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'Atlanta,' 'This is Us,' 'Westworld' & 'Stranger Things' Among Leading Nominees for 2017 Emmy Awards

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Emmy trophies on display in Los Angeles. 

Snoop Dogg gets his name in the game for his "Potluck" series with Martha Stewart.

With Game of Thrones off cycle and out of the running, the nominations for the 69th annual Emmy Awards were wide open when Veep star Anna Chlumsky and S.W.A.T.'s Shemar Moore announced the nods on Thursday morning (July 13). 

The stars of such breakout new shows as This is Us, Westworld, The Handmaid's Tale, Stranger Things and Master of None were among the multiple nominees announced on Thursday, with streaming services Netflix and Amazon vying in a major way with traditional networks and cable outlets HBO and Showtime. In the end, though, it was HBO's Westworld and NBC's 42nd season of Saturday Night Live that lead all nominees with 22 each, with HBO in the lead overall for the 17th cosecutive year with 110 nominations followed by Netflix's 91 nods.

In a testament to the strong year the show had (and the boost a number of late night talk shows got from the presidency of Donald Trump), three actresses from Saturday Night Live were nominated in the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Vanessa Bayer) along with the season's biggest breakout star, honorary cast member Alec Baldwin, who has made headlines almost weekly for his impression of Pres. Trump. Among the acclaimed limited series that got multiple nominations were Big Little Lies, Feud and The Night Of

Atlanta creator and Childish Gambino rapper Donald Glover was nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy Series (and a Best Comedy Series nod), while OG rapper Snoop Dogg got in the game with a bid for Best Host of a Reality/Reality-Competition Program for his Martha Stewart collabo on Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party. The competition this year will also feature an impressive array of movie stars (including four Oscar winners) vying for TV awards thanks to acclaimed turns in limited series, among them Robert De Niro, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, David Thewlis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Geoffrey Rush, John Turturro and Benedict Cumberbatch among others.

The 69th annual Emmy Awards will be held on Sept. 17 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and hosted by The Late Show's Stephen Colbert; the ceremony will air on CBS beginning at 8 p.m. ET. 

Check out the list of nominees:

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)

Anthony Hopkins (Westworld)

Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)

Matthew Rhys (The Americans)

Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)

Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy (The Crown)

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale)

Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)

Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder)

Keri Russell (The Americans)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Ann Dowde (The Handmaid's Tale)

Samira Wiley (The Handmaid's Tale)

Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black)

Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)

Chrissy Metz (This Is Us)

Thandie Newton (Westworld)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

John Lithgow (The Crown)

Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)

Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)

Michael Kelly (House of Cards)

David Harbour (Stranger Things)

Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us)

Jeffrey Wright (Westworld)

Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black)

Alexis Bledel (The Handmaid's Tale)

Ann Dowd (The Leftovers)

Shannon Purser (Stranger Things)

Cicely Tyson (How to Get Away with Murder)

Alison Wright (The Americans)

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline)

BD Wong (Mr. Robot)

Hank Azaria (Ray Donovan)

Denis O'Hare (This Is Us) 

Brian Tyree Henry (This Is Us)

Gerald McRaney (This Is Us) 

Best Drama Series

House of Cards (Netflix)

Better Call Saul (AMC)

The Crown (Netflix)

The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)

This Is Us (NBC)

Westworld (HBO)

Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best Comedy Series

Veep (HBO)

Atlanta (FX)

Black-ish (ABC)

Master of None (Netflix)

Modern Family (ABC)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Best Actor In a Comedy Series

Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Aziz Ansari (Master of None)

Donald Glover (Atlanta)

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)

William H. Macy (Shameless)

Zach Galifianakis (Baskets)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Allison Janney (Mom)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)

Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)

Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)

Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live)

Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live)

Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Judith Light (Transparent)

Kathryn Hahn (Transparent)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live)

Louie Anderson (Baskets)

Ty Burrell (Modern Family)

Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Tony Hale (Veep)

Matt Walsh (Veep)

Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Becky Ann Baker (Girls)

Carrie Fisher (Catastrophe)

Angela Bassett (Master of None)

Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live)

Wandy Sykes (black-ish)

Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live)

Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Dave Chappelle (Saturday Night Live)

Riz Ahmed (Girls)

Tom Hanks (Saturday Night Live)

Lin-Manuel Miranda (Saturday Night Live)

Hugh Laurie (Veep)

Matthew Rhys (Girls)

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Robert De Niro (The Wizard of Lies)

Riz Ahmed (The Night Of)

Ewan McGregor (Fargo)

Geoffrey Rush (Genius)

John Turturro (The Night Of)

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock: The Lying Detective)

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies)

Jessica Lange (Feud)

Susan Sarandon (Feud)

Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies)

Carrie Coon (Fargo)

Felicity Huffman (American Crime)

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Regina King (American Crime)

Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies)

Laura Dern (Big Little Lies)

Judy Davis (Feud)

Jackie Hoffman (Feud)

Michelle Pfeiffer (The Wizard of Lies)

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Alexander SkarsgÄrd (Big Little Lies)

David Thewlis (Fargo)

Alfred Molina (Feud)

Stanley Tucci (Feud)

Bill Camp (The Night Of)

Michael K. Williams (The Night Of)

Best TV Movie

The Wizard of Lies (HBO)

Black Mirror (Netflix)

Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (NBC)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)

Sherlock: The Lying Detective (PBS)

Best Variety Talk Series

Last Week Tonight (HBO)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

Variety Sketch Series

Billy on the Street

Documentary Now!

Drunk History


Saturday Night Live

Tracey Ullman's Show

Best Limited Series

Big Little Lies (HBO)

Feud (FX)

Genius Nat Geo

The Night Of (HBO)

Fargo (FX)

Genius (National Geographic)

Host of a Reality/Reality-Competition Program

Alec Baldwin, Match Game

W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America: With W. Kamau Bell

RuPaul Charles, RuPaul's Drag Race

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway

Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef Junior

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party

Reality Competition Program

The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Project Runway
RuPaul's Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Structured Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Fixer Upper
Lip Sync Battle
Shark Tank
Who Do You Think You Are

Unstructured Reality Program

Born This Way

Deadliest Catch

Gaycation with Ellen Page


RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked

United Shades of America: With W. Kamau Bell

Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within an Unscripted Program

E! Live 360 Red Carpet Show

The Oscars: All Access

Stand Up to Cancer: A Program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation

Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU with Tom Hanks

The Voice on Snapchat Show