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The 2014 Emmy Nominations Are In!

No The Good Wife! No Tatiana Maslany! No Mindy Kaling!

It’s a good year to be Game of Thrones. The hit HBO series, which has largely been left out of the acting categories in years past (Peter Dinklage aside), can now count Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) among its nominees, along with Diana Rigg (Lady Olenna Tyrell), who are vying for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Guest Actress in a Drama Series, respectively. The show leads the nominations this year with 19, while FX’s Fargo follows closely behind with 18 nominations and another of FX’s hits, American Horror Story: Coven, is next in line with 17 nominations. For its final season, Breaking Bad has 16 potential chances to win an Emmy and HBO’s The Normal Heart also earned 16 nominations.

And in its first year eligible for the Emmys, Netflix’s breakout smash Orange Is the New Black also fared well, earning an Outstanding Comedy nod as well as nominations for many of its actresses: Taylor Schilling (Piper Chapman), Kate Mulgrew (Galina “Red” Reznikov), Uzo Aduba (Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren), Laverne Cox (Sophia Burset), and Natasha Lyonne (Nicky Nichols).

Plus, there are numerous stars up for two acting nominees this year, like Alison Janney (Masters of Sex and Mom), Martin Freeman (Fargo and Sherlock: His Last Vow), Louis C.K. (Louie and SNL), Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly and SNL), and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory and The Normal Heart).

But, as good of a year it is for those actors and shows, many fan favorites — cough Orphan Black’s forever-snubbed Tatiana Maslany cough and cough cough Emmy nominations announcer Mindy Kaling cough cough — are left out of the race this year.

Without further ado, here are your 2014 Emmy nominees:

2. Outstanding Drama Series

Ursula Coyote / AMC

Breaking Bad (pictured)
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men
True Detective

3. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

CBS

Lizzy Caplan, Masters of Sex
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (pictured)
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards

4. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Lacey Terrell / HBO

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Woody Harrelson, True Detective
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective (pictured)
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

5. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

BBC

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Joanna Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (pictured)

6. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Macall B. Polay / HBO

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones (pictured)
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Mandy Patinkin, Homeland
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

7. Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Michael Desmond / Showtime

Kate Burton, Scandal
Jane Fonda, The Newsroom
Alison Janney, Masters of Sex (pictured)
Kate Mara, House of Cards
Margo Martindale, The Americans
Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones

8. Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Justina Mintz / AMC

Dylan Baker, The Good Wife
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
Paul Giamatti, Downton Abbey
Robert Morse, Mad Men (pictured)
Joe Morton, Scandal

9. Outstanding Comedy Series

Jessica Miglio/Netflix

The Big Bang Theory
Louie
Modern Family
Orange Is the New Black (pictured)
Silicon Valley
Veep

10. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Paul Schiraldi / HBO

Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (pictured)
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black

11. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

FX

Louis C.K., Louie (pictured)
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Ricky Gervais, Derek
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
William H. Macy, Shameless
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

12. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

CBS

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (pictured)
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Anna Chlumsky, Veep
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Kate Mulgrew, Orange Is the New Black

13. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Mark Schafer / HBO

Fred Armisen, Portlandia
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Adam Driver, Girls (pictured)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Tony Hale, Veep

14. Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Netflix

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black (pictured)
Joan Cusack, Shameless
Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live
Natasha Lyonne, Orange Is the New Black
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

15. Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

NBC

Steve Buscemi, Portlandia
Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live
Gary Cole, Veep
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live (pictured)
Nathan Lane, Modern Family
Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory

16. Outstanding Made-for-TV Movie

Jojo Whilden / HBO

Killing Kennedy
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
The Normal Heart (pictured)
Sherlock: His Last Vow
The Trip to Bountiful

17. Outstanding Miniseries

Chris Large/FX

American Horror Story: Coven
Bonnie & Clyde
Fargo (pictured)
Luther
Treme
The White Queen

18. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Michele K. Short/FX

Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
Minnie Driver, Return to Zero
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven (pictured)
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Coven
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful
Kristen Wiig, The Spoils of Babylon

19. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

BBC

Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: His Last Vow (pictured)
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
Idris Elba, Luther
Martin Freeman, Fargo
Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart

20. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Michele K. Short/FX

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Coven
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven (pictured)
Ellen Burstyn, Flowers in the Attic
Frances Conroy, American Horror Story: Coven
Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart
Allison Tolman, Fargo

21. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Jojo Whilden / HBO

Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart (pictured)
Colin Hanks, Fargo
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: His Last Vow
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Alfred Molina, The Normal Heart
Jim Parsons, The Normal Heart

22. Outstanding Reality Competition Series

Trae Patton / NBC

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

The Voice (pictured)

23. Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

ABC

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars (pictured)
Anthony Bourdain, The Taste
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Project Runway
Jane Lynch, Hollywood Game Night
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

24. Outstanding Variety Series

Kristopher Long/Comedy Central

The Colbert Report (pictured)
The Daily Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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correction

This post did not originally list Billy Bob Thornton as a nominee for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie. It’s since been updated. We apologize for the oversight!

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