HBO leads Emmy nominations with 108, Game of Thrones takes the crown

 
When it comes to Emmy competition, not only do the series on HBO have to outshine the other networks, but within their own network is a vast array of beloved and critically acclaimed shows.
 
HBO once again received the most nominations out of any network this year (13th in a row), with a staggering 108 Primetime Emmy nods when it was all said an done. The shining gem in that pack was ‘Game of Thrones’. There was some serious competition this year, with “Behind The Candelabra,” “Phil Spector,” and “Boardwalk Empire” all reaching the double-digits in nominations
 
Out of the 108 Primetime Emmy nominations, which were announced today in Los Angeles, “Game of Thrones” led all HBO nominees with 16 nominations. “Behind the Candelabra” received 15 nominations, “Phil Spector” received 11 nominations and “Boardwalk Empire” received 10 nominations.
 
Game-of-Thrones-InsertHBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:
 

  • * 16 nominations for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).
  • * 15 nominations for “Behind the Candelabra,” including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Matt Damon, Michael Douglas) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Scott Bakula), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Steven Soderbergh) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Richard LaGravenese).
  • * 11 nominations for “Phil Spector,” including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Al Pacino), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Helen Mirren), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Mamet) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Mamet).
  • * 10 nominations for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Bobby Cannavale) and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Tim Van Patten).
  • * 6 nominations for “The Girl,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Toby Jones), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Imelda Staunton) and Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Julian Jarrold).
  • * 5 nominations for “Ethel,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Rory Kennedy) and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Mark Bailey).
  • * 5 nominations for “Girls,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Lena Dunham), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Adam Driver) and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Lena Dunham).
  • * 5 nominations for “Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God,” including Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney) and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).
  • * 5 nominations for “Parade’s End,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Tom Stoppard).
  • * 5 nominations for “Veep,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky).
  • * 4 nominations for “Crossfire Hurricane,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.
  • * 4 nominations for “Louis C.K.: Oh My God,” including Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special (Louis C.K.) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Louis C.K.).
  • * 3 nominations for “The Newsroom,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeff Daniels) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Jane Fonda).
  • * 2 nominations for “Enlightened,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Laura Dern) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Molly Shannon).
  • * 2 nominations for “Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.
  • * 2 nominations for “Real Time with Bill Maher,” including Outstanding Variety Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
  • * 2 nominations for “2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.”

Other HBO nominees include “An Apology to Elephants,” “Mel Brooks Strikes Back!,” “True Blood,” “VICE,” “The Weight of the Nation for Kids: Quiz Ed!” and “A YoungArts Masterclass.” Also receiving Emmy® nominations were “Game of Thrones Season Three Enhanced Digital Experience” and the CINEMAX series “Banshee.” The official air date for the  Primetime Emmy Awards will be Sept. 22.

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