2014 Emmy Nominations Revealed: ‘Game of Thrones’ Leads the Way, ‘Fargo’ Not Far Behind

The 2014 Emmy nominations were released on Thursday with ‘Game of Thrones’ landing 19 nominations to lead all categories with ‘Fargo’ coming in with the second most of any show….

The 2014 Emmy nominations have been released with a huge list of contenders in all the major drama and comedic categories and once again HBO leads the way for all networks with ‘Game of Thrones’ at the top of the list.

HBO received a whopping 99 nominations — way ahead of CBS who had the second most nominations with 47. FX also came in with 45 nominations for series such as ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ and ‘Fargo’ while the most popular show on the networks, ‘Sons of Anarchy’ was snubbed yet again without an actor, actress or series nomination at the Emmys.

‘Game of Thrones’ led all TV shows with 19 nominations overall including a nod in the best drama category while ‘Fargo’ came away with 18 nominations and ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ coming in third with 17 nods. HBO’S freshman series ‘True Detective’ also walked away with 12 nominations including lead actor nods for both Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.

Here’s the full list of contenders for the 2014 Emmy’s and make sure to stay tuned to Nerdcore Movement for full analysis and results when the show airs on Monday, August 25.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA

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

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES:

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

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Claire Danes, Homeland
Robin Wright, House of Cards

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A 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

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A 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

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
Idris Elba, Luthor
Martin Freeman, Fargo
Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
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

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA

Margo Martindale, The Americans
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
Kate Mara, House of Cards
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
Kate Burton, Scandal

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA

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 SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

Colin Hanks, Fargo
Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart
Alfred Molina, The Normal Heart
Martin Freeman, Sherlock
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven
Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven
Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven
Allison Tolman, Fargo
Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart

OUTSTANDING COMEDY

The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Veep

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

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 ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Louis CK, Louie
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derek
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
William H Macy, Shameless
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A 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

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Adam Driver, Girls
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Fred Armisen, Portlandia
Tony Hale, Veep

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY

Natasha Lyonne, Orange Is the New Black
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black
Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Joan Cusack, Shameless

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory
Nathan Lane, Modern Family
Steve Buscemi, Portlandia
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
Gary Cole, Veep

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