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2018 Primetime Emmy Nominations: The Americans, Westworld, Barry, & More

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This morning the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced, and as usual there were plenty of familiar faces, but also a few welcome surprises. This year, the Emmys will be broadcast live on NBC, with hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost leading the ceremony. 

Last year’s highlights included wins for Donald Glover and Elisabeth Moss, and it will be interesting to see whether or not their series, Atlanta and The Handmaid’s Tale, are repeat winners. After all, Emmy voters seem to like consistency above all else. This year's nominations certainly prove that to be true, as frequent favorites and previous winners dominated the list, with Game of Thrones appearing yet again, while The Americans was nominated for lead actor and actress, as well as Outstanding Drama, alongside some head-scratchers like Westworld and Stranger Things.

Check out the list of nominees for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmys:

Outstanding Drama

The Americans

The Crown

Game of Thrones

The Handmaid's Tale

This Is Us

Stranger Things

Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actress In a Drama

Claire Foy -- The Crown

Tatiana Maslaney -- Orphan Black

Elisabeth Moss -- The Handmaid's Tale

Sandra Oh -- Killing Eve

Keri Russell -- The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood -- Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actor In a Drama

Jason Bateman - Ozark

Sterling K. Brown - This Is Us

Ed Harris - Westworld

Matthew Rhys - The Americans

Milo Ventimiglia - This Is Us

Jeffrey Wright - Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actress In a Drama

Lena Heady - Game of Thrones

Millie Bobby Brown - Stranger Things

Ann Dowd - The Handmaid's Tale

Vanessa Kirby - The Crown

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Yvonne Strahovski - The Handmaid's Tale

Alexis Bledel - The Handmaid's Tale

Thandie Newton - Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Drama 

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones

Mandy Patinkin - Homeland

David Harbour - Stranger Things

Matt Smith - The Crown

Joseph Fiennes - The Handmaid's Tale

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series or Movie

Antonio Banderas -- Genius

Darren Criss -- The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Benedict Cumberbatch -- Patrick Melrose

Jeff Daniels -- The Looming Tower

John Legend -- Jesus Chris Superstar

Jesse Plemons - Black Mirror

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series or Movie

Jessica Biel - The Sinner

Laura Dern - The Tale

Michelle Dockery - Godless

Edie Falco - Law And Order: True Crime

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Regina King - Seven Seconds

Sarah Paulson - American Horror Story: Cult

Outstanding Supporting Actress In a Limited Series

Adina Porter - American Horror Story: Cult

Letitia Wright - Black Mirror

Sara Bareilles - Jesus Christ Superstar

Merritt Wever - Godless

Judith Light - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Penelope Cruz - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Limited Series

Jeff Daniels - Godless

Brandon Victor Dixon - Jesus Christ Superstar

Rick Martin - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Edgar Ramirez - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Finn Wittrock - The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Michael Stuhlbarg - The Looming Tower

Jon Leguizamo - Waco

Outstanding Limited Series & TV movie

The Alienist

Godless

Patrick Melrose

The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Outstanding Comedy

Atlanta

Barry

Blackish

Curb your Enthusiasm

GLOW

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Lead Actress In a Comedy

Pamela Adlon -- Better Things

Rachel Brosnahan - The Marvelous Ms. Maisel

Issa Rae - Insecure

Traceee Ellis Ross - Blackish

Lilly Tomlin - Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Lead Actor In a Comedy

Anthony Anderson - Blackish

Ted Danson - The Good Place

Larry David - Curb Your Enthusiasm

Donald Glover - Atlanta

Bill Hader - Barry

William H. Macey - Shameless

Outstanding Supporting Actress In a Comedy

Zazie Beets - Atlanta

Betty Gilpin - GLOW

Laurie Metcalf - Roseanne

Aidy Bryant - Saturday Night Live

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Leslie Jones - Saturday Night Live 

Kate McKinnons - Saturday Night Live

Alex Borstein - The Marvelous Ms. Maisel

Megan Mullaly - Will & Grace

Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Comedy

Brian Tyree Henry - Atlanta

Henry Winkler - Barry

Alec Baldwin - Saturday Night Live 

Louis Anderson - Baskets

Tony Shalhoub - The Marvelous Ms. Maisel

Kenan Thompson - Saturday Night Live

Tituss Burgess - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air live on Sept. 17 @8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC.

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