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Emmy Awards 2014: Nominations


Emmy Awards 2014: Nominations


The 66th Primetime Emmy Nominations were announced today, and some of your favourite M-Net and M-Net Series shows came out on top- including True Detective, Game of Thrones and Modern Family.

True Detective will compete with Breaking Bad‘s final season, plus Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Downton Abbey and Mad Men in the prestigious Drama series category.

In the Comedy category newcomers Silicon Valley and Orange is the New Black join with The Big Bang Theory, Louie, Modern Family, and Veep.

Here’s a list of the nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards:

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
Jeff Daniels
Jon Hamm
Woody Harrelson
Matthew McConaughey
Kevin Spacey

Lead Actress in a Drama
Lizzy Caplan
Claire Danes
Michelle Dockery
Julianna Marguiles
Kerry Washington
Robin Wright

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Benedict Cumberbatch
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Idris Elba
Martin Freeman
Mark Ruffalo
Billy Bob Thornton

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Helena Bonham Carter
Minnie Driver
Jessica Lange
Sarah Paulson
Cicely Tyson
Kristen Wiig

Lead Actor in a Comedy
Louis CK
Don Cheadle
Ricky Gervais
Matt LeBlanc
William H Macy
Jim Parsons

Lead Actress in a Comedy
Lena Dunham
Edie Falco,
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Melissa McCarthy
Amy Poehler
Taylor Schilling

Outstanding Reality Competition
The Amazing Race
Dancing With the Stars
So You Think You Can Dance
Project Runway
Top Chef
The Voice

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

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 Actor 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

The the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Seth Myers will host the telecast, which will screen in Africa on M-Net on August 26th.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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