The Emmy Awards have revealed the list for its nominees for this year’s ceremony. The awards show will be broadcast on the 25th of August 2014 with Seth Myers announced as the presenter, the ceremony will air on NBC. A partial list of the nominees are below, and a full list can be found on the Emmy Awards website.
Lead Actress In A Comedy Series:
Lena Dunham in Girls, Taylor Schilling in Orange Is the New Black, Melissa McCarthy in Mike & Molly, Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation, Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep and Edie Falco in Nurse Jackie.
Lead Actor In A Comedy Series:
Don Cheadle in House of Lies, Louis CK in Louie, Jim Parsons in The Big Bang Theory, Ricky Gervais in Derek, Matt LeBlanc in Episodes and William H. Macy in Shameless.
Outstanding Comedy Series:
Louie, Modern Family, Orange Is the New Black, Silicon Valley, The Big Bang Theory and Veep.
Outstanding Drama Series:
Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Mad Men and True Detective.
Lead Actress In A Drama Series:
Kerry Washington in Scandal, Claire Danes in Homeland, Michelle Dockery in Downton Abbey, Robin Wright in House of Cards, Lizzy Caplan in Masters of Sex and Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife.
Lead Actor In A Drama Series:
Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad, Jeff Daniels in The Newsroom, Jon Hamm in Mad Men, Woody Harrelson in True Detective, Matthew McConaughey in True Detective and Kevin Spacey in House of Cards.