Yvonne Strahovski scores Emmy nod

By Peter Mitchell, AAP US Correspondent
Australian actor Yvonne Strahovski has won an Emmy nomination for her role in The Handmaid's Tale

Australian actress Yvonne Strahovski has score an Emmy nomination for her role in The Handmaid's Tale.

The news was not so good for Nicole Kidman, who was snubbed for her performance in Top of the Lake: China Girl, and Naomi Watts - for roles in Twin Peaks and Gypsy - when nominations were announced on Thursday.

The 70th Emmy Awards ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on September 17.