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Thursday
Jul102014

"Game of Thrones" Leads Primetime Emmy Nominees

Keith Bernstein/HBOThe nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning in North Hollywood, California, by Mindy Kaling, Carson Daly and Television Academy Chairman/CEO Bruce Rosenblum.

HBO's Game of Thrones leads all nominees with 19, including a nod for Best Drama and acting nods for stars Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage.  The FX miniseries Fargo was next with 18 nominations.  Breaking Bad, which concluded earlier this year, received 16 nominations, including Best Drama and Best Actor for star Bryan Cranston.

The Emmy Awards, hosted by Seth Meyers, will be held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 25. NBC will air the ceremony live from coast to coast.

Here is the list of the nominees:

Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Downton Abby
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men
True Detective

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abby
Julianne Margulies, The Good Wife
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Claire Danes, Homeland

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
Woody Harrelson, True Detective
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Joanne Froggatt , Game of Thrones
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Comedy Series
Modern Family
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis Dreyfus, Veep
Melissa McCarthy, Mike and Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Louis C.K., Louie
Don Cheatel, House of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derek
Matt Leblonc, Episodse
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black
Kate McKinnon, Saturdy Night Live
Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Allison Janney, Mom

Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Adam Driver, Girls
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Fred Armisen, Portlandia
Tony Hale, VEEP

Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story: Coven
Bonnie & Clyde
Fargo
Luther

Treme
The White Queen

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing On The Edge
Martin Freeman, Fargo
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo
Idris Elba, Luther
Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven
Helena Bonham Carter, Burton And Taylor
Minnie Driver, Return To Zero
Kristen Wiig, The Spoils Of Babylon
Cicely Tyson, The Trip To Bountiful

TV Movie
Killing Kennedy
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
The Normal Heart
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)
The Trip to Boutiful

Reality-Competition Program
Dancing with the Stars
The Amazing Race
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice

Variety Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
The Colbert Report

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon



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