Emmy: Game of Thrones leads nominations


As the 2019 Emmy Awards draw near, HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ and the ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ have so far got the most nominations for the 71st annual events with ‘Game of Thrones’ leading with 32 nominations in the drama category, including individual nominations for it’s cast and crew.

Also nominated were Gwendoline Christie who played Brienne of Tarth, Lena Headey as Cersie Lannister, Sophie Turner played (Sansa Stark) and Maisie Williams as (Arya Stark) for Supporting actress in a drama series.

equally, Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), Nikolaj Coster-Waldeau (Jamie Lannister) and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) were nominated for Best supporting actor in a drama series.

Other top contenders in the drama category include FX’s ‘Pose’, AMC-BBC America’s ‘Killing Eve’, HBO’s ‘Succession’ and NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ also picked up a handful of nominations.

On the comedy front, Amazon Prime’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’garnered 20 nominations.

HBO’s ‘Barry’, Amazon Prime’s ‘Fleabag’ and Netflix’s ‘Russian Doll’ will be among the shows competing with Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ farewell to Selina Meyer in ‘Veep’.

Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden presented nods from the Saban Media Center in Los Angeles. The pair was joined by Television Academy Chairman and CEO, Frank Scherma.

Rahila L.