2017 Emmy nominations revealed: Stranger Things, Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari among highlights

Celebrating the best in television


    Celebrating the best in television, the 2017 Emmy Awards take place on Sunday, September 17th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on CBS. Stephen Colbert will host the event.

    Today, the nominations were announced. Of note: Stranger Things, Westworld, Better Call Saul, and The Handmaid’s Tale are all up for Best Drama Series; Veep, Atlanta, Master of None, Silicon Valley, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are candidates for Best Comedy Series.

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    Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Keri Russell (The Americans), Donald Glover (Atlanta), Aziz Ansari (Master of None), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Elle Kemper (Kimmy Schmidt) Allison Janney (Mom), Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black) Riz Ahmed (The Night Of), John Turturro (The Night Of), and Ewan McGregor (Fargo) all scored individual nominations.


    On the music front, Jack White’s PBS miniseries American Epic earned a nod for Outstanding Music Direction; SNL’s Run D.M.C. parody featuring Chance the Rapper is nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics; and S U R V I V E’s Stranger Things theme is a finalist for Outstanding Original Main Title Music.

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    See the notable nominees below; you can find the complete list on the Emmys’ website.

    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 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 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 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 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 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 Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
    Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)
    Vanessa Beyer (Saturday Night Live)
    Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live)
    Anna Chlumsky (Veep)
    Judith Light (Transparent)
    Katheryn 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 Limited Series
    Big Little Lies (HBO)
    Feud (FX)
    The Night Of (HBO)
    Fargo (FX)
    Genius (National Geographic)


    Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
    Carrie Coon (Fargo)
    Felicity Huffman (American Crime)
    Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies)
    Jessica Lange (Feud: Bette and Joan)
    Susan Sarandon (Feud: Bette and Joan)
    Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies)

    Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
    Riz Ahmed (The Night Of)
    Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock: The Lying Detective)
    Robert DeNiro (The Wizard of Lies)
    Ewan McGregor (Fargo)
    Geoffrey Rush (Genius)
    John Turturro (The Night Of)

    Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television 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 a Television Movie
    Alexander Skarsgard (Big Little Lies)
    David Thewlis (Fargo)
    Alfred Molina (Feud)
    Stanley Tucci (Feud)
    Bill Camp (The Night Of)
    Michael K. Williams (The Night Of)

    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)