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Shows Like ‘Wizard Of Lies’, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Sweep 2017 Emmy Noms

Anna Chlumsky and Shemar Moore joined Academy CEO Hayma Washington Thursday morning to announce the 2017 Emmy nominations.

Shows like ‘Westworld’ and ‘Veep’ came out strong but ‘Saturday Night Live’ topped them all with a total of 22 nominations. ‘SNL’ is the most Emmy nominated show of all time.

Stephen Colbert will host this year. Tune in on September 17th. You can read the full list below.

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis – How to Get Away with Murder

Claire Foy – The Crown

Elisabeth Moss – The Handmaid’s Tale

Keri Russell – The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld

Robin Wright – House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K Brown – This Is Us

Anthony Hopkins – Westworld

Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys – The Americans

Kevin Spacey – House of Cards

Actor in a Limited Series

Riz Ahmed – The Night Of

Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock

Robert De Niro – Wizard of Lies

Ewan McGregor – Fargo

Geoffrey Rush – Genius

John Turturro – The Night Of

Lead Actress in a Comedy

Pamela Adlon – Better Things

Allison Janney – Mom

Jane Fonda – Grace and Frankie

Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

Tracee Ellis Ross – black-ish

Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie

Lead Actor in a Comedy

Anthony Anderson – black-ish

Aziz Ansari – Master of None

Zach Galifianakis – Baskets

Donald Glover – Atlanta

William H. Macy – Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

Variety Talk Show

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO)

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee (TBS)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)

Reality Competition

RuPaul’s Drag Race (LOGO)

The Amazing Race (CBS)

Top Chef (Bravo)

The Voice (NBC)

American Ninja Warrior (NBC)

Project Runway (Lifetime)

Limited Series

Big Little Lies (HBO)

Fargo (FX)

Feud: Bette and Joan (FX)

Genius (National Geographic)

The Night Of (HBO)

TV Movie

Black Mirror (Netflix)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)

Dolly Parton’s Christ mas Of M any Colors: Circle Of Love (NBC)

Sherlock: The Lying Detective (PBS)

Wizard of Lies (HBO)

Comedy Series



Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Drama Series

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

House of Cards

Stranger Things

This Is Us


Visit for an even fuller list (replete with Supporting Actors!).

Becky Scott is the editor of The Schmooze. Follow her on Twitter, @arr_scott

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