The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is all set to honour the best shows in the US primetime television programming from 1 June, 2014 to 31 May, 2015. The winners will be chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The ceremony will be held on 20 September (Sunday) at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California. It will be broadcasted in the US by Fox.
This year's award ceremony will be hosted by actor Andy Samberg, who is an Emmy Award winner himself. The nominations were announced on 16 July, 2015.
The winners for this year's juried awards have been announced by the Television Academy. The winners were selected by a panel of professionals in the respective peer groups.
"AMEX Unstaged: Taylor Swift Experience," produced by Taylor Swift with American Express and RadicalMedia, won the juried award for Original Interactive Program.
Late-night shows dominated the Social TV Experience category, with awards going to NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and the Comedy Central series "@midnight with Chris Hardwick."
Shows like "Mad Men" and "House of Cards" were well received during the showing and garnered impressive nods. Both Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright were nominated for Lead Actor and Actress in a Drama, respectively, while their show was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series. Following the final and seventh season of "Mad Men," Elisabeth Moss and Jon Hamm were also nominated.
The prominent leaders in the number of nominations were "Game of Thrones" with a striking 24 nods and "American Horror Story: Freak Show" with 19.
Other notable nominees who were repeated include Jeffrey Tambor for "Transparent," with 11 nominations and Uzo Aduba from "Orange is the New Black."
AMC's newcomer "Better Cal Saul" garnered seven nods including Best Series and Best Lead Actor for Bob Odenkirk. Some of Netflix's new series also earned nods, including "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and "Bloodline."
Oscar nominee Viola Davis was nominated in the Best Lead Actress category for her work on "How to Get Away With Murder", while Amy Schumer continues her breakout year with her show "Inside Amy Schumer" that garnered seven nominations.
Click here for the full list of 2015 Emmy nominees.