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Game Of Thrones, Horror Story lead Emmy 2013 nominations

July 19, 2013 18:47 IST

Game Of ThronesNominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be held on September 22 in Los Angeles and hosted by How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris, have been announced.

Hit horror TV show American Horror Story and fantasy drama Game of Thrones lead this year's Primetime Emmy Awards nominations with 17 and 16 nods respectively.

Meanwhile, hit sitcoms The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family are strong favourites to win the Outstanding Comedy Series category, nominated alongside Louie, Girls, 30 Rock and Veep.

Here's a look at nominees in the top categories:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Breaking Bad -- Bryan Cranston as Walter White

Downton Abbey -- Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham

Homeland -- Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody

House Of Cards -- Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood

Mad Men -- Jon Hamm as Don Draper

The Newsroom -- Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy

 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Bates Motel -- Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates

Downton Abbey -- Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley

Homeland -- Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

House Of Cards -- Robin Wright as Claire Underwood

Mad Men -- Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Nashville -- Connie Britton as Rayna James

Scandal -- Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope

 

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Behind The Candelabra -- Michael Douglas as Liberace

Behind The Candelabra -- Matt Damon as Scott Thorson

The Girl -- Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock

Parade's End -- Benedict Cumberbatch as Christopher Tietjens

Phil Spector -- Al Pacino as Phil Spector

 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story -- Jessica Lange as Sister Jude Martin

The Big C -- Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison

Phil Spector -- Helen Mirren as Linda Kenney-Baden

Political Animals -- Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond

Top Of The Lake -- Elisabeth Moss as Robin

 

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Arrested Development -- Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth

The Big Bang Theory -- Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper

Episodes -- Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc

House Of Lies -- Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan

Louie -- Louis CK as Louie

30 Rock -- Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy

 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Enlightened -- Laura Dern as Amy

Girls -- Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath

Nurse Jackie -- Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton

Parks And Recreation -- Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope

30 Rock -- Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

Veep -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer

 

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

Boardwalk Empire -- Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti

Breaking Bad -- Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut

Breaking Bad -- Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman

Downton Abbey -- Jim Carter as Mr Carson

Game Of Thrones -- Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister

Homeland -- Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Breaking Bad -- Anna Gunn as Skyler White

Downton Abbey -- 
Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham

Game Of Thrones --Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

The Good Wife -- Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart

Homeland -- Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody

Mad Men -- Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris

Mad Men -- Harry Hamlin as Jim Cutler

Scandal -- Dan Bucatinsky as James Novack


Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Girls -- Adam Driver as Adam Sackler 

Modern Family -- Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett

Modern Family -- Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett

Modern Family -- Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy

Saturday Night Live -- Bill Hader as Various characters

Veep -- Tony Hale as Gary Walsh

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory -- Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler

Glee -- Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester

Modern Family -- Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett

Modern Family  -- Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy

Nurse Jackie -- Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow

30 Rock -- Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney

Veep -- Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer