Friday, 11 July 2014 - 8:03
"Game of Thrones" crowned top Emmy nominee
Mega hit TV fantasy series "Game of Thrones" topped nominations announced yesterday for the Primetime Emmy awards, television's version of the Oscars.
The grisly royal families’ feud saga scored 19 nods including for best drama series, followed by "Fargo" with nominations in 18 categories including two for lead actor in a miniseries.
Other notable nominees included breakthrough women's prison show "Orange is the New Black," in its first year of Emmys eligibility, while a slew of British acting talent was shortlisted.
For best drama series, "Game of Thrones" is up against "Breaking Bad," "Mad Men," "House of Cards," "True Detective" and "Downton Abbey."