The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Tuesday because, yes, September will be here before you know it. unsurprisingly, game of Thrones SWEEPED with a wild 32 nominations, the most one show has ever received in a single year, for The Hollywood Reporter. But don't worry, plenty of your favorite food-friendly shows are in the mix, too. Below, all the food (and food-adjacent) shows nominated this year.
The long-running competition has aired for 16 seasons and won its first Emmy in 2010. This year, Top Chef is nominated for Outstanding Reality Competition Program. In a post from the show's official Instagram account, the team wrote this: "Mix together excitement and gratitude: us after receiving our 13th consecutive #Emmys nomination for Outstanding Competition Program. "
The late Anthony Bourdain's show earned six nominations, the same amount of nominations and wins as a last year. Categories included Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Informational Series Or Special, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program, and Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program.
The Fab Five took home six nominations: Outstanding Casting for A Reality Program, Outstanding Structured Reality Program, Outstanding Picture Editing For A Structured Or Competition Reality Program, Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming, and Outstanding Production Design for Variety Nonfiction Reality or Reality Competition Programming.
Antoni Porowski posted: "We are all a part of this," he wrote. "May we inspire others to create content that is our lives but those of our fellows."
The Netflix competition show dropped its third season this May and is nominated for Outstanding Reality Competition Program. Judge Jacques Torres and host Nicole Byer both posted their congratulations to everyone on the show.
If you can't get enough of the Discovery Channel's fisherman-focused docuseries, you're not alone. Deadliest Catch was nominated for three awards: Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program, Outstanding Picture Editing For Reality Programming, and Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming. The show has won 16 Emmys since 2008!
Netflix is killing it with the cooking shows. Chef's Table, which profiles a different chef in every episode, is up for Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series.
Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives
Guy Fieri's iconic Food Network show is nominated for Outstanding Structured Reality Program. This is a TOUGH category — we've got it DDD up against Queer Eye, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo, Shark Tank, Antiques Roadshow, and Who Do You Think You Are? 😳
Somebody Feed Phil
Another Netflix show on the list! This one follows Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal as he eats his way around the world. It's nominated for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.
Shark Tank, which has brought us some pretty crazy food and drink innovations over the years, is nominated for three awards: Outstanding Structured Reality Program, Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program, and Outstanding Directing For A Reality Program.