2014 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

by Arthur Vandelay on July 10, 2014

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UPDATED: The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards telecast is tonight on NBC at 7pm CST.

Here are the 2014 Primetime Emmy Nominations. American Horror Story: Coven and True Detective are big. We’ve noted some of the Louisiana and Hollywood South connections below.

Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS
Louie • FX
Modern Family • ABC
Orange Is The New Black • Netflix
Silicon Valley • HBO
Veep • HBO

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad • AMC
Downton Abbey • PBS
Game Of Thrones • HBO
House Of Cards • Netflix
Mad Men • AMC
True Detective • HBO – Set and shot in New Orleans

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Bryan Cranston / Breaking Bad
Kevin Spacey / House Of Cards
Jon Hamm / Mad Men
Jeff Daniels / The Newsroom
Woody Harrelson / True Detective – Set and shot in New Orleans
Matthew McConaughey / True Detective – Set and shot in New Orleans

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Michelle Dockery / Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies / The Good Wife
Claire Danes / Homeland
Robin Wright / House Of Cards
Lizzy Caplan / Masters of Sex
Kerry Washington / Scandal

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Chiwetel Ejiofor / Dancing On The Edge
Martin Freeman / Fargo
Billy Bob Thorton / Fargo
Idris Elba / Luther
Mark Rufallo / The Normal Heart
Benedict Cumberbatch / Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Jessica Lange / American Horror Story: Coven – Set and shot in New Orleans
Sarah Paulson / American Horror Story: Coven – Set and shot in New Orleans
Helena Bonham Carter / Burton And Taylor
Minnie Driver / Return To Zero
Kristen Wiig / The Spoils Of Babylon
Cicely Tyson / The Trip To Bountiful

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons / The Big Bang Theory
Ricky Gervais / Derek
Matt LeBlanc / Episodes
Don Cheadle / House Of Lies
Louis CK / Louie
William H Macy / Shameless

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Lena Dunham / Girls
Melissa McCarthy / Mike & Molly
Edie Falco / Nurse Jackie
Taylor Schilling / Orange Is The New Black
Amy Poehler / Parks and Recreation
Julia Louis-Dreyfus / Veep

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 Miniseries

American Horror Story: Coven • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
Bonnie & Clyde • Lifetime – Shot in Baton Rouge
Fargo • FX Networks
Luther • BBC America
Treme • HBO – Set and shot in New Orleans
The White Queen • Starz

Outstanding Television Movie

Killing Kennedy • National Geographic Channel
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight • HBO
The Normal Heart • HBO
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece) • PBS
The Trip To Bountiful • Lifetime

Outstanding Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central
Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC
Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO
Saturday Night Live • NBC
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon • NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Aaron Paul / Breaking Bad
Jim Carter / Downton Abbey • PBS
Peter Dinklage / Game Of Thrones • HBO
Josh Charles / The Good Wife • CBS
Mandy Patinkin / Homeland • Showtime
Jon Voight / Ray Donovan • Showtime

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Anna Gunn / Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith / Downton Abbey • PBS
Joanna Froggatt / Downton Abbey • PBS
Lena Headey / Game Of Thrones • HBO
Christine Baranski / The Good Wife • CBS
Christina Hendricks / Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Paul Giamatti / Downton Abbey • PBS
Dylan Baker / The Good Wife • CBS
Reg E Cathey / House Of Cards • Netflix
Robert Morse / Mad Men • AMC
Beau Bridges / Masters of Sex • Showtime
Joe Morton / Scandal • ABC

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

Margo Martindale / The Americans • FX Networks
Diana Rigg / Game Of Thrones • HBO
Kate Mara / House Of Cards • Netflix
Allison Janney / Masters of Sex • Showtime
Jane Fonda / The Newsroom • HBO
Kate Burton / Scandal • ABC

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series

Moira Walley-Beckett / Breaking Bad • Ozymandias • AMC
Vince Gilligan / Breaking Bad • Felina • AMC
David Benioff & DB Weiss / Game Of Thrones • The Children • HBO
Beau Willimon / House Of Cards • Chapter 14 • Netflix
Nic Pizzolatto / True Detective • The Secret Fate Of All Of Life • HBO – Set and shot in New Orleans

