With 20 Primetime Emmy Awards in its kitty, HBO’s “Game of Thrones” leads the nominations of the 70th edition of the annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
On Thursday, July 12, the nominees for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards – the 70th edition – was announced by actress, Samira Wiley and actor Ryan Eggold.
On the nomination list, Game of Thrones and Westworld, emerged the most-nominated dramas with 22 nominations each – including the awards’ technical categories.
Newly returning to the Emmys race, Game of Thrones after a brief hiatus in 2017, the HBO power drama has Lena Headey nominated for Supporting Actress, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage for Supporting Actor, and Diana Rigg for Guest Actress.
Interestingly, last year’s big winner, The Handmaid’s Tale, is returning with 20 nominations overall at the 2018 Emmys.