Game Of Thrones Leads Emmy Nominations With 22

HBO’s Game of Thrones led all shows with 22 Emmy nominations. HBO’s Westworld and NBC’s Saturday Night Live were nipping at GOT’s heels with 21 each. Hulu’s Handmaid’s Tale nabbed 20. 

GOT was nominated for Best Drama Series, where it will face off against mega-hit and last year’s winner, The Handmaid’s Tale.

For the first time since 2011, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is not up for Best Actress in a ComedyRachel Brosnahan, Tracee Ellis-Ross and Issa Rae are among those battling it out for the award.

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Michael Che and Colin Jost, will air live on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on September 17.