This image released by HBO shows Peter Dinklage in a scene from "Game of Thrones." The series garnered 19 Emmy Award nominations on Thursday, July 10, 2014, including one for best drama series. (AP Photo/HBO, Helen Sloan)
Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:55 am
Posted on Jul 10, 2014
LOS ANGELES — The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series.
Other top nominees included a pair of ambitious miniseries, "Fargo," with 18 bids, and "American Horror Story: Coven," with 17. The AIDS drama "The Normal Heart" received 16 nominations, including best TV movie. The meth kingpin drama "Breaking Bad" got 16 bids for its final season, including best drama and best actor nod for star Bryan Cranston.
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