Following HBO and Netflix is the most traditional network of them all, NBC, which has a total of 78 nominations including 21 just for this season of Saturday Night Live and four for the night Donald Glover hosted.
Other best drama contenders include "The Crown", NBC's family drama "This Is Us", Cold War spy series "The Americans" on FX and "Westworld".
HBO still boasts the year's most-nominated series, "Game of Thrones" (22 nods) and "Westworld" (20), while Netflix fielded "The Crown" (13 nods) and "Stranger Things (12)".
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Betty Gilpin was the only performer to score a nom for a first-year series, scoring supporting comedy actress for "GLOW".
However, there were a number of others who were nominated for the first time for longer-running shows.
Amazon's original shows received 22 nominations, including The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for the Best Comedy. Singer John Legend has the potential to complete the EGOT (winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award) with his nomination for "Jesus Christ Superstar Live". With the nod - his seventh in a career that's spanned more than two decades - Dinklage becomes the most-nominated actor ever in the Emmys' best supporting actor category.More news: Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in Wimbledon semifinals
"TBS bravely put a woman over 45 on TV and in turn I only got yelled at by the president once", she said in a statement.
Add up all the award nominations and Netflix is now the top Emmy nominated "network", a term that we can now apply in the loosest of terms. In three Emmy categories, minority actors account for more than half the nominees: Supporting actor in a limited series or movie, guest actor in a comedy series and guest actress in a drama series.
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