HBO shows receive record-breaking 137 nominations for upcoming Emmys

And yes, you can watch them on HBO Go on Toggle.

HBO shows receive record-breaking 137 nominations for upcoming Emmys
HBO shows receive record-breaking 137 nominations for upcoming Emmys
19 Jul 2019

HBO shows receive record-breaking 137 nominations for upcoming Emmys

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, which honour the best in the television industry, are set to be held on September 22 in Los Angeles, and HBO has set yet another record for most nominations for a network in a single year with a whopping 137 nods.

Click on to see which of the network’s programmes could take home the golden winged statuette that night (and to find links to watch them on HBO Go on Toggle).

Oh, and for what it’s worth, we think they’re all winners in our books.

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
19 Jul 2019

Game of Thrones

Leading the pack with a staggering 32 nods (the most for a show in a single year) is - to no one’s surprise, honestly - the recently concluded fantasy epic Game of Thrones, which is up for Outstanding Drama Series; numerous acting accolades for stars including Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, and Peter Dinklage; Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, and more.

Watch Game of Thrones here.

Chernobyl
Chernobyl
19 Jul 2019

Chernobyl

Despite being just five episodes long, the historical miniseries garnered wide acclaim for its depiction of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Its 19 Emmy nominations include Outstanding Limited Series; acting awards for lead cast members Jared Harris, Emily Watson, and Stellan Skarsgård; and Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Movie.

Watch Chernobyl here.

Barry
Barry
19 Jul 2019

Barry

Not far behind Chernobyl in the nominations count is Barry, about a hitman who unwittingly becomes an aspiring actor. The dark comedy scored 17 nods in total, including Outstanding Comedy Series; acting awards for Bill Hader, Sarah Goldberg, and more; Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and more.

Watch Barry here.

Veep
Veep
19 Jul 2019

Veep

Political satire comedy Veep, which follows the lives of a fictional American vice president and her team, has nine nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Julia Louis-Dreyfus (who already has 11 Emmys, by the way), Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, and more.

Watch Veep here.

True Detective
True Detective
19 Jul 2019

True Detective

Two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is in the running for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series of Movie for his role as a detective investigating the disappearance of two children. The crime drama is also up for eight other accolades.

Watch True Detective here.

Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
19 Jul 2019

Sharp Objects


The Gillian Flynn novel-adapted thriller, about a reporter who returns to her hometown to cover two murders, is nominated for eight awards including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Amy Adams, and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Patricia Clarkson.

Watch Sharp Objects here.

Deadwood: The Movie
Deadwood: The Movie
19 Jul 2019

Deadwood: The Movie

Deadwood: The Movie continues where the television series left off, after the latter was abruptly cancelled in 2006. Thankfully, the film version wrapped things up nicely (as evidenced by all the praise it garnered) and is nominated for eight awards, including Outstanding Television Movie.

Watch Deadwood: The Movie here.

Succession
Succession
19 Jul 2019

Succession

Contending for five trophies including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series is Succession, which tells the story of a dysfunctional family who control one of the biggest media empires in the world.

Watch Succession here.

Related:
10 shows to watch on HBO GO on Toggle (now that ‘Game of Thrones’ has ended)

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