Emmy Awards 2014: What Time Do The Emmys Start? Who Is Nominated?
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Saturday Night Live alum Seth Meyers, will take place Monday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and will begin airing on NBC at 8 p.m. EST.
2014 Emmy Awards
Leading the nominations at the 2014 Emmys is HBO’s medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones with 19. The show, adapted from George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice & Fire series, has received nods for Outstanding Drama as well as in the supporting actor categories for Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey’s performances.
In addition to Game of Thrones, the Outstanding Drama Emmy nominees include Downton Abbey, House of Cards, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and True Detective. Michelle Dockery, Kevin Spacy, Robin Wright, Brian Cranston, Jon Hamm, Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson have all been nominated for their respective shows.
Among the top comedy series of 2014 are Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, Modern Family, Big Bang Theory, Veep, Silicon Valley and Louie. Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell, Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Tony Hale and Louis C.K. are among the nominees in the comedy acting categories.
Outstanding Miniseries nods have been given to Fargo and American Horror Story: Coven. Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson have been nominated for Coven, while Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton have both been recognized for their roles in Fargo.
In addition to honoring the best of modern TV, the 2014 Emmys will take the time to honor the late Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide earlier this month. Billy Crystal will deliver the tribute for the Mork & Mindy actor that will feature a musical accompaniment from Sara Bareilles.
Before the show officially kicks off at 8 p.m., E! will air Countdown to the Red Carpet, which will commence at 4:30 p.m. EST. The red carpet show will began at 6 p.m.