2014 Emmy Awards Nominations Announced

The 66th edition of the annual Emmy Awards is getting closer each and everyday and as such the full list of nominees has been made public.

Like its predecessors, this year’s event will honor the best in prime time TV programs between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

It will be held Monday, August 25 at the Nokia Centre, Los Angeles, California and will be hosted by talkshow host Seth Meyers.

Below is the full list of nominations:

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

House of Cards

Mad Men

True Detective


Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory


Modern Family

Orange is the New Black

Silicon Valley



Outstanding Miniseries

American Horror Story: Coven

Bonnie & Clyde




The White Queen


Outstanding TV Movie

Killing Kennedy

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

The Normal Heart

Sherlock: His Las Vow

The Trip to Bountiful


Lead 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


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 Miniseries or Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge

Idris Elba, Luther

Martin Freeman, Fargo

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo


Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor

Minnie Driver, Return to Zero

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven

Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Beautiful

Kristen Wiig, The Spoils of Babylon


Lead Actor in a Comedy

Louis CK, 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


Supporting Actor in a Drama

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan


Supporting Actress in a Drama

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men


Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Adam Driver, Girls

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Fred Armisen, Portlandia

Tony Hale, Veep


Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Allison Janney, Mom

Kate Mulgrew, Orange is the New Black

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart

Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow

Colin Hanks, Fargo

Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart

Alfred Molina, Return to Zero

Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven

Allison Tolman, Fargo

Ellen Byrstyn, Flowers in the Attic

Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart


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


Outstanding Variety Series

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Real Time With Bill Maher

Saturday Night Live

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


Outstanding Reality Competition

The Amazing Race

Dancing With the Stars

So You Think You Can Dance

Project Runway

Top Chef

The Voice


Reality Host

Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars

Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway

Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance

Anthony Bourdain, The Taste


Outstanding Reality Show (Structured)

Antiques Roadshow

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives


Shark Tank

Undercover Boss

Who Do You Think You Are?


Outstanding Reality Show (Unstructured)

Alaska: The Last Frontier

Deadliest Catch

Flipping Out

Million Dollar Listing


Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan

Story by: Yaw Sarpon

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