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'Atlanta,' 'The Americans' Lead the Way in the 2017 Emmy Nominations

BY RELEVANT CULTURE July 13, 2017

The Emmys aren’t going to be handed out until mid-September (hosted by Stephen Colbert, so it’ll be worth watching) but now we know who’s competing. The nominees were announced Thursday morning by Veep‘s Anna Chlumsky and S.W.A.T’s Shemar Moore.

Best Drama had a lot of fresh faces this year, with Handmaid’s Tale, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Westworld all making an appearance in their first season. Comedy had some more veteran players, like Veep and Silicon Valley. Lots of love for The Night Of, Atlanta and Better Call Saul too.

Here are the nominees.

Best Drama
Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld

Comedy Series
Atlanta
Black-ish
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Limited Series or TV Movie
Big Little Lies
Fargo
Feud: Bette and Joan
The Night Of
Genius

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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

Lead Actor in a Drama Series 
Sterling K. Brown: This Is Us
Anthony Hopkins: Westworld
Bob Odenkirk: Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys: The Americans
Kevin Spacey: House of Cards

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson: Black-ish
Aziz Ansari: Master of None
Zach Galifianakis: Baskets
Donald Glover: Atlanta
William H. Macy: Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor: Transparent

Lead Actress in a Comedy

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

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Riz Ahmed: The Night Of
Benedict Cumberbatch: Sherlock
Robert De Niro: Wizard of Lies
Ewan McGregor: Fargo
Geoffrey Rush: Genius
John Turturro: The Night Of

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Carrie Coon: Fargo
Felicity Huffman: American Crime
Nicole Kidman: Big Little Lies
Jessica Lange: Feud
Susan Sarandon: Feud
Reese Witherspoon: Big Little Lies

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

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