Emmy Awards 2014: Matthew McConaughey nominated for Best Actor for True Detective


The Emmy Awards are next month which means the nominations being announced this morning are the final step before we learn who turned in the best of the best in the world of television last season.

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We thought that Matthew McCOnaughey would be nominated but htere was some last second panic that True Detective might have ruffled too many feathers for it’s own good in declaring and running as a Best Drama and not a miniseries. But McConaughey’s performance as Rust Cohle went above and beyond anything we saw on television this year and he’s far and away the leader to win the award.

Here’s a look at who McConaughey is matched up against in the category of Best Actor in a Drama:

Best Actor – Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Matthew McConaughey, True Detective
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Woody Harrelson, True Detective

So where can you watch the Emmy Awards to see who wins? We have all the information you need to know right here so you don’t miss a single second of the action.

What: 66th Emmy Awards
When: Monday, August 25th
Start Time: 7:00m ET
TV Info: NBC
Host: Seth Meyers
Live Stream: Stream 1

For a complete list of the nominations, check out our official Emmy Nomination sheet right here and be sure to check back all month long for the latest on the final leg of the Emmy race.