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Judd Apatow on his Emmy nominations: 'I had convinced myself that it wasn't gonna happen'

Benedict Cumberbatch received his sixth Emmy nomination as actor in a limited series for his portrayal of the titular character in Showtime’s pitch-black dramedy “Patrick Melrose.” The show, about an Englishman struggling with rampant addiction rooted in memories of sexual abuse at the hands of his father, is based on a series of autobiographical books by Edward St. Aubyn. The ...

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2018 Emmy nominations: A reflection of America, the bad and the good

It’s no wonder that among this year’s list of marquee nominees, the big winner is familiarity. The majority of drama series contenders, for example, are previous Emmy-winning and nominated series. “Game of Thrones,” a previous winner, is up against returning 2017 contenders and victors “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Stranger Things,” “Westworld” and “This Is Us.” “The Americans,” which ended this year, ...

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The complete list of 2018 Emmy nominees

The 2018 Emmy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning. After a year of ineligibility, “Game of Thrones” returned with a stunning 22 nominations, including best drama. Another HBO drama, “Westworld,” followed closely behind with 21 nominations. Last year’s best drama series winner “The Handmaid’s Tale” drew 20 nominations. Additionally, Sandra Oh made history as the first Asian actress to be ...

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The Big Bang Theory Just Scored One More Emmy Nomination

When the Emmy nominations were released, THR noted that there seemed to be something wrong with one of the categories. In the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series category, a new rule for 2018 required that at least one of the nominees come from a multi-camera show and at least one from a single-camera show. The six initially announced nominated ...

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Netflix Overtakes HBO With Most Emmy Nominations

For the first time, Netflix has come out on top as the platform with the most Emmy nominations. The streaming giant has received 112 nominations for the 70th annual primetime Emmy Awards. That’s up more than 20 from 2017, when it scored 91 nominations. Netflix was aided by powerhouse projects such as “The Crown,” which received 13 nominations, including a ...

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Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Receives Emmy Nominations After Host’s Death

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” has received six 2018 Emmy nominations, the Television Academy announced Thursday morning. The nomination comes soon after Bourdain died on June 8. Bourdain hosted and executive produced the show, which scored a nomination for information series or special. The Television Academy announced the show has also been nominated in five additional catego… Variety

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