Nominations for the 69th Emmy Awards were announced today by the Television Academy in a ceremony hosted by Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington along with Anna Chlumsky from the HBO series Veep and Shemar Moore from CBS' S.W.A.T.. HBO's Westworld and NBC's Saturday Night Live tied for the most nominations with 22 apiece. Here's what Hayma Washington had to say in a statement about the nominees.

"It's been a record-breaking year for television, continuing its explosive growth. The Emmy Awards competition experienced a 15 percent increase in submissions for this year's initial nomination round of online voting. The creativity and excellence in presenting great storytelling and characters across a multitude of ever-expanding entertainment platforms is staggering. This sweeping array of television shows ranges from familiar favorites like blackish and House of Cards to nominations newcomers like Westworld, This Is Us and Atlanta. The power of television and its talented performers, in front of and behind the camera, enthrall a worldwide audience. We are thrilled to once again honor the very best that television has to offer."

This year's seven Drama Series nominees include five first-timers distributed across broadcast, cable and digital platforms: Better Call Saul, The Crown, The Handmaid's Tale, House of Cards, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Westworld. Nominations were also spread over distribution platforms in the Outstanding Comedy Series category, with newcomer Atlanta joined by the acclaimed black-ish, Master of None, Modern Family, Silicon Valley, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Veep. Saturday Night Live and Westworld led the tally for the most nominations (22) in all categories, followed by Stranger Things and FEUD: Bette and Joan (18) and Veep (17). Leading the nominations in totals by platform were HBO (110), Netflix (91) and NBC (60).

First-time Emmy nominee Milo Ventimiglia was joined in the Lead Actor in a Drama Series category by Sterling K. Brown, Anthony Hopkins, Bob Odenkirk, Matthew Rhys, Liev Schreiber and Kevin Spacey. Other notable nominations included Lead Actress in a Drama in which first-time nominee Claire Foy joins nominees Viola Davis, Elisabeth Moss, Keri Russell, Evan Rachel Wood and Robin Wright. Lead Actor in a Comedy Series included first-time nominee Donald Glover, new nominee in this category, Zach Galifianakis, joining Anthony Anderson, and Emmy winners Aziz Ansari, William H. Macy and Jeffrey Tambor. Counterpart nominees in the Lead Actress in a Comedy were Pamela Adlon, Jane Fonda, Allison Janney, Ellie Kemper, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tracee Ellis Ross and Lily Tomlin.

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Multiple nominees included Aziz Ansari, Riz Ahmed, Ty Burrell, Alec Baldwin, Ann Dowd, Donald Glover, Ewan McGregor, Matthew Rhys and Liev Schreiber. Five-time Emmy winner John Lithgow received his 12th nomination, three-time Emmy winner Jessica Lange received another nomination for FEUD: Bette and Joan, while first-time Emmy nominees in the Limited Series or Movie categories included Robert De Niro, Carrie Coon and Reese Witherspoon. Final-round online voting begins August 14. The complete list of Emmy nominations, media credential applications, and other Academy news are all available at

The 69th Emmy Awards will telecast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, September 17 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/5:00-8:00 PM PT) on CBS. Stephen Colbert will serve as host. The 69th Emmy Awards is produced by White Cherry Entertainment. Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner are executive producers; Weiss is director; and Chris Licht, executive producer of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, is a producer. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will air Saturday, September 16 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on FXX. Take a look at the 69th Emmy Awards nominations below.

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Better Call Saul - AMC
  • The Crown - Netflix
  • The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu
  • House Of Cards - Netflix
  • Stranger Things - Netflix
  • This Is Us - NBC
  • Westworld - HBO

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Atlanta - FX Networks
  • Master Of None - Netflix
  • Modern Family - ABC
  • Silicon Valley - HBO
  • Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
  • Veep - HBO

Outstanding Limited Series

  • Big Little Lies - HBO
  • Fargo - FX Networks
  • FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks
  • Genius - National Geographic
  • The Night Of - HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

  • Matthew Rhys as Philip Jennings, The Americans - FX Networks
  • Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill, Better Call Saul - AMC
  • Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood, House Of Cards - Netflix
  • Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan, Ray Donovan - Showtime
  • Sterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson, This Is Us - NBC
  • Milo Ventimiglia as Jack Pearson, This Is Us - NBC
  • Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Ford, Westworld - HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

  • Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings, The Americans - FX Networks
  • Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown - Netflix
  • Elisabeth Moss as Offred, The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu
  • Robin Wright as Claire Underwood, House Of Cards - Netflix
  • Viola Davis as Annalise Keating, How To Get Away With Murder - ABC
  • Evan Rachel Wood as Dolores, Westworld - HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

  • Donald Glover as Earn Marks, Atlanta - FX Networks
  • Zach Galifianakis as Chip Baskets / Dale Baskets, Baskets - FX Networks
  • Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson, black-ish - ABC
  • Aziz Ansari as Dev, Master Of None - Netflix
  • William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher, Shameless - Showtime
  • Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman, Transparent - Amazon

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

  • Pamela Adlon as Sam Fox, Better Things - FX Networks
  • Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, black-ish - ABC
  • Jane Fonda as Grace Hanson, Grace And Frankie - Netflix
  • Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein, Grace And Frankie - Netflix
  • Allison Janney as Bonnie, Mom - CBS
  • Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, Veep - HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor In Limited Series Or Movie

