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With 160 nominations, Netflix takes the lead in 72nd Emmy Award race

Netflix smashed the record for most nominations of any network, studio or streaming platform, breaking the record set last year by HBO.

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Netflix dominated the 72nd Emmy Award nominations on Tuesday, breaking the record for the most nominations ever, and a newcomer to the streaming universe, Disney+, scored a nomination in a big category for “The Mandalorian” in yet another sign of the growing importance of digital technology to Hollywood.

A longtime Emmy champion, HBO, remained a force: “Watchmen,” the cable network’s innovative spin on a difficult-to-adapt superhero graphic novel, led all shows with 26 nominations. Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” an Emmy favorite, came in second, with 20.

Netflix smashed the record for most nominations of any network, studio or streaming

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 12:09 PM IST

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