70th Primetime Emmy Awards

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70th Primetime Emmy Awards
The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Poster.jpg
Promotional Poster
Date
Location Microsoft Theater,
Los Angeles, California
Presented by Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Hosted by Michael Che
Colin Jost
Most nominations Comedy: Atlanta / Saturday Night Live (8)
Drama: The Handmaid's Tale (8)
Limited / Movie: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (9)
Television/radio coverage
Network NBC
Produced by Lorne Michaels

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2017 until May 31, 2018, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The ceremony will be held on September 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and will be broadcast in the U.S. by NBC. The ceremony will be hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost.[1]

The nominations were announced by Ryan Eggold and Samira Wiley on July 12, 2018.[2]

Nominees[edit]

The nominees are listed below:[3]

Programs[edit]

Outstanding Comedy Series Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Variety Talk Series Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
Outstanding Limited Series Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
Outstanding Television Movie

Acting[edit]

Lead performances[edit]

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Supporting performances[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Directing[edit]

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

Writing[edit]

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: The Great American* Puerto Rico (*It's Complicated), written by Samantha Bee, Pat Cassels, Mike Drucker, Eric Drysdale, Mathan Erhardt, Miles Kahn and Nicole Silverberg (TBS)
  • John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City, written by John Mulaney (Netflix)
  • Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady, written by Michelle Wolf (HBO)
  • Patton Oswalt: Annihilation, written by Patton Oswalt (Netflix)
  • Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, written by Steve Martin and Martin Short (Netflix)

Most major nominations[edit]

Programs that received multiple major[a] nominations are listed below, by number of nominations per work and per network:[4][3]

Shows that received multiple nominations
Nominations Show Network
9 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story FX
8 Atlanta
The Handmaid's Tale Hulu
Saturday Night Live NBC
7 Game of Thrones HBO
6 Barry
The Crown Netflix
Godless
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Amazon
5 Stranger Things Netflix
Westworld HBO
4 The Americans FX
Black Mirror Netflix
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert NBC
Patrick Melrose Showtime
3 Black-ish ABC
GLOW Netflix
The Looming Tower Hulu
Ozark Netflix
Silicon Valley HBO
This Is Us NBC
2 American Horror Story: Cult FX
Curb Your Enthusiasm HBO
Genius: Picasso Nat Geo
Killing Eve BBC America
Paterno HBO
Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life Netflix
The Tale HBO
Twin Peaks Showtime
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Netflix
Nominations by Network
Nominations Network
36 Netflix
35 HBO
24 FX
20 NBC
11 Hulu
7 CBS
Showtime
6 Amazon
5 ABC
4 TBS
3 BBC America
2 Nat Geo

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Major" constitutes the categories listed above: Program, Acting, Directing, and Writing. This grouping does not include the technical categories.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holloway, Daniel. "Michael Che, Colin Jost to Host 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards". Variety. Retrieved April 26, 2018. 
  2. ^ O'Connell, Michael. "Emmys: Samira Wiley and Ryan Eggold to Announce Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 29, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "Emmys: Netflix Beats HBO With Most Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018. 
  4. ^ ""Game of Thrones", Netflix lead Emmy nominations". Variety. Retrieved 14 July 2018. 

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