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65th Annual Emmy Nominations

kevin spaceyThe 2013 Primetime Emmy Nominations were released July 18, 2013. The Netflix series House of Cards has made history by becoming the first show to be nominated from that is exclusively delivered online. The popular series Arrested Development was also nominated. However, HBO led with 108 nominations.

There were many notable nominations like Kerry Washington for her role in the popular series Scandal and The Bible mini-series that pulled 13 million viewers with its first episode. However, there were also many snubs such as Dexter, Boardwalk Empire and Park and Recreation not being nominated for outstanding series. Eric Stonestreet was the only member of The Modern Family cast that wasn’t nominated and Shirley MacLaine was suprsingly not recognized for her role in the popular Downton Abbey.


Neil Patrick Harris will host the Emmy, for the second time, on September 22, 2013. Here is a full list of all the nominations:

downton abbeyOutstanding Drama Series:

“Breaking Bad” (AMC)

“Downton Abbey” (PBS)

“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

“Homeland” (Showtime)


“House of Cards” (Netflix)

“Mad Men” (AMC)

Outstanding Comedy Series:

“30 Rock” (NBC)

“Girls” (HBO)

“Louie” (FX)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

“Veep” (HBO)

Outstanding Reality Show:


“Antiques Roadshow” (PBS)

“Deadliest Catch” (Discovery)

“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” (Food Network)

“Mythbusters” (Discovery)

“Shark Tank” (ABC)

“Undercover Boss” (CBS)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Show:

“The Voice” (NBC)

“Dancing with the Stars” (ABC)

“So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox)


“Project Runway” (Lifetime)

“The Amazing Race” (CBS)

“Top Chef” (Bravo)

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series:

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)

“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)

“Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)

“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central)



Outstanding Miniseries or TV Movie:

“American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)

“Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)

“Phil Spector” (HBO)

“Political Animals” (USA)


“The Bible” (History)

“Top of the Lake” (Sundance)

Outstanding Actor: (Drama Series)

Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Hugh Bonneville, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)

Damian Lewis, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” (AMC)

Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom” (HBO)


Outstanding Actress: (Drama Series)

Vera Farmiga, “Bates Motel” (A&E)

Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)

Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men” (AMC)

Connie Britton, “Nashville” (ABC)

Kerry Washington, “Scandal” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor: (Drama Series)


Bobby Cannavale, “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

Jonathan Banks, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Outstanding Supporting Actress: (Drama Series)

Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad” (AMC)

Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)


Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Morena Baccarin, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (AMC)

Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife” (CBS)

Outstanding Actor: (Comedy Series)

Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” (NBC)

Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development” (Netflix)

Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes” (Showtime)

Don Cheadle, “House of Lies” (Showtime)


Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)

Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Outstanding Actress: (Comedy Series)

Tina Fey, “30 Rock” (NBC)

Laura Dern, “Enlightened” (HBO)

Lena Dunham, “Girls” (HBO)

Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)

Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep” (HBO)


modern family

Outstanding Supporting Actor: (Comedy Series)

Adam Driver, “Girls” (HBO)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Ed O’Neill, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” (ABC)


Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Tony Hale, “Veep” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress: (Comedy Series)

Jane Krakowski, “30 Rock” (NBC)

Jane Lynch, “Glee” (Fox)

Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” (ABC)

Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)

Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)


Anna Chlumsky, “Veep” (HBO)

Outstanding Actor: (Miniseries or TV Movie)

Michael Douglas, “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)

Matt Damon, “Behind the Candelabra” (HBO)

Benedict Cumberbatch, “Parade’s End” (HBO)

Al Pacino, “Phil Spector” (HBO)

Toby Jones, “The Girl” (HBO)

Outstanding Actress: (Miniseries or TV Movie)


Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Asylum” (FX)

Helen Mirren, “Phil Spector” (HBO)

Sigourney Weaver, “Political Animals” (USA)

Laura Linney, “The Big C: Hereafter” (Showtime)

Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake” (Sundance)

ryan seacrestOutstanding Reality Show Host:


Ryan Seacrest, “American Idol” (Fox)

Betty White, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers” (NBC)

Tom Bergeron, “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC)

Heidi Klum, “Project Runway” (Lifetime)

Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox)

Anthony Bourdain, “The Taste” (ABC)


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