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Emmy Noms Winners: The Pacific, Glee, Mad Men; Snubs for Treme and Leno

by Anne Thompson
July 8, 2010 4:04 AM
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The highlights of Thursday morning's nominations for the 62nd annual primetime Emmy Awards are:

HBO dominated with 101 noms, including 24 for Hanks and Spielberg's $200-million series, The Pacific.

Fox musical Glee and two other first-year programs, ABC's Modern Family CBS's The Good Wife scored big with 19, 14 and 9 nods, respectively.

Among shows that are off the air, ABC's Lost scored 12 and Conan O'Brien landed an outstanding comedy/variety nomination, while Jay Leno did not. NBC could be in the unfortunate position of winning on ABC's Emmy Show for the Tonight Show NBC cancelled. UPDATE: Kim Masters reports.

AMC scored a record 26 noms for a basic cable network, including 17 for Mad Men, in third place, and 7 for Breaking Bad. I'm happy to see Showtime's Nurse Jackie score 8 noms including the big surprise, best comedy series.

The Brits did great: Judi Dench, Hugh Laurie, Michael Sheen, Ian McKellan and Patrick Stewart are all up for Emmys.

Major omissions and the full nominations list are on the jump, along with THR's video Emmy roundtable with drama actors Alexander Skarsgard, Bryan Cranston, Jon Hamm, Ray Romano, Matt Bomer and Matthew Fox (pictured above).

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Major omissions: HBO's Entourage, Treme and its great ensemble cast: Wendell Pierce, Clarke Peters, Khandi Alexander, Melissa Leo, Kim Dickens, John Goodman, and Steve Zahn, and FX's well-written Justified, starring Timothy Olyphant and Walton Goggins. While HBO's True Blood landed five noms, snubbed were Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgård and Deborah Ann Woll.

Here's Variety and Gold Derby's list of who got the most nominations.

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"

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)

Outstanding Nonfiction Series

"American Experience" (PBS)
"American Masters" (PBS)
"Deadliest Catch" (Discovery Channe)l
"Life" (Discovery Channel)
"The National Parks: America's Best Idea" (PBS)

Outstanding Animated Program

"Alien Earths" (NGC)
"Disney Prep & Landing (ABC)
"The Ricky Gervais Show" (HBO)
"The Simpsons" (Fox)
"South Park"  (Comedy Central)

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series

"Glee" • Pilot - Director's Cut (Fox)
Ryan Murphy, Writer
Brad Falchuk, Writer
Ian Brennan, Writer

"Modern Family"  - Pilot (ABC)
Steven Levitan, Writer
Christopher Lloyd, Writer

"The Office" - Niagara (NBC)
Greg Daniels, Writer
Mindy Kaling, Writer

"30 Rock" - Anna Howard Shaw Day (NBC)
Matt Hubbard, Writer

"30 Rock" - Lee Marvin Vs. Derek Jeter  (NBC)
Tina Fey, Writer
Kay Cannon, Writer

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series

"Friday Night Lights" - The Son (DirecTV)
Rolin Jones, Writer

"The Good Wife" - Pilot (CBS)
Michelle King, Writer
Robert King, Writer

"Lost"  - The End (ABC)
Damon Lindelof, Writer
Carlton Cuse, Writer

"Mad Men" - Guy Walks Into An Advertising Agency (AMC)
Robin Veith, Writer
Matthew Weiner, Writer

"Mad Men" - Shut The Door. Have A Seat.  (AMC)
Matthew Weiner, Writer
Erin Levy, Writer

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special

"The Pacific" - Part Eight (HBO)
Michelle Ashford, Writer
Robert Schenkkan, Writer

"The Pacific" - Part Ten (HBO)
Bruce C. McKenna, Writer
Robert Schenkkan, Writer

"The Special Relationship" (HBO)
Peter Morgan, Writer

"Temple Grandin" (HBO)
Christopher Monger, Writer
William Merritt Johnson, Writer

"You Don't Know Jack"  (HBO)
Adam Mazer, Writer

Outstanding Writing For A 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)


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