Emmys 2019 by the numbers: Here's who got the most nominations and who finally got invited to the party
Lots of newbies entered the 71st annual Emmy race this season, which was dominated by HBO and Game of Thrones (take that, you finale naysayers!) Here’s a breakdown of the most significant nominations — and who finally got an invitation to the party:
- HBO, 137 nominations
- Netflix, 117 nominations
- NBC, 58 nominations
- Game of Thrones, 32 nominations, the most for any program in a single season (beating a 25-year standing record set by NYPD Blue)
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, 20 nominations
- Chernobyl, 19 nominations
- Saturday Night Live, 18 nominations
- Barry, Fosse/Verdon, 17 nominations
- When They See Us, 16 nominations
- Of this year’s eight nominees for Outstanding Drama, five were new to the category: Bodyguard, Killing Eve, Ozark, Pose, and Succession.
- Of this year’s seven competitors in the Outstanding Comedy category, four were new: Fleabag, The Good Place, Schitt’s Creek, and Russian Doll
- Emilia Clarke, Mandy Moore, Jodie Comer, and Laura Linney received their first nominations in the Lead Actress in a Drama Series category
- Kit Harington and Billy Porter are new to Lead Actor in a Drama Series category
- Michael Douglas and Eugene Levy are new to the Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category
- Natasha Lyonne, Catherine O’Hara, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge are new to the Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
- Look at all of the first-time nominees!: Amy Adams, Anthony Carrigan, Gwendoline Christie, Sian Clifford, Paul Dano, Benicio del Toro, Hugh Grant, Michael McKean, Kumail Nanjiani, Chris O’Dowd, Rosamund Pike, Sam Rockwell, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rufus Sewell, Stellan Skarsgård, Sophie Turner, Emily Watson, and Michelle Williams.
And finally, the number we all truly care about: 24,000 people are eligible to vote for the Emmys.
The 71st Emmy Awards will air live coast to coast from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 22. It will air on Fox.