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Emmy Nominations Revealed: Will Winners Make History?

Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announced nominations for the 67th Emmy nominations Thursday morning.

By Lexie Hammesfahr | July 16, 2015

Uzo Aduba and Cat Deely announced the 67th Primetime Emmy nominations Thursday.

"Modern Family" will compete for a potentially record-breaking sixth win in the in the Outstanding Comedy Series category. But will it be upstaged by HBO's "Veep" or newcomer "Transparent"?

In the Outstanding Drama Series category, "Mad Men" will compete to win in its final year against shows including "Game of Thrones" and "House of Cards."

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But the big race to watch will be in the Outstanding Drama Actor category. Most people are wondering if this will finally be Jon Hamm's year to win for his role as Don Draper in "Mad Men."

He's got stiff competition. Other nominees include "House of Cards" actor Kevin Spacey and Bob Odenkirk from the "Breaking Bad" spinoff, "Better Call Saul."

And this could be the first time an African American has won the lead actress category if "Empire"'s Taraji P. Henson or  Viola Davis from "How To Get Away With Murder" takes home the statuette for Outstanding Drama Actress.

We'll also be keeping our eyes on the Outstanding Comedy Actress race. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is likely to win again, but the veep could be voted out of office from the likes of other front runners in the category like "Nurse Jackie"'s Edie Falco and Amy Poehler in "Parks and Recreation."

SNL Alum Andy Samberg will host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Sept. 20 at 8 PM ET on FOX. 

This video includes images from Getty Images.

Correction: An earlier version of this video said "Modern Family" was nominated for its seventh Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. The show has been nominated for its sixth award. The video has been updated.

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