Netflix top of the heap as platform leads networks with Emmy nominations

This image released by ABC shows Roseanne Barr left and John Goodman in a scene from the comedy series

Netflix scored 112 Emmy Awards nominations on Thursday, more than any other television network and breaking a streak that HBO held onto for 17 years.

"Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids but facing a formidable opponent in "The Handmaid's Tale, " last year's top drama series.

The show is also nominated for Oustanding Drama Series and casting as well as 10 other categories, so something tells us it won't be walking away empty handed on September 17.

The Emmy nominations are in and HBO's "Game of Thrones" leads the pack with 22 nominations.

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In the comedy categories, hip-hop themed FX show "Atlanta" is up against Amazon's (AMZN.O) "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", ABC's (DIS.N) "black-ish", "GLOW", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", quirky comedy "Barry", tech comedy "Silicon Valley" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".

Yvonne Strahovski is nominated for best supporting actress in a drama series. And Bledel's "Gilmore" love interest Milo Ventimiglia is nominated for Best Drama Actor for "This is Us" for the second year in a row. "This is the most diverse class of performer nominees we've had - we're nearly up to a third, which is fantastic", Maury McIntyre, TV academy president. Only one acting category, supporting actor in a drama series, had all-white nominees.

Seriously, what does Lauren Graham have to do to earn an Emmy nomination? Saturday Night Live and Westworld both grabbed 21 nominations each, while The Handmaid's Tale secured 20 nominations. Legend's nomination for Jesus Christ, Superstar means he can add an Emmy to the Grammy, Oscar and Tony he already has on his shelf.

"Game of Thrones" was out of the running in 2017 because the show aired later than usual.

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