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AMC Honored With 24 Emmy Nominations for The Night Manager, Better Call Saul and More

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized AMC with 24 nominations for the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Better Call Saul received seven nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series. With this nomination, AMC ties the record for most consecutive appearances for a cable network in this category. (AMC has been represented nine times from 2008-2016). Better Call Saul‘s other six nominations include Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Bob Odenkirk), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Jonathan Banks), Outstanding Editing, Outstanding Visual Effects, and Outstanding Sound Mixing.

The Night Manager earned 12 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series (Tom Hiddleston), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series (Hugh Laurie) and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series (Olivia Colman). The show will also compete in the categories for Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Casting, Outstanding Music Composition, Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music, Outstanding Main Title Design, Outstanding Sound Editing, and Outstanding Sound Mixing.

The Walking Dead received two nominations for Outstanding Special Effects and Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup, and Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 earned two nominations, including Outstanding Short Form Series and Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Series (Michelle Ang). In addition, Talking Dead was nominated for Outstanding Interactive Program.

“We are thrilled the Academy has recognized AMC and, more importantly, the creators, casts and crews of our shows, of whom we hold in high regard. We are honored to be in such esteemed company,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC and SundanceTV.

The Primetime Emmys will be awarded Sunday, September 18 at 8/7c. See the full list of AMC’s nominees below.

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Outstanding Drama Series
Better Call Saul

Outstanding Limited Series
The Night Manager

Outstanding Interactive Program
Talking Dead

Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series

Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462

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 Lead Actor in a Limited Series
Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine (The Night Manager)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series 
Hugh Laurie as Richard Roper (The Night Manager)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series 
Olivia Colman as Angela Burr (The Night Manager)

Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series
Michelle Ang as Alex (Fear The Walking Dead: Flight 462)

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
Better Call Saul • Rebecca
Kelley Dixon, ACE, Edited By

Better Call Saul • Nailed
Kelley Dixon, ACE, and Chris McCaleb, Edited By

Outstanding Main Title Design
The Night Manager
Patrick Clair, Creative Director
Jeff Han, Designer
Paul Kim, Designer
Raoul Marks, Designer

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
The Walking Dead • No Way Out
Greg Nicotero, Special Effects Makeup Department Head
Jake Garber, Key Special Effects Makeup Artist
Garrett Immel, Special Effects Makeup Artist
Kerrin Jackson, Special Effects Makeup Artist
Kevin Wasner, Special Effects Makeup Artist
Gino Crognale, Special Effects Makeup Artist
Carey Jones, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or Special
The Night Manager • Episode 2
Victor Reyes, Music By

Outstanding Main Title Theme Music
The Night Manager
Victor Reyes, Music By

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Series Or Movie
The Night Manager • Episode 5
Adam Armitage, Sound Effects Editor
Alex Sawyer, Dialogue Editor
Peter Melemendjian, Dialogue Editor
Barnaby Smith, Foley Artist / Foley Editor
Howard Bargroff, Additional Sound Editing

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series(One Hour)
Better Call Saul • Klick
Phillip W. Palmer, Production Sound Mixer
Larry Benjamin, Re-Recording Mixer
Kevin Valentine, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Series Or Movie
The Night Manager • Episode 5
Howard Bargroff, Production Sound Mixer
Aitor Benguer, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role
Better Call Saul • Fifi
Bill Powloski, VFX Supervisor
Eric Chauvin, Matte Artist
Erin Kanoa, Digital Artist

The Walking Dead • No Way Out
Victor Scalise, Visual Effects Supervisor
Matt Robken, Visual Effects Producer
Darrell Dean Pritchett, Special Effects Supervisor
David Alexander, CG Supervisor
Michael Crane, Compositing Supervisor
Chad Hudson, Visual Effects Producer
Staffan Linder, Visual Effects Supervisor
Aldo Ruggiero, Compositing Supervisor
Sean Ritchie, 3D Artist



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