One of the perks of living on the east coast is not having to wake up at ungodly hours for awards announcements.
This morning, at 8:30/5:30 PT, the nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced by Carson Daly and Mindy Kaling. You can check out the full list of nominations here.
There were the predictable nominations for HBO’s True Detective, and Breaking Bad‘s final season (the two shows will be up against each other in the drama series categories, making those especially contentious), and FX’s miniseries game is unmatched (Fargo, American Horror Story are up for several awards). But there were still some unnerving oversights – and some pleasant surprises – by the Television Academy. Here are nine.
1. Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Universally praised for her work on BBC America’s Orphan Black, Canadian Tatiana Maslany did not get a nomination in the…
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