HBO Dominates the 2019 Emmy Nominations List with 137!

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HBO is as strong as ever loyal viewers. Straight from an official press release comes the details that state the premium network has set records during its 2018 – 2019 season.

Below is that statement in its entirety with some embellishments from us:

HBO RECEIVES 137 PRIMETIME EMMY® NOMINATIONS,

THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR, AND THE MOST IN HBO HISTORY;

GAME OF THRONES RECEIVES 32 NOMINATIONS, THE MOST OF ANY PROGRAM

“Chernobyl” Receives 19 Nominations; “Barry” Receives 17 Nominations; “Veep,” “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” and “True Detective” Each Receive 9 Nominations

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2019 – HBO received a record-breaking 137 Primetime Emmy® nominations for the upcoming 71st Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles.

HBO’s previous record was set in 2015 with 126 Primetime Emmy® nominations.

“Game of Thrones” received 32 nominations, the most of any program, while “Chernobyl” received 19 nominations, “Barry” received 17 nominations and “Veep,” “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” and “True Detective” each received 9 nominations.

HBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:

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*32 nominations for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Kit Harington), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke), 4 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Carice van Houten), 3 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (David Benioff & D.B. Weiss) for The Iron Throne, (David Nutter) for The Last of the Starks and (Miguel Sapochnik) for The Long Night and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff & D.B. Weiss) for The Iron Throne. The drama series was also nominated in Casting, Make-up, Hairstyling, Cinematography, Music, Sound, Special Effects Stunt Coordination Main Title Design categories.

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour)

Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series

Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within a Scripted Program

Outstanding Main Title Design

Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Kit Harington

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Emilia Clarke

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Alfie Allen

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Peter Dinklage

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Gwendoline Christie

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Lena Headey

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Sophie Turner

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Maisie Williams

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Carice van Houten

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)

Outstanding Special Visual Effects

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

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*19 nominations for “Chernobyl,” including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Jared Harris), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Emily Watson), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Stellan Skarsgård), Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Movie (Johan Renck), and Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special (Craig Mazin).

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)

Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Period Costumes

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Jared Harris

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Stellan Skarsgård

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Emily Watson

Outstanding Limited Series

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special

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*17 nominations for “Barry,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Sarah Goldberg), 3 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Anthony Carrigan, Stephen Root, Henry Winkler), 2 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg, Bill Hader) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg and Bill Hader).

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour)

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series

Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Bill Hader

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Carrigan

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Stephen Root

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Henry Winkler

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Sarah Goldberg

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour)

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour)

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Comedy Series or Variety Program

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

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*9 nominations for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series (Paul Pennolino), Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series and Outstanding Interactive Program.

Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series

Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming

Outstanding Interactive Program

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Series

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series

 

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*9 nominations for “True Detective,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Mahershala Ali).

Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Main Title Design

Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Mahershala Ali

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie

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*9 nominations for “Veep,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Peter MacNicol) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (David Mandel)

Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour)

Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Tony Hale

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Anna Chlumsky

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Peter MacNicol

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

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*8 nominations for “Deadwood: The Movie,” including Outstanding Television Movie.

Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

Outstanding Television Movie

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role

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*8 nominations for “Sharp Objects,” including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Amy Adams) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie (Patricia Clarkson).

Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special

Outstanding Contemporary Costumes

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Makeup for a Limited Series or Movie

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Amy Adams

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Patricia Clarkson

Outstanding Limited Series

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*5 nominations for “Leaving Neverland,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program (Dan Reed).

Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program

Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera)

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera)

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*5 nominations for “Succession,” including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Adam McKay) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Jesse Armstrong).

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

HBOFilms_HerveOther HBO nominees include “Ballers” for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour) & Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour), “Brexit” for Outstanding Television Movie, “The Case Against Adnan Syed” for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program, “Flight of the Conchords: Live In London,” for  Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” for Outstanding Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score).  “Insecure” for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour), “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley” for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special,  “Jane Fonda in Five Acts” for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, “The Many Lives of Nick Buoniconti” for  Outstanding Narrator: Liev Schreiber, “My Dinner with Hervé” for  Outstanding Television Movie, “The Sentence” for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking  “Song of Parkland” for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics & Outstanding Children’s Program and “When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special” for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance & Outstanding Children’s Program

In addition, the CINEMAX series “Warrior” received a nomination for Outstanding Main Title Design.

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The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced Sept. 22.

Catch up with HBO’s Emmy®-nominated programming on HBO On Demand, HBO NOW, HBO GO and partners’ streaming platforms.

Remember that these are nominations. There is plenty of stiff competition facing them, so HBO will not sweep them all. In fact, in some categories like Best Supporting Actress, you might see HBO’s nominees splitting a vote leaving another actress to take the honor. HBO will be a big winner no matter what. It is tops in drama, comedy and non-fiction television. We know it, we enjoy it and look forward to acknowledging its success at the Emmys and looking forward to HBO’s future.

 


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