Bell Media Series Nab 230 Nominations for THE 70th EMMY® AWARDS, with HBO Canada’s GAME OF THRONES Leading in Most Nominations

— July 12, 2018

The Television Academy announced its nominations for THE 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS and, once again, Bell Media programming has swept up an impressive number of nods. HBO Canada’s epic GAME OF THRONES leads the way with noms, along with sci-fi western WESTWORLD, and Bravo’s dystopian drama THE HANDMAID’S TALE. THE VOICE, THIS IS US, and THE OSCARS lead the pack in nominations for CTV. In total, Bell Media’s conventional, specialty, and pay television networks have garnered an impressive 230 Emmy nominations. Hosted by Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost and Michael Che, THE 70th EMMY® AWARDS airs live on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. MT on CTV and CTV GO.

With its return to eligibility, HBO Canada’s GAME OF THRONES earned the most nominations – 22 in total - in a variety of categories, including Outstanding Drama Series, and Outstanding Supporting Actor for Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage. Following behind with 21 nominations, HBO Canada’s WESTWORLD garnered nominations in coveted categories such as Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Evan Rachel Wood, Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright, and the coveted Outstanding Drama Series. Season 2 of critical darling THE HANDMAID’S TALE, earned 20 nominations in categories such as Lead Actress in a Drama Series for lead Elisabeth Moss, and Outstanding Drama Series. The second season wraps up this Sunday, July 15 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo. For the second year in a row, stars of CTV’s THIS IS US Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia have earned nominations in Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. The emotionally charged drama is up for 8 nominations, including a series nod for Outstanding Drama Series.

Bravo’s highly anticipated drama KILLING EVE, taking THE HANDMAID’S TALE’s Sunday night slot at 9 p.m. ET beginning July 22, was nominated for 2 Emmy’s. Its lead, Canadian Sandra Oh, is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, making her the first Asian woman ever to be nominated in this category. Fellow Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany is also up for Oustanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, for her roles in the  final season of Space’s acclaimed original series ORPHAN BLACK.

Other Bell Media programs ranking high in Emmy nominations include HBO Canada’s dark comedy BARRY, CraveTV’s limited series PATRICK MELROSE, and TWIN PEAKS, The Comedy Network’s satirical late-night talk show FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE, and CTV’s THE VOICE. See below for a full list of Bell Media’s Emmy-nominated programming: HBO Canada (103 Nominations) GAME OF THRONES (22) *streaming now on CraveTV WESTWORLD (21) BARRY (13) LAST WEEK WITH JOHN OLIVER (9) SILICON VALLEY (7) *streaming now on CraveTV THE DEFIANT ONES (5) *streaming now on CraveTV FAHRENHEIT 451 (5) CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (4) *streaming now on CraveTV THE ZEN DIARIES OF GARRY SHANDLING (3) INSECURE (2) *streaming now on CraveTV PATERNO (2) THE TALE (2) TRACEY ULLMAN’S SHOW (2) BALLERS (1) *coming to CraveTV on July 13 IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE OBIT, EAT BREAKFAST (1) *streaming now on CraveTV MICHELLE WOLF: NICE LADY (1) SPIELBERG (1) VICE (1) VICE PRINCIPALS (1) CTV (57 Nominations) THE VOICE (10) THE OSCARS (8) THIS IS US (8) THE AMAZING RACE (4) THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN (4) SUPER BOWL LII HALFTIME SHOW STARRING JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE (4) AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR (3) THE BIG BANG THEORY (2) *streaming now on CraveTV ROSEANNE (2) SHARK TANK (2) THE 75TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS (2) BLINDSPOT (1) *streaming now on CraveTV ELLEN’S GAME OF GAMES (1) GOTHAM (1) HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (1) HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT (1) LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (1) ONCE UPON A TIME (1) 71ST ANNUAL TONY AWARDS (1) Bravo (25 Nominations) THE HANDMAID’S TALE (20) *streaming now on CraveTV KILLING EVE (2) PROJECT RUNWAY (3) CraveTV (25 Nominations) TWIN PEAKS (9) *streaming now on CraveTV PATRICK MELROSE (5) *streaming now on CraveTV CARPOOL KARAOKE PRIMETIME SPECIAL (3) *streaming now on CraveTV COUNTERPART (1) *streaming now on CraveTV THE FOURTH ESTATE (1) *streaming now on CraveTV THE PUTIN INTERVIEWS (1) *streaming now on CraveTV The Comedy Network (6 Nominations) FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE (4) THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH (2) Space (5 Nominations) PHILIP K. DICK’S ELECTRIC DREAMS (2) STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (2) *streaming now on CraveTV ORPHAN BLACK (1) *streaming now on CraveTV Discovery (4 Nominations) DEADLIEST CATCH (3) NAKED AND AFRAID (1) *streaming now on CraveTV MUCH (3 Nominations) DRUNK HISTORY (2) *streaming now on CraveTV SOUTH PARK (1) *streaming now on CraveTV The Movie Network (2 Nominations) SHAMELESS (2)    
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