66th EMMY AWARDS Nominations: The Road to Emmys

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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards this morning. 

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Seth Meyers, will air live on Monday, August 25 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT) on NBC. 

You can view the list of nominees below:

Outstanding Comedy Series
"The Big Bang Theory" (2007)
"Louie" (2010)
"Modern Family" (2009)
"Orange Is the New Black" (2013)
"Silicon Valley" (2014)
"Veep" (2012)

Outstanding Drama Series
"Breaking Bad" (2008)
"Downton Abbey" (2010)
"Game of Thrones" (2011)
"House of Cards" (2013)
"Mad Men" (2007)
"True Detective" (2014)

Outstanding Miniseries
"American Horror Story" (2011)
"Bonnie and Clyde" (2013)
"Fargo" (2014)
"Luther" (2010)
"Treme" (2010)
"The White Queen" (2013)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Don Cheadle for "House of Lies" (2012)
Louis C.K. for "Louie" (2010)
Matt LeBlanc for "Episodes" (2011)
William H. Macy for "Shameless" (2011)
Jim Parsons for "The Big Bang Theory" (2007)
Ricky Gervais for "Derek" (2012)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston for "Breaking Bad" (2008)
Jeff Daniels for "The Newsroom" (2012)
Jon Hamm for "Mad Men" (2007)
Woody Harrelson for "True Detective" (2014)
Matthew McConaughey for "True Detective" (2014)
Kevin Spacey for "House of Cards" (2013)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Idris Elba for "Luther" (2010)
Chiwetel Ejiofor for "Dancing on the Edge" (2013)
Benedict Cumberbatch for "Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)" (2014)
Martin Freeman for "Fargo" (2014)
Mark Ruffalo for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)
Billy Bob Thornton for "Fargo" (2014)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Lena Dunham for "Girls" (2012)
Edie Falco for "Nurse Jackie" (2009)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus for "Veep" (2012)
Melissa McCarthy for "Mike & Molly" (2010)
Amy Poehler for "Parks and Recreation" (2009)
Taylor Schilling for "Orange Is the New Black" (2013)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Lizzy Caplan for "Masters of Sex" (2013)
Claire Danes for "Homeland" (2011)
Michelle Dockery for "Downton Abbey" (2010)
Julianna Margulies for "The Good Wife" (2009)
Kerry Washington for "Scandal" (2012)
Robin Wright for "House of Cards" (2013)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Helena Bonham Carter for Burton and Taylor (2013) (TV)
Minnie Driver for Return to Zero (2014)
Jessica Lange for "American Horror Story" (2011)
Sarah Paulson for "American Horror Story" (2011)
Cicely Tyson for The Trip to Bountiful (2014) (TV)
Kristen Wiig for "The Spoils of Babylon" (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell for "Modern Family" (2009)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson for "Modern Family" (2009)
Adam Driver for "Girls" (2012)
Tony Hale for "Veep" (2012)
Andre Braugher for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2013)
Fred Armisen for "Portlandia" (2011)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jim Carter for "Downton Abbey" (2010)
Josh Charles for "The Good Wife" (2009)
Peter Dinklage for "Game of Thrones" (2011)
Mandy Patinkin for "Homeland" (2011)
Aaron Paul for "Breaking Bad" (2008)
Jon Voight for "Ray Donovan" (2013)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Matt Bomer for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)
Martin Freeman for "Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)" (2014)
Colin Hanks for "Fargo" (2014)
Alfred Molina for Return to Zero (2014)
Jim Parsons for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)
Joe Mantello for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik for "The Big Bang Theory" (2007)
Julie Bowen for "Modern Family" (2009)
Anna Chlumsky for "Veep" (2012)
Allison Janney for "Mom" (2013)
Kate Mulgrew for "Orange Is the New Black" (2013)
Kate McKinnon for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski for "The Good Wife" (2009)
Joanne Froggatt for "Downton Abbey" (2010)
Anna Gunn for "Breaking Bad" (2008)
Lena Headey for "Game of Thrones" (2011)
Christina Hendricks for "Mad Men" (2007)
Maggie Smith for "Downton Abbey" (2010)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Angela Bassett for "American Horror Story" (2011)
Kathy Bates for "American Horror Story" (2011)
Ellen Burstyn for Flowers in the Attic (2014) (TV)
Frances Conroy for "American Horror Story" (2011)
Julia Roberts for The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)
Allison Tolman for "Fargo" (2014)

Outstanding Television Movie
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
The Normal Heart (2014) (TV)
"Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)" (2014)
The Trip to Bountiful (2014) (TV)
Killing Kennedy (2013) (TV)

