2014 Emmy Nominations Announced

Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly announce this year's Emmy-nominated performances and shows.
6:36 | 07/10/14

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? applause plause ? We love these live events. Time for the prime Miami Emmy nominations. Mindy kaling and Carson Daly and Chris Connelly is here. Right now to the Leonard H. Goldenson theatre in Hollywood. ? In north Hollywood, California. Welcome to the 66th prime time Emmy awards nominations announcement. Good morning. I'm Bruce Rosenbloom chairman and CEO of the television academy. Welcome to the 66th primetime Emmy award nominations announcement. And welcome to the start of Emmy season. The time of year when our academy and our 19,000 members honor the extraordinary creative excellence of this year's television series, movies and miniseries. What is truly telling from this year's list of nominees is the rapidly expanding definition of television. Quality television is now platform agnostic watching broadcast networks, basic cable, premium cable and on demand internet services. And we're watching on flat screens in the home, tablets and mobile devices. The great news is that there are more Emmy worthy series, movies and miniseries being produced by our industry than ever before. And the global impact and influence of the shows being honored today with Emmy nominations has never been greater. Our academy is proud to be honoring the best in television. Now to get Emmy season started my pleasure to introduce Mindy kaling, Emmy nominated creator and star of the fox comedy series "The Mindy project" and Carson Daly, emhost of "The voice." Mindy, Carson, thank you so much for being here this morning. The stage is yours. Thank you, Bruce. Good morning, Mindy. You look lovely. You look lovely, as well. Very exciting. Thank you. Let's get right to it. Okay, that sounds good. Our first category is lead actor in a drama series, the nominees are, Bryan Cranston, "Breaking bad," Jeff Daniel, "The newsroom," Jon hamm, "Mad men." Woody Harrelson, "True detective." Matthew mcconaughey, "True detective." And Kevin spacey, "House of cards." The nominees for lead actress in a drama series are lizzy Caplan "Masters of sex," Claire Danes, "Homeland." Michelle Dockery "Downton abbey," Julianna Margulies, "The good wife," Kerry Washington, "Scandal," and robin Wright, "House of cards." The nominees for lead actor in a miniseries or movie are -- Benedict couplerbatch, "Sher lodge." "Dancing on the edge." Idris Elba, martin Freeman. "Fargo," mark Ruffalo "The Normal heart" and Billy bob Thornton in "Fargo." The nominees for lead actress in a miniseries or movie are Helena Bonham Carter, Minnie driver, "Return to zero," Jessica Lang "American horror story." Sarah Paulson "American horror story." Cicely Tyson "The trip to bunty full" and Kristen Wiggins "The spoils of babylon." The nominees for lead actor in a comedy series are Louis C.K. "Louie." Don Cheadle "House of lies, Ricky Gervais, Matt leblanc "Episodes." William H. Macy "Shameless" and Jim parsons, "The big bang theory." The nominees for lead actress in a comedy series are Lena Dunham, "Girls," Edie Falco, first first, Julia louis-dreyfus, "Veep," Melissa Mccarthy, Amy robach pool, "Parks and recreation." And Taylor schilling, "Orange is the new black." The nominees for variety series are the Colbert Report, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." "Jimmy Kimmel live." Real time with bill Maher, "Saturday night live" and account the tonight show" starring jimmy Fallon. Here are this year's nominees for reality competition program. The amazing race, "Dancing with the stars," "Project runway." "So you think you can dance," "Top chef" and "The voice." For outstanding miniseries nominees are "American horror story coffin." "Bonnie and Clyde." "Fargo," "Luther." "Treme" and "The white queen". Nominees for outstanding television movie are "Killing Kennedy," "Muhammad Ali's greatest fight," "The Normal heart," "Sherlock, his last vow" and "The trip to bountiful." Well, Carson, let's complete the Emmy announcements by bringing back Mr. Rosenbloom. The nominations in the comedy series category are "The big bang theory", "Louie," "Modern family," "Orange is the new black," "Silicon valley" and "Veep." And the nominations in the drama series category are "Breaking bad," "Downton abbey," "Game of thrones," "House of cards," "Mad men" and "True detective." Mindy, Carson, thank you for joining us today. We appreciate your help. There's a complete list of all the Emmy nominees on our website at emmys.com. On Monday August 25th, please tune in to NBC for the live telecast of the 66th primetime emmys and find out who is going to take home the gold this year. Have a wonderful day, everybody. Thank you. Thank you.

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