A glimpse at fun facts about Thursday's Emmy nominations:

A look at this year's Emmy contenders with the most nominations:

If you can't beat them, join them.

Derick Kuilan, the ex-Miami Beach cop convicted of running over two beach-goers during a joyride on a police all-terrain vehicle, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday.

Cries of "snub" are inevitable during awards season, but the cacophony of complaints reached near-deafening volume following Thursday morning's announcement of the 2014 Emmy nominations.

Stars react to nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

LOS ANGELES - HBO's "Game of Thrones" on Thursday morning dominated the nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards with 19, including for best drama series, while FX's quirky miniseries "Fargo" followed behind with 18 nods.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Some viewers accustomed to FX's more sophisticated storytelling may be a bit put off by the pulpy tone of the network's new vampires-as-a-virus drama "The Strain" (10 p.m. Sunday). It lacks the character depth of "Fargo" or "The Americans" and the gothic visual grandeur of "American Horror Story," but "The Strain" has its positive attributes, including some suspenseful moments and decent scares.

Nominees in major categories for the 2014 Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:

LOS ANGELES - HBO's "Game of Thrones" on Thursday morning dominated the nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards with 19, including best drama series, while FX's quirky miniseries "Fargo" following behind with 18 nods.

"Breaking Bad," "True Detective" and "House of Cards" were among the drama nominees when the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning in a ceremony hosted by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly.

LOS ANGELES - "Breaking Bad," "True Detective," "House of Cards" and "Game of Thrones" earned Emmy nominations in the drama series category Thursday morning, while comedies "Modern Family," "Orange Is the New Black" and "Veep" also performed well.

The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actress in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actor in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Albuquerque's El Pinto Restaurant and its identical twin brother owners have reached a deal to develop a reality show.

The sprawling and bloodthirsty saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for such fantasy fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series.

The Lifetime TV channel says it has ordered a drama pilot based on the best-selling works of the author of "The Clan of the Cave Bear."

BBC America is bringing the critically acclaimed dramas "Orphan Black" and "Broadchurch" back for new seasons in 2015.

Move over Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. A couple of other old TV pals are reuniting, too.

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 30-July 6. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

A substantial number of the people who made CBS' "Under the Dome" the surprise hit of last summer appear to have lost interest in the fate of the fictional town of Chester's Mill, Maine.

Investigation Discovery is going to camp this summer. Campy TV, that is.

How do you prepare to be a survivalist-in-the-buff on "Naked and Afraid"? One way: You start at the bottom and work up.

The kickoff times and broadcast outlets have been announced for the first four Oklahoma State football games.

Just as Scout Finch once realized that she never loved reading until she feared she would lose it, I didn't understand the importance of television until my child was too ill to watch it.

"Breaking Bad" finally won the Emmy for drama series last year. At the time, everyone assumed Bryan Cranston & Co. would be taking a well-deserved victory lap this year for the last half of its satisfying final season, which concluded shortly after the Emmys were handed out in September.

It won't be what Brazil's fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history.

Lena Olin is going to be funny on NBC this summer.

Seated at a dinner table surrounded by his girlfriend's relatives on his first day in Sweden, Greg Poehler couldn't help thinking that his experience in culture shock might make a good television show or movie someday.

"I chose a very strange profession for someone who had such body issues," says actor Corey Stoll, who, at 38, not only has a thriving career but also a ripped physique that could shame a couch potato into hitting the gym.

This looks dire. An airliner has landed in New York with everyone onboard apparently dead.

Obama seeks to shift political pressure over border crisis back to Republicans

How often do your favorite TV outlets all carry the same show at the same time — and in prime time, without ads?

As it approaches its first birthday, Al Jazeera America anchor Tony Harris says he's surprised by how good the network is.

Stevie Nicks is joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming season.

Jerry Sandusky's adult son is speaking out about what he says was sexual abuse by his father.

Death toll mounts in Gaza from Israeli offensive; rockets hit Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

CBS says popular sitcom star Sean Hayes is joining the cast of its comedy "The Millers" as a series regular.

Discovery Communications says its fitness network will undergo a transformation to Discovery Life Channel early next year.

The husband of a "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges.

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