drama Series prize, up against Better Call Saul, Bodyguard, This Is Us, and Killing Eve, while stars Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington have landed top acting nods for their roles.

Defending Outstanding Comedy Series champion The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is also up for a big night at the Primetime Emmys on September 22, 2019, after landing 20 nominations, while acclaimed HBO drama Chernobyl picks up 19 and sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live scores 18.

The main list of nominees is:

Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Game of Thrones
Killing Eve
This Is Us

Outstanding Comedy Series
The Good Place
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Russian Doll
Schitt’s Creek

Television Movie
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
King Lear
My Dinner with Herve

Outstanding Limited Series
Escape at Dannemora
Sharp Objects
When They See Us

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman, Ozark
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Kit Harington, Game of Thrones
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Billy Porter, Pose
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder,
Laura Linney, Ozark
Mandy Moore, This Is Us
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Don Cheadle, Black Monday
Ted Danson, The Good Place
Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
Bill Hader, Barry
Eugene Levy, Schitts Creek

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll
Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Lead Actor in a Limited Series of Movie
Mahershala Ali, True Detective
Benicio Del Toro, Escape at Dannemora
Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal
Jared Harris, Chernobyl
Sam Rockwell, Fosse/Verdon
Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us

Lead Actress in a Limited Series of Movie
Amy Adams, Sharp Objects
Patricia Arquette, Escape at Dannemora
Aunjanue Ellis, When They See Us
Joey King, The Act
Niecy Nash, When They See Us
Michelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Competition Program
Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Nailed It
Ru Paul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Variety Talk Show Series
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert