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List of 2014 Emmy Award nominations in major categories

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This image released by Lifetime shows Cicely Tyson in a scene from "The Trip to Bountiful." Tyson was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a miniseries or movie on Thursday, July 10, 2014. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented Aug. 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Lifetime, Bob Mahoney)

Nominees in major categories for the 2014 Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

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 Networks; "Modern Family," ABC; "Orange Is the New Black," Netflix; "Silicon Valley," HBO; "Veep," HBO.

Miniseries: "American Horror Story: Coven," FX Networks; "Bonnie & Clyde," Lifetime; "Fargo," FX Networks; "Luther," BBC America; "Treme," HBO; "The White Queen," Starz.

Actor, Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad," AMC; Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards," Netflix; Jon Hamm, "Mad Men," AMC; Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom," HBO; Woody Harrelson, "True Detective," HBO; Matthew McConaughey, "True Detective, " HBO.

Actress, Drama Series: Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey," PBS; Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife," CBS; Claire Danes, "Homeland," Showtime; Robin Wright, "House of Cards," Netflix; Lizzy Caplan, "Masters of Sex," Showtime; Kerry Washington, "Scandal," ABC.

Supporting Actor, Drama Series: Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad," AMC; Jim Carter, "Downton Abbey," PBS; Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones," HBO; Josh Charles, "The Good Wife," CBS; Mandy Patinkin, "Homeland," Showtime; Jon Voight, "Ray Donovan," Showtime.

Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad," AMC; Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey," PBS; Joanne Froggatt, "Downton Abbey," PBS; Lena Headey, "Game of Thrones," HBO; Christine Baranski, "The Good Wife," CBS; Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men," AMC.

Actor, Comedy Series: Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory," CBS; Ricky Gervais, "Derek," Netflix; Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes," Showtime; Don Cheadle, "House of Lies," Showtime; Louis C.K., "Louie," FX Networks; William H. Macy, "Shameless," Showtime.

Actress, Comedy Series: Lena Dunham, "Girls," HBO; Melissa McCarthy, "Mike & Molly," CBS; Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie," Showtime; Taylor Schilling, "Orange Is the New Black," Netflix; Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation," NBC; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep," HBO.

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Andre Braugher, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," Fox; Adam Driver, "Girls," HBO; Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Modern Family," ABC; Ty Burrell, "Modern Family," ABC; Fred Armisen, "Portlandia," IFC; Tony Hale, "Veep," HBO.

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory," CBS; Julie Bowen, "Modern Family," ABC; Allison Janney, "Mom," CBS; Kate Mulgrew, "Orange Is the New Black," Netflix; Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live," NBC; Anna Chlumsky, "Veep," HBO.

Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Dancing on the Edge," Starz; Martin Freeman, "Fargo," FX Networks; Billy Bob Thornton, "Fargo," FX Networks; Idris Elba, "Luther," BBC America; Mark Ruffalo, "The Normal Heart," HBO; Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)," PBS.

Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven," FX Networks; Sarah Paulson, "American Horror Story: Coven," FX Networks; Helena Bonham Carter, "Burton and Taylor," BBC America; Minnie Driver, "Return to Zero," Lifetime; Kristen Wiig, "The Spoils of Babylon," IFC; Cicely Tyson, "The Trip to Bountiful," Lifetime.

Structured Reality Program: "Antiques Roadshow," PBS; "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," Food Network; "MythBusters," Discovery Channel; "Shark Tank," ABC; "Undercover Boss," CBS; "Who Do You Think You Are?" TLC.

Reality-Competition Program: "The Amazing Race," CBS; "Dancing With the Stars," ABC; "Project Runway," Lifetime; "So You Think You Can Dance," Fox; "Top Chef," Bravo; "The Voice," NBC.

Variety Series: "The Colbert Report," Comedy Central; "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," Comedy Central; "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC; "Real Time With Bill Maher," HBO; "Saturday Night Live," NBC; "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," NBC.

Children's Program: "Degrassi," Nickelodeon; "Dog With a Blog," Disney Channel; "Good Luck Charlie," Disney Channel; "Nick News With Linda Ellerbee — Family Secrets: When Violence Hits Home," Nickelodeon; "One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp," HBO; "Wynton Marsalis-A YoungArts Masterclass, HBO.

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