Paula David

The 64th Emmy Awards is set after nominations were announced, along with other details on the telecast.

The nominees were announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in an affair held at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in California, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Kerry Washington. The complete list of nominees and awardees may be found on the Emmys official website.

"Mad Men" and "American Horror Story" received a total of 17 nominations, followed by "Downton Abbey" and "Hatfields & McCoys" with 16 nominations each. "Hemingway & Gelhorn," "Modern Family," "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" are among the programs that received over 10 nominations.

The list of nominees is as follows:

Outstanding Drama Series:

"Boardwalk Empire"

"Breaking Bad"

"Downton Abbey"

"Mad Men"


"Game of Thrones"

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

Glenn Close, "Damages"

Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey"

Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"

Kathy Bates, "Harry's Law"

Claire Danes, "Homeland"

Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men"

Lead Actor In A Drama Series:

Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"

Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"

Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"

Hugh Bonneville, "Downton Abbey"

Damian Lewis, "Homeland"

Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad"

Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"

Joanne Froggatt, "Downton Abbey"

Archie Panjabi, "The Good Wife"

Christine Baranski, "The Good Wife"

Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men"

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad"

Giancarlo Esposito, "Breaking Bad"

Brendan Coyle, "Downton Abbey"

Jim Carter, "Downton Abbey"

Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"

Jared Harris, "Mad Men"

Guest Actress in a Drama Series:

Martha Plimpton, "The Good Wife"

Loretta Devine, "Grey's Anatomy"

Jean Smart, "Harry's Law"

Julia Ormond, "Mad Men"

Joan Cusack, "Shameless"

Uma Thurman, "Smash"

Guest Actor in a Drama Series:

Mark Margolis, "Breaking Bad"

Dylan Baker, "The Good Wife"

Michael J. Fox, "The Good Wife"

Jeremy Davies, "Justified"

Ben Feldman, "Mad Men"

Jason Ritter, "Parenthood"

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series:


"Breaking Bad"

"Downton Abbey"


"Mad Men"

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series:

"Downton Abbey"

"Homeland - Pilot Episode"

"Mad Men - The Other Woman"

"Mad Men - Commissions And Fees"

"Mad Men - Far Away Places"

Outstanding Comedy Series:

"The Big Bang Theory"

"Curb Your Enthusiasm"


"Modern Family"

"30 Rock"


Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Lena Dunham, "Girls"

Melissa McCarthy, "Mike & Molly"

Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"

Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"

Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"

Tina Fey, "30 Rock"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"

Louis C.K., "Louie"

Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"

Jon Cryer, "Two and a Half Men"

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory"

Kathryn Joosten, "Desperate Housewives"

Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"

Merritt Wever, "Modern Family"

Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"

Kristen Wiig, "Saturday Night Live"

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

Ed O'Neill, "Modern Family"

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Modern Family"

Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"

Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family"

Max Greenfield, "New Girl"

Bill Hader, "Saturday Night Live"

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:

Dot-Marie Jones, "Glee"

Maya Rudolph, "Saturday Night Live"

Melissa McCarthy, "Saturday Night Live"

Elizabeth Banks, "30 Rock"

Margaret Cho, "30 Rock"

Kathy Bates, "Two and a Half Men"

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:

Michael J. Fox, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

Greg Kinnear, "Modern Family"

Bobby Cannavale, "Nurse Jackie"

Jimmy Fallon, "Saturday Night Live"

Will Arnett, "30 Rock"

Jon Hamm, "30 Rock"

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series:

"Curb Your Enthusiasm"



"Modern Family: Virgin Territory"

"Modern Family: Baby On Board"

"New Girl"

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series:

"Community - Remedial Chaos Theory"

"Girls – Pilot Episode"

"Louie – Pregnant"

"Parks And Recreation - The Debate"

"Parks And Recreation - Win, Lose, Or Draw"

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie:

"American Horror Story"

"Game Change"

"Hatfields & McCoys"

"Hemingway & Gellhorn"


"Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece)"

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

Connie Britton, "American Horror Story"

Julianne Moore, "Game Change"

Nicole Kidman, "Hemmingway & Gellhorn"

Ashley Judd, "Missing"

Emma Thompson, "The Song of Lunch (Masterpiece)"

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie:

Woody Harrelson, "Game Change"

Kevin Costner, "Hatfields & McCoys"

Bill Paxton, "Hatfields & McCoys"

Clive Owen, "Hemmingway & Gellhorn"

Idris Elba, "Luther"

Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece)"

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

Frances Conroy, "American Horror Story"

Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"

Sarah Paulson, "Game Change"

Mare Winningham, "Hatfields & McCoys"

Judy Davis, "Page Eight (Masterpiece)"

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries Or Movie:

Denis O'Hare, "American Horror Story"

Ed Harris, "Game Change"

Tom Berenger, "Hatfields & McCoys"

David Strathairn, "Hemmingway & Gellhorn"

Martin Freeman, "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece)"

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special:

"Game Change"

"Hatfields & McCoys"

"Hemingway & Gellhorn"


"Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)"

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special:

"Game Change"

"Hatfields & McCoys"

"The Hour"


"Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)"

Outstanding Variety Special:

"Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute To America's Golden Girl"

"Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker"

"The Kennedy Center Honors"

"Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett Together Again"

"Tony Bennett: Duets II (Great Performances)"

Outstanding Variety Series:

"The Colbert Report"

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

"Jimmy Kimmel Live"

"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"

"Real Time with Bill Maher"

"Saturday Night Live"

Outstanding Reality Program:

"Antiques Roadshow"

"Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution"


"Shark Tank"

"Undercover Boss"

"Who Do You Think You Are?"

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program:

"The Amazing Race"

"Dancing with the Stars"

"Project Runway"

"So You Think You Can Dance"

"Top Chef"

"The Voice"

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program:

Phil Keoghan, "The Amazing Race"

Ryan Seacrest, "American Idol"

Betty White, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"

Tom Bergeron, "Dancing with the Stars"

Cat Deeley, "So You Think You Can Dance"

Outstanding Animated Program:

"American Dad!"


"The Penguins of Madagascar: The Return of the Revenge of Dr. Blowhole"

"The Simpsons"

The full list may be found at the Emmys official website.






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