2014 Primetime Emmy Nominations

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emmysNominations for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning and Orange Is the New Black, True Detective, and Silicon Valley were three of the most impactful new series, each breaking into their respective series race and earning multiple major nominations. While Orange landed acting nominations for Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew, Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba, and Natasha Lyonne, True Detective got in both Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, with Silicon Valley earning a spot in Comedy Writing and Comedy Directing. Other first time nominees include Kate McKinnon for Saturday Night Live and Lizzy Caplan for Masters of Sex.

You can check out a full list of nominees here.

What do you think about the 2014 Primetime Emmy nominations? Who could be the night’s biggest winner? Which snub makes you the most upset?

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

Outstanding Comedy Series
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
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

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Lizzy Caplan – Masters of Sex
Claire Danes – Homeland
Michelle Dockery – Downton Abbey
Julianne Margulies – The Good Wife
Kerry Washington – Scandal
Robin Wright – House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Louis C.K. – Louie
Don Cheadle – House of Lies
Ricky Gervais – Derek
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes
William H. Macy – Shameless
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Lena Dunham – Girls
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Melissa McCarthy – Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Taylor Schilling – Orange Is the New Black

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

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski – The Good Wife
Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey
Anna Gunn – Breaking Bad
Lena Headey – Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men
Maggie Smith – Downton Abbey

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

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

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss – “The Children” (Game of Thrones)
Vince Gilligan – “Felina” (Breaking Bad)
Nic Pizzolatto – “The Secret Fate of All Life” (True Detective)
Moira Walley-Beckett – “Ozymandias” (Breaking Bad)
Beau Willimon – “Chapter 14” (House of Cards)

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Alec Berg – “Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency” (Silicon Valley)
Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, and Armando Iannucci – “Special Relationship” (Veep)
Louis C.K. – “So Did the Fat Lady” (Louie)
David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik – “Episode 305” (Episodes)
Liz Friedman and Jenji Kohan – “I Wasn’t Ready” (Orange Is the New Black)