HBO still managed to earn 108 nominations for shows like Thrones and Westworld, but Netflix's collective might at producing increasingly good original content resulted in a massive 112 total nominations.
As far as other networks and platforms, NBC received the third most nominations this year, 78, followed by FX Networks (50), CBS (34), ABC (31), Hulu (27), and Amazon (22).
"It's been another record-breaking year with more than 9,100 entries in 122 unique categories for the initial nomination round of voting", Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington said in a statement. She wasn't nominated for an Emmy in 2017, either.
"Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" was also showered with praise, as was "The Handmaid's Tale's" supporting cast, coming off a just-concluded second season that gave them an opportunity to shine.
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"Game of Thrones" may lead the pack with 22 Emmy nods this year, including one for Outstanding Drama Series, but Clarke and Harrington weren't among the recipients.
Donald Glover's "Atlanta" was the top comedy nominee with 16 bids, poised to take advantage of this year's absence of three-time victor "Veep".
"The Handmaid's Tale, " the dystopian sci-fi series that claimed top drama honors last year, drew 20 bids, including one for last year's best actress victor, Elisabeth Moss, and supporting bids for Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Yvonne Strahovski and Joseph Fiennes.
While that rang true to a degree, "The Looming Tower" did not break into the limited series race.