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The 2017 Emmy Nominations announced

14 Jul 2017 | By Vaneet Randhawa

The Emmy nominations are out and it looks like "Saturday Night Live" and "Westworld" will lead the pack with 22 nominations each.

While HBO maintained its lead with 110 nominations, Netflix wasn't far behind with 91 nominations.

The awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on 17 September.

This year Stephen Colbert will host the ceremony.

In context: 2017 Emmy Nominations: Those who made it

14 Jul 2017The 2017 Emmy Nominations announced

DetailsA wide-open race for the drama

While a lot of older players were nominated this year, the 2017 list also included 5 new shows.

Previous nominees included "Better Call Saul" and "House of Cards".

However, "Mr. Robot" and "Homeland" failed to be nominated this year.

First-time nominees include "Stranger Things" (Netflix), "The Crown" (Netflix), "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu), "This Is Us" (NBC) and "Westworld" (HBO).

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14 Jul 2017Drama's leading men and ladies

Actresses nominated for leads in drama are 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".

Sterling K. Brown, Anthony Hopkins, Bob Odenkirk, Matthew Rhys, Liev Schreiber, Kevin Spacey, Milo Ventimiglia will fight for the best leading actor's trophy this year.

14 Jul 2017The kings and queens of comedy

Pamela Adlon, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ellie Kemper, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lily Tomlin are pitted against each other for best actress, comedy.

Amongst the men Anthony Anderson, Aziz Ansari, Zach Galifianakis, Donald Glover, William Macy, Jeffrey Tambor were nominated.

"Atlanta", "Black-ish", "Master of None", "Modern Family", "Silicon Valley", "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", "Veep" will compete for the best comedy series.

The snubbedFind out if your favourites missed the cut

It was a shocker to see Jimmy Fallon missing out in the best talk show category.

Even Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' failed to get itself nominated.

Leftovers did not get any nominations in the main categories, and plus Girls and Transparent missed their best comedy nominations.

Mr Robot's Rami Malek despite winning last year wasn't nominated this year.

Nominations fail to have actors of color in all categories

The 2016 Emmys recorded history by nominating actors of color in all the leading actor categories- a first. However, this year's nominations saw no actors of color drafted in the best actress in a television musical or a limited series.

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