The prestigious pair topped the closest rival, Netflix, by a significant margin
HBO and its sibling streaming service HBO Max led all networks in nominations for the 74th Emmy Awards, garnering 140 nods for their programming
Netflix earned 105 of the nominations, which were announced Tuesday morning, thanks to acclaimed series including “Stranger Things,” “Ozark” and “Squid Game"
HBO and HBO Max are, in fact, different networks, but they are treated as interchangeable in the Emmy counts
HBO shows are streamed through HBO Max, though HBO Max has its own programming produced specifically for streaming
The company reports earnings next week, when it is expected to say it lost about 2 million subscribers in the most recent quarter
Other streaming services made strong showings in the Emmy nominations, showing that the awards are not a two-horse race
Discovery, which owns not only HBO but also CNN, Discovery Channel, Discovery+, Adult Swim and others, came in with a corporate total of 155