Entertainment Netflix broke HBO's 17-year streak by earning the most 2018 Emmy nominations of any network

02:28  13 july  2018
02:28  13 july  2018 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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How Netflix Broke HBO ’ s 17 - Year Emmys Streak . By Josef Adalian. Similarly, HBO ’ s fall to second place in the overall Emmy nomination tally shouldn’t be used as an excuse to start spewing hot takes about a Network in Transition.

After a 17 - year streak , HBO was not the network with the most 2018 Emmy nominations . Netflix took the top honors with 112 nominations .

Netflix earned the most nominations of any network for the 2018 Emmy Awards on Thursday, breaking HBO's 17-year streak as the top network in total Emmy nods.

Netflix brought in 112 total nominations this year. In 2017, the streaming service earned 91 nominations, second to HBO's 111 nominations.

This year, HBO earned a second-place tally of 108 nominations. NBC came in third overall among networks, and leads all broadcast networks with 78 nods.

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Netflix has broken HBO ’ s 17 - year streak as the most nominated network at the Emmy Awards. Handmaid’s Tale was one of the most - nominated shows overall, although its 20 nominations were just shy of Westworld‘s 21 and Game of Thrones‘ 22.

Five years after Netflix scored its initial Emmy nomination for its first original series, the streaming giant has reached another milestone in breaking HBO ’ s 17 - year streak of dominance in the annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations derby.

a group of people posing for the camera: Netflix's 'Stranger Things.' © Netflix Netflix's 'Stranger Things.' Among Netflix's nominations, the streaming service earned nods in several top categories, including nominations for "The Crown" and "Stranger Things" for best drama series, and "Glow" and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" for best comedy series.

HBO meanwhile placed several shows in the top categories, with "Barry," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and "Silicon Valley" earning nominations for best comedy series, along with "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld" for best drama. "Game of Thrones" also led all shows with 22 nods.

For the first time since 2001, HBO will not lead all networks in the field of Emmy nominations.

HBO's second-place tally comes as the cable network is in the midst of a strategy shift under its new owner, AT&T, to hew closer to Netflix's high-quantity production model, which will see the streaming service reach a mark of over 1,000 original TV shows and movies by the end of this year.

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Just five years after the launch of its first original series, “House of Cards,” Netflix ended HBO ’ s 17 - year streak as the most Emmy - nominated network .

Five years after Netflix scored its initial Emmy nomination for its first original series, the streaming giant has reached another milestone in breaking HBO ’ s 17 - year streak of dominance in the annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominations derby.

HBO's new corporate boss, Warner Media CEO John Stankey, said in a recent town hall meeting that HBO would move to produce a higher quantity of TV shows and movies in order to compete in the new landscape, presumably referring to pressure from streaming services like Netflix.

The shift is a marked contrast for HBO, as HBO CEO Richard Plepler last year distanced his network from Netflix's production model, saying that "more is not better, only better is better."

Netflix's "more, more, more" model seems to have worked this year in snagging Emmy nominations, now we'll see if the awards follow.

Pictures: Emmy nominations 2018

Diversity dominates Emmy nominations .
Game of Thrones leads, but diversity is the big winner.The Primetimeetime Emmy Award nominations have been announced and while Game of Thrones leads with 22, diversity is the big winner.

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