January 17, 2017

HBO Makes a Record for Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations

HollywoodNews.com: HBO® has received the most nominations for the upcoming edition of the Primetime Emmy® awards for the eleventh year in a row. The nominees for the 63rd edition of the awards were announced today from Los Angeles.

The HBO original Miniseries, “Mildred Pierce” leads all nominees with 21 nods. The successful series, “Boardwalk Empire,” is close behind with 18, making these the two most recognized series.

The HBO programs that received Emmy nominations this year were:

“Mildred Pierce” with 21 nominations, including: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kate Winslet), 2 nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Guy Pearce and Brian F. O’Byrne), 3 nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Evan Rachel Wood, Melissa Leo and Mare Winningham), Outstanding Writing in a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Movie.

“Boardwalk Empire” with 18 nominations, including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Steve Buscemi), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Kelly MacDonald), 3 nominations for Outstanding Cinematography in a Drama Series, 2 nominations for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Visual Effects.

“Game of Thrones” with 13 nominations, including: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Special Effects.

“Too Big To Fail” with 11 nominations including: Outstanding Actor in a Miniseries (William Hurt), 2 nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Paul Giamatti y James Woods), Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Miniseries or a Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Drama Special.

“Cinema Verite” with 9 nominations including: Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Diane Lane), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries.

“Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden” with 5 nominations, including: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, and Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

“True Blood” with 4 nominations including: Outstanding Guest Supporting Actress (Alfre Woodard) and Outstanding Sound Editing.

“Gasland” with 4 nominations, including: Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming.

“Thurgood” with 3 nominations including: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Laurence Fishburne), Outstanding Image Editing for a Special and Outstanding Musical Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or Special.

“Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway” with 3 nominations, including: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

“If God is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise” with 2 nominations including: Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming.

“Carrie Fisher in Wishful Drinking” with 2 nominations, including: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

Other HBO programs that were nominated to the Emmys include: “Robert Klein: Unfair & Unbalanced”, “Real Time with Bill Mayer”, “Big Love”, “Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On”, “A Child’s Garden of Poetry”, “Masterclass”, “Colin Quinn: Long Story Short”, “His Way” and “Rick Gervais: Out of England 2- The Stand-Up Special”.

As part of HBO’s programming in Latin America, the following series were recognized: “Mad Men” with 19 nominations, “The Big C” with 3 nominations, and “Carlos” with 2 nominations.

The Emmy Award winners will be announced on September 18th from the NOKIA Theater in Los Angeles.

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