Game of Thrones and Fargo lead the pack in the race for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Adventure Time, Tron: Uprising and The Simpsons are already Emmy winners, picking up honors in outstanding individual achievement in animation.
After more than six decades, the Emmy Awards proved that it’s still capable of surprises, with Homeland winning outstanding drama, toppling Mad Men, which set a record for biggest shutout by losing in all 17 categories in which it was nominated.
With nods in 17 categories each, AMC’s Mad Men and FX’s American Horror Story led the nomination for the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The winners will be announced Sept. 23.
Winners of the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards included Peter Dinklage for outstanding supporting actor in a drama for HBO’s Game of Thrones and Margo Martindale for outstanding supporting actress in a drama for FX’s Justifed.
While Mildred Pierce, Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire led the list, the adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series made an impressive showing, with 13 nods, including those for outstanding drama and outstanding supporting actor.
Fox’s Glee and HBO’s The Pacific led this morning’s nominations for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards. Glee‘s haul included nods for comedy series, lead and supporting actress and lead and supporting actor. Matthew Fox also scored a best actor nod for Lost.