2018 Emmy Award Nominations

Game of Thrones leads the 70th Emmy Awards nominations with 22. Here's the full list, including The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, This Is Us, Atlanta, and more.

by | July 12, 2018 | Comments

The nominees for the 70th Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning by actors Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Ryan Eggold (The Blacklist) at 8:30 a.m. PT.

Game of Thrones returned to lead total nominations with 22 in all categories, followed by Saturday Night Live (21) and Westworld (21).

For the first time since 2001, HBO did not lead the pack with total nominations. Streaming giant Netflix dethroned the premium cable outlet with 112 total, followed by HBO (108) and NBC (78).

Multiple nominees included Jason Bateman for Ozark; Alex Borstein for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Family Guy; Sterling K. Brown for This Is Us and Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Jeff Daniels for The Looming Tower and Godless; Donald Glover for Atlanta and Saturday Night Live; Bill Hader for Barry and Saturday Night Live; Jane Lynch for Hollywood Game Night and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; and David Lynch for Twin Peaks.

The final round of Emmy voting begins August 13 and ends August 27 at 10 p.m. PT. The 70th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, September 17 (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) on NBC. Saturday Night Live‘s Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the ceremony. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be presented September 8 and 9 also at the Microsoft Theater and air Saturday, September 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.

Be sure to also check out “The Biggest Snubs and Surprises From the 70th Emmy Awards Nominations.”

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Limited Series

Outstanding Television Movie

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy

The Crown

Tatiana Maslany

Orphan Black

Elisabeth Moss

The Handmaid’s Tale

Sandra Oh

Killing Eve

Keri Russell

The Americans

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Pamela Adlon

Better Things

Rachel Brosnahan

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Issa Rae


Lily Tomlin

Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Ted Danson

The Good Place

Larry David

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Jessica Biel

The Sinner

Laura Dern

The Tale

Edie Falco

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Regina King

Seven Seconds

Sarah Paulson

American Horror Story: Cult

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Antonio Banderas

Genius: Picasso

Darren Criss

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Benedict Cumberbatch

Patrick Melrose

Jeff Daniels

The Looming Tower

John Legend

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert

Jesse Plemons

USS Callister (Black Mirror)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Alexis Bledel

The Handmaid’s Tale

Millie Bobby Brown

Stranger Things

Ann Dowd

The Handmaid’s Tale

Lena Headey

Game of Thrones

Vanessa Kirby

The Crown

Yvonne Strahovski

The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage

Game of Thrones

Joseph Fiennes

The Handmaid’s Tale

David Harbour

Stranger Things

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Alex Borstein

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Aidy Bryant

Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones

Saturday Night Live

Kate McKinnon

Saturday Night Live

Megan Mullally

Will & Grace

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin

Saturday Night Live

Tituss Burgess

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tony Shalhoub

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Kenan Thompson

Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Sara Bareilles

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert

Penelope Cruz

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Judith Light

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Adina Porter

American Horror Story: Cult

Letitia Wright

Black Museum (Black Mirror)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Brandon Victor Dixon

Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert

Ricky Martin

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Edgar Ramirez

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Michael Stuhlbarg

The Looming Tower

Finn Wittrock

The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Kelly Jenrette

The Handmaid’s Tale

Cherry Jones

The Handmaid’s Tale

Diana Rigg

Game Of Thrones

Cicely Tyson

How To Get Away With Murder

Samira Wiley

The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Tina Fey

Saturday Night Live

Tiffany Haddish

Saturday Night Live

Jane Lynch

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Maya Rudolph

The Good Place

Molly Shannon

Will & Grace

Wanda Sykes


Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Sterling K. Brown

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Bryan Cranston

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Dave Chappelle

Saturday Night Live

Donald Glover

Saturday Night Live

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

Click here for the full list of nominees.

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