On the comedy side, last year's victor, Donald Glover for "Atlanta", goes up against Anthony Anderson, "black-ish"; Ted Danson, "The Good Place"; Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; Bill Hader, "Barry"; and William H. Macy, "Shameless".More news: Nuggets sign Isaiah Thomas
The 70 annual Emmy Awards air September 17 on NBC. Silicon Valley and Curb Your Enthusiasm grabbed seven and four nominations each.
The revival of "Roseanne, " canceled because of star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet, drew only one major nomination, a supporting actress nod for Laurie Metcalf. "We are pleased to have these two talented performers join us to announce this year's Emmy nominees and to celebrate television excellence". "I think my mother at this moment may actually be satisfied". The fantasy series beat out fellow HBO show Westworld, which came in second with 21 nominations of its own. "There's still a lot of work to be done in terms of gender" and with behind-the-camera jobs, he said.More news: Trumps kick off United Kingdom visit with black-tie gala
The "This is Us" star, who plays mom Rebecca Pearson on the hit NBC tearjerker, wasn't among the names included in the "Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series" category. He is also nominated for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for "Saturday Night Live". If he wins, he will earn the coveted EGOT, having previously won a Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
It will be co-hosted by "Saturday Night Live" comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che. GLOW's Betty Gilpin also scored a nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for her role as Debbie Eagan.More news: Nets trade Jeremy Lin to the Hawks
Bruce Miller, executive producer of "The Handmaid's Tale", acknowledged that the show's vision of a theocracy where women are treated as property was hard to watch. Other nominees in the category include Jason Bateman ("Ozark"), Ed Harris ("Westworld") and Matthew Rhys ("The Americans").
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