2014 Primetime Emmy Award Nominees

Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"

Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”

Game of Thrones surpassed all other shows with 19 Primetime Emmy nominations, including best drama series. The announcement was made July 10 by the Television Academy. The miniseries American Horror Story: Coven, another genre show, received 17 nominations. The complete shortlist including technical categories is available here.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Outstanding Drama Series
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Bob Newhart, "Big Bang Theory"

Bob Newhart, “Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Comedy Series
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)

Outstanding Miniseries
“American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Frances Conroy, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
Angela Bassett, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)

Diana RIgg, "Game of Thrones"

Diana RIgg, “Game of Thrones”

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Diane Rigg, “Game of Thrones”

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Bob Newhart, “Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
“Game of Thrones” — “The Children” (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
“Game Of Thrones” — “The Watchers on the Wall” (Neil Marshall)

Futurama-t_0Outstanding Animated Program
Futurama” — “Meanwhile”

And sf/fantasy and effects-heavy science shows monopolized the Outstanding Special and Visual Effects category: Almost Human, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Game of ThronesThe 100: We Are Grounders, Part 2, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D . all received nominations

Also, Cosmos received nominations for Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program, and Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.