Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis land ‘Best Actress’ Emmy nominations

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By Lynn Elber, Associated Press

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday.

The drama wasn’t hurt with TV academy voters by controversy over its depiction of a female character’s rape, earning five more nominations than it did last year. It’s a contender again for best drama series, an award that has eluded it.

The TV academy took a step toward recognizing the increasingly diverse talent on TV, giving best actress …read more

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