The 2013 Emmy nominations were announced, and Game of Thrones season 3 racked up a solid, impressive 16 of 'em. Yes, 16! Though American Horror Story is at the top with 17 nominations, it's clear that not only do the fans love Game of Thrones, the critics do as well (not like that makes much of a difference, but it's great to see such a fantastic show get this kind of recognition).
Seriously, between Daenerys Targaryen's big moment, the Red Wedding, Jaime Lannister losing something very precious to him, a bear fight, Arya kicking ass, Jon Snow knowing nothing, come on, the Red Wedding ... this was a season to remember.
You can see all the nominees here, but let's just take a moment to congratulate Peter Dinklage (supporting actor in a drama), Emilia Clark (supporting actress in a drama), and Diana Rigg (guest actress in a drama)! Some of the best characters Game of Thrones has to offer -- and that's saying a lot!