Published: Fri, July 13, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Hattie Nash

Emmy Nominations: Modern Family, This Is Us and More Snubs and Surprises

Emmy Nominations: Modern Family, This Is Us and More Snubs and Surprises

The 2018 Emmy Awards nominations came out today, and of course, many fan favorites were left off of the list. She earned a nomination herself for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series previous year.

HBO's Game of Thrones may have just become the Emmy Awards' most-nominated program ever, with nominations in a whopping 22 categories, but this year's standout is Netflix.

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The streaming service's maneuvering (and not incidentally, expensive Emmy campaigning) paid off with 112 nominations - a significant increase over a year ago, edging HBO's 108.

Samira Wiley, nominated for guest actress in "The Handmaid's Tale", and Ryan Eggold ("New Amsterdam") presented the nominations from the Television Academy in Los Angeles. "We're grateful to all our nominees for making this the eighth year we've had 100 nominations or more". The series' 20 nods were the fourth-most for any show, finishing only behind "Game of Thrones" (22), "Saturday Night Live" (21), and "Westworld" (21). So let's go over all the snubs and surprises from the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations in the gallery below.

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The short-lived revival of "Roseanne", canceled because of star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet in May, drew only one major nomination: a supporting actress nod for Laurie Metcalf. And with Modern Family being shut out from the comedy series and acting categories for the first time, the broadcast networks slipped to 2 entrants in the top series categories - This Is Us for best drama and ABC's Black-ish for best comedy - tying an all-time low.

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