Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly got up bright and early on the West Coast to announce the nominees for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, and unsurprisingly the 2014 nominations field is led by Game of Thrones. HBO's medieval fantasy epic scored 19 nods (including the technical categories), edging out FX's newcomer Fargo by one. American Horror Story: Coven tallied 17 nominations, while perennial contenders like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, and Downton Abbey were near the top of the field. Netflix series Orange Is the New Black led the comedy field with 12 nominations.

GoT is nominated for the cable-dominated Outstanding Drama Series, where it'll go up against Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, House of Cards, Mad Men, and True Detective. Breaking Bad has a chance to ride off into the sunset with a second consecutive win here. Bryan Cranston inevitably scored an Outstanding Actor nod for his portrayal of that show's antihero, Walter White, and he'll again face off against network pal Jon Hamm, as well as last year's winner Jeff Daniels. Both True Detective leads, Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, are up for that award as well. As for Outstanding Actress, Claire Danes has a chance to repeat last year's victory, but she has stiff competition from the likes of Kerry Washington, Julianna Margulies, and Robin Wright.

In the comedy categories, ABC's Modern Family can make history with a fifth straight Outstanding Comedy Series win, which would tie Frasier's streak. Competing against the favorite are Louie, Orange Is the New Black, Veep, Silicon Valley, and CBS behemoth The Big Bang Theory. The Lead Actress in a Comedy Series field is stacked, with last year's winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus up against Lena Dunham, Amy Poehler, Melissa McCarthy, and Edie Falco. For the men, Louis C.K. competes against his friend Ricky Gervais, plus last year's winner Jim Parsons.

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, air August 25 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. See the full list of Emmy nominations below.

Drama Series

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Downton Abbey (PBS)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

House of Cards (Netflix)

Mad Men (AMC)

True Detective (HBO)

Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Louie (FX)

Modern Family (ABC)

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Veep (HBO)

Lead Actor, Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom (HBO)

Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)

Woody Harrelson, True Detective (HBO)

Matthew McConaughey, True Detective (HBO)

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards (Netflix)

Lead Actress, Drama Series

Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex (Showtime)

Claire Danes, Homeland (Showtime)

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)

Kerry Washington, Scandal (ABC)

Robin Wright, House of Cards (Netflix)

Lead Actor, Comedy Series

Louis C.K., Louie (FX)

Don Cheadle, House of Lies (Showtime)

Ricky Gervais, Derek (Netflix)

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes (Showtime)

William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime)

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Lead Actress, Comedy Series

Lena Dunham, Girls (HBO)

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)

Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly (CBS)

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Supporting Actor, Drama Series

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland (Showtime)

Jon Voight, Ray Donovan (Showtime)

Josh Charles, The Good Wife (CBS)

Supporting Actress, Drama Series

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Joanna Froggatt, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)

Adam Driver, Girls (HBO)

Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family (ABC)

Fred Armisen, Portlandia (IFC)

Tony Hale, Veep (HBO)

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series

Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)

Allison Janney, Mom (CBS)

Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Anna Chlumsky, Veep (HBO)


American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Fargo (FX)

The White Queen (Starz)

Bonnie and Clyde (A&E, Lifetime, History)

Treme (HBO)

TV Movie

The Normal Heart (HBO)

The Trip to Bountiful (Lifetime)

Killing Kennedy (National Geographic Channel)

Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)

Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (HBO)

Lead Actor, Miniseries or Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge (Starz)

Idris Elba, Luther (BBC America)

Martin Freeman, Fargo (FX)

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo (FX)

Lead Actress, Miniseries or Movie

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor (BBC America)

Minnie Driver, Return to Zero (Lifetime)

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bounty (Lifetime)

Kristen Wiig, Spoils of Babylon (IFC)

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow (PBS)

Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Colin Hanks, Fargo (FX)

Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Alfred Molina, The Normal Heart (HBO)

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven (FX)

Allison Tolman, Fargo (FX)

Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic (Lifetime)

Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart (HBO)


The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)

The Daily Show (Comedy Central)

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC)

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Direction, Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Downton Abbey (PBS)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

House of Cards (Netflix)

True Detective (HBO)

Writing, Drama Series

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

House of Cards (Netflix)

True Detective (HBO)

Writing, Comedy Series

Episodes (Showtime)

Louie (FX)

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Silicon Valley (HBO)

Veep (HBO)

Reality Competition

The Amazing Race (CBS)

Dancing With the Stars (ABC)

Project Runway (Lifetime)

So You Think You Can Dance (Fox)

Top Chef (Bravo)

The Voice (NBC)

For the remaining categories, including technical awards, see the full list here.

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