2013 Emmy Awards nominations

This morning, two-time Emmy Award-winning actor (and nominated again this year) Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) joined Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman-CEO Bruce Rosenblum to announce the nominations for the 2013 Emmy Awards.

This year’s nominees include the first-ever nominations in the series and performer categories for programs delivered to viewers online, as the Netflix series House of Cards, Arrested Development and Hemlock Grove received 14 nominations between them, with House of Cards nominated in the Outstanding Drama Series category, and performer nominations given to both House of Cards and Arrested Development. HBO leads premium cable networks with 108 nominations; FX Networks and AMC are tied for the lead among basic cablers with 26 nominations apiece; and NBC and CBS are tied at the front of the pack among broadcast networks with 53 nominations each.

Individual programs raking in the nominations include American Horror Story: Asylum (pictured above, with 17 nominations); Game of Thrones (16); Behind the Candelabra (15); Saturday Night Live (15); Breaking Bad (13); 30 Rock (13); Downton Abbey (12); Mad Men (12); Modern Family (12); Homeland (11); Phil Spector (11) and Boardwalk Empire (10).

Here are nominees in several of the major 2013 Emmy Award categories. For a complete list of 2013 Emmy Award nominees, visit the Emmy website.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock
Girls
Louie
Modern Family
The Big Bang Theory
Veep

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon in 30 Rock
Laura Dern as Amy in Enlightened
Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath in Girls
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton in Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer in Veep

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy in 30 Rock
Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth in Arrested Development
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc in Episodes
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan in House of Lies
Louis C.K. as Louie in Louie
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Jane Krakowsi as Jenna Maroney in 30 Rock
Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester in Glee
Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett in Modern Family
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy in Modern Family
Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow in Nurse Jackie
Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler in The Big Bang Theory
Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer in Veep

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Adam Driver as Adam Sackler in Girls
Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett in Modern Family
Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett in Modern Family
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy in Modern Family
Bill Hader as various characters in Saturday Night Live
Tony Hale as Gary Walsh in Veep

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Elaine Stritch as Colleen Donaghy in 30 Rock
Molly Shannon as Eileen Foliente in Enlightened
Dot-Marie Jones as Shannon Beiste in Glee
Melissa Leo as Laurie in Louie
Melissa McCarthy as Host in Saturday Night Live
Kristen Wiig as Host in Saturday Night Live

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Will Forte as Paul in 30 Rock
Nathan Lane as Pepper Saltzman in Modern Family
Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz in Nurse Jackie
Louis C.K. as Host in Saturday Night Live
Justin Timberlake as Host in Saturday Night Live
Bob Newhart as Arthur Jeffries/Professor Proton in The Big Bang Theory

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock: “Hogcock!” — Written by Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock
30 Rock: “Last Lunch” — Written by Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield
Episodes: “Episode 209″ — Written by David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik
Louie: “Daddy’s Girlfriend (Part 1)” — Story and teleplay by Louis C.K.; Story by Pamela Adlon
The Office: “Finale” — Written by Greg Daniels

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock: “Hogcock!/Last Lunch” — Directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller
Girls: “On All Fours” — Directed by Lena Dunham
Glee: “Diva” — Directed by Paris Barclay
Louie: “New Year’s Eve” — Directed by Louis C.K.
Modern Family: “Arrested” — Directed by Gail Mancuso

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates in Bates Motel
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in Homeland
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood in House of Cards
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson in Mad Men
Connie Britton as Rayna James in Nashville
Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in Scandal

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bryan Cranston as Walter White in Breaking Bad
Hugh Bonneville as Earl of Grantham/Robert in Downton Abbey
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in Homeland
Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood in House of Cards
Jon Hamm as Don Draper in Mad Men
Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy in The Newsroom

