Hamish Hamilton included in 2018 Emmy Nominations

Nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning and there are some familiar contenders.

Hamish Hamilton received his second Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing For a Variety for this year's Super Bowl Halftime show featuring Justin Timberlake which was produced by Ricky Kirshner!!.

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 22 nods, the most for any series. NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” and HBO’s “Westworld” trailed close behind with 21 each. FX’s “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” drew the most nominations for a limited series with 18 nods, while fellow FX title “Atlanta” was the most nominated comedy series at 16. Netflix surpassed HBO as the most nominated network or platform with 112 nominations to the premium cablers’ 108.

Colin Jost and Michael Che are hosting the 70th annual Primetime Emmys. The 2018 telecast will air on NBC on Sept. 17 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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