Nominees for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, airing live on Sept. 17 with hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che, were announced Thursday morning.
"Game of Thrones" earned a leading 22 nominations, including a nomination for best drama series. HBO's fantasy saga is a two-time best drama winner that sat out the last year's awards.
It's returning to face formidable competition: "The Handmaid's Tale," the dystopian sci-fi series that claimed top drama honors last year, drew 20 bids, with "Westworld" close by with 21.
The Emmy ceremony will take place on a Monday this year because of the network's Sunday Night Football commitment.
Here are this year's nominees:
The Americans (FX)
The Crown (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
This Is Us (NBC)
Claire Foy, The Crown (Netflix)
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black (BBC America)
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Sandra Oh, Killing Eve (BBC America)
Keri Russell, the Americans (FX)
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld (HBO)
Jason Bateman, Ozark (Netflix)
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us (NBC)
Ed Harris, Westworld (HBO)
Matthew Rhys, The Americans (FX)
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us (NBC)
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld (HBO)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Matt Smith, The Crown
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
David Harbour, Stranger Things
Joseph Fiennes, The Handmaid's Tale
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Vanessa Kirby, The Crown
Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid's Tale
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
Ann Dowd, The Handmaid's Tale
Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid's Tale
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish (ABC)
Ted Danson, The Good Place (NBC)
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Donald Glover, Atlanta (FX)
Bill Hader, Barry (HBO)
William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime)
Pamela Adlon, Better Things (FX)
Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)
Issa Rae, Insecure (HBO)
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish (ABC)
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
Brian Tyree Henry, Atlanta
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Henry Winkler, Barry
Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
Tony Schalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Zazie Beetz, Atlanta
Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne
Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live
Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Betty Gilpin, GLOW
Aidy Bryant, Saturday Night Live
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Megan Mullally, Will & Grace
The Alienist (TNT)
Genius: Picasso (National Geographic)
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Patrick Melrose (Showtime)
Reality competition series
The Amazing Race (CBS)
American Ninja Warrior (NBC)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Voice (NBC)
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)
Variety sketch series
At Home With Amy Sedaris
Drunk History (Comedy Central)
I Love You America With Sarah Silverman (Hulu)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Tracey Ullman’s Show (HBO)
Contributing: Associated Press
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