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Tim Van Patten / Boardwalk Empire • Farewell Daddy Blues • HBO
Vince Gilligan / Breaking Bad • Felina • AMC
David Evans / Downton Abbey • Episode 1 • PBS
Neil Marshall / Game Of Thrones • The Watchers On The Wall • HBO
Carl Franklin / House Of Cards • Chapter 14 • Netflix
Cary Joji Fukunaga / True Detective • Who Goes There • HBO – Set and shot in New Orleans

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Andre Braugher / Brooklyn Nine-Nine • FOX
Adam Driver / Girls • HBO
Jesse Tyler Ferguson / Modern Family • ABC
Ty Burrell / Modern Family • ABC
Fred Armisen / Portlandia • IFC
Tony Hale / Veep • HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik / The Big Bang Theory • CBS
Julie Bowen / Modern Family • ABC
Allison Janney / Mom • CBS
Kate Mulgrew / Orange Is The New Black • Netflix
Kate McKinnon / Saturday Night Live • NBC
Anna Chlumsky / Veep • HBO

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

Bob Newhart / The Big Bang Theory • CBS
Nathan Lane / Modern Family • ABC
Steve Buscemi / Portlandia • IFC
Jimmy Fallon / Saturday Night Live • NBC
Louis C.K. / Saturday Night Live • NBC
Gary Cole / Veep • HBO

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Natasha Lyonne / Orange Is The New Black • Netflix
Uzo Aduba / Orange Is The New Black • Netflix
Laverne Cox / Orange Is The New Black • Netflix
Tina Fey / Saturday Night Live • NBC
Melissa McCarthy / Saturday Night Live • NBC
Joan Cusack / Shameless • Showtime

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series

David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik / Episodes • Episode 305 • Showtime
Louis C.K. / Louie • So Did The Fat Lady • FX Networks
Jenji Kohan / Orange Is The New Black • I Wasn’t Ready (Pilot) • Netflix
Alec Berg / Silicon Valley • Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency • HBO
Armando Iannucci / Veep • Special Relationship • HBO

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Iain B. MacDonald / Episodes • Episode 309 • Showtime
Paris Barclay / Glee • 100 • FOX
Louis C.K. / Louie • Elevator, Part 6 • FX Networks
Gail Mancuso / Modern Family • Vegas • ABC
Jodie Foster / Orange Is The New Black • Lesbian Request Denied • Netflix
Mike Judge / Silicon Valley • Minimum Viable Product • HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Colin Hanks / Fargo • FX Networks
Jim Parsons / The Normal Heart • HBO
Joe Mantello / The Normal Heart • HBO
Alfred Molina / The Normal Heart • HBO
Matt Bomer / The Normal Heart • HBO
Martin Freeman / Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Frances Conroy / American Horror Story: Coven • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
Kathy Bates / American Horror Story: Coven • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
Angela Bassett / American Horror Story: Coven • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
Allison Tolman / Fargo • FX Networks
Ellen Burstyn / Flowers In The Attic • Lifetime
Julia Roberts / The Normal Heart • HBO

Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk / American Horror Story: Coven • Bitchcraft • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
Noah Hawley / Fargo • The Crocodile’s Dilemma • FX Networks
Neil Cross / Luther • BBC America
Ryan Murphy & Larry Kramer / The Normal Heart • HBO
Steven Moffat / Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece) • PBS
David Simon & Eric Overmyer /  Treme • …To Miss New Orleans • HBO – Set and shot in New Orleans

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon / American Horror Story: Coven • Bitchcraft • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
Adam Bernstein / Fargo • The Crocodile’s Dilemma • FX Networks
Colin Bucksey / Fargo • Buridan’s Ass • FX Networks
Stephen Frears / Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight • HBO
Ryan Murphy / The Normal Heart • HBO
Nick Hurran / Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece) • PBS

Outstanding Variety Special

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute To Mel Brooks • TNT
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America • CBS
Best Of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Primetime Special • NBC
Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays • HBO
The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles • HBO

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central
Inside Amy Schumer • Comedy Central
Portlandia • IFC

