While we try to figure out why the Emmys exist when incredible actors like "Hannibal
's" Mads Mikkelsen
and "Orphan Black
's" Tatiana Maslany
are snubbed, we do want to congratulate this year's few horror nominees, especially "American Horror Story: Coven
" with 17 nods.
Below are the horror highlights. For the full rundown of all the talented nominees, visit the official Emmys website, and be sure to watch the live broadcast of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC on Monday, August 25th, at 8:00 Pm Et/5:00 Pm Pt.
Also notable, if not quite horror, are "Game of Thrones
" with 19 nominations (including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for Neil Marshall
, Outstanding Supporting Actor for Peter Dinklage
, and Outstanding Supporting Actress for Lena Headey
) and "True Detective
" with 12 (including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor for both Woody Harrelson
and Matthew McConaughey
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A