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Emmy Nominations are in!

July 16, 2009

You can view the full list of Emmy nods here:  Academy of Television Arts & Sciencesemmy

However, there are about a gazillion, so I’ve included the categories we care about most below.  I have put my favorite candidates in purple, but you can probably already guess my picks without that ;D

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. in association with Warner Bros. Television

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper
[I’ve only watched Season 1 so far, but I’m already in love with Sheldon.  One of the best characters on tv!]

Flight Of The Conchords • HBO • Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in association with HBO Entertainment

Jemaine Clement as Jemaine

Monk • USA • Universal Cable Productions in association with Mandeville Films and ABC Studios

Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk

The Office • NBC • Deedle-Dee Productions and Reveille LLC in association with Universal Media Studios

Steve Carell as Michael Scott

30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal

Media Studios

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy

Two And A Half Men • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Breaking Bad * AMC * High Bridge, Gran Via Productions, Sony Pictures Television
Bryan Cranston as Walter White

Dexter • Showtime • Showtime Presents in association with John Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions

Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan

House • FOX • Universal Media Studios in association with Heel and Toe Films, Shore Z Productions and Bad Hat Harry Productions

Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House

In Treatment • HBO • Leverage, Closest To The Hole Productions and Sheleg in association with HBO Entertainment

Gabriel Byrne as Paul

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Jon Hamm as Don Draper
[He’s Don Draper … what more is there to say?]


The Mentalist • CBS • Warner Bros. Television

Simon Baker as Patrick Jane

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

The New Adventures of Old Christine*CBS*Warner Bros. Television

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine

Samantha Who? • ABC • ABC Studios

Christina Applegate as Samantha Newly

The Sarah Silverman Program • Comedy Central • Central Productions/Eleven Eleven O’Clock Productions/Oil Factory Inc.

Sarah Silverman as Sarah Silverman

30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

United States Of Tara • Showtime • Showtime presents in association with DreamWorks Television

Toni Collette as Tara Gregson

Weeds • Showtime • Showtime Presents in association with Lionsgate Television and Tilted Productions, Inc.

Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Brothers & Sisters • ABC • ABC Studios

Sally Field as Nora Walker
[She’s amazing!]

The Closer • TNT • The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson

Damages • FX Networks • FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television

Glenn Close as Patty Hewes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit • NBC • Wolf Films in association with Universal Media Studios

Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson (she’s awesome as well!)

Saving Grace • TNT • Fox Television

Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Entourage • HBO • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama

How I Met Your Mother • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television

Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson
[It would be the perfect nightcap for Emmy host NPH!]

The Office • NBC • Deedle-Dee Productions and Reveille LLC in association with Universal Media Studios

Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal

Media Studios

Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan

30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal

Media Studios

Jack McBrayer as Kenneth Parcell

Two And A Half Men • CBS • Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc., The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros. Television

Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Boston Legal • ABC • A David E. Kelley Production in association with Twentieth

Century Fox Television

William Shatner as Denny Crane

Boston Legal • ABC • A David E. Kelley Production in association with Twentieth

Century Fox Television

Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson

Breaking Bad • AMC • High Bridge, Gran Via Productions, Sony Pictures Television

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman

Damages • FX Networks • FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television

William Hurt as Daniel Purcell

Lost • ABC • Grass Skirt Productions and ABC Studios

Michael Emerson as Ben Linus
[DUH!]

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television

John Slattery as Roger Sterling

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Pushing Daisies • ABC • Living Dead Guy Productions, The Jinks/Cohen Company in

association with Warner Bros. Television

Kristin Chenoweth as Olive Snook

Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video

Amy Poehler as Various Characters

Saturday Night Live • NBC • SNL Studios in association with NBC Studios and Broadway Video

Kristin Wiig as Various Characters

30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal

Media Studios

Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney

Ugly Betty • ABC • ABC Studios

Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater

Weeds • Showtime • Showtime Presents in association with Lionsgate Television and Tilted Productions, Inc.

Elizabeth Perkins as Celia Hodes
[She is definitely the best part of that show!]

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Damages • FX Networks • FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television

Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons

Grey’s Anatomy • ABC • ABC Studios

Sandra Oh as Dr. Christina Yang

Grey’s Anatomy • ABC • ABC Studios

Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey
[Bailey is the last remaining character on that show that I still like.  Chandra Wilson keeps Grey’s watchable!]

