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Early Thursday, July 13, the Television Academy released the nominees for this year’s Emmy Awards. Thankfully, plenty of fan-favorite shows made the cut.

For Best Drama Series, This Is Us goes up against The Crown, the intense Netflix hit that tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II. With HBO blockbuster Game of Thrones ineligible for 2017 recognition, The Crown is widely hailed as the show to beat.

It looks like Underground executive producer John Legend won’t get his chance to achieve EGOT status this year as the WGN series wasn’t nominated in any category. Underground, canceled after just two seasons, was a groundbreaking period drama about the Underground Railroad in Antebellum Georgia.

Elsewhere on the list, Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) is nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Series, Viola Davis (HTGAWM) goes up against Claire Foy (The Crown) for Best Actress in a Drama Series, and Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) is nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. This is going to be good, although Issa Rae‘s Insecure was noticeably snubbed.

Check out the list of picks below (full list here) and let us know if you think the Academy got it right this year. The 69th Emmy Awards will air live on CBS from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. EST.

Best Drama Series

House of Cards (Netflix)

Better Call Saul (AMC)

The Crown (Netflix)

The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)

This Is Us (NBC)

Westworld (HBO)

Stranger Things (Netflix)

Best Comedy Series

Veep (HBO)

Atlanta (FX)

Black-ish (ABC)

Master of None (Netflix)

Modern Family (ABC)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Foy (The Crown)

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)

Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder)

Keri Russell (The Americans)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us)

Anthony Hopkins (Westworld)

Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul)

Matthew Rhys (The Americans)

Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan)

Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us)

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Allison Janney (Mom)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)

Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie)

Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie)

Pamela Adlon (Better Things)

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Aziz Ansari (Master of None)

Donald Glover (Atlanta)

Anthony Anderson (Black-ish)

William H. Macy (Shameless)

Zach Galifianakis (Baskets)

Best Limited Series

Big Little Lies (HBO)

Feud (FX)

Genius Nat Geo

The Night Of (HBO)

Fargo (FX)

Genius (National Geographic)

Best Variety Talk Series

Last Week Tonight (HBO)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

Best Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies)

Jessica Lange (Feud)

Susan Sarandon (Feud)

Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies)

Carrie Coon (Fargo)

Felicity Huffman (American Crime)

Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Robert De Niro (The Wizard of Lies)

Riz Ahmed (The Night Of)

Ewan McGregor (Fargo)

Geoffrey Rush (Genius)

John Turturro (The Night Of)

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock: The Lying Detective)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Ann Dowde (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black)

Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)

Chrissy Metz (This Is Us)

Thandie Newton (Westworld)

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

John Lithgow (The Crown)

Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul)

Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)

Michael Kelly (House of Cards)

David Harbour (Stranger Things)

Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us)

Jeffrey Wright (Westworld)

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live)

Vanessa Beyer (Saturday Night Live)

Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live)

Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Judith Light (Transparent)

Katheryn Hahn (Transparent)

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin (Saturday Night Live)

Louie Anderson (Baskets)

Ty Burrell (Modern Family)

Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Tony Hale (Veep)

Matt Walsh (Veep)

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Regina King (American Crime)

Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies)

Laura Dern (Big Little Lies)

Judy Davis (Feud)

Jackie Hoffman (Feud)

Michelle Pfeiffer (The Wizard of Lies)

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie

Alexander Skarsgard (Big Little Lies)

David Thewlis (Fargo)

Alfred Molina (Feud)

Stanley Tucci (Feud)

Bill Camp (The Night Of)

Michael K. Williams (The Night Of)

Best TV Movie 

The Wizard of Lies (HBO)

Black Mirror (Netflix)

Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (NBC)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)

Sherlock: The Lying Detective (PBS)

Best Variety Sketch Series

“Billy On The Street” (truTV)

“Documentary Now!” (IFC)

“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)

“Portlandia” (IFC)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

“Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)

Reality Competition

“The Amazing Race” (CBS)

“American Ninja Warrior” (NBC)

“Project Runway” (Lifetime)

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” (vh1)

“Top Chef” (Bravo)

“The Voice” (NBC)

Structured Reality Program

“Antiques Roadshow”

“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”

“Fixer Upper”

“Lip Sync Battle”

“Shark Tank”

“Who Do You Think You Are”

Unstructured Reality Program

“Born This Way”

“Deadliest Catch”

“Gaycation With Ellen Page”


“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked”

“United Shades Of America: With W. Kamau Bell”

Host for a Reality/Reality-Competition Program

Alec Baldwin (“Match Game”)

W. Kamau Bell (“United Shades Of America With W. Kamau Bell)

RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race)

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn (“Project Runway)

Gordon Ramsay (“MasterChef Junior)

Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg (“Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party”)

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