Check out TV’s top dogs

By Kirstin Buick
19 July 2013

It’s that time of year again! The votes are in, and Hollywood’s finest are gearing up for TV’s most glamorous night of the year – The Emmy Awards! And the nominees are ...

It’s that time of year again! The votes are in, and Hollywood’s finest are gearing up for TV’s most glamorous night of the year – The Emmy Awards! And the nominees are (drumroll please):

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in Homeland (pictured)

Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates in Bates Motel

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey

Robin Wright as Claire Underwood in House of Cards

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson in Mad Men

Connie Britton as Rayna James in Nashville

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in Scandal

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA

Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy in The Newsroom (pictured)

Bryan Cranston as Walter White in Breaking Bad

Hugh Bonneville as Earl of Grantham/ Robert in Downton Abbey

Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in Homeland

Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood in House of Cards

Jon Hamm as Don Draper in Mad Men

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen Game Of Thrones (pictured)

Anna Gunn as Skyler White in Breaking Bad

Maggie Smithas Dowager Countess of Grantham/ Violet in Downton Abbey

Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody in Homeland

Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris in Mad Men

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Aaron Paulas Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad (pictured)

Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti in Boardwalk Empire

Jonathan Banksas Mike Ehrmantraut in Breaking Bad

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister Game Of Thrones

Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson Homeland

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Downton Abbey  (pictured)

Breaking Bad

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mad Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon in 30 Rock (pictured)

Laura Dernas Amy in Enlightened

Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath in Girls

Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton Nurse Jackie

Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in Parks And Recreation

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer in Veep

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Matt LeBlancas Matt LeBlanc in Episodes (pictured)

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy in 30 Rock

Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth in Arrested Development

Don Cheadleas Marty Kaan in House Of Lies

Louis C.K. as Louie in Louie

Jim Parsonsas Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Sofia Vergaraas Gloria Pritchett in Modern Family (pictured)

Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney in 30 Rock

Jane Lynchas Sue Sylvester in Glee

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy in Modern Family

Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow in Nurse Jackie

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler in The Big Bang Theory

Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer in Veep

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Adam Driver as Adam Sackler in Girls

Jesse Tyler Fergusonas Mitchell Pritchett in Modern Family

Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett in Modern Family

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy in Modern Family

Bill Hader as Various characters in Saturday Night Live

Tony Hale as Gary Walsh in Veep

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

30 Rock

Girls

Louie

Modern Family(pictured)

The Big Bang Theory

Veep

Winners will be announced on 22 September.

For the full list, go to www.emmys.com/nominations/2013/

Images: facebook.com/ModernFamily, facebook.com/Newsroom, facebook.com/GameofThrones, facebook.com/BreakingBad, facebook.com/DowntonAbbey, facebook.com/30Rock, facebook.com/Girls, facebook.com/Episodes

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