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2010 Emmy Nominations!! (And FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS gets some love!)

by Jim on July 8, 2010 · 1 comment

Well deserved acting nods to FNL's Britton and Chandler

Friday Night LightsKyle Chandler and Connie Britton both get Best Actor/Actress nods, True Blood nabs a Best Drama nomination and, thankfully, Conan O’Brien‘s Tonight Show gets a nomination and the other guy who gave the show away and then took it back (aka he who shall not be named) did not. Justice.

Modern Family‘s Sofia Vergara and Community‘s Joel McHale helped announce the nominations this morning from North Hollywood.  Here are the major nominations in the 62nd Emmy Awards. The awards will be handed out on NBC on August 29, 2010.

Outstanding Comedy Series

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO)
“Glee” (Fox)
“Modern Family” (ABC)
“Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
“The Office” (NBC)
“30 Rock” (NBC)

Outstanding Drama Series

“Breaking Bad” (AMC)
“Dexter” (Showtime)
“The Good Wife” (CBS)
“Lost” (ABC)
“Mad Men” (AMC)
“True Blood” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”
Kyle Chandler, “Friday Night Lights”
Hugh Laurie, “House”
Matthew Fox, “Lost”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”

MORE NOMINATIONS ON THE NEXT PAGE  

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
Matthew Morrison, “Glee”
Tony Shalhoub, “Monk”
Steve Carell, “The Office”
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Lea Michele, “Glee”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “The New Adventures Of Old Christine”
Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”
Amy Poehler, “Parks And Recreation”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Toni Collette, “United States Of Tara”

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer”
Glenn Close, “Damages”
Connie Britton, “Friday Night Lights”
Julianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”
Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
January Jones, “Mad Men”

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Chris Colfer, “Glee”
Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, “Modern Family”
Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”
Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
Jon Cryer, “Two And A Half Men”

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
Martin Short, “Damages”
Terry O’Quinn, “Lost”
Michael Emerson, “Lost”
John Slattery, “Mad Men”
Andre Braugher, “Men Of A Certain Age”

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Jane Lynch, “Glee”
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”
Kristen Wiig, “Saturday Night Live”
Jane Krakowski, “30 Rock”
Holland Taylor, “Two And A Half Men”

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Sharon Gless, “Burn Notice”
Rose Byrne, “Damages”
Archie Panjabi, “The Good Wife”
Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”
Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”
Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

Phil Keoghan, “The Amazing Race”
Ryan Seacrest, “American Idol”
Tom Bergeron, “Dancing With the Stars”
Heidi Klum, “Project Runway”
Jeff Probst, “Survivor”

Outstanding Reality Program

“Antiques Roadshow” (PBS)
“Dirty Jobs” (Discovery Channel)
“Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” (ABC)
“Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List” (Bravo)
“MythBusters”  (Discovery Channel)
“Undercover Boss” (CBS)

Outstanding Reality – Competition Program

“The Amazing Race”  (CBS)
“American Idol” (Fox)
“Dancing With the Stars” (ABC)
“Project Runway”  (Lifetime)
“Top Chef”  (Bravo)

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Jeff Bridges, “A Dog Year” (HBO)
Ian McKellen, “The Prisoner” (AMC)
Michael Sheen, “The Special Relationship” (HBO)
Dennis Quaid, “The Special Relationship” (HBO)
Al Pacino, “You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Maggie Smith, “Capturing Mary” (HBO)
Joan Allen, “Georgia O’Keeffe” (Lifetime)
Dame Judi Dench, “Return To Cranford” (Masterpiece) (PBS)
Hope Davis, “The Special Relationship” (HBO)
Claire Danes, “Temple Grandin”  (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Michael Gambon, “Emma” (Masterpiece) (PBS)
Patrick Stewart , “Hamlet” (Great Performances) (PBS)
Jonathan Pryce , “Return To Cranford” (Masterpiece) (PBS)
David Strathairn, “Temple Grandin” (HBO)
John Goodman, “You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Kathy Bates, “Alice” (Syfy)
Julia Ormond, “Temple Grandin” (HBO)
Catherine O’Hara, “Temple Grandin” (HBO)
Brenda Vaccaro, “You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)
Susan Sarandon, “You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)

Outstanding Miniseries

“The Pacific” (HBO)
“Return To Cranford” (Masterpiece) (PBS)

Outstanding Made For Television Movie

“Endgame” (Masterpiece) (PBS)
“Georgia O’Keeffe” (Lifetime)
“Moonshot” (History)
“The Special Relationship” (HBO)
“Temple Grandin” (HBO)
“You Don’t Know Jack” (HBO)

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series

“The Colbert Report” (Comedy Central)
“The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (Comedy Central)
“Real Time With Bill Maher” (HBO)
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien” (NBC)

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special

Bill Maher “…But I’m Not Wrong” (HBO )
Hope For Haiti Now (Tenth Planet Productions and MTV)
The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Robin Williams: Weapons Of Self Destruction (HBO)
The 25th Anniversary Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Concert  (HBO)
Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me (HBO)

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Renee July 8, 2010 at 11:30 am

Yea for Andre Braugher!!! He’s so great in Men of a Certain Age! I love that he got a nom!

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