HBO receives 94 primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network this year

July 21, 2016 09:04 AM

HBO received 94 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the 16th year in a row, for the upcoming 68th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced last night in Los Angeles.

“Game of Thrones” led all nominees for the third year in a row with 23 nominations, while “Veep” received 17 nominations, and “Silicon Valley” received 11 nominations.


HBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:

23 nominations for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series, 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Max von Sydow), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Miguel Sapochnik, Jack Bender) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).

Season six of GAME OF THRONES airs every Monday at 8.30pm from August 8 on HBO SIGNATURE. Or watch it anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


17 nominations for “Veep,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), 2 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale, Matt Walsh), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky), 2 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Martin Mull, Peter MacNichol), 3 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Chris Addison, Dave Mandel, Dale Stern) and 2 for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (David Mandel; Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck).

Catch the season five marathon of VEEP this July 23 at 12 noon on HBO SIGNATURE. Or watch it anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


11 nominations for “Silicon Valley,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Thomas Middleditch), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg, Mike Judge) and 2 for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg, Dan O’Keefe).

Catch the season three marathon of SILICON VALLEY tomorrow, July 16 at 12 noon on HBO SIGNATURE. Or watch it anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


8 nominations for “All the Way,” including Outstanding Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Bryan Cranston), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Melissa Leo) and Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Jay Roach).

ALL THE WAY airs September 17 at 10pm on HBO SIGNATURE


6 nominations for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Paul Pennolino) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

Catch LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


3 nominations for “Vice,” including Outstanding Informational Series or Special.

Catch season one of VICE anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


2 nominations for “Confirmation,” including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Kerry Washington).

CONFIRMATION airs September 24 at 12.05am on HBO SIGNATURE. Or watch it anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


2 nominations for “Getting On,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Laurie Metcalf) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Niecy Nash).

Catch season three of GETTING ON anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


2 nominations for “Project Greenlight,” including Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.

Catch PROJECT GREENLIGHT anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


2 nominations for “Vinyl.”

Watch the season finale of VINYL tonight July 15 at 10pm on HBO SIGNATURE. Or watch it anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


Other HBO nominees include:

4 nominations for “Lemonade,” including Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special (Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Kahlil Joseph).

3 nominations for “Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo,” including Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special (Chris Rock) and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Amy Schumer).

2 nominations for “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

2 nominations for “Everything Is Copy – Nora Ephron: Scripted & Unscripted,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program (Jacob Bernstein).

In addition to: “Becoming Mike Nichols,” “Game of Thrones Main Title 360 Experience,” “Jim: The James Foley Story,” “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted” and “True Detective.”

The CINEMAX series “The Knick” also received 4 nominations, including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Steven Soderbergh). Catch THE KNICK anytime anywhere on HBO GO.


The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced on September 19

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