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Here Are The 2015 Primetime Emmys Nominations

Uzo Aduba and Cat Deely announced the Emmy nominations this morning at the Pacific Design Center—and both found out they were nominated during the broadcast. (Image: Christine N. Ziemba/LAist)
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This morning at the SilverScreen Theater at the Pacific Design Center, Uzo Aduba (“Crazy Eyes” from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, and Cat Deeley, host of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance, presented the nominations in the top categories for the 67th Emmy Awards. (Deeley replaced previously announced co-presenter John Stamos, who had a scheduling conflict.) Both women, however, got a prize for getting up early to announce the noms. Each received a nomination: Aduba for OITNB and Deely for Outstanding Host for Reality Series.

Cable and streaming did well with the noms: Game of Thrones received a whopping 24 nominations, American Horror: Freak Show got 19 and Olive Kitteridge 13 nominations. Save for Taraji P. Henson's nomination for Best Actress, Empire was snubbed.

We talked about our personal favorites in our Emmy Nomination Wish List, and only a couple (Tatiana Maslany(!) and Ben Mendelsohn) made the cut.

Here are the 11 Emmy categories announced this morning:

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Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Bob Odenkirk: Better Call Saul
Kyle Chandler: Bloodline
Kevin Spacey: House of Cards
Jon Hamm: Mad Men
Jeff Daniels: The Newsroom
Live Schreiber: Ray Donovan

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Taraji P. Henson: Empire
Claire Danes: Homeland
Robin Wright: House of Cards
Viola Davis: How to Get Away with Murder
Elisabeth Moss: Mad Men
Tatiana Maslany: Orphan Black

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Timothy Hutton: American Crime
Ricky Gervais: Derek Special
Adrien Brody: Houdini
David Oyelowo: Nightingale
Richard Jenkins: Olive Kitteridge
Mark Rylance: Wolf Hall

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Felicity Huffman: American Crime
Jessica Lange: American Horror Story: Freak Show
Queen Latifah: Bessie Smith
Maggie Gyllenhaal: The Honorable Woman
Frances McDormand: Olive Kitteridge
Emma Thompson: Sweeney Todd

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson: blackish
Matt LeBlanc: Episodes
Don Cheadle: House of Lies
Will Forte: The Last Man on Earth
Louis C.K.: Louie
William H. Macy: Shameless
Jeffrey Tambor: Transparent

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Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lisa Kudrow: The Comeback
Lily Tomlin: Grace and Frankie
Amy Schumer: Inside Amy Schumer
Edie Falco: Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler: Parks and Recreation
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Veep

Reality Competition Program

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

Variety Talk Series

The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live 
Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver
Late Show with David Letterman
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Limited Series

American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show
The Honorable Woman
Olive Kitteridge
Wolf Hall

Comedy Series

Modern Family
Parks and Recreation
Silicon Valley

Drama Series

Better Call Saul
Game of Thrones
Downton Abbey
House of Cards
Mad Men
Orange is the New Black

For a full list of nominations, visit The Emmy Awards, hosted by Andy Samberg, airs live Sunday, Sept. 20 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT on FOX from the Microsoft Theater (formerly the Nokia Theatre) at L.A. Live.