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PREVIEW: Emmy nominees

PREVIEW: Emmy nominees

This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill/File

Neil Patrick Harris hosts the 65th Emmy Awards on CBS this Sunday, September 22nd at 8pm. Before you watch, see who’s nominated and preview some of the shows.

30 Rock (NBC | Season 7)
Best Comedy Series
Best Directing for a Comedy Series
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Jane Krakowski


Arrested Development (Netflix | Season 4)
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jason Bateman


Bates Motel (A&E | Season 1)
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Vera Farmiga


The Big Bang Theory (CBS | Season 6)
Best Comedy Series
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jim Parsons
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Mayim Bialik


Boardwalk Empire (HBO | Season 3)
Best Directing for a Drama Series
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Bobby Cannavale


Breaking Bad (AMC | Season 5)
Best Drama Series
Best Directing for a Drama Series
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jonathan Banks, Aaron Paul
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Anna Gunn


Downton Abbey (PBS | Season 3)
Best Drama Series
Best Directing for a Drama Series
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Hugh Bonneville
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Michelle Dockery
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jim Carter
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Maggie Smith


Enlightened (HBO | Season 2)
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Laura Dern

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Episodes (Showtime | Season 2)
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Matt LeBlanc


Game of Thrones (HBO | Season 3)
Best Drama Series
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Peter Dinklage
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Emilia Clarke


Girls (HBO | Season 2)
Best Comedy Series
Best Directing for a Comedy Series
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Lena Dunham
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Adam Driver


Glee (Fox | Season 4)
Best Directing for a Comedy Series
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Jane Lynch


The Good Wife (CBS | Season 4)
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Christine Baranski


Homeland (Showtime | Season 2)
Best Drama Series
Best Directing for a Drama Series
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Damian Lewis
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Claire Danes
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Mandy Patinkin
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Morena Baccarin


House of Cards (Netflix | Season 1)
Best Drama Series
Best Directing for a Drama Series
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Kevin Spacey
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Robin Wright


House of Lies (Showtime | Season 2)
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Don Cheadle


Louie (FX | Season 3)
Best Comedy Series
Best Directing for a Comedy Series
Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Louis C.K.


Mad Men (AMC | Season 6)
Best Drama Series
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jon Hamm
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Elisabeth Moss
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Christina Hendricks


Modern Family (ABC | Season 4)
Best Comedy Series
Best Directing for a Comedy Series
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neill, Ty Burrell
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen


Nashville (ABC | Season 1)
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Connie Britton


The Newsroom (HBO | Season 1)
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jeff Daniels

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Nurse Jackie (Showtime | Season 5)
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Edie Falco
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Merritt Wever


Parks and Recreation (NBC | Season 5)
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Amy Poehler


Saturday Night Live (NBC | Season 38)
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Bill Hader


Scandal (ABC | Season 2)
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Kerry Washington


Veep (HBO | Season 2)
Best Comedy Series
Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Tony Hale
Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Anna Chlumsky

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