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>> Yeah, yeah.>> Nominations for the 2017 Emmy Awards announced Thursday from Hollywood, with NBC's Saturday Night Live and HBO's freshman series, Westworld, both leading with 22 nominations each. SNL wrapping up its most watched season in more than 20 years, with Alec Baldwin getting a best supporting actor nod as The Donald.
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And Melissa McCarthy nominated for best guest actress for her role as Sean Spicer. Carrie Fisher also getting a posthumous nomination as best guest actress in a comedy series for Amazon's show, Catastrophe. Netflix hit, Stranger Things, also receiving 18 nominations, while HBO's, Veep, earned 17 nods and a chance to clinch the best comedy series award for the third year in a row.
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Game of Thrones, the show that dominated last year's Emmys, isn't eligible for this year's awards because of its midsummer premiere date. Stephen Colbert, of CBS' Late Show, also a nominee for best variety talk series, will be hosting the live Emmy Awards Show on September 17th.