SNL's Colin Jost and Michael Che Host the "70th Primetime Emmy® Awards"

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12 September 2018
70th Primetime Emmy® Awards
Courtesy of NBC Universal
"70th Primetime Emmy® Awards"
Monday, September 17 from 8 to 11 PM ET/5 to 8 PM PT on NBC

          “NBC is thrilled to be the home of this year’s Emmy Awards and with Colin and Michael in the driver’s seat as hosts, along with surprise appearances by other cast members of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ I think we are in for one of the funniest awards shows in a long time,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment.

          Looking at this year’s award nominees, Game of Thrones leads with 22 across all categories, followed by Saturday Night Live (21) and Westworld (21). Leading the nominations in totals by platform are Netflix (112), HBO (108) and NBC (78). Among this year’s eight Outstanding Comedy Series nominees, there are three first-timers representing an exceptional range of storytelling. Freshman shows Barry, GLOW and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel join returning hits Atlanta, black-ish, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Silicon Valley and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

          The nominees in Outstanding Drama Series are again spread over distribution platforms, with returning nominees The Americans and Game of Thrones joining new nominees The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Westworld.


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