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65th Emmy Awards: 'Breaking Bad', 'Modern Family' steal the show


First published: September 23, 2013, 3:35 AM IST | Updated: September 23, 2013
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65th Emmy Awards: 'Breaking Bad', 'Modern Family' steal the show
The Emmys are handed out by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in a glittering ceremony in Los Angeles.

New Delhi: If it was a good year for American television, the 65th Emmy awards could make it a great year for the grittier side of the TV grid, led by a drama about a cancer-stricken chemistry teacher who cooks crystal meth.

Here is the complete list of nominations:

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Bryan Cranston as Walter White, Breaking Bad
Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham, Downton Abbey
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody, Homeland
Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood, House of Cards
Jon Hamm as Don Draper, Mad Men
Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy, The Newsroom

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates, Bates Motel
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Downton Abbey
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, Homeland
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood, House of Cards
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson, Mad Men
Connie Britton as Rayna James, Nashville
Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Scandal

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Michael Douglas as Liberace, Behind the Candelabra
Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, Behind the Candelabra
Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock, The Girl
Benedict Cumberbatch as Christopher Tietjens, Parade's End
Al Pacino as Phil Spector, Phil Spector

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Jessica Lange as Sister Jude Martin, American Horror Story
Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison, The Big C
Helen Mirren as Linda Kenney-Baden, Phil Spector
Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond, Political Animals
Elisabeth Moss as Robin, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Betty White, Betty White's Off Their Rockers
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars
Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum, Project Runway
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth, Arrested Development
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan, House of Lies
Louis C.K. as Louie, Louie
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy, 30 Rock

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Laura Dern as Amy, Enlightened
Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath, Girls
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer, Veep

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program

The Amazing Race
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind the Candelabra
The Bible
Phil Specter
Political Animals
Top of the Lake

Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
30 Rock

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti, Boardwalk Empire
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Breaking Bad
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman, Breaking Bad
Jim Carter as Mr. Carson, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage as Tyiron Lannister, Game of Thrones
Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson, Homeland

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Anna Gunn as Skyler White, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith as Dowager Countess of Grantham, Downton Abbey
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockheart, The Good Wife
Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody, Homeland
Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris, Mad Men
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney, 30 Rock

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Adam Driver as Adam Sackler, Girls
Jessie Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Modern Family
Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett, Modern Family
Ty Burrell as Phill Dunphy, Modern Family
Bill Hader as various characters, Saturday Night Live
Tony Hale as Gary Walsh, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler, The Big Bang Theory
Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester, Glee
Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett, Modern Family
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Modern Family
Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow, Nurse Jackie
Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer, Veep (With inputs from Reuters, AP)

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