Netflix's surge was led by multiple nominations for shows including 'Ozark', 'The Crown' and 'Hollywood'.
Netflix has set a record with 160 total nominations this year across all categories for the 72nd Emmy Awards, which were announced on Tuesday. The nominations have been made for shows including Ozark, The Crown, Dead To Me, The Politician and Stranger Things.
Netflix competitor HBO followed with 107 nominations. Last year, HBO came out on top with 137 nominations compared to Netflix’s 118. The former ultimately won 37 awards while Netflix took home 27 Emmys.
Netflix has significantly upped its content game over the years. As of June 18, Netflix had 674 original TV shows, far more than its streaming rivals, according to streaming search engine Reelgood.
WarnerMedia’s new streaming platform, HBO Max, followed with 190 originals, which included HBO programmes.
Meanwhile, Disney Plus, which launched in November, nabbed 19 total nominations, including 15 for The Mandalorian. The Star Wars series was nominated in the best drama category.
Apple TV Plus, which also launched in November, gained 18 nominations. Quibi, the short-form streaming platform that debuted in April, nabbed 10 nominations.