Emmy Awards 2013: And the nominees are...

The nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced.

Emmy Awards 2013: And the nominees are...


The nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced.

The good and the great of the industry have been recognised on the star-studded list of nominees including Damian LewisKevin SpaceyAl Pacino and Dame Helen Mirren.

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon will go head to head for the Outstanding Lead Actor gongs for their performances in Behind the Candelabra, which was released in the US as a TV film.



Some of this year's favourite series are in with a chance of scooping an award are Downton AbbeyGirlsModern FamilyGame of ThronesHomelandBreaking Bad and Mad Men.

The winners will be revealed at the glittering 22 September ceremony at the Nokia Theatre, LA.

Hello! Online lists the top nominations ahead of the prestigious ceremony.

(Hugh Bonneville)


Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series


Breaking Bad
Bryan Cranston as Walter White

Downton Abbey
Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham

Homeland
Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody

House Of Cards
Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood

Mad Men
Jon Hamm as Don Draper

The Newsroom
Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy

(Michelle Dockery)


Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series


Bates Motel
Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates

Downton Abbey
Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley

Homeland
Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison

House Of Cards
Robin Wright as Claire Underwood

Mad Men
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Nashville
Connie Britton as Rayna James

Scandal
Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope

(Matt Damon and Michael Douglas)


Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie


Behind The Candelabra
Michael Douglas as Liberace

Behind The Candelabra
Matt Damon as Scott Thorson

The Girl
Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock

Parade's End
Benedict Cumberbatch as Christopher Tietjens

Phil Spector
Al Pacino as Phil Spector

(Dame Helen Mirren)


Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie


American Horror Story: Asylum
Jessica Lange as Sister Jude Martin

The Big C: Hereafter
Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison

Phil Spector
Helen Mirren as Linda Kenney-Baden

Political Animals
Sigourney Weaver as Elaine Barrish Hammond

Top Of The Lake
Elisabeth Moss as Robin

(Jason Bateman)


Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Arrested Development
Jason Bateman as Michael Bluth

The Big Bang Theory
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper

Episodes
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc

House Of Lies
Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan

Louie
Louis C.K. as Louie

30 Rock
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy

(Lena Dunham)


Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Enlightened
Laura Dern as Amy

Girls
Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath

Nurse Jackie
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton

Parks And Recreation
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope

30 Rock
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

Veep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer

Outstanding Miniseries Or Movie

American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind The Candelabra
The Bible
Phil Spector
Political Animals
Top Of The Lake


Outstanding Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory
Girls
Louie
Modern Family
30 Rock
Veep


Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Homeland
House Of Cards
Mad Men

Photos: Getty Images

A version of this article appeared at Hellomagazine.com with the headline "Emmy Awards 2013: List of Nominees."

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