Turner snags 33 primetime Emmy nominations

Turner will be heading towards the bright lights of Hollywood for television’s biggest night, the Emmy Awards. On Thursday, Turner scored 33 nominations for TBS, TNT, CNN, truTV, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. This surpasses its total of 21 nominations from last year.

Turner’s commitment to creating a strategy around investing in premium content paid off with TNT’s biggest series of the year, “The Alienist.” The psychological thriller set in the late 1800’s received six nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series. The show was also nominated for Cinematography, Special Visual Effects and Period Costumes. “The Alienist” is 2018’s #1 new cable series for viewers between 18-49, having reached more than 50 million people across multiple platforms.

Leading the nominations for Turner once again this year is TBS, with a total of eight. TBS's “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” scored a total of seven noms, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series, Writing, Directing and Interactive Program. “Full Frontal” also received three nominations for its special “The Great American Puerto Rico.”

CNN received a record 10 nominations this year – the most the network has ever received - including seven for the hit series “Parts Unknown” from the late chef and author Anthony Bourdain. W. Kamau Bell’s “United Shades of America” received three nominations.

Check out our full list of 2018 primetime Emmy nominations below. Be sure to watch the 70th annual Emmy Awards show on Sept. 17 to find out all the winners.

TNT

The Alienist

  • Outstanding Limited Series
  • Outstanding Cinematography For A Limited Series Or Movie –
  • Outstanding Main Title Design
  • Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Period Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More) – “The Boy on the Bridge”
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role – 2018 “The Boy on the Bridge”
  • Outstanding Period Costumes – “A Fruitful Partnership”

 

TBS

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

  • Outstanding Variety Talk Series
  • Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series
  • Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) –  Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents: The Great American* Puerto Rico
  • Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series –  ("Episode 2061")
  • Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special – Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents: The Great American* Puerto Rico 
  • Outstanding Interactive Program
  • Outstanding Picture Editing For Variety Programming -- Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents: The Great American* Puerto Rico (*It's Complicated)

Conan

  • Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within An Unscripted Program –  “Conan without Borders”

American Dad!

  • Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance -- Seth MacFarlane, as Stan Smith, Roger Smith

 

CNN

  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera) - Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Lagos)
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program - Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Lagos)
  • Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program - Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Lagos)
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera) - Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Seattle)
  • Outstanding Information Series or Special -Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown
  • Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program - Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Southern Italy)
  • Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series - Anthony Bourdain Explore Parts Unknown
  • Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program - United Shades of America (Sikhs in America)
  • Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program - United Shades of America  
  • Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program - W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America

 

truTV

At Home with Amy Sedaris

  • Outstanding Variety Sketch Series

 

Adult Swim

Rick and Morty

  • Outstanding Animated Program – "Pickle Rick"
  • Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program – "Virtual Rick-ality"

Robot Chicken

  • Outstanding Short Form Animated Program –  ("Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition")

 

Cartoon Network

Adventure Time

  • Outstanding Short Form Animated Program – (Ring of Fire)

Steven Universe

  • Outstanding Short Form Animated Program –  "Jungle Moon"

Teen Titans Go!

  • Outstanding Short Form Animated Program – "The Self-Indulgent 200th Episode Spectacular! Pt. 1 and Pt. 2"

We Bare Bears

  • Outstanding Short Form Animated Program – "Hurricane Hal"