HBO's 'Game of Thrones' leads nominations for television's Emmy awards

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Netflix just broke HBO's 17-year streak as the network with the most Emmy nominations - the streaming service was nominated for a whopping 112 awards at this year's ceremony while HBO sits at a still-respectable 108.

"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but facing a formidable opponent in "The Handmaid's Tale, " last year's top drama series.

Hulu scored 27 nominations from the Television Academy for the 70th annual primetime television awards, up from 18 past year, with 20 of those nominations for "The Handmaid's Tale".

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Some of music's biggest names including Donald Glover, John Legend, and Bruno Mars are among the nominees for the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. NBC shows earned 78 nods.

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Comedy series: Atlanta; Barry; Black-ish; Curb Your Enthusiasm; GLOW; The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel; Silicon Valley; and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Moss was nominated for best actress in a drama series for The Handmaid's Tale, with Strahovski's nomination coming in the supporting actress category.

Other drama series contenders are "Westworld" and "The Americans", nominated for its final season and with nods for stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys.

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Rhys and Brown will be up against Brown's castmate Milo Ventimiglia, along with Jason Bateman for "Ozark" and Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright for "Westworld". "Atlanta" and Glover had been atop our series and lead actor predictions during the nomination phase, while Hader was No. 1 in guest actor.

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