64th Primetime Emmy Awards nominees

Outstanding Comedy Series
30 Rock (NBC)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Girls (HBO)
Modern Family (ABC)
Veep (HBO)

Outstanding Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
Homeland (Showtime)
Mad Men (AMC)

Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story (FX)
Game Change (HBO)
Hatfields & McCoys (History)
Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO)
Luther (BBC America)
Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (PBS)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race (CBS)
Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)
Top Chef (Bravo)
The Voice (NBC)

Acting
Lead performances
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock (Episode: “Live from Studio 6H”) (NBC)
Louis C.K. as Louie on Louie (Episode: “Duckling”) (FX)
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan on House of Lies (Episode: “The Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments”) (Showtime)
Jon Cryer as Dr. Alan Harper on Two and a Half Men (Episode: “Frodo’s Headshots”) (CBS)
Larry David as Himself on Curb Your Enthusiasm (Episode: “Palestinian Chicken”) (HBO)
Jim Parsons as Dr. Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory (Episode: “The Werewolf Transformation”) (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Zooey Deschanel as Jessica Day on New Girl (Episode: “Bad in Bed”) (Fox)
Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath on Girls (Episode: “She Did”) (HBO)
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, RN on Nurse Jackie (Episode: “Disneyland Sucks”) (Showtime)
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon on 30 Rock (Episode: “The Tuxedo Begins”) (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer on Veep (Episode: “Tears”) (HBO)
Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn on Mike & Molly (Episode: “The Dress”) (CBS)
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation (Episode: “Win, Lose, or Draw”) (NBC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham on Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode Seven”) (PBS)
Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson on Boardwalk Empire (Episode: “Two Boats and a Lifeguard”) (HBO)
Bryan Cranston as Walter White on Breaking Bad (Episode: “Crawl Space”) (AMC)
Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan on Dexter (Episode: “Nebraska”) (Showtime)
Jon Hamm as Don Draper on Mad Men (Episode: “The Other Woman”) (AMC)
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody on Homeland (Episode: “Marine One”) (Showtime)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Kathy Bates as Harriet “Harry” Korn on Harry’s Law (Episode: “Onward and Upward”) (NBC)
Glenn Close as Patty Hewes on Damages (Episode: “I’ve Done Way Too Much for This Girl”) (Audience Network)
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison on Homeland (Episode: “The Vest”) (Showtime)
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode Seven”) (PBS)
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick on The Good Wife (Episode: “Parenting Made Easy”) (CBS)
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson on Mad Men (Episode: “The Other Woman”) (AMC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Kevin Costner as Devil Anse Hatfield on Hatfields & McCoys (History)
Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes on Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (PBS)
Idris Elba as DCI John Luther on Luther (BBC America)
Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt on Game Change (HBO)
Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway on Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO)
Bill Paxton as Randolph McCoy on Hatfields & McCoys (History)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon on American Horror Story (FX)
Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone on Missing (ABC)
Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn on Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO)
Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin on Game Change (HBO)
Emma Thompson as She on The Song of Lunch (PBS)

Supporting performances
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy on Modern Family (Episode: “Lifetime Supply”) (ABC)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family (Episode: “Leap Day”) (ABC)
Max Greenfield as Schmidt on New Girl (Episode: “Control”) (Fox)
Bill Hader as Various Characters on Saturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: Katy Perry”) (NBC)
Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett on Modern Family (Episode: “Baby on Board”) (ABC)
Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker on Modern Family (Episode: “Treehouse”) (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory (Episode: “The Shiny Trinket Maneuver”) (CBS)
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy on Modern Family (Episode: “Go Bullfrogs!”) (ABC)
Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey on Desperate Housewives (Episodes: “Give Me the Blame” + “Finishing the Hat”) (ABC)
Sofía Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family (Episode: “Tableau Vivant”) (ABC)
Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow, RN on Nurse Jackie (Episode: “One-Armed Jacks”) (Showtime)
Kristen Wiig as Various Characters on Saturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: Mick Jagger”) (NBC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jim Carter as Charles Carson on Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode Two”) (PBS)
Brendan Coyle as John Bates on Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode Seven”) (PBS)
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones (Episode: “Blackwater”) (HBO)
Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring on Breaking Bad (Episode: “Hermanos”) (AMC)
Jared Harris as Lane Pryce on Mad Men (Episode: “Commissions and Fees”) (AMC)
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad (Episode: “End Times”) (AMC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife (Episode: “Alienation of Affection”) (CBS)
Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates on Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode Seven”) (PBS)
Anna Gunn as Skyler White on Breaking Bad (Episode: “Cornered”) (AMC)
Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris on Mad Men (Episode: “The Other Woman”) (AMC)
Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife (Episode: “The Dream Team”) (CBS)
Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode One”) (PBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Tom Berenger as Jim Vance on Hatfields & McCoys (History)
Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson on Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (PBS)
Ed Harris as John McCain on Game Change (HBO)
Denis O’Hare as Larry Harvey on American Horror Story (FX)
David Strathairn as John Dos Passos on Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Frances Conroy as Moira O’Hara on American Horror Story (FX)
Judy Davis as Jill Tankard on Page Eight (PBS)
Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon on American Horror Story (FX)
Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace on Game Change (HBO)
Mare Winningham as Sally McCoy on Hatfields & McCoys (History)

Writing
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Louis C.K. for Louie (Episode: “Pregnant”) (FX)
Lena Dunham for Girls (Episode: “Pilot”) (HBO)
Chris McKenna for Community (Episode: “Remedial Chaos Theory”) (NBC)
Amy Poehler for Parks and Recreation (Episode: “The Debate”) (NBC)
Michael Schur for Parks and Recreation (Episode: “Win, Lose, or Draw”) (NBC)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner for Mad Men (Episode: “Far Away Places”) (AMC)
Semi Chellas and Matthew Weiner for Mad Men (Episode: “The Other Woman”) (AMC)
Julian Fellowes for Downton Abbey (Episode: “Episode Seven”) (PBS)
Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, and Gideon Raff for Homeland (Episode: “Pilot”) (Showtime)
Andre Jacquemetton and Maria Jacquemetton for Mad Men (Episode: “Commissions and Fees”) (AMC)

Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special
65th Tony Awards (CBS)
84th Academy Awards (ABC)
Betty White’s 90th Birthday: A Tribute To America’s Golden Girl (NBC)
Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (FX)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special
Neil Cross for Luther (BBC America)
Bill Kerby, Ted Mann, and Ronald Parker for Hatfields & McCoys (History)
Steven Moffat for Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (PBS)
Abi Morgan for The Hour (BBC America)
Danny Strong for Game Change (HBO)

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