"It's been another record-breaking year with more than 9,100 entries in 122 unique categories for the initial nomination round of voting", Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington said in a statement.
Streaming service Netflix steals front-runner title from HBO with whopping 112 Emmy nominations.
The return of "Thrones" did tighten the race up on the drama side, but the absence of "Veep" from contention this year didn't seem to do much to help on the comedy side. She earned a nomination herself for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series a year ago.
HBO is no piker: It claimed 108 bids.
The actresses who squeezed Kidman and Watts out of the supporting actress in a limited series category were: Adina Porter (American Horror Story: Cult); Penelope Cruz and Judith Light (The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story); Letitia Wright (Black Museum); Merritt Wever (Godless); and Sara Bareilles (Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert).
CNN's "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown", received a nomination in the category for best information series or special, which also includes shows with Leah Remini and David Letterman. Meanwhile, HBO's Thrones and Westworld nabbed 22 and 21 nominations each, while the dark comedy Barry scored 13 nods.
Competing with Moss, Oh and Russell for lead drama actress are Claire Foy for "The Crown", Tatiana Maslay of "Orphan Black" and Evan Rachel Wood of "Westworld".
The 2018 Emmy Awards will air Monday, September 17 on NBC at 8 p.m. ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Town celebrities sparkle at Akash Ambani's engagement
Diamond merchant Russel Mehta's daughter looked gorgeous in a pink lehenga while groom to-be Akash was seen in a purple sherwani . The highlight of the evening was Laduree, the French luxury bakery and candies maker house known for their macarons.
Lakers have 'inside track' to signing LeBron James
James is a 14-time All-Star, a 14-time All-NBA selection, six-time All-Defense selection, a four-time MVP and three-time champion. James is also being pursued by the Lakers, who have enough salary-cap space to sign him and another star player.
Ronaldo can't beat Uruguay on his own, warns Portugal coach
Only one can advance, and Portugal needs to play better than it did in tying Spain and Iran. "That is an additional factor. Jose Gimenez could return for Uruguay after he missed the final group game against Russian Federation with a back injury.
Australia-Philippines erupts in all-out brawl
Senators stand by Gilas Pilipinas after a brawl with Australia during a FIBA qualifier match on July 2. Following the game, both teams did not hold a postgame press conference as deemed necessary by FIBA.
Minnesota Sues To Reunite Families
He also noted that "the relationship between parent and child  is constitutionally protected and well established". The spokesperson added, "Without this action by Congress, lawlessness at the border will continue".