‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Mad Men,’ Louis C.K. Receive Emmy Nominations

by 6 years ago

Other nominees of note include Louis C.K. garnering a best actor nod for “Louie,” and Amy Poehler a best actress nod for “Parks and Recreation.” Surprisingly, both of their shows were not nominated for Best Comedy Series, though, despite being arguably the two best comedies on television right now. 

Below is a list of the nominees for the big categories. Anyone down to make predictions?

Best Drama Series

“Boardwalk Empire”

“Breaking Bad”

“Downton Abbey”

“Game of Thrones”


“Mad Men”

Best Actress in a Drama Series

Kathy Bates, “Harry's Law”

Glenn Close, “Damages”

Claire Danes, “Homeland”

Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey”

Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”

Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Hugh Bonneville, “Downton Abbey”

Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”

Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”

Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”

Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”

Damian Lewis, “Homeland”

Best Comedy Series

“The Big Bang Theory”

“Curb Your Enthusiasm”


“Modern Family”

“30 Rock”


Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”

Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”

Louis C.K., “Louie”

Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”

Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Best Actress in a Comedy Series

Zooey Deschanel, “New Girl”

Lena Dunham, “Girls”

Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”

Tina Fey, “30 Rock”

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

Melissa McCarthy, “Mike and Molly”

Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”

Best Miniseries or Movie

“American Horror Story”

“Game Change”

“Hattefield and McCoy”

“Hemingway and Gellhorn”



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”

Via ABC News

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