‘Saturday Night Live’ And ‘Westworld’ Dominating 2017 Emmy Awards Nominations

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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The list of the shows nominated for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday, with “Saturday Night Live and HBO’s “Westworld” dominating the pack with 22 nominations each, according to ABC News. 

Actor Alec Baldwin was also pegged for a nomination for his impersonation of President Donald Trump during this last season of “SNL,” along with Kate McKinnon who played Hillary Clinton in numerous sketches.

Saturday Night Live with Alec Baldwin (photo: YouTube Screenshot)

Saturday Night Live with Alec Baldwin (photo: YouTube Screenshot)

Several of the new shows getting recognized include, “This Is Us,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “The Crown” and “Stranger Things,” which is up for 19 nominations.

See the list of nominees in the top categories here:

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder”
  • Robin Wright,  “House of Cards”
  • Keri Russell, “The Americans”
  • Claire Foy, “The Crown”
  • Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • Evan Rachel Wood, “Westworld”

Supporting Actress, Drama Series

  • Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • Samira Wiley, “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  • Millie Bobby Brown, “Stranger Things”
  • Chrissy Metz, “This is Us”
  • Thandie Newton, “Westworld”
  • Uzo Aduba, “Orange Is the New Black”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”
  • Anthony Hopkins, “Westworld”
  • Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
  • Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”
  • Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
  • Milo Ventimiglia, “This Is Us”

Supporting Actor, Drama Series

  • Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”
  • John Lithgow, “The Crown”
  • Jeffrey Wright, “Westworld”
  • Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”
  • Michael Kelly, “House of Cards”
  • David Harbour, “Stranger Things”
  • Ron Cephas Jones, “This Is Us”

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Tracee Ellis Ross, “Black-ish”
  • Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”
  • Pamela Adlon, “Better Things”
  • Ellie Kemper, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
  • Allison Janney, “Mom”
  • Jane Fonda, “Grace and Frankie”

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series

  • Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
  • Vanessa Bayer, “Saturday Night Live”
  • Leslie Jones, “Saturday Night Live”
  • Kathryn Hahn, “Transparent”
  • Judith Light, “Transparent”
  • Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”
  • Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
  • Aziz Ansari, “Master of None”
  • Zach Galifianakis, “Baskets”
  • William H. Macy, “Shameless”
  • Donald Glover, “Atlanta”

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series

  • Louie Anderson, “Baskets”
  • Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
  • Alec Baldwin, “Saturday Night Live”
  • Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • Tony Hale, “Veep”
  • Matt Walsh, “Veep”

Reality Competition

  • “The Voice”
  • “The Amazing Race”
  • “Top Chef”
  • “Project Runway”
  • “RuPaul’s Drag Race”
  • “American Ninja Warrior”

Variety Talk Series

  • “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”
  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live”
  • “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
  • “The Late Late Show with James Corden”
  • “Real Time with Bill Maher”
  • “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

Variety Sketch Series

  • “Documentary Now!”
  • “Drunk History”
  • “Billy On The Street”
  • “Key & Peele”
  • “Tracey Ullman’s Show”
  • “Saturday Night Live”

TV Movie

  • “Black Mirror: San Junipero”
  • “Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love”
  • “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
  • “Sherlock: The Lying Detective”
  • “The Wizard of Lies”

Limited Series or Movie

  • “Genius”
  • “Fargo”
  • “The Night Of”
  • “Feud: Bette and Joan”
  • “Big Little Lies”

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

  • Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies”
  • Carrie Coon, “Fargo”
  • Jessica Lange, “Feud”
  • Susan Sarandon, “Feud”
  • Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
  • Reese Witherspoon, “Big Little Lies”

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Riz Ahmed, “The Night Of”
  • Robert De Niro, “The Wizard of Lies”
  • John Turturro, “The Night Of”
  • Ewan McGregor, “Fargo”
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: The Lying Detective”
  • Geoffrey Rush, “Genius”

Animated Series

  • “Archer”
  • “Bob’s Burgers”
  • “Elena And The Secret Of Avalor (Sofia The First)”
  • “The Simpsons”
  • “South Park”

Comedy Series

  • “Black-ish”
  • “Atlanta”
  • “Master of None”
  • “Modern Family”
  • “Silicon Valley”
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
  • “Veep”

Drama Series

  • “Better Call Saul”
  • “The Crown”
  • “House of Cards”
  • “This Is Us”
  • “Stranger Things”
  • “Westworld”
  • “The Handmaid’s Tale”

The awards show will be held September 17 on CBS and hosted by Stephen Colbert.