With assist from ‘Sport of Thrones,’ HBO conquers Netflix in Emmy nominations – TechCrunch

When the Emmy nominations had been introduced final 12 months, Netflix had a giant win, overtaking HBO for the primary time. However this 12 months, HBO is again within the lead, with 137 nominations in comparison with Netflix’s 117.

The Hollywood Reporter has tallied up the just-announced nominations, with Amazon Prime Video getting 47 nods and Hulu receiving 20.

HBO, in the meantime, didn’t simply beat Netflix — it additionally beat its personal document for many nominations in a single 12 months. That’s excellent news for WarnerMedia, which is hoping that HBO branding may help its upcoming streaming service stand out from the gang.

That mentioned, its most-nominated present is one which simply ended — “Sport of Thrones,” which obtained 32 nominations, making it the most-nominated present of the 12 months, and setting the document for essentially the most nominations that any present has obtained for a single 12 months.

That’s proper: These are nominations for the present’s divisive last season, together with nods for Excellent Drama Sequence, Lead Actress in a Drama Sequence (Emilia Clarke), Lead Actor in a Drama Sequence (Package Harington), Supporting Actress in a Drama Sequence (Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams) and Supporting Actor in a Drama Sequence (Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage).

Additionally: I didn’t hate the finale, however I undoubtedly raised my eyebrows after I noticed that “The Iron Throne” had been nominated for Greatest Directing and Greatest Writing.

Coming in second amongst particular person exhibits was Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” which gained an entire bunch of comedy Emmys final 12 months and snagged 20 nominations this 12 months, together with Excellent Comedy Sequence.

Amongst Netflix’s exhibits, “When They See Us” scored 16 nominations (together with Greatest Restricted Sequence) and “Russian Doll” obtained 13 (together with Excellent Comedy Sequence). Amazon’s “Fleabag” and Hulu’s “Handmaid’s Story” obtained 11 nominations apiece.

The Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, September 22.

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