HBO's Succession picked up the most Emmy nominations this year with 25, followed by AppleTV+'s Ted Lasso and The White Lotus with 20 each.

There was further good news for HBO as Hacks and Hulu's Only Murders In The Building received 17 nominations each, while Euphoria came in with 16, including a Lead Actress nod for Zendaya.

Meanwhile, Jodie Comer has been nominated for an Emmy award for outstanding actress in a drama series, for her portrayal of the psychotic Villanelle in BBC series Killing Eve.

The actress was nominated alongside her co-star Sandra Oh, and the pair face competition in the category from Euphoria star Zendaya.

Jodie Comer

Laura Linney, Reese Witherspoon and Melanie Lynskey are also nominated in the category.

Colin Firth received a nomination for outstanding lead actor in a limited or anthology series or movie, for his widely-acclaimed role in HBO's The Staircase.

The British actor was recognised in the category alongside compatriots Andrew Garfield and Himesh Patel, as well as Michael Keaton and Sebastian Stan.

Colin Firth

Stan's co-star in Pam And Tommy, Lily James, received a nod in the category for leading actress in a limited or anthology series or movie.

The annual ceremony recognises the best in television excellence, and is hosted by the US Television Academy.

Nominations were read out by actors JB Smoove and Melissa Fumero in a virtual ceremony.

Scottish actor Brian Cox faces off against Succession co-star Jeremy Strong, both having been nominated for lead actor in a drama series for their roles as members of the feuding Roy family.

Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong

Adam Scott, Bob Odenkirk and Jason Bateman also received nods in the category, as did Korean actor Lee Jung-Jae for Squid Game.

Succession was also tipped for outstanding drama series, as were Ozark, Squid Game, Severance, Euphoria and Stranger Things.

The 74th Emmy Awards will take place on Monday September 12 on US network NBC.