2015 Primetime Emmy Awards: Nominations

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Uzo Aduba and Cat Deely joined forces to announce the nominations for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, July 16th, and 'Game of Thrones' leads the field of nominees with an astonishing 24 nominations.

Felicity Huffman, Queen Latifah, Kyle Chandler, Anthony Anderson, Jessica Lange, Don Cheadle, Jon Hamm, Lisa Kudrow, Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson were among the stars that heard their names called and the latter two made history as the first two African-American performers to be nominated in the Lead Actress category. Peep the major categories beneath:

2015 PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS : NOMINATIONS

Outstanding Drama Series:
'Better Call Saul' (AMC)
'Downton Abbey' (PBS)
'Game of Thrones' (HBO)
'Homeland' (Showtime)
'House of Cards' (Netflix)
'Mad Men' (AMC)
'Orange Is the New Black' (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn, 'Bloodline' (Netflix)
Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy, 'The Newsroom' (HBO)
Jon Hamm as Don Draper, 'Mad Men' (AMC)
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGil, 'Better Call Saul' (AMC)
Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan, 'Ray Donovan' (Showtime)
Kevin Spacey as President Frank Underwood, 'House of Cards' (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, 'Homeland' (Showtime)
Viola Davis as Annalise Keating, 'How to Get Away with Murder' (ABC)
Taraji P. Henson as Loretha "Cookie" Lyon, 'Empire' (Fox)
Tatiana Maslany as Various, 'Orphan Black' (BBC America)
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson, 'Mad Men' (AMC)
Robin Wright as First Lady Claire Underwood, 'House of Cards' (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, 'Better Call Saul' (AMC)
Jim Carter as Charles Carson, 'Downton Abbey' (PBS)
Alan Cumming as Eli Gold, 'The Good Wife' (CBS)
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, 'Game of Thrones' (HBO)
Michael Kelly as Doug Stamper, 'House of Cards' (Netflix)
Ben Mendelsohn as Danny Rayburn, 'Bloodline' (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Uzo Aduba as Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren, 'Orange Is the New Black' (Netflix)
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, 'The Good Wife' (CBS)
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, 'Game of Thrones' (HBO)
Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates, 'Downton Abbey' (PBS)
Lena Headey as Queen Cersei Lannister, 'Game of Thrones' (HBO)
Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris, 'Mad Men' (AMC)

Outstanding Comedy Series:
'Louie' (FX)
'Modern Family' (ABC)
'Parks and Recreation' (NBC)
'Silicon Valley' (HBO)
'Transparent' (Amazon)
'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' (Netflix)
'Veep' (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:
Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson, Sr., 'Black-ish' (ABC)
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan, 'House of Lies' (Showtime)
Louis C.K. as Louie, 'Louie' (FX)
Will Forte as Phil "Tandy" Miller, 'The Last Man on Earth' (Fox)
Matt LeBlanc as Himself, 'Episodes' (Showtime)
William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher, 'Shameless' (Showtime)
Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman, 'Transparent' (Amazon)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, 'Nurse Jackie' (Showtime)
Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish, 'The Comeback' (HBO)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer, 'Veep' (HBO)
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, 'Parks and Recreation' (NBC)
Amy Schumer as Amy, 'Inside Amy Schumer' (Comedy Central)
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein, 'Grace and Frankie' (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Andre Braugher as Captain Ray Holt, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' (Fox)
Tituss Burgess as Titus Andromedon, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' (Netflix)
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, 'Modern Family' (ABC)
Adam Driver as Adam Sackler, 'Girls' (HBO)
Tony Hale as Gary Walsh, 'Veep' (HBO)
Keegan-Michael Key as Various Characters, 'Key & Peele' (Comedy Central)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Mayim Bialik as Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler, 'The Big Bang Theory' (CBS)
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, 'Modern Family' (ABC)
Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer, 'Veep' (HBO)
Gaby Hoffmann as Ali Pfefferman, 'Transparent' (Amazon)
Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett, 'Mom' (CBS)
Jane Krakowski as Jacqueline Voorhees, 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' (Netflix)
Kate McKinnon as Various Characters, 'Saturday Night Live' (NBC)
Niecy Nash as Denise "Didi" Ortley, 'Getting On' (HBO)

Outstanding Limited Series:
'American Crime' (ABC)
'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)
'The Honorable Woma'n (SundanceTV)
'Olive Kitteridge' (HBO)
'Wolf Hall' (PBS)

Outstanding Television Movie:
'Agatha Christie's Poirot: Curtain, Poirot's Last Case' (Acorn TV)
'Bessie' (HBO)
'Grace of Monaco' (Lifetime)
'Hello Ladies: The Movie' (HBO)
'Killing Jesus' (National Geographic Channel)
'Nightingale' (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie:
Adrien Brody as Harry Houdini, 'Houdini' (History)
Ricky Gervais as Derek Noakes, 'Derek the Special' (Netflix)
Timothy Hutton as Russ Skokie, 'American Crime' (ABC)
Richard Jenkins as Henry Kitteridge, 'Olive Kitteridge' (HBO)
David Oyelowo as Peter Snowden, 'Nightingale' (HBO)
Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell, 'Wolf Hall' (PBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie:
Maggie Gyllenhaal as Nessa Stein, 'The Honorable Woman' (SundanceTV)
Felicity Huffman as Barb Hanlon, 'American Crime' (ABC)
Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)
Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith, 'Bessie' (HBO)
Frances McDormand as Olive Kitteridge, 'Olive Kitteridge' (HBO)
Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett, 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Live from Lincoln Center' (PBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie:
Richard Cabral as Hector Tonz, 'American Crime' (ABC)
Damian Lewis as Henry VIII, 'Wolf Hall' (PBS)
Bill Murray as Jack Kennison, 'Olive Kitteridge' (HBO)
Denis O'Hare as Stanley, 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)
Michael Kenneth Williams as Jack Gee, 'Bessie' (HBO)
Finn Wittrock as Dandy Mott, 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie:
Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree, 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)
Kathy Bates as Ethel Darling, 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)
Zoe Kazan as Denise Thibodeau, 'Olive Kitteridge' (HBO)
Regina King as Aliyah Shadeed, 'American Crime' (ABC)
Mo'Nique as Ma Rainey, 'Bessie' (HBO)
Sarah Paulson as Dot & Bette Tattler, 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (FX)

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series:
'Drunk History' (Comedy Central)
'Inside Amy Schumer' (Comedy Central)
'Key & Peele' (Comedy Central)
'Portlandia' (IFC)
'Saturday Night Live' (NBC)

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)


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