Game Of Thrones, Fleabag, Chernobyl – who's up for what at the Emmys – Sky News,

Game Of Thrones, Fleabag, Chernobyl – who's up for what at the Emmys – Sky News,


Stars from shows including Game Of Thrones, Fleabag, Chernobyl and Killing Eve are getting ready for the Emmy Awards tonight.

Fantasy drama) Game Of Thronesmade history when the shortlists were announced earlier this year, receiving arecord-breaking 32 nominations.

Despite mixed reviews for the eighth and final season, it picked up the most nominations for any program in a single season, breaking a 25 – year record held by NYPD Blue, which had 27.


Pic: HBO/Sky Atlantic


Image:        Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke are both nominated for their roles in Game Of Thrones. Pic: HBO / Sky Atlantic      

After the nominees were announced, it emerged that many of the stars hadput themselves forward for the awards.

Another top nominee is Sky’s nuclear disaster mini-seriesChernobyl, with received 19 nominations. The dramatisation of the 1986 Russian nuclear power disaster, released earlier this year, was one of the unexpected TV hits of the year.

Fleabag, Killing Eve and A Very English Scandal are also in the running for awards, which celebrate the best in TV.

The ceremony takes place in Los Angeles tonight.

Here’s who’s up for what in the main categories:

Comedy series

Barry, Fleabag, The Good Place, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Russian Doll, Schitt’s Creek , Veep

Drama series

Better Call Saul, Bodyguard, Game Of Thrones, Killing Eve, Ozark, Pose, Succession, This Is Us

Actor in a drama series

Jason Bateman, Ozark; Sterling K Brown, This Is Us; Kit Harington, Game Of Thrones; Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul; Billy Porter, Pose; Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us


Jodie Comer plays psychopathic assassin Villanelle in the hit series


Image:        Jodie Comer is up against her Killing Eve co-star Sandra Oh for best actress in a drama series      

Actress in a drama series

Emilia Clarke, Game Of Thrones; Robin Wright, House of Cards; Jodie Comer, Killing Eve; Sandra Oh, Killing Eve; Laura Linney, Ozark; Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder; Mandy Moore, This Is Us

Actor in a comedy series

Bill Hader, Barry; Don Cheadle, Black Monday; Anthony Anderson, black-ish; Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek; Ted Danson, The Good Place; Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method


Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the writer and star of Fleabag


Image:        Phoebe Waller-Bridge is the writer and star of Fleabag, and the writer and producer of Killing Eve      

Actress in a comedy series

Christina Applegate, Dead To Me; Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag; Natasha Lyonne, Russian Doll; Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek; Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Limited series

Chernobyl, Escape at Dannemora, Fosse / Verdon , When They See Us, Sharp Objects


jared harris


Image:        Jared Harris is nominated for his role in Chernobyl      

Actor in a limited series or movie

Mahershala Ali, True Detective; Benicio Del Toro, Escape At Dannemora; Jared Harris, Chernobyl; Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us; Sam Rockwell, Fosse / Verdon

Actress in a limited series or movie

Amy Adams, Sharp Objects; Patricia Arquette, Escape At Dannemora; Aunjanue Ellis, When They See Us; Joey King, The Act; Niecy Nash, When They See Us; Michelle Williams, Fosse / Verdon

Guest actor in a comedy series

Luke Kirby, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Rufus Sewell, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Adam Sandler, Saturday Night Live; John Mulaney, Saturday Night Live; Matt Damon, Saturday Night Live; Robert De Niro, Saturday Night Live; Peter MacNicol, Veep


Emma Thompson


Image:        Emma Thompson is nominated for her appearance on Saturday Night Live      

Guest actress in a comedy series

Fiona Shaw, Fleabag; Kristin Scott Thomas, Fleabag; Maya Rudolph, The Good Place; Jane Lynch, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Emma Thompson, Saturday Night Live; Sandra Oh, Saturday Night Live

Guest actor in a drama series

Michael McKean, Better Call Saul; Glynn Turman, How To Get Away With Murder; Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale; Kumail Nanjiani, The Twilight Zone; Michael Angarano, This Is Us; Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us

Guest actress in a drama series

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Apocalypse; Carice van Houten, Game Of Thrones; Cicely Tyson, How To Get Away With Murder; Laverne Cox, Orange Is The New Black; Cherry Jones, The Handmaid’s Tale; Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us


70th Primetime Emmy Awards - Show - Los Angeles, California, U.S., 17/09/2018 - Henry Winkler for Barry wins the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy series. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni


Image:        Henry Winkler is once again up for an award for his role in Barry      

Supporting actor in a comedy series

Anthony Carrigan, Barry; Stephen Root, Barry; Henry Winkler, Barry; Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method; Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Tony Hale, Veep

Supporting actress in a comedy series

Sarah Goldberg, Barry; Sian Clifford, Fleabag; Olivia Colman, Fleabag; Betty Gilpin, GLOW; Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live; Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel; Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Supporting actor in a drama series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul; Giancarlo Esposito, Better Call Saul; Alfie Allen, Game Of Thrones; Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game Of Thrones; Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones; Michael Kelly, House Of Cards; Chris Sullivan, This Is Us

Supporting actress in a drama series

Gwendoline Christie, Game Of Thrones; Lena Headey, Game Of Thrones; Sophie Turner, Game Of Thrones; Maisie Williams, Game Of Thrones; Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve; Julia Garner, Ozark


Charlie Brooker's creation debuted on Channel 4 in 2011 and moved to Netflix in 2016


Image:        Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is up for best TV movie      

Television movie

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch; Brexit; Deadwood; King Lear; My Dinner With Herve

Variety talk series

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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