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Emmy Award nominations: 'Game of Thrones' leads with 22, Netflix beats HBO for most overall

Emmy Award nominations: 'Game of Thrones' leads with 22, Netflix beats HBO for most overall

"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but facing a formidable opponent in "The Handmaid's Tale," last year's top drama series.

The nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmys held a clear sign of how much the ground is shifting under the TV industry: streaming service Netflix captured the most nominations overall, 112, taking away a title that HBO held since 2001 and giving broadcast TV more reason to fear its future in awards and viewers.

Donald Glover's "Atlanta" was the top comedy nominee with 16 bids, poised to take advantage of this year's absence of three-time winner...

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