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Facts and figures about this year's Emmy Award nominations

14 July 2018, 03:00 | Elsie Buchanan

Facts and figures about this year's Emmy Award nominations

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Netflix has tripled its Emmy nomination count in three years to become the most recognised network in USA television.

"Saturday Night Live, " riding high in the ratings with its relentless pillorying of the Trump administration, was rewarded with 21 nods.

The top comedy nominee is Donald Glover's Atlanta, with 16.

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But what's really cool about Dinklage's 2018 nomination is that it has made Emmys history. Oh had earned five supporting bids for "Grey's Anatomy". Interestingly, although James Corden is often nominated as a producer for his CBS late night talk show and his "Carpool Karaoke" specials, he scored a first time performer nomination this year, as well, for "James Corden's Next James Corden", again in the short form actor category. If he wins this year, he'll tie Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul for the most wins in the Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category.

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HBO's fantasy dragons-and-swords saga is a two-time best drama victor that sat out the last year's awards because of its production schedule.

While other streaming services didn't do as well as Netflix did, Hulu was nominated for 27 awards, and Amazon Prime was right behind them at 22 - most of which are from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

But it was "Thrones" that set the Emmys pace with its seventh season, which aired last summer, earning recognition for cast members Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage and Diana Rigg.

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Competing with Moss, Oh and Russell for lead drama actress are Claire Foy for "The Crown", Tatiana Maslany of "Orphan Black" and Evan Rachel Wood of "Westworld". Other nominees in the category include Jason Bateman ("Ozark"), Ed Harris ("Westworld") and Matthew Rhys ("The Americans").



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