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Primetime Emmy nominations 2014

Molly Shalgos was raised by a single father; and when she tries to do things like put on makeup or walk in high heels, it is extremely obvious. Television is her first love, and she speaks about the night she discovered Buffy the Vampire...

Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly announce this year's Emmy hopefuls

The Emmy nominations for this season have been announced, and if we may say, Mindy Kaling looked fabulous while doing it.

There were a few surprises at this year's Emmy nominations, but overall, not much variety from nominations in the years past. Netflix's Orange Is the New Black had a strong showing in acting nominations while fans are sure to be disappointed by the exclusion of NBC's Hannibal and the BBC's Orphan Black. As to be expected, the final season of Breaking Bad nabbed nominations in all major categories, and Matthew McConaughey may end up treating us all to another hilarious acceptance speech.

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Aug. 25 on NBC.

Seth Meyers set to host 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards >> 

Mindy Kaling

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Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory

Louie

Modern Family

Orange Is the New Black

Silicon Valley

Veep

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-Dreyfus, Veep

Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black

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 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

The 2013 Emmy Awards: Live Winners List >>

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Lizzie Caplan, Masters of Sex

Claire Danes, Homeland

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge

Idris Elba, Luther

Martin Freeman, Fargo

Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a 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

The 2013 Emmy Awards celebrate the history of TV >>

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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 Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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 Comedy Series

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Adam Driver, Girls

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Fred Armisen, Portlandia

Tony Hale, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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 Reality Competition Program

The Amazing Race

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

So You Think You Can Dance

Top Chef

The Voice

Outstanding Variety Series

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Real Time With Bill Maher

Saturday Night Live

The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Mini Series

American Horror Story: Coven

Bonnie and Clyde

Fargo

Luther

Treme

The White Queen

Outstanding TV Movie

Killing Kennedy

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight

The Normal Heart

Sherlock: His Last Vow

The Trip to Bountiful

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