Emmy nominees shocked by shortlist
20 August 2013 Last updated at 13:49 BST
Emmy nominees say they are humbled by this year's shortlist.
The nominees included actor Tony Hale, who received his first nomination for his supporting role in the comedy Veep.
Veterans actor Scott Bakula was marking his first nomination in 24 years. He last was nominated in 1989 for the series Quantum Leap.
The Emmy's are widely regarded as the Oscars of the small screen.
The winners will be announced at the ceremony which takes place in Los Angeles on 22 September.