Emmy Nominations Revealed; “Game Of Thrones,” “ACS: Versace,” “USS Callister,” “Atlanta,” Lead Their Categories

“GoT,” “Atlanta,” “ACS,” “USS Callister,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “The Voice,” and “Last Week Tonight” rule their categories.

Ed Sheeran, Maisie Williams on Game Of Thrones | Helen Sloan/HBO

Thursday morning brought the complete list of nominations for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

The list encompassed a wide array of shows, movies and shorts, covering broadcast, basic cable, premium cable and web-based programming.

Some shows, however, received far more nominations than others.

“Game Of Thrones” ranks as this year’s most-nominated drama (and overall program). It received 22 nods.

With 16 nominations, “Atlanta” ranks as the most-nominated comedy. “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (9 nominations) earns first place among variety series, while “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “The Voice” tie for first in the nonfiction/reality category (10 nominations).

Recognized 18 times, “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” ranks as the most-nominated miniseries/limited series. The “USS Callister” edition of “Black Mirror” tops the TV Movie race with 7 nominations.

This year’s Emmy Awards ceremony airs on September 19.

Written by Brian Cantor

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