66th Annual Primetime Emmys Nominations Announced


The nominations for this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards are in! The Mindy Project‘s Mindy Kaling and The Voice host Carson Daily teamed up for the announcement and were joined by the Television Academy chairman and CEO, Bruce Rosenblum. Did your favorite shows make the cut? Find out below:

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Downton Abbey (PBS)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

House of Cards (Netflix)

Mad Men (AMC)

True Detective (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom (HBO)

Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)

Woody Harrelson, True Detective (HBO)

Matthew McConaughey, True Detective (HBO)

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex (Showtime)

Claire Danes, Homeland (Showtime)

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)

Kerry Washington, Scandal (ABC)

Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Josh Charles, The Good Wife (CBS)

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland (Showtime)

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan (Showtime)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Outstanding Comedy Series

Louie (FX)

Modern Family (ABC)

Orange is the New Black (Netflix)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Veep (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Don Cheadle, House of Lies (Showtime)

Louis C.K., Louie (FX)

Ricky Gervais, Derek (Netflix)

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes (Showtime)

William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime)

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lena Dunham, Girls (HBO)

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)

Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly (CBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Fred Armisen, Portlandia (IFC)

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)

Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)

Adam Driver, Girls (HBO)

Tony Hale, Veep (HBO)

Jessie Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)

Anna Chlumsky, Veep (HBO)

Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Outstanding Miniseries

American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Bonnie and Clyde (A&E, Lifetime, History)

Fargo (FX)

Luther (BBC America)

The White Queen (Starz)

Treme (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge (Starz)

Idris Elba, Luther (BBC America)

Martin Freeman, Fargo (Fx)

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo (FX)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor (BBC America)

Minnie Driver, Return to Zero (Lifetime)

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful (Lifetime)

Kristen Wiig, Spoils of Babylon (IFC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)

Colin Hanks, Fargo (FX)

Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Alfred Molina, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic (Lifetime)

Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Allison Tolman, Fargo (FX)

HBO’s Game of Thrones leads the pack, earning a total of 19 nominations. Other top nominees included Fargo (18), American Horror Story: Coven (17), Breaking Bad (16), and original TV movie The Normal Heart (16).

For a complete list of all the categories and nominees, click here.

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be hosted by Seth Meyers. Catch the show as it airs live on Monday, August 25th, at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.

  • Souravi

    This is the list of nominations? I don’t watch any of these shows except Sherlock, TBBT and GOT. What about the shows like Supernatural, Hannibal or Castle?