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Did Your Show Make the Cut? Complete 2017 Emmy Nominees

Did Your Show Make the Cut? Complete 2017 Emmy Nominees

It’s a good year for genre shows. According to Forbes, there was a “record number of submissions (180) for drama series, with 140 best drama actor submissions and 113 best drama actress submissions.” Premium channels and streaming services continue to shine with compelling television with Westworld, Stranger Things, House of Cards, and The Handmaid’s Tale among the most notable nominees. And yet…no Legion? No nomination for Aubrey Plaza who played the creepiest, best villain ever? Tsk tsk.

Veep star and four-time Emmy nominee Anna Chlumsky took to the stage with Criminal Minds alum and daytime Emmy winner Shemar Moore at 11:30 am EST/ 8:30 am PDT to announce the nominees for the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The complete list is below.

The 2017 Emmys will be hosted by Stephen Colbert and air at 8 pm EST/5 pm PDT on September 17, 2017 on CBS. Which shows are you most rooting for?

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”
  • Robin Wright, “House of Cards”
  • Keri Russell, “The Americans”
  • Claire Foy, “The Crown”
  • Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • Evan Rachel Wood, “Westworld”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
  • Anthony Hopkins, “Westworld”
  • Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
  • Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”
  • Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
  • Milo Ventimiglia, “This Is Us”

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Tracee Ellis Ross, “Black-ish”
  • Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”
  • Pamela Adlon, “Better Things”
  • Ellie Kemper, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
  • Allison Janney, “Mom”
  • Jane Fonda, “Grace and Frankie”

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”
  • Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
  • Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
  • Zach Galifianakis, “Baskets”
  • William H. Macy, “Shameless”
  • Donald Glover, “Atlanta”

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

  • Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
  • Carrie Coon, “Fargo”
  • Jessica Lange, “Feud”
  • Susan Sarandon, “Feud”
  • Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
  • Reese Witherspoon, “Big Little Lies”

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of”
  • Robert De Niro, “The Wizard of Lies”
  • John Turturro, “The Night Of”
  • Ewan McGregor, “Fargo”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Lying Detective”
  • Geoffrey Rush, “Genius”

Supporting Actor in a Drama

  • Jonathan Banks – “Better Call Saul”
  • Ron Cephas Jones – “This Is Us”
  • David Harbour – “Stranger Things”
  • Michael Kelly – “House of Cards”
  • John Lithgow – “The Crown”
  • Mandy Patinkin – “Homeland”
  • Jeffrey Wright – “Westworld”

Supporting Actor in a Comedy

  • Louie Anderson – “Baskets”
  • Alec Baldwin – “Saturday Night Live”
  • Tituss Burgess – “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • Ty Burrell – “Modern Family”
  • Tony Hale – “Veep”
  • Matt Walsh – “Veep”

Supporting Actress in a Drama

  • Uzo Aduba – “Orange Is the New Black”
  • Millie Bobby Brown – “Stranger Things”
  • Ann Dowd – “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • Chrissy Metz – “This Is Us”
  • Thandie Newton – “Westworld”
  • Samira Wiley – “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

  • Vanessa Bayer – “Saturday Night Live”
  • Anna Chlumsky – “Veep”
  • Kathryn Hahn – “Transparent”
  • Leslie Jones – “Saturday Night Live”
  • Judith Light – “Transparent”
  • Kate McKinnon – “Saturday Night Live”

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Bill Camp – “The Night Of”
  • Alfred Molina – “Feud”
  • Alexander Skarsgard – “Big Little Lies”
  • David Thewlis – “Fargo”
  • Stanley Tucci – “Feud”
  • Michael Kenneth Williams – “The Night Of”

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Judy Davis – “Feud”
  • Laura Dern – “Big Little Lies”
  • Jackie Hoffman – “Feud”
  • Regina King – “American Crime”
  • Michelle Pfeiffer – “The Wizard of Lies”
  • Shailene Woodley – “Big Little Lies”

Comedy Series

  • “Black-ish”
  • “Atlanta”
  • “Master of None”
  • “Modern Family
  • “Silicon Valley”
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • “Veep”

Drama Series

  • “Better Call Saul”
  • “The Crown”
  • “House of Cards”
  • “This Is Us”
  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Westworld”
  • “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Reality Competition

  • “The Voice”
  • “The Amazing Race”
  • “Top Chef”
  • “Project Runway”
  • “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
  • “American Ninja Warrior”

Variety Talk Series

  • “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live”
  • “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”
  • “The Late Late Show with James Corden”
  • “Real Time with Bill Maher”
  • “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

Limited Series or Movie

  • “Genius”
  • “Fargo”
  • “The Night Of”
  • “Feud: Bette and Joan”
  • “Big Little Lies”

Source: Forbes | Emmys

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Christina E. Janke

Christina is the co-host of “Intro to Geek” on Shauncastic and Editor-in-Chief at Agents of Geek. Her love of all things Mass Effect knows no bounds. She also carries an obsession with comic books, video games, and quirky television shows. Her heroes are Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Gail Simone. She hopes to be just like them when she grows up.

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