Emmy Awards 2014: Who And What Was Nominated This Year?

The Emmy Awards 2014 are almost upon us, a time to celebrate the great accomplishments of our favorite TV shows and stars. Many are nominated, but only a handful will win.

Will Breaking Bad take home a multiple win, or will it be outshined by Game of Thrones? Will Orange is the New Black beat The Big Bang Theory for Outstanding Comedy Series? Who made the best cameo appearance in a drama? We will all find out soon enough!

The nominees are…

Outstanding Comedy Series:

Orange is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Modern Family

Outstanding Drama Series:

Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men
True Detective

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Louis C.K., Louie
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derick

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

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

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

Fred Armisen, Portlandia
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Adam Driver, Girls
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Tony Hale, Veep

'The Big Bang Theory' Emmy Awards 2014 nominee for Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

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 Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

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

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

'Downton Abbey' Emmy Awards 2014 nominee in several Drama categories

Outstanding Miniseries:

Luther
Treme
The White Queen
American Horror Story: Coven
Fargo

Outstanding TV Movie:

Killing Kennedy
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
Sherlock: His Last Vow
The Normal Heart
The Trip to Bountiful

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a 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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie:

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
Minnie Driver, Return to Zero
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven
Cecily Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful
Kristen Wiig, The Spoils of Babylon

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie:

Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow
Colin Hanks, Fargo
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Alfred Molina, The Normal Heart
Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie:

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven
Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic
Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven
Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart
Allison Tolman, Fargo

'American Horror Story: Coven' Emmy Awards 2014 nominee

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 Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program:

Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program:

The Amazing Race
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Animated Program:

Archer
Bob’s Burgers
Futurama
South Park
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Manhattan Project

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:

Steve Buscemi, Portlandia
Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
Gary Cole, Veep
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
Nathan Lane, Modern Family
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:

Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
Laverne Cox, Orange is the New Black
Joan Cusack, Shameless
Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live
Natasha Lyone, Orange is the New Black
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series:

Dan Baker, The Good Wife
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
Paul Giamatti, Downton Abbey
Joe Morton, Scandal
Robert Morse, Mad Men

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series:

Kate Burton, Scandal
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Kate Mara, House of Cards
Margo Martindale, The Americans
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones

Who and what do you think will win the 2014 Emmy Awards?

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