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Emmy Awards 2018 | List Of Nominees For The 70th Emmy Awards

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Published:

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  • The prestigious television award ceremony, the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
  • The ceremony took place on Tuesday, September 18

On Tuesday, September 18, the prestigious television awards ceremony, the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The Creative Arts awards celebrated the outstanding artistic and technical achievements of the television series. American comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che who are featured in the television show 'Saturday Night Live' hosted the ceremony.

As the event concluded on Tuesday morning, let's have a quick look at the nominations and the winners. Here are the nominees and the winners in all the awards’ major categories.

READ: LIVE UPDATES From The 70th Emmy Awards

Outstanding Comedy Series

American comedy series 'Barry' won the award for the Outstanding Comedy Series. The show featured on HBO, tells the story of a serial killer who later discovers acting as his passion and decides to leave behind his old life.

The nominees for this award included:

  • Atlanta
  • Barry
  • Black-ish
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Glow
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Silicon Valley
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Drama Series

The much-anticipated television show 'Game of Thrones' won the award for the Outstanding Drama Series. The series that released in April 2011 became a sensation in no time. The series aired on HBO depicted the story of a royal family, whose members desire to reach up to the throne. 

The nominees for this award included:

  • The Americans
  • The Crown
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Stranger Things
  • This Is Us
  • Westworld

Outstanding Reality Competition Series

American television series 'RuPaul's Drag Race' won the award for the Outstanding Reality Competition Series. It is aired on VH1 and Logo TV.

Here's the list of nominees that aspired the title:

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

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

The award of the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series was won by American television show 'Saturday Night Live' aired on NBC.

Here's the list of the shows that were nominated for the award:

  • At Home With Amy Sedaris
  • Drunk History
  • I Love You America with Sarah Silverman
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Tracey Ullman’s Show

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' won the award for the Outstanding Variety Talk Series.

Here's the list of shows that were nominated for the category:

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Outstanding Limited Series

'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story - Season 2' won the award for the Outstanding Limited Series at the Emmy Awards 2018. 

The nominees for this category included:

  • The Alienist
  • The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • Genius: Picasso
  • Godless
  • Patrick Melrose

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

American actor Darren Criss won the award of the Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story - Season 2'

Here's the list of nominees that aspired the title:

  • Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso
  • Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose
  • Jeff Daniels, The Looming Tower
  • John Legend, Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Jesse Plemons, Black Mirror: USS Callister

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

American actress Regina King won the award for the Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her performance in Netflix's web series 'Seven Seconds'

The aspirants of the award included:

  • Jessica Biel, The Sinner
  • Laura Dern, The Tale
  • Michelle Dockery, Godless
  • Edie Falco, Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
  • Regina King, Seven Seconds
  • Sarah Paulson, America Horror Story: Cult

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Bill Hader won the award for the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance in 'Barry'.

Here's the list of nominees that aspired the title:

  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place
  • Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Donald Glover, Atlanta
  • Bill Hader, Barry
  • William H. Macy, Shameless

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

American actress Rachel Brosnahan won the award for the Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in American comedy series 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'.

The nominees for this award included:

  • Pamala Adlon, Better Things
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Ms, Maisel
  • Allison Janney, Mom
  • Issa Rae, Insecure
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
  • Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Actor Matthew Rhys won the award for the Lead Actor in a Drama Series in the Emmy Awards 2018 for his performance in 'The Americans'. 

Here's the list of nominees that aspired the title:

  • Jason Bateman, Ozark
  • Matthew Rhys, The Americans
  • Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us
  • Ed Harris, Westworld

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Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Actress Claire Foy won the award for the Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in the Netflix's web and television series 'The Crown'

The nominees for this award included:

  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
  • Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
  • Keri Russell, The Americans
  • Claire Foy, The Crown
  • Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

The award for the Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series was won by actor Henry Winkler for his performance in 'Barry'.

Here's the list of nominees that aspired the award:

  • Brian Tyree Henry, Atlanta
  • Henry Winkler, Barry
  • Louie Anderson, Baskets
  • Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live
  • Kenan Thompson, Saturday Night Live
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Actress Alex Borstein won the award for the Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in American comedy series 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'.

Here's the list of nominees for the category:

  • Zazie Beetz, Atlanta
  • Laurie Metcalf, Roseanne
  • Betty Gilpin, GLOW
  • Aidy Bryant, Saturday Night Live
  • Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live
  • Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Megan Mullally, Will & Grace

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

The award for the Supporting Actor in a Drama Series was bagged by Peter Dinklage for his performance in HBO's television series 'Game of Thrones'. 

The nominees for this award included:

  • 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

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Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

English actress Thandie Newton won the award for the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in 'Westworld'. 

The aspirants of the award included:

  • Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
  • Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
  • Vanessa Kirby, The Crown
  • Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Thandie Newton, Westworld

 

 

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