Netflix Ends HBO's 17-Year Emmys Streak as the Most-Nominated Network

Westworld tops all shows, with 22 nominations

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Netflix continued its ascension to the top of the television industry today as the 70th Emmy Awards nominations were announced. The streaming service ended up with 112 nominations, edging out HBO’s tally of 108 and breaking the premium cable network’s 17-year streak of being the most-nominated network.

However, HBO still boasted the most-nominated program, as Game of Thrones—which was ineligible for last year’s awards—topped all other shows with 22 nominations, including outstanding drama series.

Unlike last year, when freshman shows like This Is Us, Handmaid’s Tale and Atlanta broke into the Emmy race, this year’s nominations favored returning shows like Saturday Night Live and Westworld, each with 21 nominations this year, followed closely by The Handmaid’s Tale, which had 20 nominations.

FX’s miniseries The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story earned 18 nominations.




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