Game of Thrones received its final grab of Emmy nominations, picking right up 32 nominations within an array of categories in its eighth season. This is the highest number of nominations ever for a Television program in a single season beating a 25-year standing record established by NYPD Blue.
HBO came in first place with 137 nominations, winning over its own record for most noms for a network within a yr. Netflix arrived in second with 117 Emmy nominations after topping HBO last year. NBC emerged in third with 54.99 total, followed by Amazon with 47 Emmy noms.
GOT is also nominated for best drama series, a category it won several times previously, Game of Thrones as well landed acting Emmy selections for Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfie Allen, Ardore Headey, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie and guest superstar Carice truck Houten.
Various other shows scoring multiple Emmy nominations consist of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (20), HBO’s Chernobyl (19), Weekend Night Live (18), HBO’s Barry and FX’s Fosse/Verdon (17 apiece), and Netflix’s When They Find out Us (16).
The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in TV encoding, will be handed out Sunday, Sept. 22. The show will air live on Fox starting at 5 p. m. PT from the Microsoft Movie theater in Los Angeles. A host is yet been announced.
This year’s Emmy Awards were announced by Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden on the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Wolf Theater in North Hollywood and joined simply by TV Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma and president and COO Maury McIntyre.
Visit https://www.emmys.com/foundation/programs/cta/nominees to see the full list of 2019 Emmy nominations.