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Congratulations to all of the cast and crew of Downton Abbey for your nominations in 12 categories at the 65th Emmy Awards!!! This Downtonian is so excited and proud to be a fan today.

  • Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series  – Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley
  • Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama SeriesHugh Bonneville as Earl of Grantham/Robert
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Maggie Smith as Dowager Countess of Grantham/ Violet
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesJim Carter as Mr. Carson
  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama SeriesJulian Fellowes, Episode 4
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama SeriesJeremy Webb, Episode 4
  • Outstanding Drama SeriesDownton Abbey • PBS
  • Outstanding Art Direction for a Single Camera SeriesDonal Woods, Mark Kebby and Gina Cromwell
  • Outstanding Casting for a Drama SeriesJill Trevellick
  • Outstanding Costumes for a SeriesCaroline McCall and Dulce Scott
  • Outstanding Hairstyling for a Single Camera SeriesMagi Vaughan and Vanya Pell
  • Outstanding Music Composition for a SeriesJohn Lunn

Nomination announcements for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were held this morning and hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, Aaron Paul and Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman/CEO Bruce Rosenblum from the Television Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in the Los Angeles NoHo Arts District.

The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held at NOKIA Theatre L.A. on September 22nd in Los Angeles, and will air LIVE on CBS at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.   And we can’t wait to see who wins!!  Go Team Downton!!!!!!