news: emmy nominations for 2014 are out!

So these aren’t movies, but close enough right?

Rooting for Game of Thrones and Orange is the New Black!

Here are the nominees, with my top choices in bold.
(**Note that I have not seen all the shows nominated)

Who are you rooting for?

66th Emmy Awards.

66th Emmy Awards.

Outstanding Drama Series

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

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 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 Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

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

Outstanding Comedy Series

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

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 and Recreation
  • Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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

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 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

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 Lyonne, Orange Is the New Black
  • Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

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 Made-For-TV Movie

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

Outstanding Miniseries

  • American Horror Story: Coven
  • Bonnie & Clyde
  • Fargo
  • Luther
  • Treme
  • The White Queen

Outstanding Lead Actress in a 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

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
  • Idirs Elba, Luther
  • Martin Freeman, Fargo
  • Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or 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

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

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

Outstanding Reality Competition Series

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

Outstanding Host for a Reality Competition Series

  • 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 Variety Series

  • The Colbert Report
  • The Daily Show
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Real Time With Bill Maher
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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