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WATCH: Top nominated Emmy roster

WATCH: Top nominated Emmy roster

Peter Dinklage was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Tyrion Lannister on the HBO's "Game of Thrones." Photo: Associated Press/HBO

The nominees for the 65th Emmy Awards have been announced! See which shows are competing and tune in on September 22nd when Neil Patrick Harris hosts.

30 Rock (NBC)

Nominated:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Tina Fey
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Alec Baldwin
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Jane Krakowski
Directing for a Comedy Series - Beth McCarthy


American Horror Story: Asylum (FX)

Nominated:
Outstanding Miniseries or MovieLead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie – Jessica Lange
Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie – Sarah Paulson
Supporing Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie – James Cromwell, and Zachary Qunito


Arrested Development (Netflix)

Nominated:
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Jason Bateman


Bates Motel (A&E)

Nominated:
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Vera Farmiga


The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Nominated:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Jim Parsons
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Mayim Bialik


Breaking Bad (AMC)

Nominated:
Outstanding Drama Series
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Bryan Cranston
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Ann Gunn
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Jonathan Banks
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Aaron Paul
Directing for a Drama Series – Michelle MacLaren


Downton Abbey (PBS)

Nominated:
Outstanding Drama Series
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Michelle Dockery
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Hugh Bonneville
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Maggie Smith
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Jim Carter
Directing for a Drama Series – Jeremy Webb


Enlightened (HBO)

Nominated:
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Laura Dern


Episodes (Showtime)

Nominated:
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Matt LeBlanc


Game of Thrones (HBO)

Nominated:
Outstanding Drama Series
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Emilia Clarke
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Peter Dinklage


Girls (HBO)

Nominated:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Lena Dunham
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Adam Driver
Directing for a Comedy Series – Lena Dunham


The Good Wife (CBS)

Nominated:
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Christine Baranski


Homeland (Showtime)

Nominated:
Outstanding Drama Series
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Claire Danes
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Damian Lewis
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Morena Baccarin
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Mandy Patinkin
Directing for a Drama Series – Lesli Linka Glatter


House of Cards (Netflix)

Nominated:
Outstanding Drama Series
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Robin Wright
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kevin Spacey
Directing for a Drama Series – David Fincher


House of Lies (Showtime)

Nominated:
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Don Cheadle


Louie (FX)

Nominated:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Louis C.K.
Directing for a Comedy Series – Louis C.K.


Mad Men (AMC)

Nominated:
Outstanding Drama Series
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Elisabeth Moss
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Jon Hamm
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Christina Hendricks


Modern Family (ABC)

Nominated:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Sofia Vergara, and Julie Bowen
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neill, and Ty Burrell
Directing for a Comedy Series – Gail Mancuso


Nashville (ABC)

Nominated:
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Connie Britton


The Newsroom (HBO)

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Nominated:
Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Jeff Daniels


Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Nominated:
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Edie Falco
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Merritt Wever


Parks And Recreation (NBC)

Nominated:
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Amy Poehler


Scandal (ABC)

Nominated:
Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Kerry Washington


Veep (HBO)

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Nominated:
Outstanding Comedy Series
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Anna Chlumsky
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Tony Hale

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