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AND THE NOMINEES ARE....Kerry Washington, Idris Elba, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle & Laverne Cox & MORE GRAB 2014 Primetime Emmy Nominations!


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The 2014 Emmy  Award nominations were revealed today and several YBF faves are on deck.  Find out what Kerry, Idris, Angela, and Don were nominated for inside....

The list of nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards was released today and several of our most talked about YBFers were honored for their artistic achievements.

Angela Bassett, starred on “American Horror Story: Coven”, which picked up 17 nods, including one for Outstanding Supporting Actress; Kerry Washington (of course) was nominated for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for "Scandal"; and Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black” grabbed a nod for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy and "Outstanding Comedy Series" making her the first out transgender individual to be nominated for an Emmy award; Don Cheadle“House of Lies” for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series; Idris Elba's series "Luther" was nominated for Outstanding Miniseries and he picked up a nod for Lead Actor in a Drama; Cicely Tyson for Lead Actress in a Drama, “The Trip to Bountiful”; Chiwetel Ejiofor for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries for "Dancing On The Edge"; Joe Morton for Outstanding Guest Actor for "Scandal"; Uzo Adubafor Outstanding Guest Actress for "Orange Is The New Black"; Wynton Marsalis for Outstanding Children's Program with "A Young Arts Masterclass"; Whoopi Goldberg for Outstanding Narrator with "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley" See the full list here.


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey” (PBS)

Claire Danes, “Homeland” (Showtime)

Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix)

Kerry Washington, “Scandal” (ABC)

Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife” (CBS)

Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex” (Showtime)

Outstanding Comedy Series

“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

“Louie” (FX)

“Modern Family” (ABC)

“Veep” (HBO)

“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

“Silicon Valley” (HBO)


Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”

Don Cheadle, “House of Lies” (Showtime)

Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)

William H. Macy, “Shameless” (Showtime)

Ricky Gervais, “Derek” (Netflix)


Outstanding Miniseries

“American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)

“Fargo” (FX)

“The White Queen” (Starz)

“Bonnie and Clyde” (A&E, Lifetime, History)

“Treme” (HBO)

“Luther” (BBC America)


Outstanding Television Movie

“The Normal Heart” (HBO)

“The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime)

“Killing Kennedy” (National Geographic Channel)

“Sherlock: His Last Vow” (PBS)

“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)


Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

Natasha Lyonne, “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

Melissa McCarthy, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

Tina Fey, “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Joan Cusack “Shameless” (Showtime)


The Emmy Awards, which will be hosted by Seth Meyers and will take place Aug. 25th on NBC at Nokia Theatre.


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