‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Rack Up Emmy Nods

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(CNN) — The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, with help from “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul and this year’s host, Neil Patrick Harris, has revealed the nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Take a look at the partial list below and let us know what you think — any nods that surprise you?

Outstanding drama series  

Top, L to R: Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey. Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones. Bottom, L to R: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad. Jon Hamm, Mad Men. (Photos: MGN Online)

Top, L to R: Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey. Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones. Bottom, L to R: Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad. Jon Hamm, Mad Men. (Photos: MGN Online)

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

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 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”

Oustanding supporting actor in a drama series

Bobby Cannavale, “Boardwalk Empire”
Jonathan Banks, “Breaking Bad”
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey”
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”
Emilia Clarke, “Game of Thrones”
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”
Morena Baccarin, “Homeland”
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”

Outstanding comedy series

“The Big Bang Theory”
“Girls”
“Louie”
“Modern Family”
“Veep”
“30 Rock”

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Laura Dern, “Enlightened”
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”

Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development”
Louis CK, “Louie”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Adam Driver, “Girls”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family”
Ed O’Neill, “Modern Family”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live”
Tony Hale, “Veep”

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory”
Jane Lynch, “Glee”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
Merritt Wever, “Nurse Jackie”
Jane Krakowski, “30 Rock”
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”

Outstanding miniseries or movie

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

Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie

Michael Douglas, “Behind the Candelabra”
Matt Damon, “Behind the Candelabra”
Toby Jones, “The Girl”
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Parade’s End”
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”
Sigourney Weaver, “Political Animals”
Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake”

Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or movie

James Cromwell, “American Horror Story: The Asylum”
Zachary Quinto, “American Horror Story: The Asylum”
Scott Bakula, “Behind the Candelabra”
John Benjamin Hickey, “The Big C: Hereafter”
Peter Mullan, “Top of the Lake”

Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or movie

Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Asylum”
Imelda Staunton, “The Girl”
Ellen Burstyn, “Political Animals”
Charlotte Rampling, “Restless”
Alfre Woodard, “Steel Magnolias”

Outstanding reality competition program

“The Amazing Race”
“Dancing With the Stars”
“Project Runway”
“So You Think You Can Dance”
Top Chef”
“The Voice”

Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Ryan Seacrest, “American Idol”
Betty White, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers”
Tom Bergeron, “Dancing with the Stars”
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, “Project Runway”
Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance”
Anthony Bourdain, “The Taste”

Outstanding variety series

“The Colbert Report”
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”
“Real Time with Bill Maher”
“Saturday Night Live”

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will air September 22 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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