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The 2018 Emmy Award nominations announced | Final voting begins

See the Nominees for the 2018 Emmy awards


Emmy Awards LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) Actors Jeffrey Nordling, Alexander Skarsgard, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Zoe Kravitz, and Laura Dern pose in the press room during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Final voting start August 13 for the 2018 Emmy Awards


For immediate release: August 11th 2018 | Los Angeles, California

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards are TV land’s highest honor and will take place in a special ceremony September 17th. The Starlets and leading men of the screen will be awarded at the Los Angeles Microsoft Theater by the Television Academy for capturing the imagination of the world. Whether you love favorites like Game of Thrones and Westworld like we do at Viva Vegas TV, or want to see your favorite comedy take bragging rights; watch the 2018 Primetime Emmy awards live on NBC coast to coast.

Once again, Netflix and HBO are set to dominate this year’s Emmy awards with a staggering amount of new content being fought over by streaming services, cable networks and channels all fighting for the most valuable pastime in America.VivaVegasTV-SanchoVanRyan-EmmyAwards-2018

Hayma Washington, the chairman and CEO of Television Academy, talked about the growth of television and its content and said, “The common thread is television is an opportunity for storytellers to draw us in and tightly hold our attention.” He said 2018 was a record year for the Emmys, with 9,100 submissions across 192VivaVegasTV-SanchoVanRyan-EmmyAwards-2018

Michael Che and Colin Jost of “Saturday Night live” will host host the Emmys on September 17, 2018. They will be broadcast on TV by NBC.

When Wiley announced that Elisabeth Moss was up for an Emmy, she excitedly whooped, “What!” Later, Washington returned to congratulate Wiley and inform her that she was nominated for an Emmy again for her role on “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

And  the Nominees for the 70th Prime-time Emmy Awards are…

Best Comedy

Atlanta” (FX)

Barry” (HBO)

black-ish” (ABC)

Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO)

GLOW” (Netflix)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)

Silicon Valley” (HBO)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

Best Drama

The Americans” (FX)

The Crown” (Netflix)

Game of Thrones” (HBO)

The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

Stranger Things” (Netflix)

This Is Us” (NBC)

Westworld” (HBO)

Best Limited Series

The Alienist” (TNT)

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (FX)

Genius: Picasso” (National Geographic)

Godless” (Netflix)

Patrick Melrose” (Showtime)

Best Actress, Comedy

Pamela Adlon, “Better Things”

Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Allison Janney, “Mom”

Issa Rae, “Insecure”

Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”

Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”

Best Actor, Comedy

Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”

Ted Danson, “The Good Place”

Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Donald Glover, “Atlanta”

Bill Hader, “Barry”

William H. Macy, “Shameless”

Best Actress, Drama

Claire Foy, “The Crown”

Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”

Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”

Keri Russell, “The Americans”

Evan Rachel Wood, “Westworld”

Best Actor, Drama

Jason Bateman, “Ozark

Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us”

Ed Harris, “Westworld”

Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”

Milo Ventimiglia, “This Is Us”

Jeffrey Wright, “Westworld”


Supporting Actress, Drama

Alexis Bledel, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Millie Bobby Brown, “Stranger Things”

Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”

Vanessa Kirby, “The Crown”

Thandie Newton, “Westworld”

Yvonne Strahovski, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Supporting Actor, Drama

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, “Game of Thrones”

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”

Joseph Fiennes, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

David Harbour, “Stranger Things”

Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”

Matt Smith, “The Crown”

Supporting Actress, Comedy

Zazie Beetz, “Atlanta”

Aidy Bryant, “Saturday Night Live”

Alex Borstein, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Betty Gilpin, “GLOW”

Leslie Jones, “Saturday Night Live”

Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”

Laurie Metcalf, “Roseanne”

Megan Mullally, “Will & Grace

Supporting Actor, Comedy

Louie Anderson, “Baskets”

Alec Baldwin, “Saturday Night Live”

Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

Brian Tyree Henry, “Atlanta”

Tony Shalhoub, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Kenan Thompson, “Saturday Night Live”

Henry Winkler, “Barry”

Best Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie

Jessica Biel, “The Sinner”

Laura Dern, “The Tale”

Michelle Dockery, “Godless”

Edie Falco, “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders”

Regina King, “Seven Seconds

Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Cult”

Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie

Antonio Banderas, “Genius: Picasso”

Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “Patrick Melrose”

