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GAME OF THRONES Among HBO's 99 Primetime Emmy Nominations

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GAME OF THRONES Among HBO's 99 Primetime Emmy Nominations

HBO received 99 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the 14th year in a row, for the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles.



"Game of Thrones" led all nominees with 19 nominations, while "The Normal Heart" received 16 nominations, "True Detective" received 12 nominations and "Veep" received 9 nominations.



HBO's Emmy® nominations this year include:



* 19 nominations for "Game of Thrones," including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Lena Headey), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Neil Marshall) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D.B. Weiss).







* 16 nominations for "The Normal Heart," including Outstanding Television Movie, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Mark Ruffalo), 4 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Matt Bomer, Joe Mantello, Alfred Molina, Jim Parsons), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Julia Roberts), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Ryan Murphy) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Larry Kramer).







* 12 nominations for "True Detective," including Outstanding Drama Series, 2 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey), Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Cary Joji Fukunaga) and Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Nic Pizzolatto).







* 9 nominations for "Veep," including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Anna Chlumsky), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Gary Cole) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche, Armando Iannucci).







* 7 nominations for "Boardwalk Empire," including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Tim Van Patten).







* 5 nominations for "Silicon Valley," including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series (Mike Judge) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Alec Berg).







* 4 nominations for "Treme," including Outstanding Miniseries and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Simon, Eric Overmyer).







* 3 nominations for "Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays," including Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Billy Crystal).





* 3 nominations for "Vice," including Outstanding Informational Series or Special.





* 2 nominations for "Girls," including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Lena Dunham) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Adam Driver).







* 2 nominations for "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," including Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Frears).







* 2 nominations for "The Newsroom," including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Jeff Daniels) and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Jane Fonda).







* 2 nominations for "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles," including Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (Sarah Silverman).





* 2 nominations for "True Blood."







* 2 nominations for "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special.





Other HBO nominees include "Clear History," "Game of Thrones Premiere - Facebook Live and Instagram," "Herblock: The Black & the White," "Life According to Sam," "One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp," "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert," "Real Time with Bill Maher," "Six by Sondheim" and "Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass."



The Primetime Emmy® Awards will be announced Aug 25.


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