By Ruth Kinane
July 13, 2017 at 03:34 PM EDT

With the 2017 Emmy Awards only a couple of months away and Game of Thrones out of the running this year — due to its later-than-normal premiere date — it’s anyone’s guess what shows will win the most awards.

Here, we’ve pulled together a list of the biggest contenders and where you can stream them with ease. Just because you didn’t have time to watch them ALL when they first aired, doesn’t mean you can’t be well-versed come Emmy night on Sunday, Sept. 17.

Drama Series

Better Call Saul (9 nominations)
Available on Netflix
Did you binge watch Breaking Bad in one weekend and then hate yourself for speeding through it? Put down the self-loathing and pick up the remote: Better Call Saul is your fix. What could be better than delving deeper into the murky background of Walter White’s ace attorney?

The Crown (13 nominations)
Available on Netflix
You’re in for a royally good time with this one. Claire Foy and Matt Smith star as reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, respectively. There’s an air of sophistication to every aspect of this series from the set design, to the period costumes, to the crisp upper-class accents.

The Handmaid’s Tale (13 nominations)
Available on Hulu
Sure it depicts a rather sinister society, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less gripping to watch. With taut suspense from start to finish, you’ll binge this one in one weekend.

House of Cards (6 nominations)
Available on Netflix
A ruthless politician seeking revenge, a conniving wife, and a whole lot of tension; what better to remind distract you from the current political climate?

Stranger Things (18 nominations)
Available on Netflix
Cute kids, odd occurrences, and a 1980s backdrop: What are you waiting for?

This Is Us (11 nominations)
Available on
If you like to be kept on your toes (and on the edge of tears) with flashbacks, big reveals, and tense family drama, catch up with This Is Us.

Westworld (22 nominations)
Available on HBO GO and HBO Now
This one’s for the deep thinkers. HBO’s high-budget Western will keep you captivated and possibly a little confused. Nonetheless, the stylish drama is worth the concentration and has a plot twist that could make any cowboy fall off his horse.

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Comedy Series

Master of None (8 nominations)
Available on Netflix
Aziz Ansari’s exploration of life and love in New York City and beyond is simultaneously comical and heartbreaking all at once but always has at least one foot in reality. In season 2, Dev (Aziz Ansari) heads to Italy for a spell; if you don’t feel inspired to gorge on pasta after watching, there’s something seriously wrong with you.

Saturday Night Live (22 nominations)
Available to stream on Hulu
It’s Saturday night and it’s live so we understand if maybe you weren’t home to see all the hysterics as they happened. Still, the sketches, the hilarious hosts, and the musical guests make catching up a must.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (5 nominations)
Available on Netflix
Ellie Kemper’s Kimmy is an adorable — if entirely clueless — treat. Tune into this show for the lighthearted laughs and the super-catchy opening credits “because females are strong as hell.”

Veep (17 nominations)
Available on HBO GO and HBO Now
“Make politics fun again” is more or less this show’s slogan. Sure Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays an inept leader, but at least in this instance, it’s all for comedic effect.

Silicon Valley (10 nominations)
Available on HBO GO and HBO Now
Sometimes introverts make for the best comedy. That’s certainly the case in the Valley, as computer programmer Richard and his brainy buddies attempt to make it big on the tech scene.

Limited Series

Big Little Lies (16 nominations) 
Available on HBO GO and HBO Now
The stellar cast is more than enough reason to make BLL a binge priority. And then there’s Nicole Kidman pretty much slaying every scene she’s in.

Fargo (16 nominations) 
FX, available on Hulu
How better to handle crime than with a dose of humor? If all those true crime docu-series are too serious for you, get sucked into Fargo instead.

Feud: Bette and Joan (18 nominations)
FX, available to purchase on Amazon Video and iTunes
Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon sparring on a screen in an anthology series created by Ryan Murphy… need we go on?

Genius (10 nominations)
Available on
Geoffrey Rush is genius casting as famous theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. Catch up and feel smart all at once.

The Night Of (13 nominations)
Available on HBO GO and HBO Now
A tense cultural and political drama with a New York City backdrop makes this murder mystery the ultimate “just one more episode” binge.