Netflix Sets Record with 160 Emmy Noms

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UPDATED: Emmy nominations were announced July 28. Netflix has 160 nominations and HBO 107. NBC has 47, ABC 36, FX 33, Amazon 30, Hulu 26 and CBS 23. 

Among new streaming services, Disney Plus received 19 nominations, Apple TV+ took 18, and Quibi had 10. A record 370 nominations came from streaming services, and 86% of the nominations required no pay TV service to watch. 

HBO’s Watchmen got 26 nominations and Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel got 20. Netflix’s Ozark and HBO’s Succession both got 18. 

Outstanding comedy is between Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure on HBO, Dead to Me and The Kominsky Method on Netflix, The Good Place on NBC, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon, Schitt’s Creek on Pop TV and What We Do in the Shadows on FX. 

Top drama is between AMC’s Better Call Saul, The Crown, Stranger Things and Ozark on Netflix, The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu, Killing Eve on BBC America, The Mandalorian on Disney+ and Succession on HBO. 

Lead Actor in a Comedy is between Don Cheadle on Showtime’s Black Monday, Anthony Anderson on ABC’s Black-ish, Ted Danson on NBC’s The Good Place, Michael Douglas on Netflix’s The Kominsky Method, Ramy Youssef on Hulu’s Ramy and Eugene Levy on Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek

Lead Actor in a Drama is between Steve Carell on Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, Jason Bateman on Netflix’s Ozark, Billy Porter from FX’s Pose, Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong from HBO’s Succession and Sterling K. Brown from NBC’s This Is Us

Lead Actress in a Comedy is between Tracee Ellis Ross on ABC’s Black-ish, Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini on Netflix’s Dead to Me, Issa Rae on HBO’s Insecure, Rachel Brosnahan on Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Catherine O’Hara on Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek

Lead Actress in a Drama has Olivia Colman from Netflix’s The Crown, Zendaya from HBO’s Euphoria, Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh from BBC America’s Killing Eve, Jennifer Aniston from Apple TV+’s The Morning Show and Laura Linney from Netflix’s Ozark

The Emmys happen at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Sept. 20. ABC airs the event and Jimmy Kimmel hosts. 

Outstanding Limited Series is between Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere, FX’s Mrs. America, Netflix’s Unbelievable and Unorthodox and HBO’s Watchmen.

Outstanding Animated Program is between Big Mouth and BoJack Horseman on Netflix, Bob’s Burgers on Fox, Rick and Morty on Adult Swim and The Simpsons on Fox.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series is between Hugh Jackman in HBO’s Bad Education, Jeremy Pop of Netflix’s Hollywood, Mark Ruffalo from HBO’s I Know This Much is True, Paul Mescal from Hulu’s Normal People and Jeremy Irons from HBO’s Watchmen.  

Outstand Lead Actress in a Limited Series has Kerry Washington from Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere, Cate Blanchett from FX’s Mrs. America, Octavia Spencer from Netflix’s Self Made: Inspired By the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, Shira Haas from Netflix’s Unorthodox and Regina King from HBO’s Watchmen.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy is between Andre Braugher of NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, William Jackson Harper from NBC’s The Good Place, Alan Arkin from Netflix’s The Kominsky Method, Sterling K. Brown and Tony Shalhoub from Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mahershala Ali from Hulu’s Ramy, Kenan Thompson from NBC’s Saturday Night Live and Daniel Levy from Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama is between Giancarlo Esposito of AMC’s Better Call Saul, Bradley Whitford from Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Billy Crudup and Mark Duplass from Apple TV+’s The Morning Show, Nicholas Braun, Kieran Culkin and Matthew Macfadyen from HBO’s Succession, and Jeffrey Wright from HBO’s Westworld.

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series features Dylan McDermott and Jim Parsons from Netflix’s Hollywood, Tituss Burgess from Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jovan Adepo and Louis Gossett Jr. from HBO’s Watchmen.

Supporting Actress in a Comedy features Betty Gilpin of Netflix’s Glow, D’Arcy Carden from NBC’s The Good Place, Yvonne Orji from HBO’s Insecure, Alex Borstein and Marin Hinkle from Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong from NBC’s Saturday Night Live and Annie Murphy from Pop TV’s Schitt’s Creek.

Supporting Actress in a Drama has Laura Dern and  Meryl Streep from HBO’s Big Little Lies, Helena Bonham Carter from Netflix’s The Crown, Samira Wiley from Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Fiona Shaw from BBC America’s Killing Eve, Julia Garner from Netflix’s Ozark, and Sarah Snook and Thandie Newton from HBO’s Westworld.

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series has Holland Taylor from Netflix’s Hollywood, Uzo Aduba, Margo Martindale and Tracey Ullman from FX’s Mrs. America, Toni Collette from Netflix’s Unbelievable and Jean Smart from HBO’s Watchmen.

Top TV movie is between HBO’s Bad Education and four Netflix films: American Son, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings: These Old Bones, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend.

Outstanding Talk Variety has Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, TBS’s Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver and CBS’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series has HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show, Comedy Central’s Drunk History and NBC’s Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Children’s Program features Netflix’s Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance, Disney Channel’s Star Wars Resistance and HBO’s We are The Dream: The Kids Of The Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

Top documentary is between HBO’s The Apollo, Apple TV+’s Beastie Boys Story, Netflix’s Becoming and The Great Hack, and Epix’s Laurel Canyon: A Place In Time

Outstanding Competition Program is between The Masked Singer on Fox, Nailed It! on Netflix, RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1, Top Chef on Bravo and The Voice on NBC. 

Outstanding reality host is between Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman on NBC’s Making It, Nicole Byer on Nailed It!, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness of Netflix’s Queer Eye, RuPaul of RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH1 and Barbara Corcoran, Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O'Leary of ABC’s Shark Tank



Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.