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' Game of Thrones ' and Netflix dominate Emmy nominations 2018

The online platform is leading for the first time in history the candidacies for the television awards. HBO's fantastic drama, the series with the most award options

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' Game of Thrones ' and Netflix dominate Emmy nominations 2018

In recent years, despite strength of streaming video platforms, HBO's primacy as a string that brought toger most nominations for Emmy Awards was undeniable. The cable channel had been most nominated for 18 years. However, in 70th edition of awards granted by Academy of Television in United States Tornados have changed and it is Netflix that arrives as chain (in this case, platform) more nominated, with 112 options of statuette, compared to 108 of HBO. This circumstance reflects change in paradigm of television fiction: now re are more series than ever, but in that peak production have much to do platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu or latest bets on YouTube, Apple or Facebook. Television has changed, and so have Emmys, traditionally conservative accolades that have been forced to open up to se variations.

In any case, it will be necessary to wait until gala of September 17 to know if that domain in candidacies translates into awards, something more complicated. It is a series of HBO, Game of Thrones, which has most nominations. His seventh and penultimate season, issued last summer, enters this year in competition, and has earned him to opt for 22 awards (two less than previous delivery). The series is a candidate for best drama of season, but will have to be measured with tough rivals. The second season of Handmaid's Tale, winner last year, will not make it easy for Lannister, Stark and company. They also compete for Americans award with ir last season and second installments of Crown, Stranger things, This Is Us and Westworld.

Among actors starring in drama series There are not many surprises on list of nominees. Elisabeth Moss, winner last year to give life to maid offred in Handmaid's Tale, he will try to revalidate his title in front of Claire Foy ( Crown), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Sandra Oh (Killing Eve), Keri Russell ( Americans) and Evan Rachel Wood ( Westworld). For his part, two interpreters of This Is Us, Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia, repeat in battle for title of Best actor protagonist of Drama. On part of Westworld, Jeffrey Wright and Ed Harris will. They complete list Matw Rhys ( Americans) and Jason Bateman (Ozark).

In comedy, delay in production of new season of Veep while waiting for its protagonist, Julia Louis-Dreyfus (winner in category of principal actress of comedy in last six years), complete treatment against cancer that suffers, has given way to New in list, with eight candidates: Atlanta, Barry, Black-ish, Curb your Enthusiasm, GLOW, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Silicon Valley and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The throne of Louis-Dreyfus will be occupied or by Pamela Adlon (Better things), Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Allison Janney (Mom), Issa Rae (insecure), Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) or Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie). Larry David is again nominated by Curb Your Enthusiasm, a series that in 2017 returned after six years off antenna. Next to him are award for Best Comedy actor Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Ted Danson (The Good Place), Donald Glover (Atlanta), Bill Hader (Barry) and William H. Macy (Shameless).

See Photogallery Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz in ' Genius: Picasso ' and ' The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story '. Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz, nominees

In miniseries categories, names of two Spanish actors stand out. Penelope Cruz has achieved a awaited candidacy to give life to Donatella Versace in American Crime Story: The assassination of Gianni Versace. The change of tone and accent in his voice and work of characterization have helped to opt to prize as best actress of distribution of miniseries or film for television. For his part, Antonio Banderas has also achieved a candidacy to give life to anor real character, Pablo Picasso, in Genius: Picasso, series of National Geographic on life of painter Malaga. Banderas opts for best actor of miniseries or film for television, category in which it faces interpreters like Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose), Jeff Daniels (The Looming Tower), John Legend (Jesus Christ Superstar), Jesse Plemons (USS Callister – Black Mirror) and Darren Criss, who seems favorite to stand up with award for playing Versace's murderer. The Alienist, American Crims Story: The assassination of Gianni Versace, Genius: Picasso, Godless and Patrick Melrose are productions competing for award for Best miniseries.

As for total computation of nominations, while Game of Thrones is series with most candidacies in total (22), American Crime Story: The assassination of Gianni Versace leads in category of miniseries (18), and Atlanta does in comedy (16). The 70 Emmy awards will be delivered on Monday, Sept. 17 at a ceremony featuring Colin Jost and Michael Che of Saturday Night Live.

Top candidacies Best drama

Game of Thrones

The Handmaid's Tale

The Crown

The Americans

Stranger Things

This is Us


Best Actress in Drama

Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)

Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)

Keri Russell (The Americans)

Claire Foy (The Crown)

Evan Rachel Wood (Westwood)

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale)

Best Actor in Drama

Jason Bateman (Ozark)

Matw Rhys (The Americans)

Milo Ventimiglia (This is Us)

Serling K. Brown (This is US),

Jeffrey Wright (Westworld)

Ed Harris (Westworld).

Best Comedy




Curb Your Enthusiasm

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Best Actor in Comedy

Donald Glover (Atlanta)

Bill Hader (Barry)

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)

Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)

Ted Danson (The Good Place)

William H. Macy (Shameless).

Best Actress in Comedy

Pamela Adlon (Better things)

Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)

Issa Rae (insecure)

Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)

Allison Janney (Mom)

Best miniseries

Genius: Picasso


Patrick Melrose

The Alienist

The assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

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