Emmy Nominations: Game of Thrones' Epic Record, Rent's 'Live' Eligibility, a Pop'd Cherry and Lots More Fun Facts

TVLine | 7/16/2019 | Rebecca Iannucci
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As nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards continue to be processed, TVLine drills down to take a look at some of the quieter (and fun) trends.

HBO RECLAIMS THRONE | With a record-breaking 137 total nods, HBO reclaimed its title as most-nominated outlet — after having its 17-year streak broken in 2018 by that plucky upstart, Netflix (which this year amassed 117). Amazon meanwhile more than doubled its previous record, by collecting 47 total nods — fueled in part by Fleabag‘s 11 nominations (including for Outstanding Comedy).


I DRINK AND I (STILL) GET EMMY NODS | With his eighth nomination for Supporting Actor in a Drama, Game of Thrones‘ Peter Dinklage improved his record in that category and cemented his status as the HBO saga’s only cast member to be nommed for every eligible season.

CHERRY POP | Schitt’s Creek first nominations (a total of four, including for best comedy series) also marked the Pop TV network’s first-ever invitation to the Emmys dance.


GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN | Of the shows that ended their runs or got axed this year, Game of Thrones led the pack with a whopping 32 nods — up from last year’s 22 and setting a record for the most noms for a single...
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