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Here are the 2014 Emmy Awards Nominees

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Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

On Thursday morning, the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations were announced. The big winner this year appear to the HBO, with over 20 nominations in the major categories thanks to shows like Veep and True Detective and movies like The Normal Heart. Here's the list of nominees in the major categories:

Outstanding Comedy Series

Big Bang Theory


Modern Family

Orange is The New Black

Silicon Valley


Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

House of Cards

Mad Men

True Detective

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lena Dunham, Girls

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Julia Louis Dreyfuss,  Veep

Melissa McCarthy, Mike and Molly

Amy Poehler, Parks and Rec

Taylor Schilling, Orange Is The New Black

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Louis C.K., Louis

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Ricky Gervais, Derek

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex

Claire Danes, Homeland

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey

Juliana Marguiles, The Good Wife

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Robin Wright, House of Cards

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 Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik, Big Bang Theory

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Allison Janney, Mom

Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black

Kate McKinnon, SNL

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Fred Armisen, Portlandia

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Adam Driver, Girls

Tony Hale, Veep

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Lena Headley, Game of Thrones

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a  Drama Series

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Outstanding Miniseries

American Horror Story: Coven

Bonnie and Clyde




The White Queen

Outstanding Television Movie

Killing Kennedy

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

Sherlock: His Last Vow

The Normal Heart

The Trip to Bountiful

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 Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge

Idris Elba, Luther

Martin Freeman, Fargo

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Here's the full list of nominees in the other categories. The Emmys are on August 25, 2014.