This year’s Emmys, which will be hosted by actor and comedian Seth Meyers, is promising tight competition among a star-studded and impressive line-up of nominees.
Programs nominated this year are raking in big numbers, with Game of Thrones leading the list with nineteen nominations. Celebrated miniseries Fargo and American Horror Story: Coven received eighteen nominations and seventeen nominations respectively. Other programs receiving ten or more nominations include Breaking Bad, The Normal Heart, Saturday Night Live, House of Cards, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Downton Abbey, Orang is the New Black, Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece), True Detective, Modern Family, and The Voice.
Meanwhile, this year’s performer nominations include a renowned group of actors–many of whom are past Oscars nominees and winners. The list includes Chiwetel Ejiofor in Dancing on the Edge, Matthew McConaughey in True Detective, and Julia Roberts in The Normal Heart–all of whom were nominated at the Academy Awards this past year.
With today’s television groundbreakers all in the running for various awards at this year’s Emmys, which shows and actors will win big?
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