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2017 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

With no 'Game of Thrones,' drama field dominated by freshman hits.

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And the nominees for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards are….

The contenders for the most prestigious prize in the television industry were unveiled Thursday morning — and with Game of Thrones not eligible to rampage through the major drama categories like a horde of Dothraki, it seems a wide open field.

In the absence of Thrones, the drama series honorees are dominated by freshmen hits Westworld, The Crown, This Is Us, Stranger Things, and Handmaid’s Tale.

For the outstanding comedy series race, perennial Television Academy favorites Modern Family and Veep and Transparent are all back for another shot at a statuette.

The winner of the 2017 Emmy Awards will be revealed on Sunday, Sept. 17, from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The ceremony, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will air live on CBS.

Here is the list of nominees:

Drama Series
Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
Stranger Things
This Is Us
Westworld

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)

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 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)

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

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)

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

Limited Series or TV Movie
Big Little Lies
Fargo
Feud: Bette and Joan
The Night Of
Genius

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 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