The nominees are in! The biggest night in television is just around the corner — August 25 marks the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards. Click to see the FULL LIST of nominees!
Seth Meyers is hosting the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, and he’ll be standing in front of a star-studded audience! Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Modern Family and Orange Is The New Black are among the contenders — plus, there are a few good surprises. Keep reading to get your Emmy on!
2014 Emmy Nominations Announced
We already have award show fever. With the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards nominees, we’re gearing up for red carpet galore. But first, take a look at the best television has to offer.
Taylor Schilling (Orange Is The New Black), Lena Dunham (Girls), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) and reigning champ Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) are nominated for Best Actress (Comedy), while Kerry Washington (Scandal), Julianna Marguiles (The Good Wife), Claire Danes (Homeland), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and Robin Wright (House of Cards) round out the Best Actress (Drama) category.
Netflix has a big reason to celebrate — Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards both received nods.
New contenders include HBO’s The Normal Heart, Silicon Valley and True Detective, plus Showtime’s critically acclaimed newcomer Masters of Sex, which was not nominated for its freshmen season, and FX’s Fargo, starring Billy Bob Thorton.
Emmys 2014: See Full List Of Nominees
Lead Actor in a Drama
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Woody Harrelson, True Detective
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Lead Actress in a Drama
Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Marguiles, The Good Wife
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards
Lead 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
Lead Actress in a Comedy
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is The New Black
Game Of Thrones
House of Cards
The Big Bang Theory
Orange Is The New Black
Click HERE for the full list. Congrats to all of the nominees!
The Voice host Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project announced the nominees on Thursday morning, July 10 in Los Angeles. The 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards air this summer, August 25.
HollywoodLifers, are you pleased with the nominees or were some of your favorites snubbed? Sound off below!
– Elizabeth Wagmeister