Emmys: HBO, 'Game of Thrones' Dominate Nominations

7:13 AM 7/16/2019

by Kimberly Nordyke

The HBO drama landed 32 nominations, setting the record for the most Primetime Emmy noms for a show in a single year.

Game of Thrones dominated the nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards, which were announced Tuesday morning.

The HBO drama landed 32 Emmy nominations, setting the record for the most noms for a show in a single year. In addition, HBO earned 137 nominations overall, beating its own record for most noms for a network in a single year (it landed 126 in 2015). Netflix came in second with 117 Emmy nominations after topping HBO last year. NBC came in third with 58 total, followed by Amazon with 47 Emmy noms.

In addition to being nominated for best drama series, a category it has won four times previously, Game of Thrones also landed acting Emmy nominations for Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Alfie Allen, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie and guest star Carice van Houten.

Meanwhile, other shows scoring multiple Emmy nominations include Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (20), HBO's Chernobyl (19), Saturday Night Live (18), HBO's Barry and FX's Fosse/Verdon (17 apiece), and Netflix's When They See Us (16). (Click here to see which shows and talent were snubbed, and click here for The Hollywood Reporter's TV critics' takes on the noms.)

The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring the best in TV programming, will be handed out Sunday, Sept. 22. The show will air live on Fox starting at 5 p.m. PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. A host has not yet been announced.

The noms for the 2019 Emmy Awards were announced by Ken Jeong and D'Arcy Carden at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' Wolf Theatre in North Hollywood starting at 8:30 a.m. PT. They were joined by TV academy chairman and CEO Frank Scherma and president and COO Maury McIntyre. 

For all the news and analysis about this year's Emmy Awards, visit THR.com's Emmys hub. Click here to see the full list of 2019 Emmy nominations.