Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

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Netflix just broke HBO's 17-year streak as the network with the most Emmy nominations - the streaming service was nominated for a whopping 112 awards at this year's ceremony while HBO sits at a still-respectable 108.

First-year comedies had the best showing in the comedy series category in nearly two decades, with three nominees, Amazon/Prime Video'sThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, HBO's Barry, and Netflix's GLOW. The two drama series picked up 13 and 12 nods respectively, and both were recognized in the coveted top drama category. Its latest season premiered a full year ago, and it won't begin its eighth and final season until 2019.

Graham's on-screen "Gilmore" daughter Alexis Bledel is up for Best Drama Supporting Actress for "The Handmaid's Tale" one year after she won in the guest category for her role as a defiant professor-turned-handmaid.


With women's rights advocates angry over President Donald Trump's nomination of an ultra-conservative judge to serve on the Supreme Court, a show about a fictional nightmarish America run by a totalitarian regime is an early favorite to steal the thunder of "Thrones". Adrift in third was NBC with 78 nods. She wasn't nominated for an Emmy in 2017, either. This year, he's also nominated as an Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series for his appearance on Saturday Night Live where he served as a host and musical guest, performing as Childish Gambino. The last time there were three freshman series in the top comedy category was 2010 (Modern Family, Glee and Nurse Jackie).

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); and Jeffrey Wright (Westworld).

The revival of 'Roseanne, ' canceled because of star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet, drew only one major nomination, a supporting actress nod for Laurie Metcalf.


Look, we're happy for those who did get nominated (most of them, anyway), but COME ON!

The Emmy awards will be handed out in Los Angeles on September 17 hosted by "Saturday Night Live" cast members Michael Che and Colin Jost.


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