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House of Cards and Better Call Saul nominated for Emmy Awards, 2017

House of Cards and Better Call Saul nominated for Emmy Awards, 2017

The nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards are announced Thursday. Stephen Colbert will be the award show for the first time present. It is remarkable that the recent death of actress Carrie Fisher posthumously nominated in the category for best female guest appearance in a komedieserie.

HBO series Westworld, and NBC-komedieserie Saturday Night Live are the biggest contenders for an Emmy Award. Both series are twenty-two times nominated in different categories.

The emmys, America’s most important televisieprijzen, Sunday, september 12, awarded in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Anna Chlumsky, Shemar Moore, and Hayma Washington announced the nominees.

The past few years was the series Game of Thrones the big winner at the Emmy Awards, but this year the series will not be eligible for an award because the latest season until after september 12, suits. Drama series, as Stranger Things, The Crown,The Handmaid’s Tale,This Is Us, and Westworld were for the ceremony is seen as the major contenders for a nomination.

Categories

The award show has three different categories: movies and series, main characters and supporting characters. Under which categories the subcategories best komedieserie, best drama series, best miniseries, best tv film, best male actor in a drama series, best female lead in a drama series, best male actor in a miniseries or movie and best female lead in a miniseries or movie.

Furthermore, there are the categories of best male actor in a komedieserie, best female lead in a komedieserie, best male supporting actor in a drama series, best female supporting actor in a drama series, best male supporting actor in a miniseries or movie, best female supporting actor in a miniseries or movie, best male supporting role in a komedieserie, best female supporting actor in a komedieserie.

Series and movies

In the category of best komedieserie are Atlanta, Black-ish, Master of None, Modern Family, Silicon Valley, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Veep were nominated.

Better Call Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, House of Cards, Stranger Things, This Is Us, and Westworld are nominated in the category best drama series. The Crown is about the British royal family, in which the life of Queen Elizabeth II as queen was exposed. The story of the Handmaid’s Tale is set in the near future in the United States, where men have the say. Stranger Things is a science fiction series focused around the city of Hawkins. After a boy is gone, and the town is plagued by mysterious supernatural cases.

In This Is Us to be different people with different stories followed. The only thing they have, is that they are born on the same day. The series Westworld is based on the eponymous film from 1973. HBO describes Westworld as “a dark adventure about the artificial consciousness and the future of sin”. Among others, Ed Harris and Anthony Hopkins play in the series. House of Cards is the biggest hit of pay-tv channels Netflix. The series tells the story of a manipulative politician (Kevin Spacey) who, together with his wife’s career in Washington.

In the category of best miniseries Big Little Lies, Fargo, Feud: Bette And Joan, Genius and The Night Or nominated.

Starring

In the category of best male actor in a drama series are Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us), Anthony Hopkins (Westworld), Bob Co (Better Call Saul) Matthew Rys (The Americans), De Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) and Milo Ventimiglia (This is Us) nominated.

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) and Robin Wright (House of Cards) are nominated in the category best female leading role in a drama series.

In the category best female leading role in a miniseries or movie are Carrie Coon (Fargo), Felicity Huffman (American Crime), Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies), Jessica Lange (Bette And Joan), Susan Sarandon (Bette And Joan) and Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies) nominated.

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Aziz Ansari (Master of None), Zach Galifianakis (Baskets), Donald Glover (Atlanta), William H. Macy (Shameless) and Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) are nominated in the category best male actor in a komedieserie.

In the category best female leading role in a komedieserie are Pamela Adlon (Better Things), Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie), Alison Janney (Mom), Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Tracee Ellis oss (Black-ish), Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie) nominated.

Black Mirror: San Junipero, Dolly on’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Sherlock: The Lying Detective and The Wizard of Lies have been nominated in the category best television movie.

The supporting roles

In the category best male supporting actor in a komedieserie are Louie Anderson (Baskets), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live), Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Tony Hale (Veep) and Matt Walsh (Veep) nominated

Anna Dowd (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) are nominated in the category best female supporting actor in a drama series.

In the category best male supporting actor in a drama series are Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul), David Harbour (Stranger Things), Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us), Michael Kelly (House of Cards), John Lithgow (The Crown), Mandy Patinkin (Homeland), Jeffrey Wright (Westworld) nominated.

Judy Davis (Feud: Bette And Joan), Laura Dern (Big Little Lies), Jackie Hoffman (Feud: Bette And Joan), Regina King (American Crime), Michelle Pfeiffer (The Wizard of Lies) and Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies) are nominated in the category best female supporting actor in a miniseries or movie.

In the category best male supporting actor in a miniseries or movie are Bill Camp (The Night of), Alfred Molina (Feud: Bette And Joan), Alexander Skarsgard (Big Little Lies), David Thewlis (Fargo), Stanley Tucci (Feud: Bette And Joan) and Michael K. Williams (The Night of) nominated.

Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live), Anna Chlumsky (Veep) Kathryn Hahn (Transparent), Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live), Judith Light (Transparent) and Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) are nominated in the category best female supporting actor in a komedieserie.

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