Emmy Award nominations: 'Handmaid's Tale' earns 20 nods


Emmy Award nominations: 'Handmaid's Tale' earns 20 nods

HBO, which came out on top last year, trailed just behind Netflix this time around with 108 nominations, down three from last year's 111 noms. Additional HBO projects that scored big were "Barry" with 13 noms, including comedy series; "Silicon Valley" with seven, including comedy series, and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" with four, including comedy series.

The Hulu series, which is set in a dystopian MA, earned 20 nominations, including a repeat nomination for the victor of last year's Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award, Holyoke native Ann Dowd. "Will & Grace, " another revival, got Emmy love for nominees Megan Mullally and Molly Shannon but the main stars and series itself were snubbed.

"Saturday Night Live", riding high with its relentless pillorying of the Trump administration, was rewarded with 21 nods.

HBO awards darling "Veep" was ineligible this year and its crown passed to "Atlanta", the FX comedy created by and starring Donald Glover, which amassed 16 nods.

Headey's on-screen brother s Peter Dinklage and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Tyrion and Jaime Lannister respectively, are both in contention for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

"Killing Eve" star Sandra Oh made history of her own, becoming the first actress of Asian descent to be nominated for lead acting honors in a drama series.

This year's Emmy Awards will broadcast live on NBC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET.