With 22 nominations, leads the medieval-inspired fantasyreeks ‘Game of Thrones’ the nomination list for the Emmy Awards. The American televisieprijzen be on 17 september for the 70th time awarded.
Next year will be the eighth and final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ on the American channel HBO. The season consists of only six episodes, but they last longer than normal. The final season will only be out in may and not in april as previously announced. The series will compete for the Emmy Awards in 2019 and extends therefore the release on.
With 22 nominations looms the series by the way not very high above the rest: only one nomination less there was for ‘Saturday Night Live’, the now centuries-old satirical sketchreeks, and for ‘Westworld’, the HBO series based on the eponymous film from 1973 by Michael Crichton, about a high-tech Wild West-theme park populated by androids, who are currently working on a third season is in progress. Twenty nominations were for “The Handmaid’s Tale”, the series based on the eponymous, nightmarish novel from Margaret Atwood. The third season of ‘Twin Peaks’, and the surreal series of David Lynch, had to make do with ‘only’ nine nominations.
Grey’s Anatomy actress Sandra Oh writes history: she is the first Asian actress to be nominated in the category lead actress in a dramareeks for her role in “Killing Eve”.
A scoop is also there for Netflix: for the first time in its still young history manages the platform succeeded in more nominations in the prizes than HBO: 112 nominations, four more than HBO. Number three, NBC, follows with 78 nominations at large distance. HBO was the last 17 years, the front-runner.
Netflix owes to the large number of to ‘The Crown’, with 13 nominations, ‘Stranger Things’ and ‘Godless’, each with 12 nominations and ‘GLOW’, with 10 nominations.
In the outskirts of the Emmy Awards are now the Creative Arts emmys awarded, that mainly focus on smaller categories. The American tv chef Anthony Bourdain, who in June at the age of 61 died by suicide, was given posthumously, for six Emmy awards. His television series on CNN, Parts Unknown, was six times nominated. The program knew all the nominations to redeem and went so in the end, with all the prices to the get.
The winners of the “Oscars of the television” on 17 september during a ceremony in Los Angeles. Presenters are Colin Jost and Michael Che.
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