2013 Emmy Nominations

2013 Emmy Nominations

Courtesy of Hollywoodreporter.com

Molly Schultz (‘14)/ Eastside Humor Editor

The nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were recently released announcing which of your favorite television shows will receive awards. And these Emmy’s should not be missed with a combination of nominees including, to name a few, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, The Office, Girls, and Mad Men.

AMC’s Breaking Bad has received and won numerous nominations and awards for the Emmy’s in years prior. Bryan Cranston has won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for three consecutive years in 2008, 2009, and 2010. He is nominated for this award again at this year’s Emmy’s. Aaron Paul has won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2010 and 2012. Paul is nominated again this year along with Jonathan Banks who plays Mike Ehrmantraut in the series. Breaking Bad is also nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Cinematography for a Single-camera Series, Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Writing for a Drama Series, Sound Mixing, Single-camera Picture Editing, Sound Editing, and Directing.

HBO’s Game of Thrones is nominated for 16 awards at this year’s Emmy’s including numerous makeup, hairstyling, and costume awards. In 2011, Peter Dinklage won Outstanding Supporting Actor and he is also nominated this year. Emilia Clarke is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress for the first time for the role of Daenerys Targaryen. And other than their nomination for Outstanding Drama Series, Game of Thrones is also nominated for Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Writing, Special Visual Effects, Art Direction, and Casting.

NBC’s The Office is nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for its series finale episode. The Office has not won an award for their writing since 2007 for the episode Gay Witch Hunt and is nominated for two other awards this year including Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series and Single-camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series.

HBO’s Girls is nominated for five Emmy’s this year including an award the series won last year—Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series. Lena Dunham, the series leading actress, writer, creator, and director, is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, an award which she was also nominated for last year for her role as Hannah Horvath. The series is also nominated for Directing and Outstanding Comedy Series as well as Adam Driver for Outstanding Supporting Actor.

AMC’s Mad Men is nominated for twelve Emmy’s this year. The series has won the Outstanding Drama Series Emmy in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 as well as Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series in 2008, 2009, and 2010. Mad Men has also won the Outstanding Hairstyling Emmy in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 and is nominated this year for the same award. The leading Don Draper played by John Hamm has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for the past five years and he is nominated for the 2013 Emmy award for.

This year’s 65th Primetime Emmy Awards air live on September 22 at 8 p.m. on CBS and are a must-see including nominations for Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Girls, The Office, Downton Abbey, and much more. For more information go to www.emmys.com.