=HBO’s Game of Thrones scored the most primetime Emmy nods on Thursday, with 19. FX’s Fargo got 18 bids and American Horror Story: Coven earned 17; HBO AIDS drama The Normal Heart and the final season of AMC’s Breaking Bad each landed 16. HBO was the network winner with 99 nominations, versus 47 for CBS, 46 for NBC and 45 for FX.
Outstanding Drama nominees are:
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
House of Cards (Netflix)
Mad Men (AMC)
True Detective (HBO)
Up for Outstanding Comedy:
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Modern Family (ABC)
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)
Silicon Valley (HBO)
For a full list of nominees, go here. Emmys air on NBC Monday, August 25 at 8p.
Emmy bragging rights: Nets that landed the most nominations ever include Lifetime (17), Nat Geo (12), Starz (11) and IFC (8). AMC is the first cable network to have two series nominees in the same category (Mad Men and Breaking Bad), and Showtime boasts the most actor nominations in major categories (11). FX notched 45 noms, a basic cable record, while SundanceTV grabbed its first nomination ever in the Information Series or Special category, for The Writers’ Room. Last but not least: President Obama is the first sitting President to (sort of) earn a nomination – his Funny or Die video with Zach Galifianakis, Between Two Ferns, is up for Outstanding Short-Form Live-Action Entertainment Program.