Television series “House of Cards,” “Game of Thrones,” “Behind the Candlelabra” and “SNL” are the big winners from the 2013 Primetime Emmy Nominations day:
Also winning big are current superstars like Kerry Washington, who received her first nomination for the ratings blockbusting drama “Scandal,” while old school legends such as Al Pacino (The Godfather, Scarface) gets yet another nomination for his portrayal of convicted murderer Alan Spector.
“House of Cards” made Emmy history. It became the first top Emmy nod for a program delivered online and boasts 17 nominations overall. “American Horror Story” has 17 nods as well. There were three first-time nominations for lead actresses: Washington of “Scandal” , “House of Cards” actress Robin Wright and Vera Farmiga from “Bates Motel.”
HBO was the overwhelming Primetime Emmy noms winner with an astounding 108 nominations.
“House of Cards” actress Kate Mara and “Breaking Bad” star Aaron Paul were on hand at the Television Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, Calif., to announce the nominees for this year’s 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Take a look at the major nomination categories and the nominees to see if your favorites actor, show, movie or miniseries got a coveted nod.