Yesterday, on July 12, the 2018 Emmy nominations were announced. Everything seen on television from this past year, including comedic and dramatic shows, will be honored at this year’s Emmy awards. HBO, Netflix, and Showtime are some of the big networks that are being honored this year as they are frequently honored.

According to The Washington Post, "Game of Thrones," once again, leads all nominees with 22 nominations. Other popular shows like “Saturday Night Live” and "Westworld" are behind with 21 nominations. The current Hulu show, "The Handmaid’s Tale," which won Best Drama at last year’s Emmy awards, has 20 nominations.

Biggest surprises from this year’s Emmy nominations

One of the many surprises, according to USA Today, is that “Game of Thrones" took last year off and still managed to snag the most nominations of any show, at 22 nominations. Voters still recognized the show, even though they were off the air last year.

Also, Netflix’s "Ozark," which snagged nominations for best actress in a drama series (Laura Linney) best actor in a drama (Jason Bateman), and best directing for a drama series (Bateman, as well) missed out on the nomination for best drama. According to USA Today, saying that "Ozark" feels more about the “star power of Jason Bateman and Laura Linney than the series.” Bateman is also up for best actor in a comedy for “Arrested Development” this year.

He has nominations for both best actor in a drama, for “Ozark” and best actor in a comedy series.

“Modern Family” was completely shut out of the nominations, according to The Washington Post. After 5 straight years of winning the award for best comedy series, it will not be up for it this year giving the other shows a chance to get the award.

Netflix scores big this year

This year, Netflix beat out HBO with 112 nominations to HBO’s 108. Netflix shows like “GLOW,” “The Crown,” and “Stranger Things,” as well as “Ozark,” all have nominations this year. Netflix has gotten popular over the years as more shows have been made for Netflix, thus increasing the popularity of the streaming company.

A popular show on Netflix, “The Crown” is also nominated for best drama, as well as best actress in a drama for Claire Foy. It also is nominated for best-supporting actress for Vanessa Kirby.

Voting will begin next month in August. The 70th Emmy awards will air on Monday, September 17, at 8 PM ET, hosted by “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update anchors, Michael Che and Colin Jost.