Game of Thrones Grabs 19 Emmy Noms HBO series leads the pack By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Jul 10, 2014 7:57 AM CDT 19 comments Comments This image released by HBO shows Natalie Dormer, left, Jack Gleeson, Peter Dinklage, right in a scene from "Game of Thrones." (AP Photo/HBO, Macall B. Polay) (Newser) – This year, the Emmys expanded the maximum number of best drama and comedy series nominees to seven, the Los Angeles Times reports—ultimately, just six were nominated in each category, but Netflix managed to snag a nod in each. But the biggest winner in the nominations game was Game of Thrones, which has a leading 19 nods, the AP reports. Best comedy nominees: The Big Bang Theory Louie Modern Family Orange Is the New Black Silicon Valley Veep The best drama nominees: Breaking Bad Downton Abbey Game of Thrones House of Cards Mad Men True Detective See all the nominees here. The Emmys air on a Monday night this year, August 25, on NBC. Seth Meyers will host.