66th Emmys

It’s that time of year again! Once a year, we come together as a community (critics, lovers and haters alike) to celebrate the very best on the small screen, and this year is no different!

The 2014 Emmy Awards nominations announcement took place this morning with Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly revealing the nominees for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Netflix has gained huge momentum over the last couple years with intriguing and compelling original shows, which were rewarded. ‘Orange is the New Black’ and ‘House of Cards’ walked away with huge praise and noms! OITNB has been nominated in Comedy Series for season one, and ‘House of Cards’ in the drama category.

Check out the complete list of nominees below and let us know which show, actor or actresses who hope walk away with an Emmy when the show airs live August 25, 8ET/5PT on NBC.

Drama Series
“Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“Mad Men” (AMC)
“True Detective” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Breaking Bad

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix)
Kerry Washington, “Scandal” (ABC)
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex” (Showtime)
Last year’s winner: Claire Danes, Homeland

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards” (Netflix)
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective” (HBO)
Woody Harrelson, “True Detective” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (AMC)
Last year’s winner: Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)
Jim Carter, “Downtown Abbey” (PBS)
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
Josh Charles, “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland” (Showtime)
Jon Voight “Ray Donovan” (Showtime)
Last year’s winner: Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire

Comedy Series
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
“Louie” (FX)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Veep” (HBO)
“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
“Silicon Valley” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Modern Family

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Melissa McCarthy, “Mike & Molly” (CBS)
Taylor Schilling, “Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix)
Last year’s winner: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)
William H. Macy, “Shameless” (Showtime)
Ricky Gervais, “Derek” (Netflix)
Last year’s winner: Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Allison Janney, “Mom” (CBS)
Kate Mulgrew, “Orange Is the New Black” (Netflix)
Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep” (HB0)
Last year’s winner: Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Fox)
Adam Driver, “Girls” (HBO)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” (ABC)
Fred Armisen, “Portlandia” (IFC)
Tony Hale, “Veep” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Tony Hale, Veep

“American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
“Fargo” (FX)
“The White Queen” (Starz)
“Bonnie and Clyde” (A&E, Lifetime, History)
“Treme” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Behind the Candelabra
*NOTE: Outstanding Miniseries or Movie was split into two categories this year

TV Movies
“The Normal Heart” (HBO)
“The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime)
“Killing Kennedy” (National Geographic Channel)
“Sherlock: His Last Vow” (PBS)
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Behind the Candelabra
*NOTE: Outstanding Miniseries or Movie was split into two categories this year

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge” (Starz)
Mark Ruffalo, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Billy Bob Thornton, “Fargo” (FX)
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: His Last Vow” (PBS)
Idris Elba, “Luther” (BBC America)
Martin Freeman, “Fargo” (Fx)
Last year’s winner: Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Cicely Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime)
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Kristen Wiig, “Spoils of Babylon”
Helena Bonham Carter, “Burton and Taylor” (BBC America)
Minnie Driver, “Return to Zero” (Lifetime)
Last year’s winner: Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Matt Bomer, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Martin Freeman, “Sherlock: His Last Vow”
Joe Mantello, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Colin Hanks, “Fargo” (FX)
Jim Parsons, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Alfred Molina, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Frances Conroy, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Angela Bassett, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Allison Tolman, “Fargo” (FX)
Ellen Burstyn, “Flowers in the Attic” (Lifetime)
Julia Roberts, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
Last year’s winner: Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals

Other Categories
Guest Actor in a Drama
Paul Giamatti (Downton Abbey)
Dylan Baker (The Good Wife)
Reg E. Cathey (House of Cards)
Robert Morse (Mad Men)
Beau Bridges (Masters of Sex)
Joe Morton (Scandal)

Guest Actress in a Drama
Margo Martindale (The Americans)
Diana Rigg (Game of Thrones)
Kate Mara (House of Cards)
Allison Janney (Masters of Sex)
Jane Fonda (The Newsroom)
Kate Burton (Scandal)

Guest Actor in a Comedy
Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory)
Nathan Lane (Modern Family)
Steve Buscemi (Portlandia)
Jimmy Fallon (Saturday Night Live)
Louis C.K. (Saturday Night Live)
Gary Cole (Veep)

Guest Actress in a Comedy
Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black)
Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black)
Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black)
Tina Fey (Saturday Night Live)
Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live)
Joan Cusack (Shameless)

Directing in a Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire” — Farewell Daddy Blues” (Tim Van Patten)
“Breaking Bad’ — “Felina” (Vince Gilligan)
“Downton Abbey” — “Episode 1” (David Evans)
“Game Of Thrones” — “The Watchers on the Wall” (Neil Marshall)
“House Of Cards” — “Chapter 14” (Carl Franklin)
“True Detective” — “Who Goes There” (Cary Joji Fukunaga)

Writing in a Drama Series
“Breaking Bad” — “Ozymandias” (Moira Walley-Beckett)
“Breaking Bad” — Felina” (Vince Gilligan)
“Game of Thrones” — “The Children” (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss)
“House of Cards” — “Chapter 14” (Beau Willimon)
“True Detective” — “The Secret Fate of All Life” (Nic Pizzolatto)

Directing in a Comedy Series
“Episodes” — “Episode 309” (Iain B. MacDonald)
“Glee” — “100” (Paris Barclay)
“Louis” — “Elevator, Part 6” (Louis C.K.)
“Modern Family” — “Vegas” (Gail Mancuso)
“Orange Is the New Black” — “Lesbian Request Denied” (Jodie Foster)
“Silicon Valley” — Minimum Viable Product” (Mike Judge)

Writing in a Comedy Series
“Episodes” — “Episode 305” (David Crane)
“Louise” — “So Did The Fat Lady” (Louis C.K.)
“Orange Is the New Black” — “I Wasn’t Ready” (Jenji Kohan and Liz Friedman)
“Silicon Valley” — “Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency” (Alec Berg)
“Veep” — “Special Relationship” (Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche and Armando Iannucci)

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

Reality Program
“Antiques Roadshow”
“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”
“Shark Tank”
“Undercover Boss”
“Who Do You Think You Are?”

Reality Host
Betty White, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers”
Tom Bergeron, “Dancing With The Stars”
Jane Lynch, “Hollywood Game Night”
Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn, “Project Runway”
Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance”
Anthony Bourdain, “The Taste”

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