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2017 Emmy nominations: The full list

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LOS ANGELES (MEREDITH/AP) — "Saturday Night Live," powered by madcap skits skewering the Trump administration, earned 22 Emmy Award nominations, including bids for Alec Baldwin's florid portrayal of the president and Melissa McCarthy's manic, gender-busting take on press secretary Sean Spicer.

The long-running NBC variety show tied with HBO's sci-fi drama "Westworld," which also earned 22 bids on Thursday, to jointly top the field for the 69th Primetime Emmys to be presented in September.

Netflix shouldered into the best drama category with three contenders, "The Crown, "House of Cards" and "Stranger Things," a best-ever total for streaming as the platform grows in strength as a competitor to broadcast and cable.

The drama field opened up with the absence of HBO's dominant "Game of Thrones," which aired outside the eligibility window for Emmy consideration this year. It won 12 Emmys last year, including its second consecutive best drama award.

Newcomers were ready to step in, including breakout series "This Is Us." It received 11 nods, including the first best-drama series for a network show since "The Good Wife" in 2011. NBC's intricately told story of an extended family, a hit with viewers and critics, also earned bids for Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia, who are competing with each other in the best actor category.

Sci-fi series "Stranger Things" received an impressive 18 bids, including one for star Millie Bobby Brown, while "The Crown," a lavish peek at the life of Britain's Queen Elizabeth as played by the nominated Claire Foy, received a total of 13 bids.

So did the dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale," including a nomination for star Elisabeth Moss. "Better Call Saul," the "Breaking Bad" spinoff is also nominated, along with star Bob Odenkirk.

"Chuffed, thrilled, proud, honored!" Peter Morgan, creator of "The Crown," said in a statement. "So delighted for everyone involved. A proper fat cigar moment, if only I smoked. Drinks all round, if only I drank. I shall have to make do with turning cartwheels."

He's not the only visitor to American TV who will be celebrating. Others include Anthony Hopkins for "Westworld," Benedict Cumberbatch for "Sherlock: The Lying Detective," Ewan McGregor in "Fargo" and Geoffrey Rush for "Genius."

"Veep," the most-nominated comedy with 17 bids, has a chance for its third consecutive top comedy trophy. Star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has the chance to build on her record of most wins for a lead comedy actress: She has five for "Veep" and one for "New Adventures of Old Christine."

Emmy voters showed their willingness to recognize new comic voices as well as diversity. Donald Glover's freshman "Atlanta" earned a best comedy bid, as did "Master of None," starring Aziz Ansari, and "black-ish."

But there was room in for an old favorite, "Modern Family," although it earned only a handful of bids besides best comedy, including for Ty Burrell in the supporting actor category.

"Silicon Valley" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" round out the best comedy ranks.

Competing with Brown, Ventimiglia, Hopkins and Odenkirk for best drama acting honors are Matthew Rhys of "The Americans," Liev Schreiber from "Ray Donovan" and Kevin Spacey of "House Of Cards."

Foy and Moss are joined in the best drama actress category by 2015 winner Viola Davis from "How To Get Away With Murder," Keri Russell of "The Americans," Evan Rachel Wood in "Westworld" and Robin Wright from "House Of Cards."

"Orphan Black" isn't in the running because it missed the eligibility window, depriving star Tatiana Maslany of the chance to repeat as best-drama actress.

The Emmys are scheduled to air Sept. 17 on CBS, with Stephen Colbert as host.

