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HBO’s Veep, just off its 5th season, leads in comedy Emmy nominations for the 68th Primetime awards.
With a total of 17 Emmy nominations, including a 5th consecutive nod for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The political satire focuses on the trials and tribulations of her character, Selina Meyer.
- Outstanding Comedy Series
- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus)
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale, Matt Walsh)
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky),
- Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Martin Mull, Peter MacNichol)
- Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
(Chris Addison, Dave Mandel, Dale Stern)
- Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
(David Mandel; Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck).
Once again, HBO led the Emmy nominations with a total of 94, including “Becoming Mike Nichols,” “Game of Thrones Main Title 360 Experience,” “Jim: The James Foley Story,” “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted” and “True Detective.”
Tammy Haddad, Co-Founder of WHCInsider, is a consultant to Veep.
Jimmy Kimmel will host the televised awards live on ABC on September 18 at 7e|4p.