65th Emmy Awards
Emmy nominations were announced on July 18. Herein, a list of nominees in select categories. Visit emmys.com/nominations for the full list of nominees. Tune into CBS on Sunday, September 22 at 8pm for the award presentation, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.
- Breaking Bad
- Downton Abbey
- Game of Thrones
- House of Cards
- Mad Men
- Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
- Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
- Claire Danes, Homeland
- Robin Wright, House of Cards
- Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
- Connie Britton, Nashville
- Kerry Washington, Scandal
- Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
- Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
- Damian Lewis, Homeland
- Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
- Jon Hamm, Mad Men
- Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
- Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
- Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
- Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
- Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
- Morena Baccarin, Homeland
- Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
- Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire
- Jonathan Banks, Breaking Bad
- Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
- Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
- Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
- Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
- Margo Martindale, The Americans
- Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
- Carrie Preston, The Good Wife
- Linda Cardellini, Mad Men
- Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
- Joan Cusack, Shameless
- Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
- Nathan Lane, The Good Wife
- Rupert Friend, Homeland
- Robert Morse, Mad Men
- Harry Hamlin, Mad Men
- Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal
- George Mastras, Breaking Bad, "Dead Freight"
- Thomas Schnauz, Breaking Bad, "Say My Name"
- Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey, "Episode 4"
- David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones, "The Rains of Castamere"
- Henry Bromell, Homeland, "Q and A"
- Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire, "Margate Sands"
- Michelle MacLaren, Breaking Bad, "Gliding Over All"
- Jeremy Webb, Downton Abbey, "Episode 4"
- Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland, "Q and A"
- David Fincher, House of Cards, "Chapter 1"
- 30 Rock
- Modern Family
- The Big Bang Theory
- Tina Fey, 30 Rock
- Laura Dern, Enlightened
- Lena Dunham, Girls
- Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
- Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
- Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
- Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
- Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
- Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
- Don Cheadle, House of Lies
- Louis C.K., Louie
- Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock
- Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
- Jane Lynch, Glee
- Julie Bowen, Modern Family
- Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
- Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
- Anna Chlumsky, Veep
- Adam Driver, Girls
- Ty Burrell, Modern Family
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
- Ed O'Neill, Modern Family
- Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live
- Tony Hale, Veep
- Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock
- Molly Shannon, Enlightened
- Dot-Marie Jones, Glee
- Melissa Leo, Louie
- Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
- Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
- Will Forte, 30 Rock
- Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
- Nathan Lane, Modern Family
- Bobby Cannavale, Nurse Jackie
- Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
- Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live
- Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock, 30 Rock, "Hogcock!"
- Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield, 30 Rock "Last Lunch"
- David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, Episodes, "Episode 209"
- Louis C.K. and Pamela Adlon, Louie, "Daddy's Girlfriend, Part One"
- Greg Daniels, The Office, "Finale"
- Beth McCarthy-Miller, 30 Rock, "Hogcock!/Last Lunch"
- Lena Dunham, Girls, "On All Fours"
- Paris Barclay, Glee, "Diva"
- Louis C.K., Louie, "New Year's Eve"
- Gail Mancuso, Modern Family, "Arrested"
Miniseries or Movie
Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
- American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)
- Behind the Candelabra (HBO)
- Phil Spector (HBO)
- Political Animals (USA Network)
- The Bible (History Channel)
- Top of the Lake (Sundance Channel)
- Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum
- Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter
- Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
- Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals
- Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake
- Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
- Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
- Toby Jones, The Girl
- Benedict Cumberbatch, Parade's End
- Al Pacino, Phil Spector
- Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Asylum
- Imelda Staunton, The Girl
- Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals
- Charlotte Rampling, Restless
- Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias
- James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum
- Zachary Quinto, American Horror Story: Asylum
- Scott Bakula, Behind the Candelabra
- John Benjamin Hickey, The Big C: Hereafter
- Peter Mullan, Top of the Lake
- Richard LaGravenese, Behind the Candelabra
- Tom Stoppard, Parade's End
- David Mamet, Phil Spector
- Abi Morgan, The Hour
- Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, Top of the Lake
- Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra
- Julian Jarrold, The Girl
- David Mamet, Phil Spector
- Allison Anders, Ring of Fire
- Jane Campion and Garth Davis, Top of the Lake, "Part 5"
- The Colbert Report (also nominated in the Writing and Directing categories)
- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (also nominated in the Writing and Directing categories)
- Jimmy Kimmel Live (also nominated in the Writing and Directing categories)
- Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
- Real Time with Bill Maher (also nominated in the Writing category)
- Saturday Night Live (also nominated in the Writing and Directing categories)
- 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief (also nominated in the Directing category)
- The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS) (also nominated in the Directing category)
- Louis C.K.: Oh My God (HBO) (also nominated in the Writing and Directing categories)
- Mel Brooks Strikes Back! with Mel Brooks and Alan Yentob (HBO)
- Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday, Part One (also nominated in the Writing category)
- 66th Tony Awards (this is the 2012 broadcast)
- London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
- Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel, Live from Lincoln Center
- 70th Golden Globes (this is the 2013 broadcast, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler)
- The Oscars (this is the 2013 broadcast, hosted by Seth MacFarlane)
- The Newsroom, Outstanding Main Title Design, Michael Riley, Denny Zimmerman, Cory Shaw and Justine Gerenstein
- Game of Thrones, Outstanding Interactive Program, Game of Thrones Season Three Enhanced Digital Experience
- House of Cards, Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) and Outstanding Main Title Theme Music, Jeff Beal
- Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
- Smash, "Hang the Moon," Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
- 66th Tony Awards, "If I Had Time," Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum
- Outstanding Voice Over Performance, Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy, "Brian's Play," and Alex Borstein, Family Guy, "Lois Comes Out of Her Shell"
- Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Outstanding Special Class Short-Format Nonfiction Programs (watch all the episodes here)
And there you have it. Nominees (in selected categories) for the 65th Emmy Awards. (Visit emmys.com/nominations for the full list.) What do you think of this year's slate of nominees? Be sure to tune into the awards presentation and broadcast on September 22, and check back here the following day for my wrap up. In the meantime, head to my Emmys Pinterest board for lots of Emmys pics.