Here's the full list of Emmy nominations from today's announcement:

Drama series

  • Better Call Saul
  • The Crown
  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • Stranger Things
  • This Is Us
  • Westworld

Comedy series

  • Atlanta
  • Black-ish
  • Master of None
  • Modern Family
  • Silicon Valley
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Veep

Lead actress in a drama series

  • Viola Davis - How to Get Away with Murder
  • Claire Foy - The Crown
  • Elisabeth Moss - The Handmaid's Tale
  • Keri Russell - The Americans
  • Evan Rachel Wood - Westworld
  • Robin Wright - House of Cards

Lead actor in a drama series

  • Sterling K Brown - This Is Us
  • Anthony Hopkins - Westworld
  • Bob Odenkirk - Better Call Saul
  • Matthew Rhys - The Americans
  • Kevin Spacey - House of Cards

Lead actor in a comedy series

  • Anthony Anderson - Black-ish
  • Aziz Ansari - Master of None
  • Zach Galifianakis - Baskets
  • Donald Glover - Atlanta
  • William H. Macy - Shameless
  • Jeffrey Tambor - Transparent

Lead actress in a comedy

  • Pamela Adlon - Better Things
  • Jane Fonda - Grace and Frankie
  • Allison Janney - Mom
  • Ellie Kemper - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
  • Tracee Ellis Ross - Black-ish
  • Lily Tomlin - Grace and Frankie

Lead actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Riz Ahmed - The Night Of
  • Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock
  • Robert De Niro - Wizard of Lies
  • Ewan McGregor - Fargo
  • Geoffrey Rush - Genius
  • John Turturro - The Night Of

Lead actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Carrie Coon - Fargo
  • Felicity Huffman - American Crime
  • Nicole Kidman - Big Little Lies
  • Jessica Lange - Feud
  • Susan Sarandon - Feud
  • Reese Witherspoon - Big Little Lies

Supporting Actor in a Drama

  • Jonathan Banks - Better Call Saul
  • Ron Cephas Jones - This Is Us
  • David Harbour - Stranger Things
  • Michael Kelly - House of Cards
  • John Lithgow - The Crown
  • Mandy Patinkin - Homeland
  • Jeffrey Wright -  Westworld

Supporting Actor in a Comedy

  • Louie Anderson - Baskets
  • Alec Baldwin - Saturday Night Live
  • Tituss Burgess - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Ty Burrell - Modern Family
  • Tony Hale - Veep
  • Matt Walsh - Veep

Supporting Actress in a Drama

  • Uzo Aduba - Orange Is the New Black
  • Millie Bobby Brown - Stranger Things
  • Ann Dowd - The Handmaid's Tale
  • Chrissy Metz - This Is Us
  • Thandie Newton - Westworld
  • Samira Wiley - The Handmaid's Tale

Supporting Actress in a Comedy

  • Vanessa Bayer - Saturday Night Live
  • Anna Chlumsky - Veep
  • Kathryn Hahn - Transparent
  • Leslie Jones - Saturday Night Live
  • Judith Light - Transparent
  • Kate McKinnon - Saturday Night Live

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Bill Camp - The Night Of
  • Alfred Molina - Feud
  • Alexander Skarsgard - Big Little Lies
  • David Thewlis - Fargo
  • Stanley Tucci - Feud
  • Michael Kenneth Williams - The Night Of

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

  • Judy Davis - Feud
  • Laura Dern - Big Little Lies
  • Jackie Hoffman - Feud
  • Regina King - American Crime
  • Michelle Pfeiffer - The Wizard of Lies
  • Shailene Woodley - Big Little Lies

Variety Talk

  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • The Late Late Show with James Corden
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Reality Competition

  • RuPaul's Drag Race
  • The Amazing Race
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice
  • American Ninja Warrior
  • Project Runway

TV Movie

  • Black Mirror
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Dolly Parton's Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love
  • Sherlock: The Lying Detective
  • Wizard of Lies

Variety Sketch Series

  • Billy On The Street
  • Documentary Now!
  • Drunk History
  • Portlandia
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Tracey Ullman’s Show

Structured Reality Program

  • Antiques Roadshow
  • Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
  • Fixer Upper
  • Lip Sync Battle
  • Shark Tank
  • Who Do You Think You Are

Host for a Reality/Reality-Competition Program

  • Alec Baldwin - Match Game
  • W. Kamau Bell - United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell
  • RuPaul Charles - RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn - Project Runway
  • Gordon Ramsay - MasterChef Junior
  • Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg - Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party

Check out emmys.com for the full list of nominations.  

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