HBO SETS NEW RECORD IN THE PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS WITH 126 NOMINATIONS

For the 15th year in a row, HBO received the most nominations for the upcoming Primetime Emmy® Awards with a total of 126 nominations, which were announced last week in Los Angeles.

Game of Thrones” led all HBO nominees with 24 nominations, while “Olive Kitteridge” received 13 nominations and the original film “Bessie” was nominated 12 times. Also, “Boardwalk Empire” received 10 nominations, “Veep” counts 9 nominations and “Silicon Valley” was nominated in 7 categories.

Additionally, "The Knick," which airs on MAX in the Caribbean, received five nominations, including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Steven Soderbergh).

Additionally, “The Knick,” which airs on MAX in the Caribbean, received five nominations, including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Steven Soderbergh).

HBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:

  • 24 nominations for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter, Jeremy Podeswa) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Nutter, Jeremy Podeswa) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss)

  • 13 nominations for “Olive Kitteridge,” 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) and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jane Anderson)

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

  • 12 nominations for “Bessie,” 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) and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Dee Rees, Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois, Horton Foote)

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

  • 10 nominations for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Tim Van Patten).
  • 9 nominations for “Veep,” 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) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche)

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

  • 7 nominations for “Silicon Valley,” including Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Mike Judge) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Mike Judge) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg)

  • 6 nominations for “The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Andrew Jarecki).
  • 4 nominations for “Citizenfour,” including Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking and Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (Laura Poitras).
  • 4 nominations for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

  • 2 nominations for “The Case Against Eight,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.
  • 2 nominations for “Girls,” including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Adam Driver) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (Gaby Hoffman).
  • 2 nominations for “Hello Ladies: The Movie,” including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg).
  • 2 nominations for “Nightingale,” including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie (David Oyelowo).

Other HBO nominees include “Bill Maher: Live from D.C.,” “The Comeback,” “Getting On,” “The Newsroom,” “True Blood” and “Vice,” among others.

In addition, as part of HBO Latin America’s acquired programming in the region, “Mad Men” was recognized with 11 nominations; “Masters of Sex,” “Penny Dreadful” and “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe” with 3 nominations each; and “House of Lies,” “Ray Donovan” and “Conan” each with 1 nomination, which leads to a final count of 131 nominations for HBO Latin America’s exclusive content.

The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced Sept. 20.

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