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2013 Emmy Nominations Announced - Read The Full List Here

The 2013 Emmy nominations were announced this morning, showering love on Internet series for the first time, with House of Cards and Arrested Development getting a strong share of nominations, including a Best Drama Series nod for House of Cards. Despite the presence of those two newcomers the nominations were largely dominated by perennial favorites, including strong showings for The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family in the Comedy categories and the domination of AMC's twin powerhouses Breaking Bad and Mad Men in the drama categories. Both will once again face competition from Homeland, though, last year's big winner that was nominated once again in the major categories-- including, finally, a nod for Mandy Patinkin.

Among the surprises was the amount of love for Enlightened, the severely under-watched HBO drama that wasn't renewed for a third season, but earned nominations today for Laura Dern in the lead role and Molly Shannon for her guest turn. Kerry Washington also managed to sneak into the Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the soapy Scandal, alongside serious heavyweight competition like Robin Wright, Connie Britton and Claire Danes. And though Arrested Development didn't have quite as strong a showing as it might have, three cheers to Jason Bateman to returning to the Lead Actor in a Comedy category-- though how you manage to choose between him, Alec Baldwin and Louis C.K. is beyond me.

The Emmy Awards will air Sunday, September 22 on CBS. Check out the full list of nominees below.

COMEDY

Outstanding Comedy Series

30 Rock • NBC

The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Girls • HBO

Louie • FX

Modern Family • ABC

Veep • HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Laura Dern, Enlightened

Lena Dunham, Girls

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Amy Poehler, Parks And Recreation

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Don Cheadle, House Of Lies

Louis C.K., Louie

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Jason Bateman, Arrested Development

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler - The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester - Glee • FOX

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy - Modern Family • ABC

Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett - Modern Family • ABC

Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow -Nurse Jackie • Showtime

Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney - 30 Rock • NBC

Anna Chlumsky as Amy Brookheimer - Veep • HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Adam Driver as Adam Sackler - Girls • HBO

Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett - Modern Family • ABC

Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett - Modern Family • ABC

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy - Modern Family • ABC

Bill Hader as various characters - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Tony Hale as Gary Walsh - Veep • HBO

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

Molly Shannon as Eileen Foliente - Enlightened • HBO

Dot-Marie Jones as Shannon Beiste -Glee • FOX

Melissa Leo as Laurie - Louie • FX Networks

Kristen Wiig, Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Melissa McCarthy, Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Elaine Stritch as Colleen Donaghy - 30 Rock • NBC

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

Bob Newhart as Arthur Jeffries/Professor Proton- The Big Bang Theory • CBS

Greg Kinnear as Tad - Modern Family • ABC

Nathan Lane as Pepper Saltzman -Modern Family • ABC

Louis C.K., Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Justin Timberlake., Host - Saturday Night Live • NBC

Will Forte as Paul - 30 Rock • NBC

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series

Paris Barclay, Director - Glee • Diva • HBO

Lena Dunham, Director - Girls • On All Fours • HBO

Louis C.K., Director - Louie • New Year's Eve • FX Networks

Gail Mancuso, Director - Modern Family • Arrested • ABC

Beth McCarthy-Miller, Director - 30 Rock • Hogcock! / Last Lunch

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series David Crane, and Jeffrey Klarik, Written By - Episodes • Episode 209

Louis C.K., Story & Teleplay by and Pamela Adlon, Story by - Louie • Daddy's Girlfriend (Part 1)

Greg Daniels, Written by - The Office • Finale

Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock, Written By - 30 Rock • Hogcock!

Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield, Written By - 30 Rock • Last Lunch

DRAMA

Outstanding Drama Series

Breaking Bad • AMC

Downton Abbey • PBS

Game Of Thrones • HBO

Homeland • Showtime

House of Cards • Netflix

Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Connie Britton, Nashville

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey

Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel

Claire Danes, Homeland

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey

Damian Lewis , Homeland

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series Anna Gunn as Skyler White - Breaking Bad • AMC

Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham - Downton Abbey

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen - Game Of Thrones • HBO

Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma - The Good Wife • CBS

Monica Baccarin as Jessica Brody - Homeland • Showtime

Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway Harris - Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Bobby Cannavale as Gyp Rosetti - Boardwalk Empire • HBO

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman - Breaking Bad • AMC

Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut - Breaking Bad - AMC

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson - Downton Abbey • PBS

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister - Game Of Thrones • HBO

Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson - Homeland • Showtime

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

Margo Martindale as Claudia - The Americans • FX Networks

Diana Rigg as Olenna Tyrell - Game Of Thrones • HBO

Carrie Preston as Elsbeth Tascioni - The Good Wife • CBS

Linda Cardellini as Sylvia Rosen - Mad Men • AMC

Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson - Shameless • Showtime

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Nathan Lane as Clarke Hayden - The Good Wife • CBS

Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning - The Good Wife • CBS

Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn - Homeland • Showtime

Robert Morse as Bertram Cooper - Mad Men • AMC

Harry Hamlin as Jim Cutler - Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

