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Westworld, Handmaid’s Tale hit big at the 2018 Emmys nominations

Plus strong showings from Atlanta, Westworld, Handmaid’s Tale, and more of your favorites

jeffrey wright and evan rachel wood in westworld season 2 John P. Johnson/HBO

The 2018 Emmy nominations are here and the competition is stiff. With new, Netflix-rivaling streaming services popping every day, cable empires dumping billions of dollars into shows with blockbuster-level production value, and the major networks gambling on risky projects that feel like streaming or cable shows (looking at you, The Good Place), there’s never been a time with so much television, and television worthy of accolades.

The Emmy eligibility window makes for an eclectic mix of new and “old”; this year’s nominees all premiered between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. Dominating the scene were second seasons of Westworld, Handmaid’s Tale, Atlanta, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The penultimate season of Game of Thrones snuck in Outstanding Drama nomination, along with a handful of technical nods.

Find the full list of nominated shows and talent below. The winners and losers will be revealed at this year’s ceremony on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.

Outstanding Drama Series
The Americans (FX)
The Crown (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
This Is Us (NBC)
Westworld (HBO)

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

Outstanding Limited Series
The Alienist (TNT)
The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Genius: Picasso (National Geographic)
Godless (Netflix)
Patrick Melrose (Showtime)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race (CBS)
American Ninja Warrior (NBC)
Project Runway (Bravo)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Voice (NBC)

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV)
Drunk History (Comedy Central)
I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman (Hulu)
Portlandia (IFC)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Tracey Ullman’s Show (HBO)

Outstanding 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 Steven Colbert (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde, Ozark (Netflix)
Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson, This is Us (NBC)
Ed Harris as The Man in Black, Westworld (HBO)
Matthew Rhys as Phillip Jennings, The Americans (FX)
Milo Ventimiglia as Jack Pearson, This is Us (NBC)
Jeffrey Wright as Bernard Lowe, Westworld (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown (Netflix)
Tatiana Maslany as various characters, Orphan Black (BBC America)
Elisabeth Moss as Offred, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri, Killing Eve (BBC America)
Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings, The Americans (FX)
Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores Abernathy/Wyatt, Westworld (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred Waterford, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
David Harbour as Jim Hopper, Stranger Things (Netflix)
Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson, Homeland (Showtime)
Matt Smith as Prince Phillip, The Crown (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Alexis Bledel as Ofglen, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Stranger Things (Netflix)
Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones (HBO)
Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret, The Crown (Netflix)
Thandie Newton as Maeve Millay, Westworld (HBO)
Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Andersson as Andre Johnson Sr., Blackish (ABC)
Ted Danson as Michael, The Good Place (NBC)
Larry David as Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Donald Glover as Earnest Marks, Atlanta (FX)
Bill Hader as Barry Berkman, Barry (HBO)
William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher, Shameless (Showtime)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon as Sam Fox, Better Things (FX)
Rachel Broshnahan as Miriam Maisel, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)
Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett, Mom (CBS)
Issa Rae as Issa Dee, Insecure (HBO)
Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow Johnson, Black-ish (ABC)
Lily Tomlin as Frances Bergstein, Grace and Frankie (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets, Baskets (FX)
Alec Baldwin as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Titus Burgess as Titus Andromedon, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Brian Tyree Henry as Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles, Atlanta (FX)
Tony Shaloub as Abe Weissman, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime)
Kenan Thompson as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Henry Winkler as Gene Cousineau, Barry (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Zazie Beetz as Vanessa “Van” Keefer, Atlanta (FX)
Alex Borstein as Susie Myerson, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime)
Aidy Bryant as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Betty Gilpin as Debbie, GLOW (Netflix)
Leslie Jones as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Kate McKinnon as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Roseanne (ABC)
Megan Mullally as Karen Walker, Will & Grace (NBC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Antonio Banderas as Pablo Picasso, Genius: Picasso (National Geographic)
Darren Criss as Andrew Cunanan, The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Benedict Cumberbatch as Patrick Melrose, Patrick Melrose (Showtime)
Jeff Daniels as John O’Neill, The Looming Tower (Hulu)
John Legend as Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (NBC)
Jesse Plemons as Robert Daly, Black Mirror (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Jessica Biel as Cora Tannetti, The Sinner (USA)
Laura Dern as Jennifer, The Tale (HBO)
Michelle Dockery as Alice Fletcher, Godless (Netflix)
Edie Falco as Leslie Abramson, Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC)
Regina King as Latrice Butler, Seven Seconds (Netflix)
Sarah Paulson as Ally Mayfair-Richards , American Horror Story: Cult (FX)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Jeff Daniels as Frank Griffin, Godless (Netflix)
Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, Jesus Christ Superstar (NBC)
John Leguizamo as Jacob Vazquez, Waco (Paramount Networks)
Ricky Martin as Antonio D’Amico, The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Edgar Ramírez as Gianni Versace, The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Michael Stuhlbarg as Richard Clarke, The Looming Tower (Hulu)
Finn Wittrock as Jeff Trail, The Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Penelope Cruz as Donatella Versace, Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Merritt Wever as Mary Agnes, Godless (Netflix)
Judith Light as Marilyn Miglin, Assassination of Gianni Versace (FX)
Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in Concert (NBC)
Adina Porter as Beverly Hope, American Horror Story: Cult (FX)
Letitia Wright as Nish, Black Mirror: Black Museum (Netflix)

TV Movie
Fahrenheit 451 (HBO)
Flint (Vice)
Paterno (HBO)
The Tale (HBO)
USS Callister: Black Mirror (Netflix)

Outstanding Reality Host
W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America (CNN)
RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo)
Ellen Degeneres, Ellen’s Game of Games (NBC)
Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum, Project Runway (Lifetime)
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night (NBC)

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