HBO's 'Westworld,' NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' lead 2017 Emmy nominations

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 13, 2017 11:56 AM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - HBO's new sci-fi drama "Westworld" and NBC's long-running sketch comedy "Saturday Night Live" led the nominations with 22 nods each on Thursday for the 2017 Primetime Emmy awards, the highest honors in the television industry.

Netflix's breakout sci-fi hit "Stranger Things" and FX's limited series "Feud: Bette and Joan" followed with 18 nominations each.

The Emmy awards will be handed out at a ceremony hosted by Stephen Colbert in Los Angeles on Sept. 17.

(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)