Yvonne Strahovski scores first Emmy nomination for The Handmaid's Tale

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The 35-year-old, who is also pregnant with her first child, shared her excitement with Vulture after being nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

HBO's (T.N) medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones" led nominations for the Emmy Awards on Thursday that spanned satire to the supernatural, but streaming service Netflix (NFLX.O) knocked HBO off its 17-year pedestal as the network with the most nods. HBO still managed to earn 108 nominations for shows like Thrones and Westworld, but Netflix's collective might at producing increasingly good original content resulted in a massive 112 total nominations. GLOW received eight additional nominations in various categories.

The short-lived revival of "Roseanne", canceled because of star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet in May, drew only one major nomination: a supporting actress nod for Laurie Metcalf.

Comedy show Saturday Night Live, which has been enjoying high ratings due to its focus on the Trump administration, was rewarded with 21 nominations. The actor who portrays Paper Boi, Brian Tyree Henry, was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series and Zazie Beetz, who plays Van on the show, was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series.

The 70th Emmys ceremony will take place in September and be hosted by comedians Colin Jost and Michael Che.

Other best drama contenders include "The Crown", NBC's family drama "This Is Us", Cold War spy series "The Americans" on FX (FOXA.O) and "Westworld".

Glover and Anderson's competitors for best comedy series actor are Ted Danson for "The Good Place", Larry David for "Curb Your Enthusiasm", William H. Macy for "Shameless" and Bill Hader for "Barry".

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