  • Ewan McGregor as Ray Stussy/Emmit Stussy, Fargo - FX Networks
  • Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein, Genius - National Geographic
  • Riz Ahmed as Nasir "Naz" Khan, The Night Of - HBO
  • Rites John Turturro as John Stone, The Night Of - HBO
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece) - PBS
  • Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff, The Wizard Of Lies - HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In Limited Series Or Movie

  • Felicity Huffman as Jeanette Hesby, American Crime - ABC
  • Nicole Kidman as Celeste Wright, Big Little Lies - HBO
  • Reese Witherspoon as Madeline MacKenzie, Big Little Lies - HBO
  • Carrie Coon as Gloria Burgle, Fargo - FX Networks
  • Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford, FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks
  • Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis, FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

  • Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Better Call Saul - AMC
  • John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, The Crown - Netflix
  • Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson, Homeland - Showtime
  • Michael Kelly as Doug Stamper, House Of Cards - Netflix
  • David Harbour as Jim Hopper, Stranger Things - Netflix
  • Ron Cephas Jones as William Hill, This Is Us - NBC
  • Jeffrey Wright as Bernard Lowe, Westworld - HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

  • Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia, The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu
  • Samira Wiley as Moira, The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu
  • Uzo Aduba as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren, Orange Is The New Black - Netflix
  • Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Stranger Things - Netflix
  • Chrissy Metz as Kate Pearson, This Is Us - NBC
  • Thandie Newton as Maeve, Westworld - HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

  • Louie Anderson as Christine Baskets, Baskets - FX Networks
  • Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Modern Family - ABC
  • Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, Saturday Night Live - NBC
  • Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
  • Tony Hale as Gary Walsh, Veep - HBO
  • Matt Walsh as Mike McLintock, Veep - HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

  • Vanessa Bayer as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live - NBC
  • Leslie Jones as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live - NBC
  • Kate McKinnon as Various Characters, Saturday Night Live - NBC
  • Kathryn Hahn as Raquel Fein, Transparent - Amazon
  • Judith Light as Shelly Pfefferman, Transparent - Amazon
  • Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer, Veep - HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

  • Alexander Skarsgård as Perry Wright, Big Little Lies - HBO
  • David Thewlis as V.M. Varga, Fargo - FX Networks
  • Alfred Molina as Robert Aldrich, FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks
  • Stanley Tucci as Jack Warner, FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks
  • Bill Camp as Homicide Det. Dennis Box, The Night Of - HBO
  • Michael Kenneth Williams as Freddy Knight, The Night Of - HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

  • Regina King as Kimara Walters, American Crime - ABC
  • Laura Dern as Renata Klein, Big Little Lies - HBO
  • Shailene Woodley as Jane Chapman, Big Little Lies - HBO
  • Judy Davis as Hedda Hopper, FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks
  • Jackie Hoffman as Mamacita, FEUD: Bette And Joan - FX Networks
  • Michelle Pfeiffer as Ruth Madoff, The Wizard Of Lies - HBO

Outstanding Television Movie

  • Black Mirror: San Junipero - Netflix
  • Dolly Parton's Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love - NBC
  • The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks - HBO
  • Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece) - PBS
  • The Wizard Of Lies - HBO

Outstanding Variety Talk Series

  • Full Frontal With Samantha Bee - TBS
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live - ABC
  • Last Week Tonight With John Oliver - HBO
  • The Late Late Show With James Corden - CBS
  • The Late Show With Stephen Colbert - CBS
  • Real Time With Bill Maher - HBO

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

  • The Amazing Race - CBS
  • American Ninja Warrior - NBC
  • Project Runway - Lifetime
  • RuPaul's Drag Race - VH1
  • Top Chef - Bravo
  • The Voice - NBC

Outstanding Animated Program

  • Archer - Archer Dreamland: No Good Deed - FX Networks
  • Bob's Burgers - Bob, Actually - FOX
  • Elena And The Secret Of Avalor (Sofia The First) - Disney Channel
  • The Simpsons - The Town - FOX
  • South Park - Member Berries - Comedy Central

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

  • Billy On The Street - truTV
  • Documentary Now! - IFC
  • Drunk History - Comedy Central
  • Portlandia - IFC
  • Saturday Night Live - NBC
  • Tracey Ullman's Shows - HBO

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

  • Antiques Roadshow - PBS
  • Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - Food Network
  • Fixer Upper - HGTV
  • Lip Sync Battle - Spike TV
  • Shark Tank - ABC
  • Who Do You Think You Are - TLC

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

  • Born This Way - A&E
  • Deadliest Catch - Discovery Channel
  • Gaycation With Ellen Page - Viceland
  • Intervention - A&E
  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked - YouTube
  • United Shades Of America: With W. Kamau Bell - CNN

Outstanding Host For a Reality/Reality Competition Program

  • Alec Baldwin, Match Game- ABC
  • W. Kamau Bell, United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell - CNN
  • RuPaul Charles, RuPaul's Drag Race - VH1
  • Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway - Lifetime
  • Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef Junior - FOX
  • Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party - VH1