HBO Receives 99 Primetime Emmy Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year

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July 10th, 2014

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via press release:

HBO RECEIVES 99 PRIMETIME EMMY® NOMINATIONS,

THE MOST OF ANY NETWORK THIS YEAR;

GAME OF THRONES LEADS ALL

PROGRAMMING WITH 19 NOMINATIONS

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“The Normal Heart” Receives 16 Nominations;

“True Detective” Receives 12 Nominations;

“Veep” Receives 9 Nominations

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            LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 – c

“Game of Thrones” led all nominees with 19 nominations, while “The Normal Heart” received 16 nominations, “True Detective” received 12 nominations and “Veep” received 9 nominations.

HBO’s Emmy® nominations this year include:

 

*           19 nominations for “Game of Thrones,” including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Lena Headey), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Neil Marshall) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).

 

*           16 nominations for “The Normal Heart,” including Outstanding Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Mark Ruffalo), 4 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Matt Bomer, Joe Mantello, Alfred Molina, Jim Parsons), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Julia Roberts), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Ryan Murphy) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Larry Kramer).

 

*           12 nominations for “True Detective,” including Outstanding Drama Series,  2 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Cary Joji Fukunaga) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Nic Pizzolatto).

 

*           9 nominations for “Veep,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Gary Cole) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, Armando Iannucci).

 

*           7 nominations for “Boardwalk Empire,” including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Tim Van Patten).

 

*           5 nominations for “Silicon Valley,” including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Mike Judge) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg).

 

*           4 nominations for “Treme,” including Outstanding Miniseries and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Simon, Eric Overmyer).

 

*           3 nominations for “Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays,” including Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Billy Crystal).

 

*           3 nominations for “Vice,” including Outstanding Informational Series or Special.

 

*           2 nominations for “Girls,” including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Lena Dunham) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Adam Driver).

 

*           2 nominations for “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Frears).

 

*           2 nominations for “The Newsroom,” including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeff Daniels) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Jane Fonda).

 

*           2 nominations for “Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles,” including Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Sarah Silverman).

 

*           2 nominations for “True Blood.”

 

*           2 nominations for “Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley,” including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.

 

Other HBO nominees include “Clear History,” “Game of Thrones Premiere – Facebook Live and Instagram,” “Herblock: The Black & the White,” “Life According to Sam,” “One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp,” “Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert,” “Real Time with Bill Maher,” “Six by Sondheim” and “Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass.”

 

The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced Aug 25.

 
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