Emmy 2015 nominations list: Game of Thrones leads charge with 24 as House of Cards and Mad Men also earn nods

The awards ceremony takes place on 20 September

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Game of Thrones has picked up the most Emmy Awards nominations this year with a massive 24, while American Horror Story: Freak Show and Olive Kitteridge follow with 19 and 13 nods respectively.

Other TV shows to be recognised in multiple categories include Bessie, House of Cards, Mad Men and Transparent while British period drama Downton Abbey earned eight nods.

Outstanding Drama

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mad Men

Orange is the New Black

Outstanding Actress in a Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Actor in a Drama

Kyle Chandler, Bloodline

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Eli Gold, Alan Cumming

Michael Kelly, House of Cards

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey

Lena Headey, Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black

Outstanding Comedy

Louie

Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy

Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Louis C.K., Louie

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Will Forte, Last Man on Earth

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

William H. Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer

Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Andre Braughner, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Adam Driver, Girls

Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Tony Hale, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory

Niecy Nash, Getting On

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Allison Janney, Mom

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live

Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent

Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Miniseries

American Crime

American Horror Story: Freak Show

Olive Kitteridge

Wolf Hall

Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Adrien Brody

Ricky Gervais

Timothy Hutton

Ricahrd Jenkins

David Oyelowo

Marky Rylance

Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Felicity Huffman

Jessica Lange

Queen Latifah

Frances McDormand

Emma Thompson

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Richard Cabral, American Crime

Denis O'Hare, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie

Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge

Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Regina King, American Crime

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show

Mo'Nique, Bessie

Zoe Kazan, Olive Kitteridge

Variety Series

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Late Show with David Letterman

The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Reality-Competition Programme

The Amazing Race

Dancing with the Stars

Project Runway

So You Think You Can Dance

Top Chef

The Voice

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