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

The Beatles: The Night That Changed America • CBS
Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays • HBO
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards • NBC
67th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Episode 9135 • Comedy Central
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Episode 18153 • Comedy Central
Portlandia • Getting Away • IFC
Saturday Night Live • Host: Jimmy Fallon • NBC
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon • Episode 1 (Will Smith/U2) • NBC

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

The Beatles: The Night That Changed America
The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS
The Oscars • ABC
Six By Sondheim • HBO
The Sound Of Music Live!
67th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

Outstanding Special Class Program

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards • NBC
The Oscars • ABC
Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony • NBC
The Sound Of Music Live! • NBC
67th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

OTHERS:

Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee • Crackle.com
COSMOS: A National Geographic Deeper Dive
I Was There: Boston Marathon Bombings • History.com
Jay Leno’s Garage • NBC.com
Park Bench With Steve Buscemi • AOL
30 For 30 Shorts • ESPN

Outstanding Children’s Program

Degrassi • Nickelodeon
Dog With A Blog • Disney Channel
Good Luck Charlie • Disney Channel
Nick News With Linda Ellerbee – Family Secrets: When Violence Hits Home • Nickelodeon
One Last Hug: Three Days At Grief Camp • HBO
Wynton Marsalis – A YoungArts Masterclass • HBO – From New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis

Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special

JFK (American Experience) • PBS
Paycheck To Paycheck: The Life And Times Of Katrina Gilbert • HBO
Running From Crazy • OWN
The Sixties: The Assassination Of President Kennedy • CNN
The Square • Netflix
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley • HBO

Outstanding Animated Program

Archer • Archer Vice: The Rules Of Extraction• FX Networks
Bob’s Burgers • Mazel Tina • FOX
Futurama • Meanwhile • Comedy Central
South Park • Black Friday • Comedy Central
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Manhattan Project • Nickelodeon

Outstanding Art Direction For A Contemporary Or Fantasy Series (Single-Camera)

Game Of Thrones
House Of Cards
Justified
True Blood – Set in Louisiana
True Detective – Set and shot in New Orleans

Outstanding Art Direction For A Period Series, Miniseries Or A Movie (Single-Camera)

American Horror Story: Coven – Set and shot in New Orleans
Mark Worthington, Production Designer
Andrew Murdock, Art Director
Ellen Brill, S.D.S.A., Set Decorator

Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Mad Men
Masters Of Sex

Outstanding Art Direction For A Contemporary Program (Half-Hour Or Less)

The Big Bang Theory
House Of Lies
Modern Family
Silicon Valley
Veep

Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Coven • FX Networks – Set and shot in New Orleans
• 20th Century Fox Television
Robert J. Ulrich, CSA, Casting Director Eric Dawson, CSA, Casting Director Meagan Lewis, CSA, Casting Director

Fargo
The Normal Heart

Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad
Game Of Thrones
The Good Wife
House Of Cards
True Detective – Set and shot in New Orleans
Alexa L. Fogel, CSA, Casting Director
Christine Kromer, CSA, Casting Director
Meagan Lewis, CSA, Casting Director – Based in New Orleans at Second Line Stages

Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)

Treme – Set and shot in New Orleans
Alexa L. Fogel, CSA, Casting Director
Meagan Lewis, CSA, Casting Director – Based in New Orleans at Second Line Stages

Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series

Breaking Bad
Channel
The Normal Heart
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)

Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
The Square

Outstanding Cinematography For Reality Programming

Alaska: The Last Frontier
The Amazing Race
Deadliest Catch
Project Runway
Survivor
The Voice

Outstanding Costumes For A Series

Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Mad Men
Once Upon A Time

Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie or Special

American Horror Story: Coven – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Lou Eyrich, Costume Designer
Elizabeth Macey, Costume Supervisor
Ken Van Duyne, Assistant Costume Designer

House Of Versace
The Normal Heart
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)
The White Queen

Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series

Breaking Bad • Tohajillee • AMC
Breaking Bad • Felina • AMC
Breaking Bad • Granite State • AMC
True Detective • Who Goes There • HBO –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
(Affonso Goncalves, Sue Federman)

