HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ lead 2017 Emmy nominations

13 Jul, 2017 4:50 pm

LOS ANGELES – HBO’s new “Westworld” sci-fi drama and NBC’s long-running “Saturday Night Live” sketch comedy led the nominations on Thursday for the 2017 Primetime Emmy awards, the highest honors in the television industry, with 22 nods each.

“Westworld” earned key nominations, including best actor for Anthony Hopkins, best actress for Evan Rachel Wood and best drama series.

Also nominated for best drama are AMC’s “Better Call Saul”; Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”; Netflix’s “The Crown,” “House of Cards” and “Stranger Things”; and NBC’s breakout family drama “This Is Us.” –Reuters

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