Emmy Awards 2013: the nominations

The nominations of this 65th edition, like last year, still see the regular presence of Mad Men, Breaking Bad and Modern Family, but also some news, let's see together which ones.

Among the best comedies we find Modern Family, 30 Rock, The Big Bang Theory, Girls, Louie (new entry in place of Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Veep. Still as regards the comedies, instead, we are talking about male actors: to challenge each other are Louis C.K. (Louie), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Jason Bateman (Arrested Development), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Matt LeBlanc (Episodes) for the role of himself in the Anglo-American series launched in 2011, and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory). And women? We find Laura Dern, protagonist (and co-creator) of Enlightened, a series that tells the story of a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown; Lena Dunham (Girls), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) and Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation).

Let's move now to the drama TV series, among which the nominations cannot miss Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Homeland and the new entry House of Cards, the socio-political series adapted by the British homonymous BBC and launched on Netflix in February of this year. The title of Best Actress in a Drama TV Series is contended by Kerry Washington (Scandal), Connie Britton (Nashville), Claire Danes (Homeland), Michelle Dockery (Donwnton Abbey), Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel, the series inspired by Psycho) , Elisabeth Moss (the Mad Men Penny) and Robin Wright (House of Cards). The nominations for Best Actor, again for the Drama category, see contending for the title Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Kevin Spacey (House of Cards), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) ) and Damian Lewis (Homeland).

© Getty Emmy Awards 2013: the nominations

As for the "main" nominations this is it, let's move on to the other categories:

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Dinklage - Game of Thrones
Bobby Cannavale - Boardwalk Empire
Jonathan Banks - Breaking Bad
Aaron Paul - Breaking Bad
Mandy Patinkin - Homeland
Jim Carter - Downton Abbey

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama TV Series
Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey
Anna Gunn - Breaking Bad
Emilia Clarke - Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks - Mad Men
Morena Baccarin - Homeland
Christine Baranski - The Good Wife

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy
Bill Hader - SNL
Ty Burrell - Modern Family
Ed O’Neill - Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson - Modern Family
Adam Driver - Girls
Tony Hale - Veep

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy
Jane Lynch - Glee
Anna Chlumsky - Veep
Jane Krakowski - 30 Rock
Merritt Wever - Nurse Jackie
Sofia Vergara - Modern Family
Julie Bowen - Modern Family

Best Mini Series or Movie
American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind the Candelabra
The Bible
Phil Spector
Political Animals
Top of the Lake

Best Actor in a Mini Series or Movie
Benedict Cumberbatch - Parade's End
Matt Damon - Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas - Behind the Candelabra
Toby Jones - The Girl
Al Pacino - Phil Spector

Best Actress in a Mini Series or Movie
Jessica Lange - American Horror Story: Asylum
Laura Linney - The Big C Hereafter
Helen Mirren - Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss - Top of the Lake
Sigourney Weaver - Political Animals

Who would you like to win the title of the respective category? To find out the winners, we will have to wait until 22 September, when the awards ceremony will take place.

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