Jeff Daniels, “The Looming Tower”

John Legend, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert”

Jesse Plemons, “Black Mirror: USS Callister

Supporting Actress, Limited Series or a Movie

Sara Bareilles, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Penélope Cruz, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Judith Light, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Adina Porter, “American Horror Story: Cult”

Merritt Wever, “Godless”

Letitia Wright, “Black Mirror: Black Museum”

Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie

Jeff Daniels, “Godless”

Brandon Victor Dixon, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert”

John Leguizamo, “Waco”

Ricky Martin, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Edgar Ramirez, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Michael Stuhlbarg, “The Looming Tower”

Finn Wittrock, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Television Movie

Black Mirror: USS Callister” (Netflix)

Fahrenheit 451” (HBO)

“Flint” (Lifetime)

Paterno” (HBO)

The Tale” (HBO)


Variety Sketch Series

At Home With Amy Sedaris” (truTV)

Drunk History” (Comedy Central)

I Love You America with Sarah Silverman” (Hulu)

“Portlandia” (IFC)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

“Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)

Variety Talk Series

“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” (Comedy Central)

“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)

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)

Reality Host

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

Ellen DeGeneres, “Ellen’s Game Of Games”


Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn, “Project Runway”

Jane Lynch, “Hollywood Game Night”

RuPaul, “RuPaul’s Drag Race”

Structured Reality Program

“Antiques Roadshow” (PBS)

“Fixer Upper” (HGTV)

“Lip Sync Battle” (Paramount Network)

“Queer Eye” (Netflix)

“Shark Tank” (ABC)

“Who Do You Think You Are?” (TLC)

Unstructured Reality Program

Born This Way (A&E)

Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel)

Intervention (A&E)

Naked And Afraid (Discovery Channel)

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked (VH1)

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

Guest Actress, Drama

Diana Rigg, “Game of Thrones”

Viola Davis, “Scandal”

Kelly Jenrette, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Cherry Jones, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Cicely Tyson, “How To Get Away With Murder”

Samira Wiley, “The Handmaid’s Tale”


Guest Actor, Drama

F. Murray Abraham, “Homeland”

Cameron Britton, Mindhunter”

Ron Cephas Jones, “This Is Us”

Matthew Goode, “The Crown”

Gerald McRaney, “This Is Us”

Jimmi Simpson, “Westworld”

Guest Actress, Comedy

Tina Fey, “Saturday Night Live”

Tiffany Haddish, “Saturday Night Live”

Jane Lynch, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Maya Rudolph, “The Good Place”

Molly Shannon, “Will & Grace”

Wanda Sykes, “black-ish”

Guest Actor, Comedy

Sterling K. Brown, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

Bryan Cranston, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Donald Glover, “Saturday Night Live”

Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live”

Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Katt Williams, “Atlanta”

Documentary or Nonfiction Series

“American Masters” (PBS)

“Blue Planet II” (BBC America)

“The Defiant Ones” (HBO)

“The Fourth Estate” (Showtime)

“Wild Wild Country” (Netflix)

Animated Program

“Baymax Returns: Big Hero 6: The Series” (Disney XD)


“Bob’s Burgers” (FOX)

“Rick And Morty” (Adult Swim)

“South Park” (Comedy Central)

“The Simpsons” (FOX)

Writing for a Comedy Series

Alec Berg, “Silicon Valley” (“Fifty-One Percent”)

Alec Berg and Bill Hader, “Barry” (“Chapter One: Make Your Mark”)

Donald Glover, “Atlanta” (“Alligator Man”)

Stefani Robinson, “Atlanta” (“Barbershop”)

Liz Sarnoff, “Barry” (“Chapter Seven: Loud, Fast And Keep Going”)

Amy Sherman-Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (“Pilot”)

Writing for a Drama Series

David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, “Game Of Thrones” (“The Dragon And The Wolf”)

The Duffer Brothers, “Stranger Things” (“Chapter Nine: The Gate”)

Joel Fields & Joe Weisberg, “The Americans” (“Start”)

Peter Morgan, “The Crown” (“Mystery Man”)

Bruce Miller, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (“June”)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, “Killing Eve” (“Nice Face”)

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama

William Bridges & Charlie Brooker, “Black Mirror: USS Callister”

Scott Frank, “Godless”

David Lynch & Mark Frost, “Twin Peaks”

Kevin McManus & Matthew McManus, “American Vandal” (“Clean Up”)

