The Big List of 2012 Emmy Nominations

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Emmy Statues

The Emmys released their latest nominations for the year 2012. Any of your favorites got recognized? Find out, won’t you? (“Sherlock” and “Luther” got nominated. Wow. That was a surprise. Maybe I’ll actually watch the Emmys this year…) The 2012 Emmys will be broadcast live this September 23, 2012 on ABC.

Outstanding Comedy Series Nominees:
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Curb Your Enthusiasm”
“Girls”
“Modern Family”
“30 Rock”
“Veep”

Outstanding Drama Series Nominees:
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Breaking Bad”
“Downton Abbey”
“Game of Thrones”
“Homeland”
“Mad Men”

Outstanding Miniseries or Made for Television Movie Nominees:
“American Horror Story”
Game Change
“Hatfields & McCoys”
Hemingway & Gellhorn
“Luther”
“Sherlock”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominees:
Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock”
Don Cheadle – “House of Lies”
Louis C.K. – “Louie”
Jon Cryer – “Two and a Half Men”
Larry David – “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
Jim Parsons – “The Big Bang Theory”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominees:
Hugh Bonneville – “Downton Abbey”
Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk Empire”
Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad”
Michael C. Hall – “Dexter”
Jon Hamm – “Mad Men”
Damian Lewis – “Homeland”

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominees:
Kevin Costner – “Hatfields & McCoys”
Benedict Cumberbatch – “Sherlock”
Idris Elba – “Luther”
Woody Harrelson – Game Change
Clive Owen – Hemingway & Gellhorn
Bill Paxton – “Hatfields & McCoys”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominees:
Zooey Deschanel – “New Girl”
Lena Dunham – “Girls”
Edie Falco – “Nurse Jackie”
Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep”
Melissa McCarthy – “Mike & Molly”
Amy Poehler – “Parks and Recreation”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominees:
Kathy Bates – “Harry’s Law”
Glenn Close – “Damages”
Claire Danes – “Homeland”
Michelle Dockery – “Downton Abbey”
Julianna Margulies – “The Good Wife”
Elisabeth Moss – “Mad Men”

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominees:
Connie Britton – “American Horror Story”
Ashley Judd – “Missing”
Nicole Kidman – Hemingway & Gellhorn
Julianne Moore – Game Change
Emma Thompson – The Song of Lunch (2010)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominees:
Ty Burrell – “Modern Family”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – “Modern Family”
Max Greenfield – “New Girl”
Bill Hader – “Saturday Night Live”
Ed O’Neill – “Modern Family”
Eric Stonestreet – “Modern Family”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominees:
Jim Carter – “Downton Abbey”
Brendan Coyle – “Downton Abbey”
Peter Dinklage – “Game of Thrones”
Giancarlo Esposito – “Breaking Bad”
Jared Harris – “Mad Men”
Aaron Paul – “Breaking Bad”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominees:
Tom Berenger – “Hatfields & McCoys”
Martin Freeman – “Sherlock”
Ed Harris – Game Change
Denis O’Hare – “American Horror Story”
David Strathairn – Hemingway & Gellhorn

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominees:
Mayim Bialik – “The Big Bang Theory”
Julie Bowen – “Modern Family”
Kathryn Joosten – “Desperate Housewives”
Sofía Vergara – “Modern Family”
Merritt Wever – “Nurse Jackie”
Kristen Wiig – “Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominees:
Christine Baranski – “The Good Wife”
Joanne Froggatt – “Downton Abbey”
Anna Gunn – “Breaking Bad”
Christina Hendricks – “Mad Men”
Archie Panjabi – “The Good Wife”
Maggie Smith – “Downton Abbey”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominees:
Frances Conroy – “American Horror Story”
Judy Davis – Page Eight
Jessica Lange – “American Horror Story”
Sarah Paulson – Game Change
Mare Winningham – “Hatfields & McCoys”

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series Nominees:
“The Colbert Report”
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
“Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”
“Real Time with Bill Maher”
“Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding Reality Competition Program Nominees:
“The Amazing Race”
“Dancing with the Stars”
“Project Runway”
“So You Think You Can Dance”
“Top Chef”
“The Voice”

Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Nominees:
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” – Robert B. Weide (“Palestinian Chicken”)
“Girls” – Lena Dunham (“She Did”)
“Louie” – Louis C.K. (“Duckling”)
“Modern Family” – Jason Winer (“Virgin Territory”)
“Modern Family” – Steven Levitan (“Baby on Board”)
“New Girl” – Jake Kasdan (“Pilot”)

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Nominees:
“Boardwalk Empire” – Timothy Van Patten (“To the Lost”)
“Breaking Bad” – Vince Gilligan (“Face Off”)
“Downton Abbey” – Brian Percival (“Episode 7″)
“Homeland” – Michael Cuesta (“Pilot”)
“Mad Men” – Phil Abraham (“The Other Woman”)

Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominees:
Game Change – Jay Roach
“Hatfields & McCoys” – Kevin Reynolds
Hemingway & Gellhorn – Philip Kaufman
“Luther” – Sam Miller
“Sherlock” – Paul McGuigan

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series Nominees:
“The Colbert Report” – Jim Hoskinson
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” – Chuck O’Neil
“Late Show with David Letterman” – Jerry Foley
“Portlandia” – Jonathan Krisel
“Saturday Night Live” – Don Roy King

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Nominees:
“Community” – Chris McKenna (“Remedial Chaos Theory”)
“Girls” – Lena Dunham (“Pilot”)
“Louie” – Louis C.K. (“Pregnant”)
“Parks and Recreation” – Amy Poehler (“The Debate”)
“Parks and Recreation” – Michael Schur (“Win, Lose, or Draw”)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Nominees:
“Downton Abbey” – Julian Fellowes (“Episode 7″)
“Homeland” – Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff (“Pilot”)
“Mad Men” – Semi Chellas, Matthew Weiner (“The Other Woman”)
“Mad Men” – André Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton (“Commissions and Fees”)
“Mad Men” – Erin Levy, Matthew Weiner (“Far Away Places”)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominees:
Game Change – Danny Strong
“Hatfields & McCoys” – Ted Mann, Ronald Parker, Bill Kerby
“The Hour” – Abi Morgan
“Luther” – Neil Cross
“Sherlock” – Steven Moffat

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series Nominees:
“The Colbert Report”
“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”
“Portlandia”
“Real Time with Bill Maher”
“Saturday Night Live”

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