In Treatment • HBO • Leverage, Closest To The Hole Productions and Sheleg in association with HBO Entertainment

Dianne Wiest as Gina

In Treatment • HBO • Leverage, Closest To The Hole Productions and Sheleg in association with HBO Entertainment

Hope Davis as Mia

24 • FOX • Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox Television in association with

Teakwood Lane Productions

Cherry Jones as President Allison Taylor

Outstanding Comedy Series

Entourage • HBO • Leverage and Closest to the Hole Productions in association with

HBO Entertainment

Family Guy • FOX • Fox Television Animation

Flight Of The Conchords • HBO • Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in association with HBO Entertainment

How I Met Your Mother • CBS • 20th Century Fox Television
[Come on! It’s gotta be HIMYM30 Rock is the Emmy darling though, so probably not :(]

The Office • NBC • Deedle-Dee Productions and Reveille LLC in association with Universal Media Studios

30 Rock • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal

Media Studios

Weeds • Showtime • Showtime Presents in association with Lionsgate Television and

Tilted Productions, Inc.

Outstanding Drama Series

Big Love • HBO • Anima Sola Productions and Playtone in association with HBO Entertainment

Breaking Bad • AMC • High Bridge, Gran Via Productions, Sony Pictures Television

Damages • FX Networks • FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television

Dexter • Showtime • Showtime Presents in association with John Goldwyn Productions,

The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions

House • FOX • Universal Media Studios in association with Heel and Toe Films, Shore Z

Productions and Bad Hat Harry Productions

Lost • ABC • Grass Skirt Productions and ABC Studios
[I love Mad Men and Dexter too, but I gotta support Lost for the win!]

Mad Men • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Outstanding Special Class – Short-format Live-Action Entertainment Programs

Battlestar Galactica: The Face Of The Enemy • Syfy.com • Universal Cable Productions

Ronald D. Moore, Executive Producer

David Eick, Executive Producer

Jane Espenson, Executive Producer

Harvey Frand, Produced By

Bruce Springsteen Super Bowl Halftime Show • NBC • White Cherry Entertainment in association with Don Mischer Productions

Don Mischer, Executive Producer

Ricky Kirshner, Executive Producer

Glenn Weiss, Executive Producer

Bruce Springsteen, Performer

The Daily Show: The Daily Show Correspondents On Jon Stewart • ComedyCentral.com • Comedy Central Digital Media

Kahane Corn, Co-Executive Producer

Paul Beddoe-Stephens, Co-Executive Producer

Nick Poppy, Producer

Rich Sullivan, Producer

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog • drhorrible.com • Mutant Enemy, Inc.

Joss Whedon, Producer

Michael Boretz, Producer

David Burns, Producer
[Woo hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This win will be the best part of the night!]

30 Rock‘s Kenneth the Web Page • NBC.com • Universal Media Studios

Jack McBrayer, Producer

Eric Gurian, Producer

Josh Silberman, Producer

Tracey Wigfield, Producer

Bill Sell, Producer

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

Flight Of The Conchords • Prime Minister • HBO • Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in

association with HBO Entertainment

James Bobin, Writer

Jemaine Clement, Writer

Bret McKenzie, Writer

30 Rock • Reunion • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Matt Hubbard, Writer

30 Rock • Apollo, Apollo • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Robert Carlock, Writer

30 Rock • Mamma Mia • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Ron Weiner, Writer

30 Rock • Kidney Now! • NBC • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Jack Burditt, Writer

Robert Carlock, Writer

[Hmmm.  30 Rock for the win anyone?  I haven’t seen the third season yet, but very funny show.]



Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Lost • The Incident • ABC • Grass Skirt Productions and ABC Studios

Carlton Cuse, Writer

Damon Lindelof, Writer
[I haven’t seen the second season of Mad Men yet, but it’s a very well-written show.  Still, I must vote for Lost!  I wouldn’t have picked this episode though.   I think that “LaFleur,” “What Happened, Happened,” “Dead is Dead,” or “Some Like it Hoth” would have been better choices].

Mad Men • A Night To Remember • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Robin Veith, Writer

Matthew Weiner, Writer

Mad Men • Six Month Leave • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Andre Jacquemetton, Writer

Maria Jacquemetton, Writer

Matthew Weiner, Writer

Mad Men • The Jet Set • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Matthew Weiner, Writer

Mad Men • Meditations In An Emergency • AMC • Lionsgate Television

Kater Gordon, Writer

Matthew Weiner, Writer

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