2018 Emmy Nominations: ‘Game of Thrones’ leads with 22 nominations; Netflix tops HBO for the first time

The 2018 Emmy Award nominations were announced Thursday morning. After a year of ineligibility, “Game of Thrones” returned with a stunning 22 nominations, including best drama. Another HBO drama, “Westworld,” followed closely behind with 21 nominations. Last year’s best drama series winner “The Handmaid’s Tale” drew 20 nominations. Additionally, Sandra Oh made history as the first Asian actress to be nominated for best lead actress in a drama series. On the comedy side, “Saturday Night Live” and “Atlanta” were tops with 21 and 16 nominations, respectively. See the nominations list below as well as analysis and interviews from The Times tied to this year’s nominations.