2013 Emmy Nominations Announced

While most of us on the West Coast were still sleeping, Aaron Paul and Neil Patrick Harris got up at the crack of dawn this morning to announce the nominees for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

American Horror Story: Asylum and Game of Thrones led the nominations with 17 and 16 each, respectively. Most of the usual suspects, including Modern FamilyThe Big Bang TheoryMad Men, and Breaking Bad received recognition as well. Welcome newcomers included Kerry Washington for Scandal, Vera Farmiga for Bates Motel, and Adam Driver for Girls. But sorry, Orphan Black fans — no love for Tatiana Maslany this year. Hit the jump to read the nominations.

Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey

Claire Danes, Homeland

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Connie Britton, Nashville

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey

Damian Lewis, Homeland

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones

Morena Baccarin, Homeland

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Outstanding 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 Guest Actress in a Drama Series:

Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones

Linda Cardellini, Mad Men

Joan Cusack, Shameless

Margo Martindale, The Americans

Carrie Preston, The Good Wife

Jane Fonda, The Newsroom

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series:

Rupert Friend, Homeland

Robert Morse, Mad Men

Harry Hamlin, Mad Men

Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal

Nathan Lane, The Good Wife

Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series:

George Mastras, Breaking Bad – "Dead Freight"

Thomas Schnauz, Breaking Bad – "Say My Name"

Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey – "Episode 4"

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Game of Thrones – "The Rains of Castamere"

Henry Bromell, Homeland – "Q&A"

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series:

Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire – "Margate Sands"

Michelle MacLaren, Breaking Bad – "Gliding Over All"

Jeremy Webb, Downton Abbey – "Episode 4"

Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland – "Q&A"

David Fincher, House of Cards – "Chapter 1"

Outstanding Drama Series:

Breaking Bad

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mad Men

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Laura Dern, Enlightened

Lena Dunham, Girls

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Jason Bateman, Arrested Development

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Louie C.K., Louie

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock

Jane Lynch, Glee

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

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 Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:

Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock

Molly Shannon, Enlightened

Dot-Marie Jones, Glee

Melissa Leo, Louie

Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:

Will Forte, 30 Rock

Nathan Lane, Modern Family

Bobby Cannavale, Nurse Jackie

Louie C.K., Saturday Night Live

Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series:

Jack Burditt and Robert Carlock, 30 Rock – "Hogcock!"

Tina Fey and Tracey Wigfield, 30 Rock – "Last Lunch"

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik, Episodes – "Episode 209"

Louie C.K. and Pamela Adlon, Louie – "Daddy's Girlfriend (Part 1)"

Greg Daniels, The Office – "Finale"

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series:

Beth McCarthy-Miller, 30 Rock – "Hogcock!" and "Last Lunch"

Lena Dunham, Girls – "On All Fours"

Paris Barclay, Glee – "Diva"

Louie C.K., Louie – "New Year's Eve"

Gail Mancuso, Modern Family – "Arrested"

Outstanding Comedy Series:

30 Rock

Girls

Louie

Modern Family

The Big Bang Theory

Veep

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Asylum

Helen Mirren, Phil Spector

Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals

Laura Linney, The Big C: Hereafter

Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie:

Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra

Benedict Cumberbatch, Parade's End

Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Toby Jones, The Girl

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Asylum

Ellen Burstyn, Political Animals

Charlotte Rampling, Restless

Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias

Imelda Staunton, The Girl

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie:

James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum

Zachary Quinto, American Horror Story: Asylum

Scott Bakula, Behind the Candelabra

John Benjamin Hickey, The Big C: Hereafter

Peter Mullan, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special:

Richard LaGravenese, Behind the Candelabra

Tom Stoppard, Parade's End

David Mamet, Phil Spector

Abi Morgan, The Hour

Jane Campion and Gerard Lee, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special:

Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra

David Mamet, Phil Spector

Allison Anders, Ring of Fire

Julian Jarrold, The Girl

Jane Campion and Garth Davis, Top of the Lake

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie:

American Horror Story: Asylum

Behind the Candelabra

Phil Spector

Political Animals

The Bible

Top of the Lake

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

Reality – Competition Program:

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

So You Think You Can Dance

The Amazing Race

The Voice

Top Chef

Variety Series:

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Real Time With Bill Maher

Saturday Night Live

The Colbert Report

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Winners will be announced at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on Sunday, September 22. Neil Patrick Harris will host. Head to the official Emmys website for the full list of nominees.