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Anna Gunn as Skyler White in Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith as Dowager Countess of Grantham/Violet in Downton Abbey
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones
Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody in Homeland
Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris in Mad Men
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti in Boardwalk Empire
Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut in Breaking Bad
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad
Jim Carter as Mr. Carson in Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones
Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson in Homeland

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Diana Rigg as Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones
Linda Cardellini as Sylvia Rosen in Mad Men
Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson in Shameless
Margo Martindale as Claudia in The Americans
Carrie Preston as Elsbeth Tascioni in The Good Wife
Jane Fonda as Leona Lansing in The Newsroom

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn in Homeland
Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper in Mad Men
Harry Hamlin as Jim Cutler in Mad Men
Dan Bucatinsky as James Novack in Scandal
Nathan Lane as Clarke Hayden in The Good Wife
Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning in The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad: “Dead Freight” — Written by George Mastras
Breaking Bad: “Say My Name” — Written by Thomas Schnauz
Downton Abbey: “Episode 4″ — Written by Julian Fellowes
Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere” — Written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss
Homeland: “Q&A” — Written by Henry Bromell

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
Boardwalk Empire: “Margate Sands” — Directed by Tim Van Patten
Breaking Bad: “Gilding Over All” — Directed by Michelle MacLaren
Downton Abbey: “Episode 4″ — Directed by Jeremy Webb
Homeland: “Q&A” — Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter
House of Cards: “Chapter 1″ — Directed by David Fincher

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE
American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind the Candelabra
Phil Spector
Political Animals
The Bible
Top of the Lake

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
Jessica Lange as Sister Jude Martin in American Horror Story: Asylum
Helen Mirren as Linda Kenney-Baden in Phil Spector
Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond in Political Animals
Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison in The Big C: Hereafter
Elisabeth Moss as Robin in Top of the Lake

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind the Candelabra
Matt Damon as Scott Thorson in Behind the Candelabra
Benedict Cumberbatch as Christopher Tietjens in Parade’s End
Al Pacino as Phil Spector in Phil Spector
Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock in The Girl

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
Sarah Paulson (pictured at top) as Lana Winters in American Horror Story: Asylum
Ellen Burstyn as Margaret Barrish Worthington in Political Animals
Charlotte Rampling as Sally Gilmartin in Restless
Alfre Woodard as Ouiser in Steel Magnolias
Imelda Staunton as Alma Hitchcock in The Girl

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOVIE
James Cromwell as Dr. Arthur Arden in American Horror Story: Asylum
Zachary Quinto as Dr. Oliver Thredson in American Horror Story: Asylum
Scott Bakula as Bob Black in Behind the Candelabra
John Benjamin Hickey as Sean in The Big C: Hereafter
Peter Mullan as Matt in Top of the Lake

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Behind the Candelabra — Written by Richard LaGravenese
Parade’s End — Written by Tom Stoppard
Phil Spector — Written by David Mamet
The Hour — Written by Abi Morgan
Top of the Lake — Written by Jane Campion and Gerard Lee

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A DRAMATIC SPECIAL
Behind the Candelabra — Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Phil Spector — Directed by David Mamet
Ring of Fire — Directed by Allison Anders
The Girl — Directed by Julian Jarrold
Top of the Lake, Part 5 — Directed by Jane Campion and Garth Davis

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SERIES
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

OUTSTANDING REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
Dancing With the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
The Amazing Race
The Voice
Top Chef

OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM
Ryan Seacrest — American Idol
Betty White — Betty White’s Off Their Rockers
Tom Bergeron — Dancing With the Stars
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn — Project Runway
Cat Deeley — So You Think You Can Dance
Anthony Bourdain — The Taste

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SERIES
American Masters
The Abolitionists (American Experience)
The Men Who Built America
Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman
Vice

The 2013 Emmy Awards will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, and will again be produced by Spike Jonze.

The 2013 Emmy Awards air live coast-to-coast Sept. 22 at 8pm ET on CBS.

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Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story: Asylum — Michael Yarish/FX

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