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Emmy nominees in major categories

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets her 16th Emmy nomination, this time for outstanding lead actress in a comedy, for her starring role in 'Veep'.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets her 16th Emmy nomination, this time for outstanding lead actress in a comedy, for her starring role in 'Veep'.

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Aug 25 in Los Angeles.

Here is a list of nominees in the main categories for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy awards.

Drama series

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

House Of Cards

Mad Men

True Detective

Lead actor, 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

Kevin Spacey in House Of Cards.

Lead actress, drama

Lizzy Caplan, Masters Of Sex

Claire Danes, Homeland

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Robin Wright, House Of Cards

Supporting actor, drama

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey

Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones

Peter Dinklage in Game Of Thrones.

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Supporting actress, drama

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Joanne Froggatt in Downton Abbey.

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Lena Headey, Game Of Thrones

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Best comedy series

The Big Bang Theory


Modern Family

Orange Is The New Black

Orange Is The New Black

Silicon Valley


Lead actor, comedy

Louis C.K, Louie

Don Cheadle, House Of Lies

Ricky Gervais, Derek

William H. Macy (above), Shameless 

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Lead actress, comedy

Lena Dunham, Girls

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly

Amy Poehler (above), Parks And Recreation

Taylor Schilling, Orange Is The New Black

Supporting actor, comedy

Fred Armisen, Portlandia

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Adam Driver, Girls

Tony Hale, Veep

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family

Supporting actress, comedy

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Allison Janney, Mom

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is The New Black

Outstanding miniseries

American Horror Story: Coven

Bonnie & Clyde



The White Queen


Outstanding television movie

Killing Kennedy

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

Sherlock: His Last Vow

The Normal Heart

The Trip To Bountiful

Lead actor, miniseries or movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing On The Edge

Idris Elba, Luther

Martin Freeman, Fargo

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Lead actress, 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 Bountiful

Kristen Wiig, The Spoils Of Babylon — AFP Relaxnews

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