AMC, July 13, 2017

AMC EARNS 13 EMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS

NETWORK RECOGNIZED FOR “BETTER CALL SAUL,” “THE WALKING DEAD,” “FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: PASSAGE,” AND  “LOS POLLOS HERMANOS EMPLOYEE TRAINING”

Los Angeles, CA – July 13, 2017 – The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this morning the 69th Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, recognizing AMC with 13 nominations.

Better Call Saul” received its third consecutive nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. With this nomination, AMC surpasses the record for most consecutive appearances for a cable network in this category (10 from 2008-2017). “Better Call Saul” received eight additional nominations, including mentions for Bob Odenkirk for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series (his 3rd nomination in this category and 13th overall), Jonathan Banks for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series (his 5th nomination and 3rd consecutive for “Better Call Saul”), Vince Gilligan for Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series for “Witness” (his 16th career nomination), Gordon Smith for Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series for “Chicanery,” and nominations for Outstanding Music Supervision, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series. The series also earned two nominations for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series.

The Walking Dead” received a nomination for Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Limited Series, Movie or Special.

Fear The Walking Dead: Passage,” earned two nominations, including Kelsey Scott for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series and Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series. “Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training” was also honored with a nomination for Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series.

“Recognition like this is about creators, writers, casts and, of course, the many great people on each of the crews who work so hard to bring these outstanding stories to life,” said Charlie Collier, President of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. “We never enter into creative relationships with the expectation of award recognition so it is a particular honor to share this moment with our many excellent partners who share our focus on the story and the fans. Among AMC’s other nominations, this marks our network’s record-setting 10th consecutive time being recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category.  We’re very grateful.”

Here is the complete list of nominations for AMC:

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • Witness • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Vince Gilligan, Directed By

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • Chicanery • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Gordon Smith, Written By

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • Chicanery • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Skip Macdonald, Editor

Better Call Saul • Witness • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Kelley Dixon, ACE, Editor

Skip MacDonald, ACE, Editor

Outstanding Music Supervision

Better Call Saul • Sunk Costs • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Thomas Golubić, Music Supervisor

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series(One Hour)

Better Call Saul • Witness • AMC • Sony Pictures Television, Gran Via Productions

Phillip W. Palmer, Production Mixer

Larry Benjamin, Re-Recording Mixer

Kevin Valentine, Re-Recording Mixer

Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy or Drama Series

Feat the Walking Dead: Passage • AMC.com • RadicalMedia and AMC Studios

Kelsey Scott as Sierra

Outstanding Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series

Fear The Walking Dead: Passage • AMC • AMC Studios

Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training • AMC • AMC Studios

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

The Walking Dead • The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be • AMC • AMC Studios, Stalwart Films, LLC, Skybound, Circle of Confusion, Valhalla Entertainment

Greg Nicotero, Special Makeup Effects Department Head

Jake Garber, Key Makeup Artist

Garrett Immel, Key Makeup Artist

Kevin Wasner, Key Makeup Artist

About AMC

AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with “Mad Men” in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before “Breaking Bad” won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series “The Walking Dead” is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last five years.  AMC’s other current original drama series include “Better Call Saul,” “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Into the Badlands,” “Preacher,” “The Son” and the forthcoming “The Terror,” “Lodge 49,” “Loaded” and “McMafia.” AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like “Talking Dead,” “Talking With Chris Hardwick,” “Comic Book Men,” and “Ride with Norman Reedus.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.

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