On Thursday, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized AMC with 13 nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Better Call Saul was honored with 10 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Bob Odenkirk), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Jonathan Banks), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Vince Gilligan) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Gordon Smith).
Better Call Saul’s other nominations include Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series for the episodes “Chicanery” and “Witness“, Outstanding Music Supervision and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour). The Better Call Saul “Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training” series starring Giancarlo Esposito was also nominated in the Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series category.
Fear the Walking Dead: Passage was nominated in the Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, and actress Kelsey Scott was recognized with a nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for her role in the post-apocalyptic web series.
Additionally, Greg Nicotero was recognized for his work on The Walking Dead with a nomination in the Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special category.
The Primetime Emmys will be awarded Sunday, September 17 at 8/7c. See the full list of AMC’s nominees below. For more on all the latest news, sign up for the AMC newsletter.
Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill (Better Call Saul)
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut (Better Call Saul)
Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Vince Gilligan (Better Call Saul, “Witness”)
Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
Gordon Smith (Better Call Saul, “Chicanery”)
Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series
Kelsey Scott (Fear The Walking Dead: Passage)
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
Better Call Saul, “Chicanery”
Skip Macdonald, Edited By
Better Call Saul , “Witness”
Skip Macdonald & Kelley Dixon, Edited By
Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special
Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead)
Outstanding Music Supervision
Better Call Saul, “Sunk Costs”
Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series
Fear The Walking Dead: Passage
Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training
Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)
Better Call Saul, “Witness”