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2014 Emmy Awards: ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Picks Up 12 Nominations



Congratulations to all the nominees of the 2014 Emmy Awards. On Thursday morning, Carson Daly and The Mindy Project’s Mindy Kaling took the stage at the Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood and announced the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Making a huge splash this year with 12 nominations, Netflix’s original series, Orange is the New Black. The show, which has received rave reviews across the board, was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series. The show’s co-stars also topped the list of this year’s nominees.

Taylor Schilling, who portrays Piper Chapman on the show, was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Schilling’s co-stars, Laverne Cox, Uzo Aduba and Natasha Lyonne were all nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, while, Kate Mulgrew aka Red, received a nod for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

And no surprise here, new mom and Scandal star, Kerry Washington, was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Series. Angela Bassett was recognized for her role in American Horror Story: Coven and Don Cheadle was nominated for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on House of Lies.

The winners will be announced live on Monday, Aug. 25, on NBC at 8 p.m from the Nokia Theatre L.A Live. Late night talkshow host, Seth Meyers is set to host the show.

Check out the full list of nominees below:

Outstanding Comedy Series:
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
“Louie” (FX)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
“Silicon Valley” (AMC)
“Veep” (HBO)

Outstanding Drama Series:
Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Downton Abbey” (PBS)
“Game of Thrones” (HBO)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“Mad Men” (AMC)
“True Detective” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:
Louis C.K., “Louie”
Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”
Ricky Gervais, “Derick”
Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
William H. Macy, “Shameless”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:
Lena Dunham, “Girls”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
Melissa McCarthy, “Mike & Molly”
Amy Poehler, “Parks & Recreation”
Taylor Schilling, “Orange is the New Black”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Fred Armisen, “Portlandia”
Andre Braugher, “Brookyln Nine-Nine”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Adam Driver, “Girls”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family”
Tony Hale, “Veep”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Mayim Bialik, “The Big Bang Theory”
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”
Allison Janney, “Mom”
Kate McKinnon, “Saturday Night Live”
Kate Mulgrew, “Orange is the New Black”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Woody Harrelson, “True Detective”
Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective”
Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Lizzy Caplan, “Masters of Sex”
Claire Danes, “Homeland”
Michelle Dockery, “Downton Abbey”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
Kerry Washington, “Scandal”
Robin Wright, “House of Cards”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Jim Carter, “Downton Abbey”
Josh Charles, “The Good Wife”
Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones”
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
Mandy Patinkin, “Homeland”
Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”
Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”
Anna Gunn, “Breaking Bad”
Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”
Maggie Smith, “Downton Abbey”

Outstanding Miniseries:
“American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
“Fargo” (FX)
“Luther” (BBC America)
“Treme” (HBO)
“The White Queen” (Starz)

Outstanding TV Movie:
“Killing Kennedy” (National Geographic Channel)
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)
“Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)” (PBS)
“The Normal Heart” (HBO)
“The Trip to Bountiful” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie:
Benedict Cumberbatch, “Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)”
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge”
Idris Elba, “Luther”
Martin Freeman, “Fargo”
Mark Ruffalo, “The Normal Heart”
Billy Bob Thornton, “Fargo”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie:
Helena Bonham Carter, “Burton and Taylor”
Minnie Driver, “Return to Zero”
Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven”
Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Coven”
Cecily Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful”
Kristen Wiig, “The Spoils of Babylon”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie:
Matt Bomer, “The Normal Heart”
Martin Freeman, “Sherlock: His Last Vow (Masterpiece)”
Colin Hanks, “Fargo”
Joe Mantello, “The Normal Heart”
Alfred Molina, “The Normal Heart”
Jim Parsons, “The Normal Heart”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie:
Angela Bassett, “American Horror Story: Coven”
Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Coven”
Ellen Burstyn, “Flowers in the Attic”
Frances Conroy, “American Horror Story: Coven”
Julia Roberts, “The Normal Heart”
Allison Tolman, “Fargo”

Outstanding Variety Series:
“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central)
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
“Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO)
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (NBC)

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program:
Tom Bergeron, “Dancing with the Stars”
Anthony Bourdain, “The Taste”
Cat Deeley, “So You Think You Can Dance”
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, “Project Runway”
Jane Lynch, “Hollywood Game Night”
Betty White, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers”

Outstanding 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)

Outstanding Animated Program:
“Archer” (FX)
“Bob’s Burgers”
“Futurama” (Comedy Central)
“South Park” (Comedy Central)
“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Manhattan Project” (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:
Steve Buscemi, “Portlandia”
Louis C.K., “Saturday Night Live”
Gary Cole, “Veep”
Jimmy Fallon, “Saturday Night Live”
Nathan Lane, “Modern Family”
Bob Newhart, “The Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:
Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”
Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”
Joan Cusack, “Shameless”
Tina Fey, “Saturday Night Live”
Natasha Lyone, “Orange is the New Black”
Melissa McCarthy, “Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series:
Dan Baker, “The Good Wife”
Beau Bridges, “Masters of Sex”
Reg E. Cathey, “House of Cards”
Paul Giamatti, “Downton Abbey”
Joe Morton, “Scandal”
Robert Morse, “Mad Men”

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series:
Kate Burton, “Scandal”
Jane Fonda, “The Newsroom”
Allison Janney, “Masters of Sex”
Kate Mara, “House of Cards”
Margo Martindale, “The Americans”
Diana Rigg, “Game of Thrones”


Problem Solved: Mo’Nique Owes A Cool 560K To IRS … So Duh, Take The $500K Netflix Deal!



Well isn’t this ironic.

Mo’Nique has spent that past month encouraging folks to boycott Netflix because of the offensive $500k the streaming service offered her for a comedy special. Now, it’s being reported that Mo owes the IRS a cool $560k.

According to AJC, the major sum comes after having a tax lien filed against her from 2013-2015.

Now, we aren’t mathematicians, but if the comedienne would just agree to Netflix’s terms, she would be well on her way to paying the IRS their coins.

The Academy Award winner made a huge fuss last month over the offer because folks like Dave Chappelle and Amy Schumer earned much more.Β Chappelle and Chris Rock copped a whopping $20 million each for their specials andΒ Amy Schumer banked a cool $11M out the gate for hers.

According to the actress, her resume is loaded AND she’s the most “decorated” comedienne in the business. Therefore, she deserves more than a half million.

Sound off: Should Mo’Nique accept Netflix’s offer even though it completely goes against what she is currently standing for?

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