But not all of the Seven Kingdoms' key players made the Emmys cut.
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The show about noble families vying for the Iron Throne faces tough competition from perennial favorite comedy sketch show "Saturday Night Live" and HBO stablemate "Westworld" with 21 nominations each.
EW reports that in a first, the duo were entered for consideration as lead actors rather than supporting ones.
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Diana Rigg's turn as Olenna Tyrell in the series has seen her nominated for Guest Actress in a Drama Series. Its latest season premiered a full year ago, and it won't begin its eighth and final season until 2019.
The drama missed the awards in 2017 because of its production schedule but this year's nominations include nods for cast members Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Peter Dinklage. It's a steep fall-off from there, although 13 networks or services garnered 10 or more nominations, reflecting the breadth of competition that now characterizes the Emmy race in the age of "peak TV". "Will & Grace, " another revival, got Emmy love for nominees Megan Mullally and Molly Shannon but the main stars and series itself were snubbed.
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