Primetime Emmy Nominations Announced

Jul 10, 2014 8:45 AM

Emmy nominations for last season were announced this morning live from Hollywood.

The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" emerged as the leader in the nominations announced today with 19 bids, including best drama series.

The meth kingpin drama "Breaking Bad" was next in line with 16 bids for its final season, including best drama and best actor nod for star Bryan Cranston.

Other top nominees included a pair of ambitious miniseries, "Fargo," with 18 bids, and "American Horror Story: Coven," with 17.

The aids drama "The Normal Heart" received 16 nominations, including best TV movie.

The primetime Emmy nominations for best actress in a television drama were also announced.

The nominees announced this morning are: Lizzy Caplan, "Masters of Sex"; Claire Danes, "Homeland"; Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey"; Julianne Margulies, "The Good Wife"; Kerry Washington, "Scandal"; Robin Wright, "House of Cards".

And the Emmy nominations for best actor were announced as well.

The nominees announced this morning are: 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."

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented Aug. 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Seth Meyers and airing live on NBC.


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