Primetime Emmy Awards

2015 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

by Arthur Vandelay on July 17, 2015

emmy-awards-imageThe 2015 Primetime Emmy Award nominations have been announced! The full list is below with Louisiana and Georgia connections noted in blue. American Horror Story remains an Emmy favorite, this time earning nominations for its latest installment Freak Show, including New Orleans-based casting direction Meagan Lewis, who won for the first time last year. The Georgia-shot shows The Walking Dead and Halt and Catch Fire were nominated, along with the HBO movie Bessie.

Here’s the full list:

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
“Better Call Saul”
“Downton Abbey”
“Game of Thrones”
“Homeland”
“House of Cards”
“Mad Men”
“Orange is the New Black”

LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”

LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA

Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”
Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”
Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

LEAD ACTOR, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Timothy Hutton, “American Crime”
Ricky Gervais, “Derek Special”
Adrien Brody, “Houdini”
David Oyelowo, “Nightingale”
Richard Jenkins, “Olive Kitteridge”
Mark Rylance, “Wolf Hall”

LEAD ACTRESS, LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Felicity Huffman, “American Crime”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story” – Shot in New Orleans
Queen Latifah, “Bessie” – Shot in Georgia
Maggie Gyllenhaal, “The Honorable Woman”
Frances McDormand, “Olive Kitteridge”
Emma Thompson, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street”

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY

Anthony Anderson, “black-ish”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Will Forte, “The Last Man On Earth”
Louis C.K., “Louie”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”
Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”

LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY

Lisa Kudrow, “The Comeback”
Lily Tomlin, “Grace And Frankie”
Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Amy Poehler, “Parks And Recreation”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”

There’s more!

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The 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards: Winners and Nominees

by Arthur Vandelay on August 26, 2014

jessica-lange-copy-webHere 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 – Winner
Orange Is The New Black • Netflix
Silicon Valley • HBO
Veep • HBO

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad • AMC – Winner
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 – Winner
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 – Winner
Claire Danes / Homeland
Robin Wright / House Of Cards
Lizzy Caplan / Masters of Sex
Kerry Washington / Scandal There’s more!

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