Emmys 2018 Nomination Snubs - Who Was Left Off List

Critic's picks for Emmy nominations Expect 'Handmaid's Tale' and 'Atlanta'

Donald Glover's "Atlanta" was the top comedy nominee with 16 bids, poised to take advantage of this year's absence of three-time victor "Veep". Additional HBO projects that scored big were "Barry" with 13 noms, including comedy series; "Silicon Valley" with seven, including comedy series, and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" with four, including comedy series. "Will & Grace, " another revival, got Emmy love for nominees Megan Mullally and Molly Shannon but the main stars and series itself were snubbed.

Although season seven of Game of Thrones aired in summer 2017, due to the Emmys' eligibility cutoff, the HBO drama had to wait until this year to submit anything for consideration. If Legend wins, he'll join the rarified club of "EGOT" performers who've won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

HBO's fantasy dragons-and-swords saga is a two-time best drama victor that sat out last year's awards because of its production schedule.

All three Lannister siblings were also recognized, with Lena Headey earning her fourth Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role as Cersei while her on-screen brothers Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime) picked up Best Supporting Actor nods.

Game of Thrones garnered a whopping 22 nominations - the most for any series this year.

This year's ceremony, broadcast from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater, will be hosted by Saturday Night Live's Michael Che and Colin Jost.

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