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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announces the nominees for the 67th Primetime Emmys

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Over the years, as television shows have increased in popularity and acclaim, the awards ceremonies that celebrate and reward excellence in the medium have grown in stature as well. One of the most prominent ones in the current television landscape are the Emmy Awards. Hosted by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the 67th iteration of the festival, poised to celebrate the achievements in television over the past year, are set to be held on September 2oth. Ahead of the ceremony, the nominees for the various fields were announced today. They were as follows.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul
Kyle Chandler in Bloodline
Kevin Spacey in House of Cards
Jon Hamm in Mad Men
Liev Schreiber in Ray Donovan
Jeff Daniels in The Newsroom

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Taraji P. Henson in Empire
Claire Danes in Homeland
Robin Wright in House of Cards
Viola Davis in How To Get Away With Murder
Elisabeth Moss in Mad Men
Tatiana Maslany in Orphan Black

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson in Black-ish
Matt LeBlanc in Episodes
Don Cheadle in House of Lies
Louis C.K. in Louie
William H. Macy in Shameless
Will Forte in The Last Man on Earth
Jeffrey Tambor in Transparent

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lily Tomlin in Grace & Frankie
Amy Schumer in Inside Amy Schumer
Edie Falco in Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation
Lisa Kudrow in The Comeback
Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men
Orange is the New Black

Outstanding Comedy Series

Louie
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Veep

Outstanding Limited Series

American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Olive Kitteridge
The Honorable Woman
Wolf Hall

The full list of nominees can be seen here. The awards ceremony will take place on September 20th, beginning at 8 pm ET.


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