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2013 Primetime Emmy nominations announced

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Morning newscasts tuned in Wednesday as actors Aaron Paul and Neil Patrick Harris took to the stage to name the 2013 nominees for the Primetime Emmy Awards.

ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family" grabbed a nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series and dominates the comedic supporting actor category with three nominations for Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O'Neill and Ty Burrell. Sofia Vergara and Julie Bowen were also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Connie Britton of "Nashville" and Kerry Washington of "Scandal" face off for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.

ABC's reality and late night shows were also recognized. "Shark Tank," "Dancing with the Stars" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" were all nominated in their respective categories.

Favorite Charleston native Stephen Colbert could also go home with an Emmy, nominated for Outstanding Variety Series.

For the first time, shows only available online garnered attention from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "House of Cards" from Netflix was nominated in three categories and Jason Bateman is nominated in the comedic actor category for "Arrested Development," also on Netflix.

Nominees in major categories for the 2013 Emmy Awards announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

Drama Series:
"Breaking Bad," AMC
"Downton Abbey," PBS
"Game of Thrones," HBO
"Homeland," Showtime
"House of Cards," Netflix
"Mad Men," AMC

Comedy Series:
"The Big Bang Theory," CBS
"Girls," HBO
"Louie," FX Networks
"Modern Family," ABC
"30 Rock," NBC
"Veep," HBO

Miniseries or Made-for-TV Movie:
"American Horror Story: Asylum," FX Networks
"Behind the Candelabra," HBO
"The Bible," HISTORY
"Phil Spector," HBO
"Political Animals," USA
"Top of the Lake," Sundance Channel.

Actor, Drama Series:
Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad," AMC
Hugh Bonneville, "Downton Abbey," PBS
Damian Lewis, "Homeland," Showtime
Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards," Netflix
Jon Hamm, "Mad Men," AMC
Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom," HBO

Actress, Drama Series:
Vera Farmiga, "Bates Motel," A&E
Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey," PBS
Claire Danes, "Homeland," Showtime
Robin Wright, "House of Cards," Netflix
Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men," AMC
Connie Britton, "Nashville," ABC
Kerry Washington, "Scandal," ABC

Supporting Actor, Drama Series:
Bobby Cannavale, "Boardwalk Empire," HBO
Jonathan Banks, "Breaking Bad," AMC
Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad," AMC
Jim Carter, "Downton Abbey," PBS
Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones," HBO
Mandy Patinkin, "Homeland," Showtime

Supporting Actress, Drama Series:
Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad," AMC
Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey," PBS
Emilia Clarke, "Game of Thrones," HBO
Christine Baranski, "The Good Wife," CBS
Morena Baccarin, "Homeland," Showtime
Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men," AMC

Actor, Comedy Series:
Jason Bateman, "Arrested Development," Netflix
Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory," CBS
Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes," Showtime
Don Cheadle, "House of Lies," Showtime
Louis C.K., "Louie," FX Networks
Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock," NBC

Actress, Comedy Series:
Laura Dern, "Enlightened," HBO
Lena Dunham, "Girls," HBO
Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie," Showtime
Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation," NBC
Tina Fey, "30 Rock," NBC
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep," HBO

Supporting Actor, Comedy Series:
Adam Driver, "Girls," HBO
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Modern Family," ABC
Ed O'Neill, "Modern Family," ABC
Ty Burrell, "Modern Family," ABC
Bill Hader, "Saturday Night Live," NBC
Tony Hale, "Veep," HBO.

Supporting Actress, Comedy Series:
Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory," CBS
Jane Lynch, "Glee," FOX
Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family," ABC
Julie Bowen, "Modern Family," ABC
Merritt Wever, "Nurse Jackie," Showtime
Jane Krakowski, "30 Rock," NBC
Anna Chlumsky, "Veep," HBO.

Actor, Miniseries or Movie:
Michael Douglas, "Behind the Candelabra," HBO
Matt Damon, "Behind the Candelabra," HBO
Toby Jones, "The Girl," HBO
Benedict Cumberbatch, "Parade's End," HBO
Al Pacino, "Phil Spector," HBO

Actress, Miniseries or Movie:
Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Asylum," FX Networks
Laura Linney, "The Big C: Hereafter," Showtime
Helen Mirren, "Phil Spector," HBO
Sigourney Weaver, "Political Animals," USA
Elisabeth Moss, "Top of the Lake," Sundance Channel

Supporting Actor, Miniseries or Movie:
James Cromwell, "American Horror Story: Asylum," FX Networks
Zachary Quinto, "American Horror Story: Asylum," FX Networks
Scott Bakula, "Behind the Candelabra," HBO
John Benjamin Hickey, "The Big C: Hereafter," Showtime
Peter Mullan, "Top of the Lake," Sundance Channel

Supporting Actress, Miniseries or Movie:
Sarah Paulson, "American Horror Story: Asylum," FX Networks
Imelda Staunton, "The Girl," HBO
Ellen Burstyn, "Political Animals," USA
Charlotte Rampling, "Restless," Sundance Channel
Alfre Woodard, "Steel Magnolias," Lifetime

Reality Program:
"Antiques Roadshow," PBS
"Deadliest Catch," Discovery Channel
"Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," Food Network
"MythBusters," Discovery Channel
"Shark Tank," ABC
"Undercover Boss," CBS

Reality-Competition Program:
"The Amazing Race," CBS
"Dancing With the Stars," ABC
"Project Runway," Lifetime
"So You Think You Can Dance," FOX
"Top Chef," Bravo; "The Voice," NBC

Variety Series:
"The Colbert Report," Comedy Central
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," Comedy Central
"Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC
"Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," NBC
"Real Time With Bill Maher," HBO
"Saturday Night Live," NBC

Children's Program:
"Good Luck Charlie," Disney Channel
"iCarly," Nickelodeon
"Nick News With Linda Ellerbee - Forgotten But Not Gone: Kids, HIV & AIDS, Nickelodeon
"The Weight of the Nation for Kids: Quiz Ed!," HBO
"A YoungArts Masterclass," HBO


Full list is available at http://www.emmys.com



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