'Game of Thrones' in the Lead for 2015 Emmy Awards

The 2015 Emmy Award Nominees are...
The Emmy Award
This morning, the nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards were announced and coming on top of the heap is HBO's Game of Thrones with five nominations. With recent events surround Caitlyn Jenner, it is no surprise that the controversial comedy, Transparent is up for four awards. Mad Men has also done very well with four nominations including Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. 

Other nominations worth noting is that husband and wife, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman, are both up for awards (he for Lead Actor in a Comedy and she for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie) as well fictional married couple Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen for their roles in Modern Family. And while Lily Tomlin has been nominated for Lead Actress in a comedy (Grace and Frankie), her cos-star, Jane Fonda did not.

This year, the special will be aired on September 20 on FOX with Andy Samberg hosting. The awards will be given out from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles. This year's nominees are:

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