ByTino Jochimsen, writer at Creators.co
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Tino Jochimsen

The nominations fot the 65th annual primetime TV awards are in. The belle of the ball so far (somewhat surprisingly) is American Horror Story: Asylum, which was nominated a whopping 17 times, beating out HBO's rather handsomely produced Game of Thrones which garnered a still sweet 16 nods. 's should-really-have-been-released-on-the-big-screen TV movie, Behind the Candelabra garnered 15 nominations.

House of Cards and the fourth season of Arrested Development made history by being the first digitally distributed shows to be nominated in major categories. Although I do find it dissapointing that didn't get a nom for his performance in the former. What the hell!? But better not get into this right now...

Here's the list of nominees in the most important categories:

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

OUTSTANDING REALITY HOST

Cat Deeley - So You Think You Can Dance

/ - Project Runway

Ryan Seacrest - American Idol

  • Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

Anthony Bourdain - The Taste

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM

The Amazing Race

Dancing with the Stars

Project Runway

Top Chef

The Voice

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SERIES

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Real Time With Bill Maher

Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE

American Horror Story

Behind the Candelabra

The Bible

Phil Spector

Political Animals

Top of the Lake

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

The Big Bang Theory

Girls

Louie

Modern Family

30 Rock

Veep

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mad Men

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

, “American Horror Story: Asylum”

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

The Good Wife

as Clarke Hayden

The Good Wife

as Louis Canning

Homeland

as Peter Quinn

Mad Men

as Bertram Cooper

Mad Men

as Jim Cutler

Scandal

as James Novack

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

The Americans

as Claudia

Game of Thrones

as Olenna Tyrell

The Good Wife

as Elsbeth Tascioni

Mad Men

as Sylvia Rosen

The Newsroom

as Leona Lansing

Shameless

as Sheila Jackson

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad • Dead Freight

Breaking Bad • Say My Name

Downton Abbey • Episode 4

Game of Thrones • The Rains Of Castamere

Homeland • Q&A

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire • Margate Sands

Directed by

Breaking Bad • Gliding Over All

Directed by

Downton Abbey • Episode 4

Directed by

Homeland • Q&A

Directed by

House of Cards • Chapter 1

Directed by

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory

as Arthur Jeffries/Professor Proton

Modern Family

as Pepper Saltzman

Nurse Jackie

as Dr. Mike Cruz

Saturday Night Live

Louis C.K., Host

Saturday Night Live

, Host

30 Rock

as Paul

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Enlightened

as Eileen Foliente

Glee

as Shannon Beiste

Louie

as Laurie

Saturday Night Live

, Host

Saturday Night Live

, Host

30 Rock

as Colleen Donaghy

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series

Episodes • Episode 209

Louie • Daddy's Girlfriend (Part 1)

The Office • Finale

30 Rock • Hogcock!

30 Rock • Last Lunch

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Girls • On All Fours

Directed by

Glee • Diva

Directed by

Louie • New Year's Eve

Directed by

Modern Family • Arrested

Directed by

30 Rock • Hogcock! / Last Lunch

Directed by

Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Behind the Candelabra

The Hour

Parade's End

Phil Spector

Top Of The Lake

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Behind the Candelabra

Directed by

The Girl

Directed by

Phil Spector

Directed by

Ring Of Fire

Directed by

Top Of The Lake • Part 5

Directed by and Garth Davis

Outstanding Children's Program

Good Luck Charlie

iCarly

Nick News With Linda Ellerbee – Forgotten But Not Gone: Kids, HIV & AIDS

The Weight Of The Nation For Kids: Quiz Ed!

A Young Arts Masterclass

Outstanding Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow

Deadliest Catch

Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives

Mythbusters

Shark Tank

Undercover Boss

Outstanding Animated Program

Bob's Burgers • O.T.: The Outside Toilet

Kung Fu Panda: Legends Of Awesomeness: Enter The Dragon

Regular Show: The Christmas Special

The Simpsons • Treehouse Of Horror XXIII

South Park • Raising The Bar

Outstanding Voice-Over Performance

An Apology To Elephants

as Narrator

Family Guy • Brian's Play

as Brian Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Peter Griffin

Family Guy • Lois Comes Out Of Her Shell

as Lois Griffin, Tricia Takanawa

The Looney Tunes Show • We're In Big Truffle

Bob Bergen as Porky Pig

Robot Chicken • Hurtled From A Helicopter Into A Speeding Train

as Narrator

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special

as Aquaman, Batman, Nerd, Abin Sur, Martian Manhunter, Robin, Green Arrow

Outstanding Art Direction For A Multi-Camera Series

The Big Bang Theory

How I Met Your Mother

MasterChef

Two and a Half Men

2 Broke Girls

Outstanding Art Direction For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire

The Borgias

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

True Blood

Outstanding Art Direction For A Miniseries Or Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum • I Am Anne Frank (Part 2)

American Horror Story: Asylum • Welcome To Briarcliff

Behind The Candelabra

Phil Spector

SEAL Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden

Outstanding Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming

Dancing With The Stars

London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony __ The Oscars

Saturday Night Live

The Voice

Outstanding Casting For A Comedy Series

Girls

Modern Family

Nurse Jackie

30 Rock

Veep

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

The Good Wife

Homeland

House Of Cards

Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Asylum

Behind The Candelabra

Carmen Cuba

The Hour

Political Animals

Top Of The Lake

Outstanding Cinematography For A Multi-Camera Series

The Exes • Pirates Of The Care Of Eden

How I Met Your Mother • The Final Page (Part 2)

Mike & Molly • Molly's Birthday

Two And A Half Men • Grab A Feather And Get In Line

2 Broke Girls • And The Psychic Shakedown

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire • Margate Sands

Breaking Bad • Gliding Over All

Game Of Thrones • Mhysa

Homeland • Beirut Is Back

House Of Cards • Chapter 1

Mad Men • The Doorway

Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries Or Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum • I Am Anne Frank (Part 2)

