Childish Gambino and 'Atlanta' Nominated for Four 2018 Emmys

Actress Viola Davis winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater

Actress Viola Davis winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater

That's not only more than double the number a year ago, but it also qualifies as the most nominations ever as it tops those from 2016, when 21 people of color were nominated across drama, comedy, movie/limited and guest categories.

While HBO received 108 nominations this year, only three fewer than last year, Netflix had a total of 112 nominations - up from 91 last year.

It was a very strong freshman class, and all five shows are back this year.

Lead actor in a drama series: Jason Bateman (Ozark); Sterling K Brown (This Is Us); Ed Harris (Westworld); Matthew Rhys (The Americans); Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us); and Jeffrey Wright (Westworld).

The last time there were no freshman dramas in the top category was 2009 when sophomore Mad Men won its second straight best series title.

"TBS bravely put a woman over 45 on TV and in turn I only got yelled at by the president once", she said in a statement.

Russians indicted for hacking DNC, Hillary Clinton emails
The GRU officers, who are identified by name in the indictment, also allegedly hacked into state election websites to steal voter information.

Prince Harry jokes about starting a family with wife Meghan Markle
A third follower revealed: "He's a little boy touching her hair, and she responds lovingly it's not a don't touch my hair". The duke was asked by a reporter if "football was coming home" - the chant from the hugely popular Three Lions anthem.

Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK
The military, which has ruled Pakistan for about half its history since 1947, has denied interfering in modern-day politics. The step has been taken to ensure that Nawaz Sharif doesn't turn public opinion in his favour for the upcoming elections.

The Handmaid's Tale enters the 2018 Emmys as defending victor of the Outstanding Drama Series award - snapping Game of Thrones' two-year winning streak.

The Emmy awards will be handed out in Los Angeles on September 17 hosted by "Saturday Night Live" cast members Michael Che and Colin Jost.

The 2018 Emmys will be hosted by Saturday Night Live stars Colin Jost and Michael Che. He is also nominated for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for "Saturday Night Live".

Add up all the award nominations and Netflix is now the top Emmy nominated "network", a term that we can now apply in the loosest of terms.

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations are the culmination of a life's work and the goal of just about every television actor's career. Rachel Brosnahan, its non-Jewish star, was nominated for best lead actress in a comedy series for her performance as the Jewish housewife-turned-comedian Midge Maisel.

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