The Brits on the Emmys tonight

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In recent years the British presence has been constant in the Emmy awards and tonight will be no exception. Among the twenty four major awards, the Brits have been nominated for thirteen and, in some categories, have more than one nomination, as in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie where the British are the majority. So, take a look in the list bellow for the nominations for the Brits this year. The complete list of the nominations can be found here.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Chiwetel Ejiofor for “Dancing on the Edge”
Benedict Cumberbatch for “Sherlock”
Idris Elba for “Luther”
Martin Freeman for “Fargo”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Martin Freeman for “Sherlock”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama
Jim Carter for “Downton Abbey”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Maggie Smith for “Downton Abbey”
Joanne Froggatt for “Downton Abbey”
Lena Headey for “Game of Thrones”

Outstanding Actress in a Drama
Michelle Dockery for “Downton Abbey”

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy
Rick Gervais for “Derek”

Outstanding Drama
“Downton Abbey”

Outstanding TV Miniseries
“Luther”
“The White Queen”

Outstanding TV Movie
“Sherlock: His Last Vow”

Outstanding Actress in a TV Miniseries or Movie
Helena Bonham Carter for “Burton and Taylor”
Minnie Driver for “Return to Zero”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie
Alfred Molina for “The Normal Heart”

Outstanding Writing in a TV Miniseries or Movie
“Sherlock”
“Luther”

Outstanding Direction in a TV Miniseries or Movie
“Sherlock”

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