HBO's medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones" led nominations for the Emmy Awards on Thursday that spanned satire to the supernatural, but streaming service Netflix knocked HBO off its 17-year pedestal as the network with the most nods. It was among HBO's 108 nominations.
Furthermore, Survivor host and executive producer Jeff Probst hasn't been nominated for the Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program Emmy since the last time he won; in 2011.
Game of Thrones leads this year's pack of Emmy nominees with 22 nods overall, including for Outstanding Drama Series. Silicon Valley and Curb Your Enthusiasm grabbed seven and four nominations each.
The newbie comedies aced out long-time Emmy favourite "Modern Family", a five-time victor and perennial nominee since it debuted in 2009 on ABC. NBC was a distant third with 78, a figure that put it first among broadcast networks.
Several major stars not normally associated with television got their first Emmy nominations in 2018.
China rises, US falls in global innovation index
A higher ranking in the report means better economic development and richer innovation-prone environments. The top 10 innovative economies also include Britain, Singapore, Finland, Denmark , Germany and Ireland.
Female-led shows and stories also did well as television continued to lead the way in reflecting social change, while the likes of Donald Glover, Tracee Ellis-Ross, Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Issa Rae, Regina King, and John Legend headed a racially diverse acting lineup.
"I think we're all happy with the direction we're going. It's good news for us in the industry", said Maury McIntyre, TV academy president. "There's still a lot of work to be done in terms of gender" and with behind-the-camera jobs, he said. Its nods included best drama, the category it won in 2015 and 2016. It has 22 nominations, followed by Saturday Night Live and Westworld with 21 each. Legend's nomination for Jesus Christ, Superstar means he can add an Emmy to the Grammy, Oscar and Tony he already has on his shelf.
HBO's fantasy dragons-and-swords saga is a two-time best drama victor that sat out the last year's Emmys because of its production schedule. Although it's up for top series honors, it drew only three supporting actor bids for cast members Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage.
Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" scored 20 nominations - seven better than previous year - and is an early favorite to repeat as the victor for best drama in September. "That's the wonderful thing about being recognized".
While there was a major turnover in the best comedy series category this year, helped by the absence of three-time victor Veep and also involving the snub of five-time victor Modern Family, an even bigger seismic shift happened last year in the best drama series field.
According to CNN , he said: "I told people that I would be very unhappy if they didn't up their commitments very substantially". Brussels may dismiss this as typical Trumpian bluster, but my sense is that Trump is not bluffing.
Jose Mourinho insists England have reason to be optimistic despite falling agonisingly short of the World Cup final. It's a young team, the majority of the players will play in the next World Cup with more experience at club level.
He also teased the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, over his strongman reputation, greeting him jokingly as "dictator". He added that Juncker made no secret about his illness and is now on medication and feels better.
Fans cheered and waved the black-and-white striped Breton flag on the roadside as the peloton rolled through the country villages. During Tuesday's stage, several syringes were seen alongside the course route in apparent protest by anti-Froome spectators.
They were responding to a petition by an environmental activist concerned over the state of one of the world's seven wonders. The court said the governments at both levels have exhibited "lethargy" in deploying strategies to preserve the structure.
Added Focus Features , "Since the series ended, fans of Downton have always been waiting for the Crawley family's next chapter". Gareth Neame , the film's producer, said, "Now, after getting many stars aligned, we are shortly to go into production.
More than 200 people were killed in Mexico City and many people were trapped under rubble when buildings were toppled. It was assumed that the site dates back to the Late Postclassic period (1200 to 1521 CE).
Sturgess died on Sunday , while Rowley has regained consciousness and is no longer in a critical condition. About 100 counterterrorism detectives are working on the investigation, according to the police statement.
The naming rights deal for the football stadium is unique, because the school's deal is with Schnatter, not the Papa John's brand. Schnatter also reportedly said that when he was growing up in IN, people would drag black people from trucks until they died.
Dozens of demonstrations are planned throughout the country with the largest expected to take place in central London on Friday. Hundreds of protesters descended on the castle to voice their opposition to the president's visit.
Israel wants to conquer the moon in early 2019
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WWE Purposely Avoided Mentioning Brock Lesnar On Monday’s Raw
Well, the UFC, WWE or someone has to figure out what's going on in Lesnar's mouth before any talks of a title fight move forward. What resulted was Lesnar hurling insults and UFC setting up their future championship match in a very pro wrestling-esque way.