The nominations for the 19th Annual OFTA Television Awards have been announced.
Best Drama Series nominee Game of Thrones earned the most nominations this year with 20, two more than it received last year. Following closely behind was American Horror Story: Freak Show, which secured 19 nominations.
Miniseries Olive Kitteridge earned sixteen nominations, enough to land in third place. Bessie came in right behind with fifteen followed by Mad Men with thirteen in its final season and Empire with eleven in its first. The year’s top-nominated comedy was once again Modern Family this year tying with freshman series Transparent with nine nominations each.
Mad Men padded its current lead as the most nominated series in OFTA history with thirteen nominations bringing its total to 125 in its final season. With the second half of its seventh season, Mad Men has scored double-digit nominations each year of eligibility.
Mad Men, Empire and Game of Thrones are joined in the Best Drama series category by Better Call Saul (8 nominations), Doctor Who (2 nominations), House of Cards (9 nominations), and Orange Is the New Black (6 nominations).
In the Best Comedy Series category, Modern Family and Transparent are accompanied by Archer (2 nominations), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (6 nominations), The Comeback (5 nominations), and Grace & Frankie (7 nominations), Veep (5 nominations).
In the motion picture category, Bessie will compete against Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Curtain, Poirot’s Last Case (3 nominations), Big Driver (1 nomination), Christmas Under Wraps (1 nomination) and Cleveland Abduction (1 nomination).
For Best Miniseries, American Horror Story: Freak Show and Olive Kitteridge will face competition from 24: Live Another Day (5 nominations), American Crime (8 nominations), The Book of Negroes (4 nominations), The Honorable Woman (3 nominations) and Wolf Hall (8 nominations).
The winners will be announced on Sunday, September 6, 2015.
For the full list of nominees, visit the Awards page.