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Here is Media Alert: Monday August 11, 2014 Thank you to Brooke Cashell for sending me this.
66th Primetime Emmy Awards
To be broadcast LIVE and EXCLUSIVELY on FOX8
Tuesday August 26 from 9.30am EST Primetime Encore from 7.30pm

Foxtel will exclusively air the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards LIVE from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday August 26 from 9.30am.

Renowned late night comedian Seth Meyers will host the 2014 Awards, taking over the reins from fellow Saturday Night Live alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler who hosted last year’s Emmys.

The 2014 Awards celebrate excellence in national primetime programming as well as recognise top industry honours like the Governor’s Award and the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.

The FOX8 Emmy Awards coverage includes pre-show interviews and the opportunity to check out the star’s latest looks on the red carpet from 9.30am, with the Awards ceremony to follow at 10.00am.

Standout 2014 nominations include Orange Is The New Black (showcase) and Silicon Valley (The Comedy Channel) both in the Outstanding Comedy Series category, as well as True Detective (showcase) in the Outstanding Drama Series category.

Internationally acclaimed series Game of Thrones (showcase) has received a whopping 19 nominations including, for the fourth year running, Outstanding Drama Series. Also from showcase, hit programs Breaking Bad, House of Cards and Mad Men all received nominations for the Outstanding Drama Series category.

House of Cards (showcase) actors Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are both nominated again in 2014 for lead roles in a Drama Series. Other notable performance nominations include Mark Ruffalo in The Normal Heart (Foxtel Movies Masterpiece), Julia Louis-Dreyfus in VEEP (showcase), Lena Headey in Game of Thrones (showcase), Matthew McConaughey in True Detective (showcase), and Jon Voight in Ray Donovan (showcase).

The complete list of Emmy nominations and other Academy news and information is available at

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be broadcast LIVE and exclusively on FOX8 on Tuesday August 26 from 9.30am, primetime encore from 7.30pm.