The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning and it looks to be the year of the freshman.
Five newbies in the drama category, including "This Is Us," "Westworld," "The Handmaid's Tale," "The Crown" and "Stranger Things" will competing with "Better Call Saul" and "House of Cards."
"Atlanta," "Black-ish," "Master of None," "Modern Family," "Silicon Valley," "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," and "Veep" are vying for best comedy.
Two shows with very different political themes scored multiple nominations for Emmy Awards. HBO's satirical comedy "Veep" earned 17 nominations, and the newcomer Hulu dystopian drama "The Handmaid's" tale earned 11.
The comedy sketch series "Saturday Night Live" and the HBO drama "Westworld" both earned 22 Emmy nominations. "SNL" is now the most Emmy nominated series of all time with a total of 231 over the history of the show.
"Veep" star Anna Chlumsky announced the nominations, along with actor Shamar Moore. The actress got a bit of a surprise when she learned that she had earned her fifth consecutive nomination for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy.
Here's a list of some of this year's nominees:
Outstanding drama series
"Better Call Saul"
"The Handmaid's Tale"
"House of Cards"
"This Is Us"
Outstanding comedy series
"Master of None"
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series
Sterling K. Brown
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series
Evan Rachel Wood
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series
William H. Macy
Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series
Tracee Ellis Ross
Outstanding limited series
"Big Little Lies"
"Feud: Bette and Joan"
"The Night Of"
Outstanding lead actor in a limited series
Robert De Niro
Outstanding lead actress in a limited series
Outstanding variety talk series
"Full Frontal With Samantha Bee"
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
"The Late Late Show With James Corden"
"The Late Show With Stephen Colbert"
"Real Time With Bill Maher"
Outstanding reality-competition program
"The Amazing Race"
"American Ninja Warrior"
"RuPaul's Drag Race"
Visit Emmys.com for a full list of nominations.
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, September 17.