Emmy Awards nominations for 2015 revealed

Emmy 2015 nominations: HBO dominates with 126 – Game of Thrones has 24

The HBO network and its popular medieval fantasy series Game Of Thrones lead this year’s nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Game Of Thrones has swept up a total of 24 nominations while HBO has a staggering 126 nominations under its belt, ahead of the ABC at #2 with 42 nominations.

Emmy nominations by series (top 20):
Game of Thrones – 24
American Horror Story: Freak Show – 20
Olive Kitteridge – 13
Bessie 12
House of Cards – 11
Mad Men – 11
Transparent 11
American Crime – 10
Boardwalk Empire –  10
Veep –  9
Dancing With the Stars 8
Downton Abbey – 8
The Oscars –  8
Saturday Night Live 8
So You Think You Can Dance –  8
Wolf Hall – 8
Better Call Saul – 7
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief –   7
Houdini 7
Inside Amy Schumer –  7
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck –  7


Emmy nominations by network (top 20)
HBO –  126
ABC – 42
CBS – 41
NBC –  41
FX Networks –  38
Fox –  35
Netflix –  34
PBS – 29
Comedy Central –  25
AMC – 24
Showtime – 18
Amazon Prime Instant Video –  12
History –  11
Lifetime – 10
Discovery Channel –  7
Cinemax –  5
CNN –  5
Starz – 5
Cartoon Network –  4
Disney Channel –  4

This year, over 50% of the nominees in the four lead performer categories are either first-time nominees, or from new series. See the nominations for these categories below:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Better Call Saul • AMC • Sony Pictures Television / Gran Via Productions
Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill

Bloodline • Netflix • Sony Pictures Television in association with KZK Productions for Netflix
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn

House Of Cards • Netflix • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television / UROK Productions
Jon Hamm as Don Draper

The Newsroom • HBO • HBO Entertainment
Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy

Ray Donovan • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, The Mark Gordon Company, Bider Sweet
Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Empire • FOX • Imagine Entertainment in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon

Homeland • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Fox 21, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

House Of Cards • Netflix • Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood

How To Get Away With Murder • ABC • ABC Studios
Viola Davis as Annalise Keating

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television / UROK Productions
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Orphan Black • BBC America • Temple Street Productions in association with BBC AMERICA and Bell Media’s SPACE
Tatiana Maslany as Sarah, Alison, Cosima, Helena, Rachel and Krystal

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

black-ish • ABC • ABC Studios
Anthony Anderson as Andre Johnson

Episodes • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Hat Trick Productions, Crane Klarik Productions
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc

House Of Lies • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Crescendo Productions, Refugee Productions, Matthew Carnahan Circus Products
DonCheadle as Marty Kaan

The Last Man On Earth • FOX • 20th Century Fox Television
WillForte as Phil Miller

Louie • FX Networks • Pig Newton, Inc. and FX Productions
Louis C.K. as Louie

Shameless • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, John Wells Productions, Warner Bros. Television
William H. Macy as Frank Gallagher

Transparent • Amazon Instant Video • Amazon Studios
Jeffrey Tambor as Maura Pfefferman

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

The Comeback • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Michael Patrick King Productions, Is or Isn’t Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television
Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish

Grace And Frankie • Netflix • Skydance Productions for Netflix
Lily Tomlin as Frankie

Inside Amy Schumer • Comedy Central • Jax Media
Amy Schumer as Amy

Nurse Jackie • Showtime • SHOWTIME Presents, Lionsgate Television, Jackson Group Entertainment, A Caryn Mandabach Production, Clyde Phillips Productions
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton

Parks And Recreation • NBC • Deedle-Dee Productions, Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment and Universal Television
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope

Veep • HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Dundee Productions
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer

Click here to download the full list of nominations for Television Academy’s 67th Primetime Emmy Awards


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