"We are pleased to have these two talented performers join us to announce this year's Emmy nominees and to celebrate television excellence".
Glover lands four nominations including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for his work in FX's "Atlanta", which is this year's most-nominated comedy series with 16 nominations.
It's Emmy nominations time, which means that about.000001 percent of the world is happy with all the choices while the rest of us are tossing chairs and frantically searching for the keys to the pitchfork closet.
Hulu's "A Handmaid's Tale"-which won the award for best drama series last year-earned 20 nods".
Due to "Veep's" hiatus, perennial victor Julia Louis-Dreyfus is not nominated, opening up the lead actress category for Pamela Adlon, "Better Things"; Rachel Brosnahan, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; Allison Janney, "Mom"; Issa Rae, "Insecure"; Tracee Ellis Ross, "black-ish"; and Lily Tomlin, "Grace and Frankie".
The actresses who squeezed Kidman and Watts out of the supporting actress in a limited series category were: Adina Porter (American Horror Story: Cult); Penelope Cruz and Judith Light (The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story); Letitia Wright (Black Museum); Merritt Wever (Godless); and Sara Bareilles (Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert). Legend, already an Oscar, Tony and Grammy victor, could become a member of the EGOT club if he wins this Emmy.
Beginning at 11:25 am ET, Wiley and Eggold will reveal the nominees for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, airing Monday, Sept. 17 (8/7c) on NBC.