2015 Emmy Nominations

Posted at 11:41 AM, Jul 16, 2015

The 2015 Emmy Award nominations were announced on Thursday morning.

HBO had the most nominations of any television channel, with 126 separate nominations. ABC was second with 42 nominations, followed by NBC and CBS, which each earned 41.

The top-nominated cable channels included FX Networks (38), Comedy Central (25) and AMC (24). Streaming video services Netflix and Amazon Instant Video picked up 34 and 12 nominations, respectively.

HBO's "Game of Thrones" picked up 24 nominations, more than any other show, followed by FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show," which earned 19 nominations.

The top categories are listed below:

Outstanding Comedy Series

"Louie" (FX)

"Modern Family" (ABC)

"Parks and Recreation" (NBC)

"Silicon Valley" (HBO)

"Transparent" (Amazon Instant Video)

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" (Netflix)

"Veep" (HBO)


Outstanding Drama Series

"Better Call Saul" (AMC)

"Downton Abbey" (PBS)

"Game of Thrones" (HBO)

"Homeland" (Cinemax)

"House of Cards" (Netflix)

"Mad Men" (AMC)

"Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Kyle Chandler ("Bloodline")

Jeff Daniels ("The Newsroom")

Jon Hamm ("Mad Men")

Bob Odenkirk ("Better Call Saul")


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Claire Danes ("Homeland")

Viola Davis ("How to Get Away with Murder")

Taraji P. Henson ("Empire")

Tatiana Maslany ("Orphan Black")

Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men")

Robin Wright ("House of Cards")


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Adrien Brody ("Houdini")

Ricky Gervais ("Derek Special")

Timothy Hutton ("American Crime")

Richard Jenkins ("Olive Kitteridge")

David Oyelowo ("Nightingale")

Mark Rylance ("Wolf Hall")


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Maggie Gyllenhaal ("The Honorable Woman")

Felicity Huffman ("American Crime")

Jessica Lange ("American Horror Story: Freak Show")

Queen Latifah ("Bessie")

Frances McDormand ("Olive Kitteridge")

Emma Thompson ("'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' (Live from Lincoln Center)"


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson ("black-ish")

Louis C.K. ("Louie")

Don Cheadle ("House of Lies")

Will Forte ("The Last Man on Earth")

Matt LeBlanc ("Episodes")

William H. Macy ("Shameless")

Jeffrey Tambor ("Transparent")


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie")

Lisa Kudrow ("The Comeback")

Julia Louis-Dreyfus ("Veep")

Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation")

Amy Schumer ("Inside Amy Schumer")

Lily Tomlin ("Grace and Frankie")


Outstand 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 Variety Talk Series

"The Colbert Report" (Comedy Central)

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (Comedy Central)

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" (ABC)

"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" (HBO)

"The Late Show with David Letterman" (CBS)

"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" (NBC)


Outstanding Limited Series

"American Crime" (ABC)

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" (FX)

"Olive Kitteridge" (HBO)

"The Honorable Woman" (SundanceTV)

"Wolf Hall" (PBS)




To see a full list of 2015 Emmy nominees, click here.