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The 64th Primetime Emmy Nominees Are…

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences revealed its nominees for this years’ Primetime Emmy Awards, with the help of Jimmy Kimmel and “Scandal” star, Kerry Washington.

Leading with 17 nods are FX’s “American Horror Story,” and AMC’s “Mad Men,” followed closely by PBS’ “Downtown Abbey” and “History’s Hatfields & McCoys” with 16 nods.

Meanwhile newcomer “Girls” picked a Emmy nominations in Best Comedy Series category, while Lena Dunham, the series creator earned a nod for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Best Writing For a Comedy Series.

64th Annual Emmy Awards, airs on Sun., Sept. 23 on ABC, with Jimmy Kimmel as the host.

Here are the nominees of the 64th Emmy Awards:

Best comedy
The Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Girls
Modern Family
30 Rock
Veep

Best drama
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
Mad Men

Lead actress in drama

Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Lead actor in a drama
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Michael C. Hall, Dexter

Best competition reality show
The Amazing Race
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
The Voice
Top Chef

Lead actress in a comedy
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Lead actor in a comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis C.K., Louie
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best supporting actress, comedy
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Best supporting actor, comedy

Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live

Best supporting actress, drama
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Best supporting actor, drama
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad
Brendan Coyle, Downton Abbey
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jared Harris, Mad Men 

Best miniseries or movie
Game Change
American Horror Story
Hatfield & McCoys
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Luther
Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia

Best variety series
The Colbert Report 
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Real Time With Bill Maher 
Saturday Night Live 

Best animated program
American Dad
Bob’s Burgers
Futurama
The Penguins Of Madagascar: The Return Of The Revenge Of Dr. Blowhole
The Simpsons

Best non-competition reality program
Antiques Roadshow
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
MythBusters
Shark Tank
Undercover Boss
Who Do You Think You Are?

Best reality show host
Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance

Best guest actress in a comedy
Dot-Marie Jones, Glee
Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Elizabeth Banks, 30 Rock
Margaret Cho, 30 Rock
Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men

Best guest actor in a comedy
Michael J. Fox, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Greg Kinnear, Modern Family
Bobby Cannavale, Nurse Jackie
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
Will Arnett, 30 Rock
Jon Hamm, 30 Rock

Best guest actress in a drama
Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
Loretta Devine, Grey’s Anatomy
Jean Smart, Harry’s Law
Julia Ormond, Mad Men
Joan Cusack, Shameless
Uma Thurman, Smash

Best guest actor in a drama series
Mark Margolis, Breaking Bad
Dylan Baker, The Good Wife
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Dickie Bennett, Justified
Ben Feldman, Mad Men
Jason Ritter, Parenthood

Best lead actress in a miniseries or movie
Connie Britton, American Horror Story
Julianne Moore, Game Change
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Ashley Judd, Missing
Emma Thompson, The Song Of Lunch (Masterpiece)

Best lead actor in a miniseries or movie
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Bill Paxton, Hatfields & McCoys
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Idris Elba, Luther
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia

Best supporting actress in a miniseries or movie
Frances Conroy, American Horror Story
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Sarah Paulson, Game Change
Mare Winningham, Hatfields & McCoys
Judy Davis, Page Eight (Masterpiece)

Best supporting actor in a miniseries or movie
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story
Ed Harris, Game Change
Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys
David Strathairn, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)

Best writing for a comedy
Chris McKenna, Community
Lena Dunham, Girls
Louis C.K., Louie
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Michael Schur, Parks and Recreation

Best writing for a drama
Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey
Alex Gansa, Gideon Raff, Howard Gordon, Homeland
Semi Chellas, Matthew Weiner, Mad Men
Andre and Maria Jacquemetton, Mad Men
Erin Levy, Matthew Weiner, Mad Men

For the full list of nominees visit Emmys.tv.

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Weekly TV News: The Kardashians, “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” and More

The eldest daughter played by Alexandra Krosney on “Last Man Standing” has been bumped down/let go for “creative reasons,” according to [TVLine]

Bryan Cranston will host the Television Critics Association Awards TVGuide announced. The non-televised award show will take place on Saturday, July 28 in Los Angeles.

Nick Offerman and Kerry Washington will announce the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations on Thursday, July 19 at 8:40/7:40c a.m. The Emmys will air live Sunday, Sept. 23 on ABC. [TVLine]

Nicole Scherzinger will join the judges on the U.K. edition of “The X Factor.” The former Pussycat Doll along with Paula Abdul and Steve Jones, the host were axed from the U.S. edition of the singing competition. The axed U.S. judges have been replaced by Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. [CNN]

Oprah sits down with the Kardashian clan on Sunday. “Oprah’s Next Chapter” featuring the Kardashians airs Sun., June 17 at 8  ET on OWN. Watch the promo below:

Summer premieres continues this week. Find out which series premiere/debut this week by checking out the list below:

  • “Falling Skies” (Season 2 premiere: Sun., June 17, 9 p.m. ET on TNT)
  • “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” (Series Premiere) The Vh1 “Love & Hip Hop”  spin-off follows six women of hip hop. The 10 episode series premieres Mon., June 18 at 8/7c p.m. Check out the poster & watch the supertrailer below:

  • “Glass House” (Series Premiere) ABC famous “Glass House premieres Mon., June 18, 10 ET on ABC.
  • “Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp” (Series Premiere: Tues., June 19 on Lifetime) The reality show  ‘Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp‘ follows Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol Palin as she raise her son Tripp on her own. The 10 episode series airs Tues., June 19 at 10/9c on Lifetime.
  • “Baby Daddy” (Series premiere: Wed., June 20, 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC Family) This sitcom follows Ben, who finds a baby on his doorstep left by an ex and instantly becomes a new dad. Ben decides to raise the child with help from his mom, brother, best friend and gal pal. Watch the promo below:
  • “Inside Men” (Series premiere: Wed., June 20, 10 p.m. ET on BBC America)
  • “Futurama” (Season 7 premiere: Wed., June 20, 10 p.m. ET on Comedy Central)
  • “The Soul Man” (Series premiere: Wed., June 20, 10 p.m. ET on TV Land) In this “Hot In Cleveland” spinoff, R&B singer Boyce “The Voice” Ballentine (Cedric “The Entertainer”) leaves the glitz and glamour of being a superstar in Vegas to a Reverend in his father’s church, with his reluctant wife Lolli (Niecy Nash) and family.
  • “The Exes” (Season 2 premiere : Wed., June 20, 10:30 p.m. ET on TV Land) What’s in store for Holly (Kristen Johnston) and the gang?
  • “Snooki & JWoww” (series premiere: Thurs., June 21, 10 p.m. ET on MTV) In this “Jersey Shore” spin-off, a pregnant & engaged Snooki move in with JWoww.

 

 

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