Veep leads the comedy series nominations with 17. Although HBO claimed the most nominations and the top nominee with fantasy epic "Game of Thrones", the channel's tally dropped from last year's 126 nods to 94, a stunning change in what had been a steadily upward trajectory since its salad days of "Sex and the City" and "The Sopranos".
Biggest potential victor: To no one's surprise it was HBO's cultural phenomenon, "Game of Thrones", which has 23 nominations . Williams said, "I am so grateful to be a part of 'Game of Thrones , ' so to be nominated for an Emmy is beyond words, but I would like to say thank you to George for creating such an wonderful character and to Dan, David and everyone associated with the show who bring Arya to life".
On Friday, Cazeneuve said that he was unable to confirm if Bouhlel had links to radical Islam. Bouhlel drove a 19-ton truck through throngs of people who had gathered to watch the Bastille Day fireworks Thursday night, killing at least 84 people and injuring 202.
The claim does not necessarily indicate that the attack was actually planned or commissioned by Islamic State; it may be simply a recognition of the attacker as an IS soldier after an individual initiative. The movie, which has already screened in Ireland back in April, opened in France on Wednesday to coincide with the national holiday and stars Elba as a Central Intelligence Agency agent trying to thwart a terrorist attack in Paris in which Richard Madden (Robb Stark in Game of ...
Cuba Gooding Jr , who played OJ Simpson, and Courtney B Vance , who portrayed Simpson's lawyer Johnnie Cochran, are both up for best lead actor in a limited series . Robot (6 nominations ), The Americans (5 nominations ), and Homeland (4 nominations ). In this image released by HBO, Lena Headey appears in a scene from " Game of Thrones ".
Among the dead were 10 children and teenagers, the French government later confirmed. The identities of four of them were not known, but neighbors told The Associated Press that Bouhlel's estranged wife had been taken away Friday by police.