Game of Thrones Gets 23 Emmy Nominations HBO gets 94 nominations By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Jul 14, 2016 10:55 AM CDT 21 comments Comments In this image released by HBO, Kit Harington appears in a scene from "Game of Thrones." "Game of Thrones" and "Veep" are among the top contenders for the 68th primetime Emmy Award nominations. (Helen Sloan) (Newser) – Game of Thrones has received the most nominations for this year's Emmys, the AP reports. The HBO fantasy series received 23 nominations, edging out FX's The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which received 22 nominations. HBO was the top-nominated network at a presentation Thursday morning in Los Angeles; the network received 94 nominations. Game of Thrones received nominations in the best supporting drama actor and actress categories, among others. See all the major nominees here.