HBO leads the Emmy nominations

HBO has received the most Emmy nominations with a total of 111, followed closely by streaming media giant Netflix with 91.

This is HBO’s 17th consecutive year of earning the most Emmy nominations. “Westworld” received 22 nominations tied with long-running NBC sketch show “Saturday Night Live” (available on Canal Sony in Latin America).

In addition, HBO has 17 nominations for “Veep,” including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus); 16 nominations for “Big Little Lies,” (including Outstanding Limited Series); 13 nominations for “The Night Of,” (including Outstanding Limited Series) and 10 nominations for “Silicon Valley”.

Netflix has among its nominees: Robin Wright and Claire Foy for lead actress in a drama series for their roles in “House of Cards” and “The Crown”, respectively, as well as Aziz Ansari for his role in comedy series “Master of None” and Kevin Spacey for “House of Cards” (lead actor in a drama series).

Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda both received nominations for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (“Grace and Frankie”) along with Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”).

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “Master of None” were nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, and “House of Cards”, “Stranger Things” and “The Crown” in Drama category.   

The 2017 Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday, July 13. The 69th annual ceremony will telecast from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 17.