The Television Academy Announces 2018 Emmy Nominees

Yesterday the television academy announced Emmy nominations for TV shows and movies.This will be the 70th year the organisation has awarded actors and actresses for their good in the silver screen.

Ryan Eggold and Samira Wiley made the announcements yesterday.Samira was nominated in 2017 for her role in the handmaid’s tale and Eggold stared in the show The Blacklist.

The two announced the nominees of twelve categories.The prestigious event is set to take place at the Microsoft theatre in Los Angeles on Monday September 17th.

A week before the event the academy will have the Creative Arts Emmy awards.

The nominees for the following categories were:

Lead actor in a limited series or movie

Antonio Bandares: Genius Picasso

Daren Criss:The assassination of Gianni Versace American Crime Story

Benedict Cumberbatch: Patrick Melrose

Jeff Daniels:The Looming Tower

John Legend:Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert

Jesse Plemons-Black Mirror

Lead actress in a limited series or movie

Jessica Biel-The Sinner

Lauren Dern-The handmaid’s tale

Michelle Dockery-Goddess

Edie Falco-The Menendez brothers

Regina King-Seven Seconds

Sarah Paulson-American Crime Story:Cult

Lead actor in a comedy series

Anthony Anderson-Black-ish

Ted Danson-The good place

Larry David-Curb your enthusiasm

Donald Glover-Atlanta

Bill Hader-Barry

William Macy-Shameless

Lead actress in a comedy series

Tracie Ellis Ross-Black-ish

Pamela Adlon-Better Things

Rachel Brosnahan-The lovely Mrs Maisel

Allison Janey-Mom

Issa Rae-Insecure

Lily Tomlin-Grace and Frankie

Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Jason Bateman-Ozark

Sterling K Brown-This is us

Ed Harris-Westworld

Matthew Rhse-The Americans

Milo Ventimiglia-This is us

Jeffrey Right-West world

Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Claire Foy-The Crown

Tatiana Maslany-Ophan Black

Elizabeth Moss-The handmaid’s tale

Sandra Oh-Killing Eve

Keri Russell-The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood-Westworld

Outstanding reality competition program

Amazing Race

Project Runway

Top Chef

American Ninja Warrior

Rupaul’s Drag Race

The Voice

Outstanding Variety Talk series

The Daily Show-Trevor Noah

The Late Show-Steven Colbert

Full Frontal-Samantha Bee

Last Week Tonight-John Oliver

The Late Late Show-James Corden

Jimmy Kimmel Live-Jimmy Kimmel

Outstanding Limited Series


The assassination of Gianni Versace

Patrick Melrose

Genius Picasso

The Alienist

Outstanding Comedy Series




Curb your enthusiasm

Silicon Valley

The lovely Mrs Maisel

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Drama Series

Stranger Things

This is us

The Crown


Game Of Thrones

The Handmaid’s Tale

This Is Us












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