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‘Game Of Thrones’ Leads The 2015 Emmy Awards Pack With 24 Nominations

'Game Of Thrones' Leads The 2015 Emmy Awards Pack With 24 Nominations

Here’s something that really shouldn’t be a surprise: the biggest show on television also nabbed the most Emmy nominations today. HBO is likely popping some corks as the network’s “Game Of Thrones” led the pack of contenders today with 24 nominations alone for the fantasy hit. Meanwhile, Netflix had reason to celebrate too as they 36 nominations to claim, including nods for “Daredevil” and underdog “Bloodline.”

Among the very, very crowded pack of contenders, there are lots of pleasant surprises to be found, including nods for Kyle Chandler and Ben Mendelsohn in “Bloodline,” and cult fave Tatiana Maslany for “Orphan Black.” And while they didn’t get in any of the big categories, “Daredevil” got some below the line love as well. And in probably the most headscratching nomination, the critically trashed “Grace Of Monaco,” got nominated for Outstanding Television Movie. Nice work, Harv.

Major category nods below and the whole shebang right here.

Outstanding Drama Series
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“Mad Men” (AMC)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
“Homeland” (Showtime)
“Better Call Saul” (AMC)

Outstanding Comedy Series
“Louie” (FX)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Parks and Recreation (NBC)
“Veep” (HBO)
“Silicon Valley” (HBO)
“Transparent” (Amazon)
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Kevin Spacey “House of Cards” (Netflix)
Jon Hamm “Mad Men” (AMC)
Jeff Daniels “The Newsroom” (HBO)
Bob Odenkirk “Better Call Saul” (AMC)
Kyle Chandler “Bloodline” (Netflix)
Liev Schreiber “Ray Donovan” (Showtime)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Claire Danes “Homeland” (Showtime)
Viola Davis “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)
Taraji P. Henson, “Empire” (Fox)
Tatiana Maslany “Orphan Black” (BBC America)
Elisabeth Moss “Mad Men” (AMC)
Robin Wright “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
Richard Jenkins “Olive Kitteridge” (HBO)
Adrien Brody “Houdini” (History)
Mark Rylance “Wolf Hall” (PBS)
Timothy Hutton “American Crime” (ABC)
Ricky Gervais “Derek: The Final Chapter” (Netflix)
David Oyewelo “Nightingale” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
Frances McDormand “Olive Kitteridge” (HBO)
Maggie Gyllenhaal The Honorable Woman (SundanceTV)
Queen Latifah “Bessie” (HBO)
Emma Thompson “Sweeney Todd: Live From Lincoln Center” (PBS)
Jessica Lange “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (FX)
Felicity Huffman “American Crime” (ABC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Matt LeBlanc “Episodes” (Showtime)
Don Cheadle “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Louis C.K. “Louie” (FX)
William H. Macy “Shameless” (Showtime)
Jeffrey Tambor “Transparent” (Amazon)
Anthony Anderson “Black-ish” (ABC)
Will Forte “Last Man on Earth” (Fox)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Lisa Kudrow “The Comeback” (HBO)
Edie Falco “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
Amy Poehler “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus “Veep” (HBO)
Amy Schumer “Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy Central)
Lily Tomlin “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
“The Amazing Race” (CBS)
“Dancing With the Stars” (ABC)
“Project Runway” (Lifetime)
“So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox)
“Top Chef” (Bravo)
“The Voice” (NBC)

Outstanding Variety Talk Series
“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)
“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central)
“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)
“Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS)

Outstanding Limited Series
“Olive Kitteridge” (HBO)
“American Crime” (ABC)
The Honorable Woman (Sundance)
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” (FX)
“Wolf Hall” (PBS)

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series
“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)
“Inside Amy Schumer” (Comedy Central)
“Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)
“Portlandia” (IFC)
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Outstanding Television Movie
“Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Curtain, Poirot’s Last Case” (Acorn TV)
“Bessie” (HBO)
“Grace Of Monaco” (Lifetime)
“Hello Ladies: The Movie” (HBO)
“Killing Jesus” (National Geographic Channel)
“Nightingale” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
Jonathan Banks “Better Call Saul” (AMC)
Ben Mendelsohn “Bloodline” (Netflix)
Jim Carter “Downton Abbey” (PBS)
Peter Dinklage “Game Of Thrones” (HBO)
Alan Cumming “The Good Wife” (CBS)
Michael Kelly “House Of Cards” Netflix

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