Behind The Candelabra

The Girl

Parade's End • Part 5

Top Of The Lake • Part 1

Outstanding Costumes For A Series

Boardwalk Empire • Resolution

The Borgias • The Gunpowder Plot

Downton Abbey • Episode 4

Game Of Thrones • Walk Of Punishment

Once Upon a Time • Queen Of Hearts

Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Asylum • Madness Ends

Behind The Candelabra

The Girl

Killing Lincoln

Parade's End • Part 3

Phil Spector

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad • Dead Freight

Breaking Bad • Gliding Over All

Game Of Thrones • The Rains Of Castamere

House Of Cards • Chapter 1

Mad Men • The Collaborators

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series

Arrested Development • Flight Of The Phoenix

Louie • Daddy's Girlfriend (Part 2)

Modern Family • Party Crasher

The Office • Finale

30 Rock • Hogcock! / Last Lunch

Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • The Love Spell Potential

The Colbert Report • Episode 9082

Conan • Occupy Conan

Hot In Cleveland • Magic Diet Candy

How I Met Your Mother • P.S. I Love You

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum • Nor'easter

Behind The Candelabra

Killing Lincoln

Phil Spector

Top Of The Lake • Part 5

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire • Resolution

The Borgias • The Wolf And The Lamb

Downton Abbey • Episode 4

Game Of Thrones • Second Sons

Mad Men • The Doorway

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special

The Big Bang Theory • The Bakersfield Expedition

Dancing With The Stars • Episode 1608

The Oscars

Saturday Night Live • Host: Jennifer Lawrence

The Voice • The Live Shows (Part 1) (Season 3)

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum

Behind The Candelabra

Liz & Dick

Phil Spector

Political Animals

Ring Of Fire

Outstanding Main Title Design

American Horror Story: Asylum

Da Vinci's Demons

Elementary

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

The Newsroom

Vikings

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

Boardwalk Empire • Resolution

The Borgias • The Gunpowder Plot

Game Of Thrones • Kissed By Fire

Glee • Guilty Pleasures

Mad Men • The Doorway

Once Upon A Time • The Evil Queen

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)

Dancing With The Stars • Episode 1603

How I Met Your Mother • P.S. I Love You

Key & Peele • Episode 209

The Oscars

Saturday Night Live • Host: Justin Timberlake

Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

American Horror Story: Asylum

Behind The Candelabra

Liz & Dick

Phil Spector

Ring Of Fire

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story

Behind The Candelabra

Game Of Thrones • Valar Dohaeris

Saturday Night Live • Host: Jennifer Lawrence

The Walking Dead • This Sorrowful Life

Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)

Arrested Development • Flight Of The Phoenix

The Borgias • The Prince

Downton Abbey • Episode 6

House Of Cards • Chapter 1

Last Resort • Captain

Mr Selfridge (Masterpiece) • Episode 1

Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

(Original Dramatic Score)

The Girl

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House Of God

Parade's End • Part 5

Restless • Part 2

Ring Of Fire

World Without End • Medieval Life And Death

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

Nashville • I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive / Song Title: Nothing In This World Will Ever Break My Heart Again

The Neighbors • Sing Like A Larry Bird / Song Title: More Or Less The Kind Of Thing You May Or May Not Possibly See On Broadway

Smash • The Parents / Song Title: Hang The Moon

Smash • The Bells And Whistles / Song Title: I Hear Your Voice In A Dream

30 Rock • Hogock! / Last Lunch / Song Title: Rural Juror

66th Annual Tony Awards • Song Title: If I Had Time

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

The Americans

Copper

Da Vinci's Demons

Elementary

Hemlock Grove

House Of Cards

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

Boardwalk Empire • The Milkmaid's Lot

Breaking Bad • Dead Freight

Game Of Thrones • And Now His Watch Is Ended

Nikita • Aftermath

Vikings • Trial

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Asylum

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

The Bible • Beginnings

SEAL Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden

World Without End • Medieval Life And Death

Outstanding Sound Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Single Or

Multi-Camera)

The Amazing Race • Be Safe And Don't Hit A Cow

Crossfire Hurricane

The Dust Bowl • The Great Plow Up

History Of The Eagles

The Men Who Built America • Bloody Battles

Survivor • Create A Little Chaos

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (One Hour)

Boardwalk Empire • The Milkmaid's Lot

Breaking Bad • Dead Freight

Game Of Thrones • And Now His Watch Is Ended

Homeland • Beirut Is Back

Mad Men • The Flood

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum • Welcome To Briarcliff

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

Behind The Candelabra

The Bible • Beginnings

Phil Spector

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Comedy Or Drama Series (Half-Hour) And Animation

Modern Family • My Hero

Nurse Jackie • Teachable Moments

The Office• Finale

Parks And Recreation • Leslie And Ben

30 Rock • Mazel Tov, Dummies!

Outstanding Special Visual Effects

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome

Defiance• Pilot

Falling Skies • Worlds Apart

Game Of Thrones • Valar Dohaeris

Hemlock Grove • Children Of The Night

Last Resort • Captain

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role

Banshee • Pilot

Boardwalk Empire • The Pony

The Borgias • The Prince

Da Vinci's Demons • The Lovers

Revolution • Pilot

Vikings • Dispossessed

Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Comedy Series Or A Variety Program

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Modern Family

Supah Ninjas

Workaholics

Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Miniseries Or Movie

Blue Bloods • Secrets & Lies

NCIS • Revenge

Revolution • Nobody's Fault But Mine

Southland • Bleed Out

For the complete list of Emmy nominations go to Emmys.com!

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