2015 Emmy Nominations Snub Jim Parsons, 'The Americans,' Kerry Washington And More

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"The Big Bang Theory"
"The Big Bang Theory"
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The TV Academy is a notoriously redundant bunch, often honoring the same shows and performers year in and year out. But with this year's Emmy rule changes and a slate of excellent television to cherry-pick, it turns out a lot of our favorites made the ballot. In fact, the nominations are pretty swell. (Congrats, Tatiana Maslany! We were rooting for you, Lisa Kudrow! Didn't expect to see you there, Keegan-Michael Key!)

Still, there are plenty of omissions to gripe about. Some of these snubs are more heinous than others, but here's a roundup of names left off this year's Emmy shortlist:

Ellie Kemper, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

André Holland and Clive Owen, "The Knick"
Cinemax

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (and while we're at it, Outstanding Drama Series, too)

"Broad City"
Comedy Central

Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer)

"The Americans"
FX

Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Keri Russell), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Matthew Rhys)

"Getting On"
HBO

Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Laurie Metcalf), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Alex Borstein)

"The Leftovers"
HBO

Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Carrie Coon), Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Justin Theroux)

"Jane the Virgin"
The CW

Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Gina Rodriguez), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Jaime Camil)

Kerry Washington, "Scandal"
ABC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Thomas Middleditch, "Silicon Valley"
HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, "Portlandia"
IFC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Constance Wu, "Fresh Off the Boat"
ABC

Outstanidng Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lorraine Toussaint, "Orange Is the New Black"
Netflix

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

"Empire"
Fox

Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Terrence Howard)

"Outlander"
Starz

Outstanding Drama Series

Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
CBS

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

"The Big Bang Theory"
CBS

Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Jim Parsons)

Nicole Kidman, "Grace of Monaco"
Lifetime

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Jane Fonda, "Grace and Frankie"
Netflix

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

"The Affair"
Showtime

Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Dominic West), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Ruth Wilson)

Lena Dunham, "Girls"
HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

"Justified"
FX

Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Timothy Olyphant)

Adam Scott, "Parks and Recreation"
NBC

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

January Jones, "Mad Men"
AMC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Tracee Ellis Ross, "Black-ish"
ABC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Andy Samberg, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
Fox

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

"Rectify"
Sundance TV

Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Aden Young), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Abigail Spencer)

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