Netflix receives more Emmy nominations than HBO

2018 Emmy Award Nominations

From HBO hits like "Game of Thrones", "Barry", and "Westworld" to FX's "Atlanta" to Netflix's "Glow", a wide range of shows garnered nominations this year.

Other streaming services are getting more Emmy recognition, including Amazon.com Inc. and Hulu.

Leading the nominations in totals by platform were Netflix (112), leapfrogging last year's leader HBO, which scored 108.

In a statement, HBO said it was "very pleased" with its nominations and the "wide range" of categories they inhabited. Netflix's most nominated show was "The Crown" with 13, including for best drama series.

"Game of Thrones" may lead the pack with 22 Emmy nods this year, including one for Outstanding Drama Series, but Clarke and Harrington weren't among the recipients. "This is the most diverse class of performer nominees we've had - we're nearly up to a third, which is fantastic", Maury McIntyre, TV academy president. "It may not be a core audience, but it can be a hard-core audience", he said.

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Netflix's investment in original programming has mirrored the strategy that has made HBO so consistently dominant, offering a wide variety of programming - from series like "The Crown" and "Stranger Things" to specials, from documentaries to unscripted fare.

Netflix also showed its dominance over the traditional free-to-air and cable TV networks. NBC was a distant third with 78, a figure that put it first among broadcast networks. Its fellow HBO drama Westworld had 21 nominations this year, as did Saturday Night Live. Silicon Valley and Curb Your Enthusiasm grabbed seven and four nominations each.

The newbie comedies aced out long-time Emmy favorite "Modern Family", a five-time victor and perennial nominee since it debuted in 2009 on ABC.

Several major stars not normally associated with television got their first Emmy nominations in 2018. Oh had earned five supporting bids for "Grey's Anatomy". She added a postscript: "I think my mother at this moment may actually be satisfied".

Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren't such Emmy outliers this year. Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost and Michael Che will host the ceremony. If he wins, he will earn the coveted EGOT, having previously won a Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.

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