"RuPaul's Drag Race," "Assassination of Gianni Versace" Score Major 2018 Emmy Nominations


Come through, Television Academy!

This morning, Thursday, July 12, Samira Wiley (The Handmaid's Tale) and Ryan Eggold (The Blacklist) announced the nominees for the 70th Annual Emmy Awards.

The Handmaid's Tale and The Americans were nominated for major categories. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story was nominated for Outstanding Limited Series, and RuPaul's Drag Race received 10 nods (and two more for Untucked), including a nomination for Outstanding Reality Competition Series for a second year in a row.

Out actresses Lily Tomlin and Sarah Paulson also received some love from the Television Academy. Tomlin was nominated for her role on Grace & Frankie, and Paulson was nominated for American Horror Story: Cult. Cherry Jones also got a nod for her role on The Handmaid's Tale.

Netflix's Queer Eye also received a nomination for Outstanding Structured Reality Program.

Scroll through below to see the list of nominees, and tune in for the 70th annual Emmys Awards, Monday, September 17, on NBC.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Ed Harris, Westworld

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy, The Crown

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale

Sandra Oh, Killing Eve

Keri Russell, The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Ted Danson, The Good Place

Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Bill Hader, Barry

William H. Macey, Shameless

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Pamela Adlon, Better Things

Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Allison Janney, Mom

Issa Rae, Insecure

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Comedy Series




Curb Your Enthusiasm


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans

The Crown

Game of Thrones

The Handmaid's Tale

Stranger Things

This Is Us


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Antonio Banderas, Genius: Picasso

Darren Criss, Assassination of Gianni Versace

Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose

Jeff Daniels, The Looming Tower

John Legend, Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesse Plemons, U.S.S. Callister

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Jessica Biel, The Sinner

Laura Dern, The Tale

Michelle Dockery, Godless

Edie Falco, Law & Order SVU True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Regina King, Seven Seconds

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Cult

Outstanding Limited Series

The Alienist

American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

Genius: Picasso


Patrick Melrose

For the full list of nominees click here.

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