FX NETWORKS CONGRATULATES ITS 2017 EMMY(R) AWARD NOMINEES
55 Total Nominations Is Most of Any Basic Cable Network
For The Fourth Consecutive Year
FEUD: Bette and Joan Receives 18 Nominations, The Third Highest Total For Any Series, Including Outstanding Limited Series
Fargo's Third Installment Receives 16 Nominations,
Including Outstanding Limited Series
Atlanta Nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series for Its Breakout First Season
Archer Nominated For Outstanding Animated Program For Second Consecutive Year
16 Total Actor Nominations Including Donald Glover, Zach Galifianakis, Matthew Rhys, Ewan McGregor, Pamela Adlon, Keri Russell, Carrie Coon, Jessica Lange,
Susan Sarandon, Louie Anderson, David Thewlis, Alfred Molina, Stanley Tucci, Judy Davis, Jackie Hoffman and Alison Wright
LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 - FX Networks today received 55 Primetime Emmy(R) Award nominations, the most of any basic cable network for the fourth consecutive year. It was also the fourth consecutive year that FX Networks finished in the Top 5 for total nominations for all networks and streaming services.
Four FX Networks series were nominated for program awards - FEUD: Bette and Joan, and Fargo (Outstanding Limited Series), Atlanta (Outstanding Comedy Series) and Archer (Outstanding Animated Series). In all, nine FX Networks series received Emmy recognition in 35 categories, including 16 total actor nominations. FX Productions received 32 nominations.
"We are very proud of these recognitions for the incredibly talented people who make FX Networks shows," said John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. "Every year brings us new surprises about the creative heights the artists we are so lucky to work with are capable of achieving."
FX Networks Emmy Award Nominations Highlights:
FEUD: Bette and Joan received 18 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series, both Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie; Alfred Molina and Stanley Tucci for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie; and both Judy Davis and Jackie Hoffman for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
Fargo's third installment received 16 total nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series, Ewan McGregor for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie; Carrie Coon for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie; and David Thewlis for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.
Atlanta received 6 total nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series, and Donald Glover for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
The Americans' Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys were nominated for the second consecutive year, respectively, for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series; and Alison Wright was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.
Baskets' Zach Galifianakis was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series; and Louie Anderson was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for the second consecutive year.
Archer was nominated for Outstanding Animated Series for the second consecutive year.
Better Things' Pamela Adlon was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
American Horror Story: Roanoke received four nominations in the hairstyling, makeup and sound editing categories.
Taboo received two nominations in the special visual effects and music composition categories.
ABOUT FX NETWORKS
FX Networks, a business unit of 21st Century Fox, is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM and the video on-demand app FXNOW. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 90 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including The Americans, The Strain, Taboo, Legion and Snowfall; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD: Bette and Joan and the upcoming Trust; and acclaimed hit comedy series including the award-winning Louie, Baskets, Better Things and Atlanta. FX Networks received 55 Emmy(R) Award nominations in 2017, the most of any basic cable network for the fourth consecutive year, after winning a basic cable record 18 Emmy Awards in 2016. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 85 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Emmy(R) Award winning comedy series Archer, You're the Worst and the upcoming untitled Marvel's Deadpool animated comedy series. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 55 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), and contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films in the evening, as well as short-form award-winning original programming.