The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations are in! The Voice’s Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project announced the nominees early Thursday (July 10) morning with “Game of Thrones” from HBO leading the way with 19 nominations, including best drama. You can see the major category nominees below.

Drama series

  • “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
  • “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
  • “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
  • “House of Cards” (Netflix)
  • “Mad Men” (AMC)
  • “True Detective” (HBO)

Comedy series

  • “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
  • “Louie” (FX)
  • “Modern Family” (ABC)
  • “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
  • “Silicon Valley” (HBO)
  • “Veep” (HBO)


  • “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
  • “Bonnie and Clyde” (A&E)
  • “Fargo” (FX)
  • “Luther” (BBC America)
  • “Treme” (HBO)
  • “The White Queen” (BBC America)

TV Movie

  • “Killing Kennedy” (National Geographic)
  • “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)
  • “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
  • “Sherlock: His Last Vow” (BBC America)
  • “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime)

Actor in a drama

  • Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”)
  • Jeff Daniels (“The Newsroom”)
  • Jon Hamm (“Mad Men”)
  • Woody Harrelson (“True Detective”)
  • Matthew McConaughey (“True Detective”)
  • Kevin Spacey (“House of Cards”)

Actress in a drama

  • Lizzy Caplan (“Masters of Sex”)
  • Claire Danes (“Homeland”)
  • Michelle Dockery (“Downton Abbey”)
  • Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife”)
  • Kerry Washington (“Scandal”)
  • Robin Wright (“House of Cards”)

Actor in a comedy

  • Louis C.K (“Louie”)
  • Don Cheadle (“House of Lies”)
  • Ricky Gervais (“Derek”)
  • Matt LeBlanc (“Episodes”)
  • William H. Macy (“Shameless”)
  • Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”)

Actress in a comedy

  • Lena Dunham (“Girls”)
  • Edie Falco (“Nurse Jackie”)
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep”)
  • Melissa McCarthy (“Mike & Molly”)
  • Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation”)
  • Taylor Schilling (“Orange is the New Black”)

Click HERE for the full list of nominations.

The the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Monday, Aug. 25 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Seth Myers will host the telecast. The awards show was normally held on Sunday night, but moved due to TV conflicts with NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” and with MTV’s Video Music Awards.


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