A full list of Emmy nominees can be found via the award show's website. NBC's rejuvenated Saturday Night Live and HBO's sc-fi Western Westworld pocketed 22 noms apiece. Last year, a spokesperson for the Television Academy confirmed to Newsweek that GoT would fall out of the running this year, for the first time in its history.
Cable, premium networks and streaming platforms filled up the rest of the 2017's Outstanding Drama category, with "Better Call Saul" (AMC), "The Crown" (Netflix), "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu), "House of Cards" (Netflix), "Stranger Things" (Netflix) and "Westworld" (HBO) all earning nominations.
For Netflix its hit show Stranger Things leads the way with a whopping 19 nominations; including Outstanding Drama series, Best Supporting Actress (for Millie Bobby Brown's Eleven), Outstanding Supporting Actor (David Harbor's Hopper) and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (The Duffer Brothers). National Geographic's Genius rounded out nominations in the category.
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The show's hold on the nation's hearts and eyeballs was further demonstrated by Emmy nominations that include those for best drama series, two for lead actor, and two more for best supporting actor and supporting actress.
Evan Rachel Wood is nominated for Best Lead Actress, Drama, for her performance as Dolores Abernathy in Westworld.
Among the surprises: Matthew Rhys and Liev Schreiber, both Drama Series nominees, have nods in other categories.
"House of Cards" and "Better Call Saul" are also nominees for best drama series.
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Unstructured Reality Program: "Born This Way"; "Deadliest Catch"; "Gaycation With Ellen Page"; "Intervention"; "RuPaul's Drag Race"; "United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell". Big Little Lies got 16, with Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon both up for Lead Actress in a Limited Series.
Transparent was the first show produced by Amazon Studios to win a major award and the first show produced by an online streaming service to take home a Golden Globe for Best Series.
Joining her among that crop is Ava DuVernay, who scored three Emmy nominations for "13TH", and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is nominated for his turn as "SNL" host. Most of them, happily, were realized with Thursday's announcement.
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Wray did express to Senators his current posture on torture. "He's so smart - he was often the only adult voice in the room". But those who know him don't expect drama from the former federal prosecutor turned white-collar defense lawyer.