The 2015 Emmy Award nominations were once again dominated by HBO, which garnered a record 126 nominations for its original movies and series. The premium channel’s fantasy drama Game of Thrones was the most-nominated television series with 24 nods, while limited series Olive Kitteridge and original made-for-TV movie Bessie drew 13 and 12 nominations, respectively.
Over-the-top services Netflix and Amazon also posted strong Emmy showings. Netflix got 34 nominations, led by 11 nods for political drama House of Cards. Amazon picked up 12 nominations, with its transgender-themed series Transparent tapped for 11.
Top 10 Emmy-Nominated Shows
Program Type Network/Service Noms
Game of Thrones Series HBO 24
American Horror Story:
Freak Show Limited series FX 19
Olive Kitteridge Limited series HBO 13
Bessie Movie HBO 12
House of Cards Series Netflix 11
Mad Men Series AMC 11
Transparent Series Amazon 11
American Crime Limited series ABC 10
Boardwalk Empire Series HBO 10
Veep Series HBO 9
And the Nominees Are …
Most Emmy-nominated networks and streaming services:
Comedy Central 25
Discovery Channel 7
Cartoon Network 4
Disney Channel 4
Nat Geo 4
Adult Swim 3
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