'Walking Dead' and 'Game of Thrones' Dominate TV Nominations of 2016 Saturn Awards
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AMC's 'The Walking Dead' leads with seven nods, while HBO's 'Game of Thrones' scores five nominations at the awards event honoring the best in sci-fi, fantasy and horror genre.

AceShowbiz - Here are the TV nominees for the 42nd Annual Saturn Awards. Being one of the most watched cable series today, "The Walking Dead" leads the nomination list with seven nods, including Best Horror TV Series. In the category, the hit AMC series is up against its spin-off "Fear the Walking Dead", FX's "American Horror Story: Hotel" and MTV's "Teen Wolf" among others.

Its lead Andrew Lincoln is vying for Best TV Actor. Co-stars Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride and Tovah Feldshuh are pitted against each other in Best Supporting TV Actress category. Chandler Riggs is additionally nominated for Best Younger Actor on TV and John Carroll Lynch is up for Best Guest Performance on TV for his role on the zombie drama series.

HBO's hit series "Game of Thrones" trails behind "The Walking Dead" with five nominations. It is competing against popular freshman "Outlander", Syfy's "Haven" and MTV's "The Shannara Chronicles" among others for Best Fantasy TV Series.

The show also earns a nod in Best Supporting TV Actor through Kit Harington, another in Best Supporting TV Actress category for Lena Headey's performance, and two nods in Younger Actor on TV for Maisie Williams and Brenock O'Connor.

Other shows which bag multiple nominations are "Daredevil", "Hannibal", "Supergirl" and "Wayward Pines" with four apiece. "Daredevil" and "Supergirl" are vying for Best Superhero Adaptation Series alongside "DC's Legends of Tomorrow", "The Flash", "Gotham", "Marvel's Agent Carter" and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.".

"Hannibal" is listed in Best Action Thriller TV Series, up against "Bates Motel", "Blindspot", "Fargo", "The Last Ship", "The Librarians" and "Mr.Robot".

Saturn Awards also honors last year's best sci-fi, fantasy and horror films. The winners will be announced at a ceremony taking place in June in Burbank.

2016 Saturn Awards Nominations in TV:

Best Fantasy TV Series

Best Action Thriller TV Series Best Superhero Adaptation Series Best Horror TV Series Best Supporting TV Actor Best Supporting TV Actress Best Guest Performance on TV Best Younger Actor on TV Best TV Actress Best TV Actor Best Science Fiction TV Series Best New Media Television Series

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