July 16 2009

2009 Emmy Nominations

emmyThe nominations for the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards have been announced, and the big show for this year is 30 Rock with 22 nominations across all sorts of categories.

Some notes:

The Emmys will be on CBS on September 20th at 8E/7C, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.

Lots of nominees below the fold.

Outstanding Drama

Mad Men
Big Love
Breaking Bad

Outstanding Comedy

The Office
30 Rock
Family Guy
How I Met Your Mother
Flight of the Conchords

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama

Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment)
Hugh Laurie (House)
Simon Baker (The Mentalist)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama

Sally Field (Brothers & Sisters)
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)
Glenn Close (Damages)
Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)
Holly Hunter (Saving Grace)
Mariska Hargitay (Law and Order: SVU)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy

Steve Carell (The Office)
Tony Shalhoub (Monk)
Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men)
Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory)
Jermaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy

Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Old Christine)
Christina Applegate (Samantha Who?)
Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program)
Toni Collette (The United States of Tara)
Mary Louise-Parker (Weeds)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama

William Shatner (Boston Legal)
John Slattery (Mad Men)
Christian Clemenson (Boston Legal)
Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
William Hurt (Damages)
Michael Emerson (Lost)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama

Rose Byrne (Damages)
Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)
Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy)
Dianne Wiest (In Treatment)
Hope Davis (In Treatment)
Cherry Jones (24)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy

Kevin Dillon (Entourage)
Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
Rainn Wilson (The Office)
Jon Cryer (Two And A Half Men)
Tracy Morgan (30 Rock)
Jack McBrayer (30 Rock)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy

Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live)
Kristin Wiig (Satruday Night Live)
Jane Krakowski (30 Rock)
Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies)
Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds)
Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty)

Outstanding Music, Variety, or Comedy

The Daily Show
The Colbert Report
The Late Show with David Letterman
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
Tom Bergeron (Dancing With The Stars)
Heidi Klum (Project Runway)
Jeff Probst (Survivor)
Phil Keoghan (The Amazing Race)
Padma Lakshmi, Host and Tom Colicchio, Co-Host (Top Chef

Outstanding Reality – Competition Program

American Idol
Dancing With The Stars
Project Runway
The Amazing Race
Top Chef

Outstanding Reality Program

Antiques Roadshow
Dirty Jobs
Dog Whisperer
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List

Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour)

American Dad
Robot Chicken
South Park
The Simpsons

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

30 Rock – “Reunion”, Matt Hubbard, Writer
30 Rock – “Apollo, Apollo”, Robert Carlock, Writer
30 Rock – “Mamma Mia”, Ron Weiner, Writer
30 Rock – “Kidney Now!”, Jack Burditt & Robert Carlock, Writers
Flight Of The Conchords – “Prime Minister”, James Bobin, Jemaine Clement & Bret McKenzie, Writers

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

Lost _ “The Incident”, Carlton Cuse & Damon Lindelof, Writers
Mad Men – “A Night To Remember”, Robin Veith, Matthew Weiner, Writers
Mad Men – “Six Month Leave” , Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton & Matthew Weiner, Writers
Mad Men – “The Jet Set”, Matthew Weiner, Writer
Mad Men – “Meditations In An Emergency”, Kater Gordon & Matthew Weiner, Writers

You can see the full, and very lengthy, list of nominees here.

09/20/09 UPDATE: You can see the 2009 Emmy Winner list here

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