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The Complete 2012 Emmy Award Nominations, Led By 'Mad Men' and 'American Horror Story'

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire July 19, 2012 at 8:30AM

The 2012 Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced in Los Angeles this morning, and Indiewire has a complete list of nominations in each and every category below.
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Outstanding Miniseries or Movie

American Horror Story • FX Networks • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with

History

Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO • Attaboy Films and A Walrus & Associates in

association with HBO Films

Luther • BBC America • A BBC and BBC America Co-Production

Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood West for

BBC / Cymru Wales in co-production with Masterpiece
 

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story • FX Networks • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin

Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO • Attaboy Films and A Walrus & Associates in

association with HBO Films

Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn

Missing • ABC • ABC Studios

Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone

The Song Of Lunch (Masterpiece) • PBS • A BBC / Masterpiece Co-Production

Emma Thompson as She
 

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with

History

Kevin Costner as 'Devil' Anse Hatfield

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with

History

Bill Paxton as Randall McCoy

Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO • Attaboy Films and A Walrus & Associates in

association with HBO Films

Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway

Luther • BBC America • A BBC and BBC America Co-Production

Idris Elba as John Luther

Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood West for

BBC / Cymru Wales in co-production with Masterpiece

Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes
 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or A Movie

American Horror Story • FX Networks • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Frances Conroy as Moira

American Horror Story • FX Networks • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with

History

Mare Winningham as Sally McCoy

Page Eight (Masterpiece) • PBS • A Heyday Films / Runaway Fridge TV / Carnival / Masterpiece co-production in association with NBC Universal for BBC

Judy Davis as Jill Tankard
 

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story • FX Networks • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Denis O'Hare as Larry Harvey

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Ed Harris as John McCain

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with

History

Tom Berenger as Jim Vance

Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO • Attaboy Films and A Walrus & Associates in

association with HBO Films

David Strathairn as John Dos Passos

Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood West for

BBC / Cymru Wales in co-production with Masterpiece

Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson
 

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Jay Roach, Director

Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with

History

Kevin Reynolds, Director

Hemingway & Gellhorn • HBO • Attaboy Films and A Walrus & Associates in

association with HBO Films

Philip Kaufman, Director

Luther • BBC America • A BBC and BBC America Co-Production

Sam Miller, Director

Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood West for

BBC / Cymru Wales in co-production with Masterpiece

Paul McGuigan, Director
 

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Game Change • HBO • Playtone and Everyman Pictures in association with HBO Films

Danny Strong, Written by

Hatfields & McCoys • Part 2 • HISTORY • Thinkfactory Media in association with History

Ted Mann, Story and Teleplay by

Ronald Parker, Teleplay by

Bill Kerby, Story by

The Hour • BBC America • A Kudos Film and Television / BBC America Co-Production

Abi Morgan, Written by

Luther • BBC America • A BBC and BBC America Co-Production

Neil Cross, Written by

Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) • PBS • Hartswood West for

BBC / Cymru Wales in co-production with Masterpiece

Steven Moffat, Written by
 

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