The 62nd Emmy Awards Nominations


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The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy's will be broadcast on August 29

It's Emmy time again, and certain shows and actors are getting their yearly nod. 30 Rock, Mad Men, and Fox's hit comedy Glee are all familiar, multiple honorees. Leading the pack though is HBO's morose mini-series, The Pacific, with 24 in total. The 62nd Emmy Awards take place on August 29th in Los Angeles, with the broadcast airing live on NBC. Jimmy Fallon of Late Night is set to host.

Fan favorite Glee scored 19 nods including those for its stars Jane Lynch and Matthew Morrison, and threatens 30 Rock's three year Emmy run in the “Best Comedy category.” The hugely popular ABC hit Lost got a sweet parting gift in the form of an “Outstanding Drama” nod and three of its actors making it into the “Outstanding Actor In A Drama” list. While series such as Curb Your Enthusiasm and True Blood are a staple to any Emmy season, newcomers such as Modern Family, The Good Wife and Breaking Bad also made quite an impression on the nomination committee.

Being cancelled and humiliated seemingly the best thing to happen to him, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has not forgotten Conan O'Brien either. In a satisfying show of sweet revenge, The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien got a huge nod in the category of “Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series.” Jay Leno got no mention at all.

The Emmy nominations took place this morning at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre. Joel McHale of Community and and 2010 Emmy nominee Sofía Vergara (for her role in Modern Family) were present to announce the major nominations.

The major nominees and categories are below. Visit the official Emmy website for the for the complete list of nominees.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA
Lost
Breaking Bad
Dexter
Mad Men
True Blood
The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
Mariska Hargitay (Special Victims Unit)
Glenn Close (Damages)
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)
January Jones (Mad Men)
Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights)
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Hugh Laurie (House M.D.)
Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
Matthew Fox (Lost)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
John Slattery (Mad Men)
Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
Martin Short (Damages)
Terry O’ Quinn (Lost)
Michael Emerson (Lost)
Andre Braugher (Men of a Certain Age)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Sharon Gless (Burn Notice)
Christine Baranski (The Good Wife)
Christina Hendricks (Mad Men)
Rose Byrne (Damages)
Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife)
Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)

OUTSTANDING COMEDY
Glee
Modern Family
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Nurse Jackie
30 Rock
The Office
Curb Your Enthusiasm

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Lea Michele (Glee)
Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Toni Collette (The United States of Tara)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine)
Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie)
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
Matthew Morrison (Glee)
Steve Carell (The Office)
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)
Tony Shalhoub (Monk)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Chris Colfer (Glee)
Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family)
Jon Cryer (Two and A Half Men)
Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family)
Ty Burrell (Modern Family)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Jane Lynch (Glee)
Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live)
Jane Krakowski (30 Rock)
Julie Bowen (Modern Family)
Sofia Vergara (Modern Family)
Holland Taylor (Two and A Half Men)

OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW HOST
Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
Phil Keoghan (The Amazing Race)
Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars)
Heidi Klum (Project Runway)
Jeff Probst (Survivor)

OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW COMPETITION
Project Runway
Top Chef
The Amazing Race
Dancing with the Stars
American Idol

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien

MINISERIES OR MOVIE
The Pacific (HBO)
Return to Cranford (PBS)

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE
Endgame (PBS)
Georgia O’Keeffe (Lifetime)
Moonshot (History)
The Special Relationship (HBO)
Temple Grandin (HBO)
You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)