HBO, WB, Turner Garner 150+ Primetime Emmy Noms
Nominees for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. HBO received 99 nominations, more than any other network for the 14th consecutive year. And Warner Bros. and Turner added their fair share, bringing Time Warner's total to more than 150 nominations.
Game of Thrones received 19 nominations, more than any other show, 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)
The Normal Heart and True Detective are also front-runners this year with 16 and 12 nominations, respectively. The supporting actors in The Normal Heart took four of the six spots in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie category. And Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson each scored Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series nods for their work in True Detective.
Warner Bros.' standouts this year are veterans The Voice and The Big Bang Theory with new series like The 100 and Mom adding to the count. The Voice's 10 nominations include Outstanding Reality Competition Program, Outstanding Interactive Program, Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming and others.
CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown received seven nominations including Outstanding Informational Series or Special and Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming.
Other Turner nominees included The Sixties: The Assassination of President Kennedy, Mob City, Childrens Hospital, Regular Show and others.
For a complete list of 2014 Emmy nominations, click here.