The 2017 Emmy nominations have just been announced, and this year’s slate of nominees is looking good! As former Criminal Minds star and Daytime Emmy winner Shemar Moore took the stage to make the big announcement with Veep’s Anna Chlumsky (who happened to be sweetly surprised by her own nomination), we were thrilled to hear plenty of our favorite shows and actors recognized. But we’re now left with the problem of who to root for. There are so many awesome possibilities in the list below.

The Handmaids Tale emmy nomination

Best Drama Series

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale

House of Cards

Stranger Things

This Is Us


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt emmy nomination

Best Comedy Series



Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Big Little Lies emmy nomination

Best Limited Series

Big Little Lies


Feud: Bette and Joan


The Night Of

2017 Emmy Nominations _ Viola Davis

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Claire Foy, The Crown

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale

Keri Russell, The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Robin Wright, House of Cards

2017 Emmy Nominations _ Milo Ventimiglia

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Anthony Hopkins, Westworld

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

2017 Emmy Nominations _ Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Pamela Adlon, Better Things

Jane Fonda, Grace and Frankie

Allison Janney, Mom

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

2017 Emmy Nominations _ Donald Glover

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Zach Galifianakis, Baskets

Donald Glover, Atlanta

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

2017 Emmy Nominations _ Reese Witherspoon

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Carrie Coon, Fargo

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies

Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette and Joan

Susan Sarandon, Feud: Bette and Joan

Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

2017 Emmy Nominations _ Benedict Cumberbatch

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: The Lying Detective

Robert DeNiro, The Wizard of Lies

Ewan McGregor, Fargo

Geoffrey Rush, Genius

John Turturro, The Night Of

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale

Chrissy Metz, This Is Us

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us

David Harbour, Stranger Things

Michael Kelly, House of Cards

John Lithgow, The Crown

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Kathryn Hahn, Transparent

Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live

Judith Light, Transparent

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, Baskets

Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tony Hale, Veep

Matt Walsh, Veep

Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Judy Davis, Feud: Bette and Joan

Laura Dern, Big Little Lies

Jackie Hoffman, Feud: Bette and Joan

Regina King, American Crime

Michelle Pfeiffer, The Wizard of Lies

Shailene Woodley, Big Little Lies

Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Bill Camp, The Night Of

Alfred Molina, Feud: Bette and Joan

Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies

David Thewlis, Fargo

Stanley Tucci, Feud: Bette and Joan

Michael K. Williams, The Night Of

Best Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race

American Ninja Warrior

Project Runway

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Top Chef

The Voice

Best Variety Talk Series

Full Frontal With Samantha Bee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

The Late Late Show With James Corden

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Real Time With Bill Maher

Television Movie

Black Mirror: San Junipero

Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece)

The Wizard Of Lies

Variety Sketch Series

Billy on the Street

Documentary Now!

Drunk History


Saturday Night Live

Tracey Ullman’s Show

Structured Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Fixer Upper

Lip Sync Battle

Shark Tank

Who Do You Think You Are

Unstructured Reality Program

Born This Way

Deadliest Catch

Gaycation With Ellen Page


RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked

United Shades Of America: With W. Kamau Bell

Host for a Reality/Reality-Competition Program

Alec Baldwin, Match Game

W. Kamau Bell, United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell

RuPaul Charles, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway

Gordon Ramsay, MasterChef Junior

Martha Stewart & Snoop Dogg, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party

See the full list of nominees here. The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will by hosted by Stephen Colbert and will take place on Sunday, September 17, on CBS. That gives you plenty of time to plan your viewing party with your besties.

Which shows and stars will you root for at the Emmys? Let us know @BritandCo!

(h/t Entertainment Weekly; photos via Netflix, HBO, Dimitrios Kambouris + Dia Dipasupil + Kevin Winter + Vittorio Zunino Celotto + Christopher Polk + Jeff Spicer/Getty)