The 66th Primetime Emmy nominations list is out. Many stars took to Twitter to express their enthusiasm over this year's nominations.
Game of Thrones led the list with 19 nominations, including for the best drama category. FX's mini-series Fargo followed with 18, and its American Horror Story: Coven took third place with 17 nominations.
The Breaking Bad star, Aaron Paul felt #blessed for getting a nomination for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series.
What a beautiful way to wake up this morning. Thank you everyone for the incredibly kind words. I feel so blessed. #Emmys
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) July 10, 2014
Game of Thrones' official Twitter account raised a glass to celebrate the show's 19 nominations.
— Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) July 10, 2014
Actor Daniel Portman, who plays the character of Podrick Payne in the show, responded this way:
Did someone say 19 emmy nominations? #GameOfThrones
— Daniel Portman (@Daniel_Portman) July 10, 2014
House of Cards star Kate Mara, who is nominated for outstanding guest actor in a drama series, is pretty excited to see her show and co-stars get some recognition.
— Kate Mara (@_KateMara) July 10, 2014
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) July 10, 2014
The Scandal star, Kerry Washinghton, who was nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series, gave a shout-out to her co-stars.
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) July 10, 2014
Some more happy television stars:
— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) July 10, 2014
It has been such a rewarding year creatively for me and I'm grateful and thankful for this Emmy nomination. And in such great company!
— Derek Hough (@derekhough) July 10, 2014
Ricky Gervais celebrated his nomination for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for his work on Derek with a glass of wine.
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) July 10, 2014