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It may be the summer, but that doesn’t mean awards voters haven’t been busy thinking about this past fall TV season. The 69th Emmy Awards take place Sunday, Sept. 17 (as hosted by Stephen Colbert), and this Thursday morning (July 17) the academy announced all of the stars and series vying for trophies at the annual soiree.

Here are 11 of our immediate reactions, followed by a more complete list of this year’s nominees in the more notable categories.

1. There’s no Game of Thrones love

Before we all go getting our knickers in a knot faster than Cersei realizing no one likes her, it’s probably a good idea to point out that this little “snub” isn’t actually a snub at all. The HBO series abdicated its throne when it decided to premiere its seventh season in the summer, making it ineligible for any awards love.

2. This Is Us is a notable nod

Obviously This Is Us was going to get all of the nominations, anyone who watched the series probably could have predicted that. What’s super cool about the nomination for Best Drama though is that this is the first time since 2013 that a network TV show was nominated in the category. Back then it was The Good Wife that received the honour.

3. Mandy Moore was snubbed

Obviously there’s a lot of competition out there, and it’s pretty commendable that Ron Cephas Jones, Chrissy Metz, Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia all received nominations for This Is Us. But where the heck is Mandy Moore’s nomination? This is a big old snub as far as we’re concerned.

4. Veep is still presidential

It’s pretty damned impressive that six seasons in Veep continues to be one of the most nominated comedies on television. The show, star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, supporting actress Anna Chlumsky, and supporting actors Tony Hale and Matt Walsh all got nominations this time around.

5. The Handmaid’s Tale is the one to watch

Not so surprisingly, Elisabeth Moss was nominated for lead actress, the show was nominated for best drama, and Ann Dowd was nominated for supporting actress on Thursday morning. As far as we’re concerned they’re all completely deserving, and we’re putting our money on some big wins for this freshman show come Emmy night.

6. No love for The Leftovers

This HBO drama was one of the most critically acclaimed shows to air in the last year, yet it got zero love from Emmy voters. Can we get a big old WTF, Emmys? Because… yeah.

7. Feud is not a case of life imitating art

Some thought the first season of Feud: Bette and Joan, which looked at the infamous feud between real life stars Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, would pull an Oscars and only end up in a nomination for one of the leading ladies. Turns out they had no need for concern; both Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon were nominated for their respective roles as Crawford and Davis. Jackie Hoffman as Mamacita and Judy Davis as Heda Hopper also got some well-deserved nods, putting any potential female snubs for that series to bed. The icing on the cake? Stanley Tucci and Alfred Molina were nominated too.

8. The Emmys love Nicole and Reese

When you’ve got a pair of A-list movie stars like Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon in a TV series (HBO’s Big Little Lies) you obviously nominate them both. The show’s third star, Shailene Woodley got some recognition too, in the supporting actress category. Actually, so did Laura Dern, which definitely makes this limited series worth a rewatch.

9. Some sci-fi/horror love

While there are plenty of fans out there who are pretty peeved that the final season of Bates Motel didn’t get any Emmy love (sorry Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore), the horror and sci-fi fans out there are surely celebrating the Stranger Things lovefest that was happening Thursday morning. The show and supporting actors Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour all got nods.

10. The women of SNL reign supreme

It’s no big surprise really that Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Vanessa Bayer were all nominated as best supporting actresses for their various roles on Saturday Night Live. Meanwhile, the only male to get some love was Alec Baldwin. And we all know that’s because of his dead-on Donald Trump impression.

11. These two shows are in an unexpected lead

Heading into Thursday’s nominations, everyone assumed that the shows to talk about would be Big Little Lies, Feud: Bette and Joan, This Is Us and The Handmaid’s Tale. And while those series all certainly received some love, it was Westworld and Saturday Night Live that led the pack with 22 nominations each. How about that.

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Click here for the complete list of nominations, or check out the bigger categories below.

Best Drama Series
Better Call Saul
The Crown
The Handmaid’s Tale
House of Cards
Stranger Things
This Is Us

Best Comedy Series
Master of None
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Best Limited Series
Big Little Lies
Feud: Bette and Joan
The Night Of

Best Actress in a Drama Series
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Claire Foy, The Crown
Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
Keri Russell, The Americans
Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actor in a Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
Anthony Hopkins, Westworld
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Best Actress in a Comedy Series
Pamela Adlon, Better Things
Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie
Allison Janney, Mom
Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Zach Galifianakis, Baskets
Donald Glover, Atlanta
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Carrie Coon, Fargo
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies
Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette and Joan
Susan Sarandon, Feud: Bette and Joan
Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Lying Detective
Robert DeNiro, The Wizard of Lies
Ewan McGregor, Fargo
Geoffrey Rush, Genius
John Turturro, The Night Of

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things
Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale
Chrissy Metz, This Is Us
Thandie Newton, Westworld
Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us
David Harbour, Stranger Things
Michael Kelly, House of Cards
John Lithgow, The Crown
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live
Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Kathryn Hahn, Transparent
Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live
Judith Light, Transparent
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Louie Anderson, Baskets
Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tony Hale, Veep
Matt Walsh, Veep

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Judy Davis, Feud: Bette and Joan
Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
Jackie Hoffman, Feud: Bette and Joan
Regina King, American Crime
Michelle Pfeiffer, The Wizard of Lies
Shailene Woodley, Big Little Lies

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Bill Camp, The Night Of
Alfred Molina, Feud: Bette and Joan
Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies
David Thewlis, Fargo
Stanley Tucci, Feud: Bette and Joan
Michael K. Williams, The Night Of

Best Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race
American Ninja Warrior
Project Runway
RuPaul’s Drag Race
Top Chef
The Voice

Best Variety Talk Series
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
The Late Late Show With James Corden
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Real Time With Bill Maher

The 69th Emmys air Sunday, Sept. 17 on CTV.