Nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced early Thursday morning by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. Here's a rundown of the major categories. The Emmys will be awarded Aug. 25 on NBC.

Outstanding Drama Series

"Breaking Bad" (AMC)

"Downton Abbey" (PBS)

"Game of Thrones" (HBO)

"House of Cards" (Netflix)

"Mad Men" (AMC)

"True Detective" (HBO)

Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"

Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom" (HBO)

Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Woody Harrelson, "True Detective"

Matthew McConaughey, "True Detective"

Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"

Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Lizzy Caplan, "Masters of Sex" (Showtime)

Claire Danes, "Homeland"

Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey"

Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife" (CBS)

Kerry Washington, "Scandal" (ABC)

Robin Wright, "House of Cards"

Outstanding Comedy Series

"The Big Bang Theory" (CBS)

"Louie" (FX)

"Modern Family" (ABC)

"Orange Is the New Black" (Netflix)

"Silicon Valley" (HBO)

"Veep" (HBO)

Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Louis C.K., "Louie" (FX)

Don Cheadle, "House of Lies" (Showtime)

Ricky Gervais, "Derek" (Netflix)

Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes" (Showtime)

William Macy, "Shameless" (Showtime)

Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Lena Dunham, "Girls" (HBO)

Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie" (Showtime)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"

Melissa McCarthy, "Mike & Molly" (CBS)

Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation" (NBC)

Taylor Schilling, "Orange Is the New Black"

Outstanding Movie

"Killing Kennedy"

"Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" (HBO)

"The Normal Heart" (HBO)

"Sherlock: His Las Vow" (PBS)

"The Trip to Bountiful" (Lifetime)

Outstanding Miniseries

"American Horror Story: Coven" (FX)

"Bonnie & Clyde" (A&E)

"Fargo" (FX)

"Luther" (BBC America)

"Treme" (HBO)

"The White Queen" (Starz)

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: His Last Vow"

Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Dancing On the Edge"

Idris Elba, "Luther"

Martin Freeman, "Fargo"

Mark Ruffalo, "The Normal Heart"

Billy Bob Thornton, "Fargo"

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Helena Bonham Carter, "Burton and Taylor"

Minnie Driver, "Return to Zero"

Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven"

Sarah Paulson, "American Horror Story: Coven"

Cicely Tyson, "The Trip to Boutiful"

Kristen Wiig, "The Spils of Babylon"