Kate Winslet’s ‘Mildred Pierce’ leads Emmys with 21 nominations

London: Kate Winslet’s TV drama ‘Mildred Pierce’ is leading the US Emmy awards race this year with 21 nominations.

Winslet will also be expecting a victory over fellow nominees Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern and Jean Marsh in the best actress in a mini-series category, reports the BBC.

The 36-year-old Oscar winning actress played the role of a divorced single mother in the drama, who decides to open a restaurant business during the 1930s Depression-era in California.

Competing with Mildred Pierce are ‘Mad Men’ with 19 nominations and ‘Boardwalk Empire’ with 18.

Other leading nominees include ‘Saturday Night Live’ with 16, and ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘30 Rock’ with 13 nominations each.


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