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2018 Emmy nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘The Handmaids Tale’ lead nods |

2018 Emmy nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘The Handmaids Tale’ lead nods
2018 Emmy nominations: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘The Handmaids Tale’ lead nods Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:05:46 EDT

Nominees for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced Thursday in Los Angeles, and "Game of Thrones" leads the pack.

Actors Samira Wiley and Ryan Eggold were at the Wolf Theatre at Saban Media Center as they announced the nominations.

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"Game of Thrones" has 22 nominations, followed by "Saturday Night Live" and "Westworld," each with 21 nominations and "The Handmaids Tale" with 20 nods.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 12: Ryan Eggold (L) and Samira Wiley speak onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement at Saban Media Center on July 12, 2018 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

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First-time nominees include Tiffany Haddish for her hosting stint on "SNL," Issa Rae for "Insecure," John Legend for "Jesus Christ Superstar," and Ricky Martin for "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story."

Among the networks, Netflix leads with 112 total nominations, followed by HBO with 108.

This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones." The program was nominated for an Emmy on Thursday for outstanding drama series. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Sept. 17. (HBO via AP)

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The 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards air live in Los Angeles Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. on NBC. "Saturday Night Live" comedians Michael Che and Colin Jost will co-host the show.

The list of nominees is below.

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 ("The Looming Tower")
John Legend ("Jesus Christ Superstar")
Jesse Plemons ("USS Callister")

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:

Laura Dern ("The Tale")
Jessica Biel ("The Sinner")
Michelle Dockery ("Godless")
Edie Falco ("The Menendez Murders")
Regina King ("Seven Seconds")
Sarah Paulson ("American Horror Story: Cult")

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Donald Glover ("Atlanta")
Bill Hader ("Barry")
Anthony Anderson ("Black-ish")
William H. Macy ("Shameless")
Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm")
Ted Danson ("The Good Place")

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Pamela Adlon ("Better Things")
Rachel Brosnahan ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel")
Tracee Ellis Ross ("Black-ish")
Allison Janney ("Mom")
Lily Tomlin ("Grace and Frankie")
Issa Rae ("Insecure")

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")
Tatiana Maslany ("Orphan Black")
Elisabeth Moss ("The Handmaid’s Tale")
Sandra Oh ("Killing Eve")
Keri Russell ("The Americans")
Evan Rachel Wood ("Westworld")

This image released by Hulu shows Elisabeth Moss, left, and Ann Dowd in a scene from "The Handmaid's Tale." The program was nominated for an Emmy on Thursday for outstanding drama series. The 70th Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Sept. 17. (George Kraychyk/Hulu via AP)

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Reality Competition

"The Amazing Race"
"American Ninja Warrior"
"Project Runway"
"RuPaul’s Drag Race"
"Top Chef"
"The Voice"

Variety Sketch Series

"Saturday Night Live" (NBC)
"Portlandia" (IFC)
"Drunk History" (Comedy Central)
"Tracey Ullman’s Show" (HBO)
"At Home with Amy Sedaris" (TruTV)
"I Love You, America" (Hulu)

Variety Talk Series

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

Limited Series

"The Alienist"
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
"Genius: Picasso"
"Godless"
"Patrick Melrose"

Comedy Series

"Atlanta" (FX)
"Barry" (HBO)
"Black-ish" (ABC)
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO)
"GLOW" (Netflix)
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Amazon)
"Silicon Valley" (HBO)
"The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" (Netflix)

Drama Series

"The Handmaid’s Tale"
"Game of Thrones"
"This Is Us"
"The Crown"
"The Americans"
"Stranger Things"
"Westworld"