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
"The Colbert Report" (2005)
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (1996)
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (2003)
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (2014)
"Real Time with Bill Maher" (2003)
"Saturday Night Live" (1975)

Outstanding Reality Competition Program
"The Amazing Race" (2001)
"Dancing with the Stars" (2005/I)
"Project Runway" (2004)
"So You Think You Can Dance" (2005)
"Top Chef" (2006)
"The Voice" (2011)

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program
Tom Bergeron for "Dancing with the Stars" (2005/I)
Anthony Bourdain for "The Taste" (2013/I)
Cat Deeley for "So You Think You Can Dance" (2005)
Betty White for "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" (2012)
Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn for "Project Runway" (2004)
Jane Lynch for "Hollywood Game Night" (2013)

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
"Glee" (2009): Paris Barclay("100")
"Louie" (2010): Louis C.K.("Elevator, Part 6")
"Modern Family" (2009): Gail Mancuso("Vegas")
"Orange Is the New Black" (2013): Jodie Foster("Lesbian Request Denied")
"Silicon Valley" (2014): Mike Judge("Minimum Viable Product")
"Episodes" (2011): Iain B. MacDonald("Episode 309")

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
"Boardwalk Empire" (2010): Timothy Van Patten("Farewell Daddy Blues")
"Breaking Bad" (2008): Vince Gilligan("Felina")
"Downton Abbey" (2010): David Evans("Episode 1")
"House of Cards" (2013): Carl Franklin("Chapter 14")
"True Detective" (2014): Cary Fukunaga("Who Goes There")
"Game of Thrones" (2011): Neil Marshall("The Watchers on the Wall")

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
"American Horror Story" (2011): Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
"Fargo" (2014): Adam Bernstein
"Fargo" (2014): Colin Bucksey
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013): Stephen Frears
The Normal Heart (2014) (TV): Ryan Murphy
"Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)" (2014): Nick Hurran

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series
"The Colbert Report" (2005): Jim Hoskinson
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (1996): Chuck O'Neil
"Portlandia" (2011): Jonathan Krisel
"Saturday Night Live" (1975): Don Roy King
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (2014): Dave Diomedi

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
"Louie" (2010): Louis C.K.("So Did the Fat Lady")
"Episodes" (2011): David Crane, Jeffrey Klarik("Episode 305")
"Orange Is the New Black" (2013): Jenji Kohan, Liz Friedman("I Wasn't Ready")
"Veep" (2012): Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, Armando Iannucci("Special Relationship")
"Silicon Valley" (2014): Alec Berg("Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency ")

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
"Breaking Bad" (2008): Moira Walley-Beckett("Ozymandias")
"Breaking Bad" (2008): Vince Gilligan("Felina")
"Game of Thrones" (2011): David Benioff, D.B. Weiss("The Children")
"House of Cards" (2013): Beau Willimon("Chapter 14")
"True Detective" (2014): Nic Pizzolatto("The Secret Fate of All Life")

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
"The Colbert Report" (2005)
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (1996)
"Portlandia" (2011)
"Inside Amy Schumer" (2013)
"Key and Peele" (2012)
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (2014)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
The Normal Heart (2014) (TV): Larry Kramer
"Sherlock: His Last Vow (#3.3)" (2014): Steven Moffat
"American Horror Story" (2011): Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk("Bitchcraft")
"Fargo" (2014): Noah Hawley("The Crocodile's Dilemma")
"Luther" (2010): Neil Cross
"Treme" (2010): David Simon, Eric Overmyer("...To Miss New Orleans")

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Kate Mara for "House of Cards" (2013)
Diana Rigg for "Game of Thrones" (2011)
Margo Martindale for "The Americans" (2013)
Allison Janney for "Masters of Sex" (2013)
Jane Fonda for "The Newsroom" (2012)
Kate Burton for "Scandal" (2012)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Paul Giamatti for "Downton Abbey" (2010)
Dylan Baker for "The Good Wife" (2009)
Reg E. Cathey for "House of Cards" (2013)
Robert Morse for "Mad Men" (2007)
Beau Bridges for "Masters of Sex" (2013)
Joe Morton for "Scandal" (2012)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Uzo Aduba for "Orange Is the New Black" (2013)
Natasha Lyonne for "Orange Is the New Black" (2013)
Laverne Cox for "Orange Is the New Black" (2013)
Melissa McCarthy for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)
Tina Fey for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)
Joan Cusack for "Shameless" (2011)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Bob Newhart for "The Big Bang Theory" (2007)
Nathan Lane for "Modern Family" (2009)
Steve Buscemi for "Portlandia" (2011)
Jimmy Fallon for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)
Louis C.K. for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)
Gary Cole for "Veep" (2012)

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