LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — The nominations for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced early Thursday morning.
Neil Patrick Harris, host of the 2013 Emmys, read the nominations along with Aaron Paul of “Breaking Bad.”
Kate Mara was originally scheduled to host the announcements with Paul, however, a last minute flight cancellation forced her to back out, according to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The most Emmy nominations, 17, went to “American Horror Story: Asylum.” Close behind was “Game of Thrones” with 16 nods, while “Saturday Night Live” and the Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra” earned 15 nominations each.
This year featured the first ever Emmy nominations in the series and performer categories for programs delivered to television viewers online with the nomination for House of Cards in the Outstanding Drama Series category and performer nominations for both House of Cards and Arrested Development.