2014 Emmy Nominations: Little Surprises, Plenty Of Snubs


The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced this morning by Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project) and Carson Daly (The Voice). Nominations were pretty standard with a couple of surprises (Fred Armisen, Portlandia, Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly (WTF) and Silicon Valley), some first time nominations (Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex and Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart) and A TON of snubs (Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black, The Good Wife, Shameless just to name a few). HBO’s Game of Thrones leads with 19 nominations followed by FX’s Fargo with 18 and Breaking Bad with 16.  Check out the full list of nominees below.

Best Drama Series
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men
True Detective

Best Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Modern Family
Orange is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep

Best Miniseries
American Horror Story Coven
Bonnie & Clyde
Fargo
Luther
Treme
The White Queen

Best TV Movie
Killing Kennedy
Muhammed Ali’s Greatest Fight
The Normal Heart
Sherlock
The Trip to Bountiful

Best Actor – Drama
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

Best Actress – Drama
Lizzy Caplan – Masters of Sex
Claire Danes – Homeland
Michelle Dockery – Downton Abbey
Julianna Marguiles – The Good Wife
Kerry Washington – Scandal
Robin Wright – House of Cards

Best Supporting Actor – Drama
Aaron Paul – Breaking Bad
Jim Carter – Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
Josh Charles – The Good Wife
Mandy Patinkin – Homeland
Jon Voight – Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress – Drama
Anna Gunn – Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey
Joanne Forggatt – Downton Abbey
Lena Headey – Game of Thrones
Christine Baranksi – The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men

Best Actor – Comedy
Louis CK – Louie
Don Cheadle – House of Cards
Ricky Gervais – Derek
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes
William H. Macy – Shameless
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Best Actress – Comedy
Lena Dunham – Girls
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Julie Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Melissa McCarthy – Mike and Molly
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Taylor Schilling – Orange is the New Black

Best Supporting Actor – Comedy
Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Adam Driver – Girls
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Modern Family
Ty Burrell – Modern Family
Fred Armisen – Portlandia
Tony Hale – Veep

Best Supporting Actress – Comedy
Mayim Bialik – The Big Bang Theory
Julie Bowen – Modern Family
Allison Janney – Mom
Kate Mulgrew – Orange is the New Black
Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live
Anna Chlumsky – Veep

Best Actor – TV Movie/Miniseries
Benedict Cumberbatch – Sherlock: His Last Vow
Chiwetel Ejiofior – Dancing on the Edge
Idris Elba – Luther
Martin Freeman – Fargo
Mark Ruffalo – The Normal Heart
Billy Bob Thornton – Fargo

Best Actress – TV Movie/Miniseries
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
Helena Bonham Carter – Burton and Taylor

Best Supporting Actor – TV Movie/Miniseries
Colin Hanks – Fargo
Jim Parsons – The Normal Heart
Joe Mantello – The Normal Heart
Alfred Molina – The Normal Heart
Matt Bomer – The Normal Heart
Martin Freeman – Sherlock: His Last Vow

Best Supporting Actress – TV Movie/Miniseries
Frances Conroy – American Horror Story: Coven
Kathy Bates – American Horror Story: Coven
Angela Basset – American Horror Story: Coven
Allison Tolman – Fargo
Ellen Burstyn – Flowers in the Attic
Julia Roberts – The Normal Heart

Outstanding Variety Series
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race
Dancing With The Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding Reality Show Host
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
Heidi Klum/Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste

Outstanding Variety Special
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America
Best of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Primetime Special
Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays
The Kennedy Center Honors
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Paul Giamatti – Downton Abbey
Dylan Baker – The Good Wife
Reg E. Cathey – House of Cards
Robert Morse – Mad Men
Beau Bridges – Masters of Sex
Joe Morton – Scandal

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Margo Martindale – The Americans
Diana Rigg – Game of Thrones
Kata Mara – House of Cards
Allison Janney – Masters of Sex
Jane Fonda – The Newsroom
Kate Burton – Scandal

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