David Nicholls, “Patrick Melrose”

Tom Rob Smith, “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (“House By The Lake”)

Directing for a Comedy Series

Donald Glover, “Atlanta” (“FUBU”)

Bill Hader, “Barry” (“Chapter One: Make Your Mark”)

Hiro Murai, “Atlanta” (“Teddy Perkins”)

Mike Judge, “Silicon Valley” (“Initial Coin Offering”)

Jesse Peretz, “GLOW” (“Pilot”)

Amy Sherman-Palladino, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (“Pilot”)

Directing for a Drama Series

Jason Bateman, “Ozark” (“The Toll”)

Stephen Daldry, “The Crown” (“Paterfamilias”)

The Duffer Brothers, “Stranger Things” (“Chapter Nine: The Gate”)

Jeremy Podeswa, “Game Of Thrones” (“The Dragon And The Wolf”)

Daniel Sackheim, “Ozark” (“Tonight We Improvise”)

Kari Skogland, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (“After”)

Alan Taylor, “Game Of Thrones” (“Beyond The Wall”)

Directing for a Limited Series

Edward Berger, “Patrick Melrose”

Scott Frank, “Godless”

David Leveaux & Alex Rudzinski, “Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert”

Barry Levinson, “Paterno”

David Lynch, “Twin Peaks”

Ryan Murphy, “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (“The Man Who Would Be Vogue”)

Craig Zisk, “The Looming Tower” (“9/11”)

Directing for a Variety Series

Andre Allen, “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” (“Episode 2061”)

Carrie Brownstein, “Portlandia” (“Riot Spray”)

Jim Hoskinson, “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” (“Episode 438”)

Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live” (“Host: Donald Glover”)

Tim Mancinelli, “The Late Late Show With James Corden” (“Episode 0416”)

Paul Pennolino, “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (“Episode 421”)

A complete list of nominees can be found here.


About Viva Vegas TV/Future M3dia Group

Future M3dia Group, through its portfolio (Viva Luxe, Viva Vegas TV & 3ngage) has worked with global icons in hospitality and entertainment across North America including: Wynn/Encore, Saks 5th Avenue, YSL, Cadillac, Baha Mar, Miss Universe, Miss USA, Porsche, MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment, Insomniac, W Hotels, SLS Hotels, SBE, Hard Rock Hotels, Maxim USA, Playboy, UFC, Monster Headphones, Ermenegildo Zegna and many more.

We specialize in:

–  Events and Activations

— Social media marketing campaigns

– Online reputation management

– Commercial and short film production

– Videography and video editing

– Event microsite design

– Event photography

…and of course

– The most fantastic promo models on the planet, the #VivaDolls

About our CEO, Sancho Van Ryan


Sancho Van Ryan with Nia Sanchez – MISS USA

Sancho Van Ryan is an Australian entrepreneur and business owner in Las Vegas. He is the founder of Future M3dia Group, CEO of Viva Vegas TV & sits on the Board of Directors for the Official Nightclub Hall of Fame. He is an on-air personality and specializes in event based marketing, social media and content creation. He also in actively involved in the community through charitable programs with  Three SquareThe Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, XS and Tryst Toy Drive and The Shade Tree.

Viva Luxe is the premier events and media company based in the United States; A division of Future M3dia Group which is a full-service advertising and creative agency. We are celebrating our Tenth Anniversary with an aggressive expansion program active in over 5 countries across 3 continents. . . We create and execute the best pageants, contests, luxury runway shows and more with the biggest global brands in Hotels, Casinos, Fashion, Automotive and more. Some of our past and current partners are: Saks 5th AVenue, Miss USA, Miss Universe, YSL, Porsche, Cadillac, Ermenegildo Zegna, Wynn Las Vegas, MGM International, Caesars Entertainment, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, MAXIM, SBE, Hard Rock Hotels, UFC. . . JakePaul-TanaMongeau-Wedding-VivaLuxe-SanchoVanRyan We have produced multiple large-scale events with major global media coverage totaling over 1 Billion streams. Recently we are on assignment with Jake Paul in Calabasas California where we have done groundbreaking work on his executive team. We support many causes that are important to our community through our events. We raise money to end hunger (www.threesquare.org), domestic violence (www.shadetreevegas.org), violence to animals (www.noahsanimalhouse.org) and cancer (www.lls.org) with our partners – Check us out at www.vivaluxe.tv

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