Consider the Emmy voters bewitched!

American Horror Story: Coven earned 17 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards — making 2014 the third consecutive year that FX's frightful anthology has earned that exact number of nods!


The nominees were announced this morning (July 10) in Los Angeles, and AHS was the third-most nominated program — only coming in behind Game of Thrones (19 nominations) and Fargo (18 nominations).

Here are the categories with AHS contenders, and the creative forces responsible:

  • Outstanding Miniseries

  • Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie: Jessica Lange as Fiona Goode and Sarah Paulson as Cordelia Goode Foxx

  • Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie: Frances Conroy as Myrtle Snow, Kathy Bates as Madame Delphine LaLaurie, and Angela Bassett as Marie Laveau

  • Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special: Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk for "Bitchcraft"

  • Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon for "Bitchcraft"

  • Outstanding Art Direction For A Period Series, Miniseries Or A Movie (Single-Camera): Mark Worthington; Andrew Murdock; Ellen Brill, S.D.S.A.

  • Outstanding Casting For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special: Robert J. Ulrich, CSA; Eric Dawson, CSA; Meagan Lewis, CSA

  • Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special: Lou Eyrich, Elizabeth Macey, and Ken Van Duyne, for "Bitchcraft"

  • Outstanding Hairstyling For A Miniseries Or A Movie: Monte C. Haught, Michelle Ceglia, Yolanda Mercadel, and Daina Daigle

  • Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic): Eryn Krueger Mekash, Kim Ayers, Vicki Vacca, Mike Mekash, Christopher Nelson, and Lucy O'Reilly

  • Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Miniseries, Movie Or A Special: Eryn Krueger Mekash, Mike Mekash, Christien Tinsley, Jason Hamer, Christopher Nelson, David L. Anderson, Cristina Patterson, and Rob Freitas

  • Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score): James Levine for "The Seven Wonders"

  • Outstanding Sound Editing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special: Gary Megregian, David Klotz, Timothy A. Cleveland, Paul Diller, Brian Thomas Nist, Steve M. Stuhr, Lance Wiseman, and Noel Vought for "Fearful Pranks Ensue"

  • Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Miniseries Or A Movie: Bruce Litecky, C.A.S.; Joe Earle, C.A.S.; and Doug Andham, C.A.S. for "Fearful Pranks Ensue"

Congrats to all!

Dan Clarendon is an assistant editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow him on Twitter and Google+!