True Detective

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, as well as their show "True Detective," have been nominated for Emmys. (HBO / July 10, 2014)

"True Detective" joined a stellar list of drama nominees including “Breaking Bad" and "House of Cards" when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly.

The comedy series nominees included "Orange is the New Black,” “Veep” and newcomer “Silicon Valley.”

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Aug. 25 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Seth Myers will host the telecast.

Come back here later for a look at the big surprises, snubs and more. Se a full list of all nominess at

Drama series
"Breaking Bad" (AMC)
"Downton Abbey" (PBS)
"Game of Thrones" (HBO)
"House of Cards" (Netflix)
"Mad Men" (AMC)
"True Detective" (HBO)

Comedy series
"The Big Bang Theory" (CBS)
"Louie" (FX)
"Modern Family" (ABC)
"Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)
"Silicon Valley" (HBO)
"Veep" (HBO)

"American Horror Story: Coven" (FX)
"Bonnie and Clyde" (A&E)
"Fargo" (FX)
"Luther" (BBC America)
"Treme" (HBO)
"The White Queen" (BBC America)

TV movie
"Killing Kennedy" (National Geographic)
"Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" (HBO)
"The Normal Heart" (HBO)
"Sherlock: His Last Vow" (BBC America)
"The Trip to Bountiful" (Lifetime)

Actor in a drama
Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad")
Jeff Daniels ("The Newsroom")
Jon Hamm ("Mad Men")
Woody Harrelson ("True Detective")
Matthew McConaughey ("True Detective")
Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards")

Actress in a drama
Lizzy Caplan ("Masters of Sex")
Claire Danes ("Homeland")
Michelle Dockery ("Downton Abbey")
Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife")
Kerry Washington ("Scandal")
Robin Wright ("House of Cards")

Actor in a comedy
Louis C.K ("Louie")
Don Cheadle ("House of Lies")
Ricky Gervais ("Derek")
Matt LeBlanc ("Episodes")
William H. Macy ("Shameless")
Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory")

Actress in a comedy
Lena Dunham ("Girls")
Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie")
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ("Veep")
Melissa McCarthy ("Mike & Molly")
Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation")
Taylor Schilling ("Orange is the New Black")

Actor in a TV movie/miniseries
Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock: His Last Vow")
Chiwetel Ejiofior ("Dancing on the Edge")
Idris Elba ("Luther")
Martin Freeman ("Fargo")
Mark Ruffalo ("The Normal Heart")
Billy Bob Thornton ("Fargo")

Actress in a TV movie/miniseries
Minnie Driver ("Return to Zero")
Jessica Lange ("American Horror Story: Coven")
Sarah Paulson ("American Horror Story: Coven")
Cicely Tyson ("The Trip to Bountiful")
Kristen Wiig ("The Spoils of Babylon")
Helena Bonham Carter ("Burton and Taylor")

Supporting actor in a drama
Aaron Paul (“Breaking Bad”)
Jim Carter ("Downton Abbey")
Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones")
Josh Charles ("The Good Wife")
Mandy Patinkin ("Homeland")
Jon Voight ("Ray Donovan")

Supporting actress in a drama
Anna Gunn ("Breaking Bad")
Maggie Smith ("Downton Abbey")
Joanne Froggatt ("Downton Abbey")
Lena Headey ("Game of Thrones")
Christine Baranksi ("The Good Wife")
Christina Hendricks ("Mad Men")

Supporting actor in a comedy
Andre Braugher (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”)
Adam Driver (“Girls")
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family")
Ty Burrell ("Modern Family")
Fred Armisen ("Portlandia")
Tony Hale ("Veep")

Supporting actress in a comedy
Mayim Bialik ("The Big Bang Theory")
Julie Bowen ("Modern Family")
Allison Janney ("Mom")
Kate Mulgrew ("Orange is the New Black")
Kate McKinnon ("Saturday Night Live")
Anna Chlumsky ("Veep")

Supporting actor in a TV movie/miniseries
Colin Hanks ("Fargo")
Jim Parsons ("The Normal Heart")
Joe Mantello ("The Normal Heart")
Alfred Molina ("The Normal Heart")
Matt Bomer ("The Normal Heart")
Martin Freeman ("Sherlock: His Last Vow")

Supporting actress in a TV movie/miniseries
Frances Conroy ("American Horror Story: Coven")
Kathy Bates ("American Horror Story: Coven")
Angela Basset ("American Horror Story: Coven")
Allison Tolman ("Fargo")
Ellen Burstyn ("Flowers in the Attic")
Julia Roberts ("The Normal Heart”)

Outstanding reality-competition program
"The Amazing Race"
"Dancing With The Stars"
"Project Runway"
"So You Think You Can Dance"
"Top Chef"
"The Voice"

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