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2013 Emmy Nominees Announced

July 18, 2013  |  10:00am
2013 Emmy Nominees Announced

The nominations for the 2013 Emmys were just released today by Aaron Paul and Neil Patrick Harris. Kate Mara was scheduled to co-host the announcements with Paul, but due to flight complications the House of Cards star missed out. But some of the most significant nods didn’t go to a network at all. Netflix’s original series House of Cards joined the nominations for best drama series, which included Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Homeland and Mad Men.

It’s a significant mark for Netflix and the Emmys for nominating a show that wasn’t aired on traditional television. The show received nine nominations, including a nod for lead actor Kevin Spacey. Arrested Development’s Jason Bateman was also given a nomination for best lead actor in a comedy series.

Other standouts in this year’s nominees include Game of Thrones (16 nominations), Breaking Bad (13 nominations), 30 Rock (13 nominations) and Mad Men (12 nominations). But for every standout, we see plenty of snubs in some of these leading categories. Mad Men—for the first time since its inception—was left out of the Drama Writing category, Boardwalk Empire missed out on a Best Drama nod for the first time in two years and Arrested Development received a stunning three nominations.

Check out the nomination highlights below, and read the Emmys’ full list here.

The 65th Emmys are set to air on Sept. 22 on CBS with host Neil Patrick Harris.

Outstanding Drama Series
Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game Of Thrones, Homeland, House Of Cards, Mad Men

Outstanding Comedy Series
30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory, Girls, Louie, Modern Family and Veep

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Damian Lewis (Homeland), Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) and Hugh Bonneville (Downtown Abbey).

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Connie Britton (Nashville), Claire Danes (Homeland), Michelle Dockery (Downtown Abbey), Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Kerry Washington (Scandal) and Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jason Bateman (Arrested Development), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Louis C.K. (Louie), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Matt LeBlanc (Episodes) and Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Laura Dern (Enlightened), Lena Dunham (Girls), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), and Amy Poehler (Parks & Recreations)

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire), Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Jim Carter (Downtown Abbey), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Maggie Smith (Downtown Abbey), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Christine Baranski (The Good Wife), Morena Baccarin (Homeland) and Christina Hendricks (Mad Men)

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series
Nathan Lane (The Good Wife), Michael J. Fox (The Good Wife), Rupert Friend (Homeland), Robert Morse (Mad Men), Harry Hamlin (Mad Men) and Dan Bucatinsky (Scandal)

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
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Margo Martindale (The Americans), Diana Rigg as Olenna Tyrell (Game of Thrones), Carrie Preston (The Good Wife), Linda Cardellini (Mad Men), Jane Fonda (The Newsroom) and Joan Cusack (Shameless)

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
George Mastras (Breaking Bad, “Dead Freight”), Thomas Schnauz (Breaking Bad, “Say My Name), Julian Fellowes (Downtown Abbey, “Episode 4”), David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (Game of Thrones, “The Rains of Castamere”), Henry Bromell (Homeland, “Q&A”)

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series
Tim Van Patten (Boardwalk Empire, “Margate Sands), Michelle MacLaren (Breaking Bad), “Gliding Over All”), Jeremy Webb (Downtown Abbey, “Episode 4”), Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland, “Q&A”) and David Fincher (House of Cards), “Chapter 1”)

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Adam Driver (Girls), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family), Ed O’Neill (Modern Family), Ty Burrell (Modern Family), Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live) and Tony Hale (Veep)

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory), Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester (Glee), Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Merritt Wever (Nurse Jackie), Jane Krakowski (30 Rock) and Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory), Nathan Lane (Modern Family), Bobby Cannavale (Nurse Jackie), Louis C.K. (Saturday Night Live), Justin Timberlake (Saturday Night Live) and Will Forte 30 Rock

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
Molly Shannon (Enlightened), Dot-Marie Jones (Glee), Melissa Leo (Louie), Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live), Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live) and Elaine Stritch (30 Rock)

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series
David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik (Episodes) “Episode 209”), Louis C.K. & Pamela Adlon (Louie, “Daddy’s Girlfriend (Part 1)”), Greg Daniels (The Office, “Finale”), Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock (30 Rock, “Hogcock!”) and Tina Fey & Tracey Wigfield (30 Rock, “Last Lunch”)

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series
Lena Dunham (Girls, “On All Fours”), Paris Barclay (Glee, “Diva”), Louis C.K. (Louie, “New Year’s Eve”), Gail Mancuso (Modern Family, “Arrested”) and Beth McCarthy-Miller (30 Rock, “Hogcock!”)

For the rest of the nominations you can check out the Emmy’s website.

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