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series

Boardwalk Empire
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
The Originals / CW – Partially shot in New Orleans and Georgia
Labaff, Department Head Hairstylist
Kimberley Spiteri, Co-Department Head Hairstylist
The Oscars

Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story: Coven  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Monte C. Haught, Department Head Hairstylist
Michelle Ceglia, Key Hairstylist
Yolanda Mercadel, Hairstylist
Daina Daigle, Additional Hairstylist

Bonnie & Clyde • Lifetime – Shot in Baton Rouge
Audrey Anzures, Department Head
Hairstylist Catherine Childers, Hairstylist

Mob City
The Normal Heart
ABC
The Voice

Outstanding Main Title Design

Black Sails
COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey
Masters Of Sex
Silicon Valley

True Detective –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Patrick Clair, Creative Director
Raoul Marks, Animator
Jennifer Sofio Hall, Creative Producer

Outstanding Makeup For A Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)

Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game Of Thrones
Mad Men

True Detective –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Felicity Bowring, Department Head Makeup Artist
Wendy Bell, Key Makeup Artist
Ann Pala, Makeup Artist
Kim Perrodin, Makeup Artist
Linda Dowds, Personal Makeup Artist

Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

American Horror Story: Coven –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Eryn Krueger Mekash, Department Head Makeup Artist
Kim Ayers, Key Makeup Artist
Vicki Vacca, Makeup Artist
Mike Mekash, Makeup Artist
Christopher Nelson, Makeup Artist
Lucy O’Reilly, Makeup Artist

Anna Nicole • Lifetime • Sony Pictures Television for Lifetime Television

Bonnie & Clyde • Lifetime – Shot in Baton Rouge
Trefor Proud, Department Head Makeup Artist
Karri Farris, Key Makeup Artist

Fargo
The Normal Heart

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Coven –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Eryn Krueger Mekash, Department Head Makeup Artist
Mike Mekash, Key Special Makeup Effects Artist
Christien Tinsley, Prosthetic Designer
Jason Hamer, Prosthetic Designer
Christopher Nelson, Makeup Effects Artist
David L. Anderson, Makeup Effects Artist
Cristina Patterson, Makeup Effects Artist
Rob Freitas, Makeup Effects Artist

Anna Nicole
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game Of Thrones
The Normal Heart

Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)

COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
House Of Cards
True Detective – T Bone Burnett –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Herblock: The Black & The White
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)
The White Queen

Outstanding Music Direction

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn (Great Performances)
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America
The Oscars
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score)

American Horror Story: Coven –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Music by James Levine

Clear History
Fargo
NBC
The Sound Of Music Live!
67th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series

Black Sails
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game Of Thrones
The Walking Dead – Set and Shot in Georgia
Jerry Ross, Supervising Sound Editor
Michael Baber, Music Editor
Tim Farrell, Sound Effects
Lou Thomas, Dialogue Editor
Clayton Weber, Foley Artist

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special

American Horror Story: Coven –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Gary Megregian, Supervising Sound Editor
David Klotz, Music Editor
Timothy A. Cleveland, Sound Effects Editor
Paul Diller, Sound Effects Editor
Brian Thomas Nist, Sound Effects Editor
Steve M. Stuhr, Dialogue Editor
Lance Wiseman, Dialogue Editor
Noel Vought, Foley Artist

Bonnie & Clyde – Shot in Baton Rouge
Robert L. Sephton, Supervising Sound Editor / Sound Designer
Pembrooke Andrews, Supervising Dialogue & ADR Editor
Joanie Diener, Music Editor
Chato Hill, Dialogue Editor
Robert Guastini, Dialogue Editor
Mike Pipgras, Foley Editor
Anita Cannella, Foley Artist
Amy Kane, Foley Artist

Fargo
Klondike
Mob City
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie

American Horror Story: Coven –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Bruce Litecky, C.A.S., Production Mixer
Joe Earle, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer
Doug Andham, C.A.S., Re-Recording Mixer

Fargo
Killing Kennedy
Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)

Treme –  – Set and Shot in New Orleans
Bruce Litecky, C.A.S., Production Mixer
Andy Kris, Re-Recording Mixer
Blake Leyh, Music Mixer