Tim Van Patten, Director - Boardwalk Empire • Margate Sands • HBO

Michelle MacLaren, Director - Breaking Bad • Gliding Over All • AMC

Jeremy Webb, Director - Downton Abbey • Episode 4 • PBS

Leslie Linka Glatter, Director - Homeland • Q&A • Showtime

David Fincher, Director - House Of Cards • Chapter 1

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

George Mastras, Written by - Breaking Bad • Dead Freight

Thomas Schnauz, Written by - Breaking Bad • Say My Name

Julian Fellowes, Written by - Downton Abbey • Episode 4

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Written by - Game Of Thrones • The Rains Of Castamere

Henry Bromell, Written by - Homeland • Q&A

MINISERIES

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie

American Horror Story • FX Networks

Behind the Candelabra • HBO

The Bible • History

Political Animals

Phil Spector

Top of the Lake

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum

Laura Linney, The Big C

Helen Mirren, Phil Spector

Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, Parade's End

Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra

Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Toby Jones, The Girl

Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or A Movie

Sarah Paulson as Lana Winters - American Horror Story: Asylum • FX Networks

Imelda Staunton as Alma Hitchcock - The Girl • HBO

Ellen Burstyn as Margaret Barrish Worthington - Political Animals • USA

Charlotte Rampling as Sally Gilmartin - Restless • Sundance Channel

Alfre Woodard as Ouiser - Steel Magnolias • Lifetime

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

James Cromwell as Dr. Arthur Arden - American Horror Story:Asylum • FX Networks

Zachary Quinto as Dr. Oliver Thredson - American Horror Story:Asylum • FX Networks

Tom Berenger as Jim Vance - Hatfields & McCoys • HISTORY

Scott Bakula as Bob Black - Behind The Candelabra • HBO

John Benjamin Hickey as Sean - The Big C: Hereafter • Showtime

Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Steven Soderbergh, Directed by - Behind The Candelabra • HBO

Julian Jarrold, Directed by - The Girl • HBO

David Mamet, Directed by - Phil Spector • HBO

Allison Anders, Directed by - Ring Of Fire • Lifetime

Jane Campion and Garth Davis, Directed by - Top Of The Lake • Part 5 • Sundance Channel

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

Richard LaGravenese, Written by - Behind The Candelabra • HBO

Abi Morgan, Written by - The Hour • BBC America

Tom Stoppard, Written by - Parade's End • HBO

David Mamet, Written by - Phil Spector • HBO

Jane Campion and Gerard Lee - Top Of The Lake • Sundance Channel

VARIETY

Outstanding Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central

Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon • NBC

Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO

Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Variety Special

The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS

Louis C.K.: Oh My God • HBO

Mel Brooks Strikes Back! With Mel Brooks And Alan Yentob • HBO

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (Part One) • NBC

12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Series

James Hoskinson, Director - The Colbert Report • Episode 8131 • Comedy Central

Chuck O'Neil, Director - The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Episode 17153 • Comedy Central

Andy Fisher, Director - Jimmy Kimmel Live • Episode 13-1810 • ABC

Jerry Foley, Director - Late Show With David Letterman • Episode 3749 • CBS

Jonathan Krisel, Director - Portlandia • Alexandra • IFC

Don Roy King, Director - Saturday Night Live • Host: Justin Timberlake • NBC

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

Louis J. Horvitz, Director - The Kennedy Center Honors • CBS

Bucky Gunts and Hamish Hamilton - London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony • NBC

Louis C.K., Directed by - Louis C.K.: Oh My God • HBO

Don Mischer, Directed by - The Oscars • ABC

Michael Dempsey, Directed by - 12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series

The Colbert Report • Comedy Central

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central

Jimmy Kimmel Live • ABC

Portlandia • IFC

Real Time With Bill Maher • HBO

Saturday Night Live • NBC

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards • NBC

Louis C.K.: Oh My God • HBO

Night Of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together For Autism Programs • Comedy Central

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (Part One) • NBC

66th Annual Tony Awards • CBS

Outstanding Animated Program

Bob's Burgers • O.T.: The Outside Toilet • FOX

Kung Fu Panda: Legends Of Awesomeness: Enter The Dragon • Nickelodeon

Regular Show: The Christmas Special • Cartoon Network

The Simpsons • Treehouse Of Horror XXIII • FOX

South Park • Raising The Bar • Comedy Central

REALITY

Outstanding Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow • PBS

Deadliest Catch • Discovery Channel

Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives • Food Network

MythBusters • Discovery Channel

Shark Tank • ABC

Undercover Boss • CBS

Outstanding 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

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

Anthony Bourdain, Host - The Taste • ABC

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, Host - Project Runway • Lifetime

Ryan Seacrest, Host - American Idol • FOX

Betty White, Host - Betty White’s Off Their Rockers • NBC

Tom Bergeron, Host - Dancing With The Stars • ABC

Cat Deeley, Host - So You Think You Can Dance • FOX

Outstanding Nonfiction Series

The Abolitionists (American Experience) • PBS

American Masters • PBS

The Men Who Built America • HISTORY

Vice • HBO

Outstanding Informational Series or Special

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown • CNN

Brain Games • NGC

Inside The Actors Studio • Bravo

Oprah's Master Class • OWN

Stand Up To Cancer • Tenth Planet

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