Emmy Nominations: Modern Family, This Is Us and More Snubs and Surprises

Posted July 13, 2018

HBO still managed to earn 108 nominations for shows like Thrones and Westworld, but Netflix's collective might at producing increasingly good original content resulted in a massive 112 total nominations. For the first time, both Hulu and Prime Video edged a major broadcast network in Emmy nominations, Fox (16).

Read on for a look at some of those who didn't make the cut.

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However, "GLOW" has two other nominations, including "Outstanding Comedy Series" and "Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series".

The Hulu series, which is set in a dystopian MA, earned 20 nominations, including a repeat nomination for the victor of last year's Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award, Holyoke native Ann Dowd.

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Samira Wiley, nominated for guest actress in "The Handmaid's Tale", and Ryan Eggold ("New Amsterdam") presented the nominations from the Television Academy in Los Angeles. Its latest season premiered a full year ago, and it won't begin its eighth and final season until 2019. It's a steep fall-off from there, although 13 networks or services garnered 10 or more nominations, reflecting the breadth of competition that now characterizes the Emmy race in the age of "peak TV".

While far behind leader Netflix, the other two established SVOD players, Hulu, who claimed the first best series win for a streamer a year ago with Handmaid's Tale, and Amazon/Prime Video, continue to gain ground. "Will & Grace, " another revival, got Emmy love for nominees Megan Mullally and Molly Shannon but the main stars and series itself were snubbed.

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