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HBO Receives 126 Primetime Emmy Nominations!

HBO received 126 Primetime Emmy nominations which is the most of any network for the 15th year in row today.

Leading the Emmy nominations is “Game of Thrones” with 24 nominations including:

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter, Jeremy Podeswa)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).

“Olive Kitteridge” received 13 nominations including:

Outstanding Limited Series

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Richard Jenkins)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Frances McDormand)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Bill Murray)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Zoe Kazan)

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Lisa Cholodenko)

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jane Anderson).

“Bessie’ received 12 nominations including:

Outstanding Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Queen Latifah)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (Michael Kenneth Williams)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie (Mo’Nique)

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Dee Rees)

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Dee Rees, Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois, Horton Foote).

“Boardwalk Empire” received 10 nominations including:

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for Tim Van Patten.

“Veep” received 9 nominations including:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Armando Iannucci)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche).

The documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” received 7 nominations including:

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney) and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Alex Gibney).

“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck received 7 nominations including:

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Brett Morgen) and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming (Brett Morgen).

“Silicon Valley” received 7 nominations including:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Mike Judge)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg).

 

“The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” received 6 nominations including:

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Andrew Jarecki).

 

“Citizenfour,” received 4 nominations including:

Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Laura Poitras).

 

“Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways,” received 4 nominations including:

Outstanding Informational Series or Special

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Dave Grohl).

“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” received 4 nominations including:

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

 

“The Case Against Eight,” received 2 nominations including:

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

“Girls,” received 2 nominations including:

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Adam Driver)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Gaby Hoffman).

 

“Hello Ladies: The Movie,” received 2 nominations including:

Outstanding Television Movie

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg).

 

“Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen,” received 2 nominations including:

Outstanding Variety Special

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Mel Brooks).

 

“Nightingale,” received 2 nominations including:

Outstanding Television Movie

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (David Oyelowo).

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