The 2015 Emmy nominations are in! While it may be hard to argue those who were nominated, there were a few noticeable snubs. It is quite shocking Kerry Washington (Scandal) and Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) were left off of the list for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Other noticeable absentees on the list include Empire(Outstanding Drama Series), Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series), The Big Bang Theory (Outstanding Comedy Series), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series), Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series), The Affair (Outstanding Drama Series), and Getting On (Outstanding Comedy Series).
The 2015 Emmy nominations: Outstanding Drama Series- Better Call Saul (AMC), Downtown Abbey (PBS), House of Cards (Netflix), Homeland (Showtime), Game Of Thrones (HBO), Orange Is The New Black (Netflix), and Mad Men (AMC); Outstanding Comedy Series- Louie (FX), Veep (HBO), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix),Transparent (Amazon), Silicon Valley (HBO), Parks And Recreation (NBC), and Modern Family (ABC); Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series- Kevin Spacey (House of Cards), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), and Kyle Chandler (Bloodline); OutstandingLead Actress in a Drama Series- Robin Wright (House of Cards), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder), and Claire Danes (Homeland).
More Emmy nominees: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series- Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent), William H. Macy (Shameless), Matt LeBlanc (Episodes), Will Forte (Last Man on Earth), Don Cheadle (House of Lies), Louis C.K. (Louie), and Anthony Anderson (Black-ish); Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series- Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie), Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Lisa Kudrow (The Comeback), and Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series- Alan Cumming (The Good Wife), Michael Kelly (House of Cards), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Jim Carter (Downtown Abbey), Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline), and Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul); Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series- Christine Baranski (The Good Wife), Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), and Joanne Froggatt (Downtown Abbey). The complete list of 2015 nominations can be viewed on the Emmy website.