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2013 Emmy Nominees Announced, Netflix’s House of Cards First Online Series To Receive Top Nominations

The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy award nominations were announced Thursday morning in Los Angeles. Major series like Downton Abbey, Homeland, and Political Animal appeared frequently in the list, while Netflix’s House of Cards received several nominations, vaunting the online streaming and DVD service into trophy land for its first original series.*

Meanwhile, Behind the Candelabra-costars Matt Damon and Michael Douglas are squaring off against each other for Outstanding Lead Actor, while HBO’s Phil Spector garnered several nominations as well. A selected list is featured below.

WATCH LIVE: 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement

OUTSTANDING MINISERIES OR MOVIE

American Horror Story: Asylum
Behind the Candelabra
The Bible
Phil Spector
Political Animals
Top of the Lake

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

The Big Bang Theory
Girls
Louie
Modern Family
30 Rock
Veep

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
House of Cards
Mad Men

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Connie Britton, Nashville
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR 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 LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum
Laura Linney, The Big C Hereafter
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake
Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

* More Arrested Development please.

Read the full list HERE.

[h/t The Wrap]


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