62nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominees

Outstanding Comedy Series
30 Rock (NBC)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Glee (Fox)
Modern Family (ABC)
Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
The Office (NBC)

Outstanding Drama Series
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Dexter (Showtime)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Lost (ABC)
Mad Men (AMC)
True Blood (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
The 25th Anniversary Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Concert (HBO)
Bill Maher: But I’m Not Wrong (HBO)
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (MTV)
The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (HBO)
Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me (HBO)

Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Endgame (PBS)
Georgia O’Keeffe (Lifetime)
Moonshot (History)
The Special Relationship (HBO)
Temple Grandin (HBO)
You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)

Outstanding Miniseries
The Pacific (HBO)
Return to Cranford (PBS)

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
The Amazing Race (CBS)
American Idol (Fox)
Dancing with the Stars (ABC)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
Top Chef (Bravo)

Acting
Lead performances
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock (Episode: “Don Geiss, America and Hope”) (NBC)
Steve Carell as Michael Scott on The Office (Episode: “The Cover-Up”) (NBC)
Larry David as Himself on Curb Your Enthusiasm (Episode: “Seinfeld”) (HBO)
Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester on Glee (Episode: “Mash-Up”) (Fox)
Jim Parsons as Dr. Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory (Episode: “The Pants Alternative”) (CBS)
Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk on Monk (Episode: “Mr. Monk and the End”) (USA)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Toni Collette as Tara Gregson on United States of Tara (Episode: “Torando!”) (Showtime)
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, RN on Nurse Jackie (Episode: “Pilot”) (Showtime)
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon on 30 Rock (Episode: “Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001”) (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine Campbell on The New Adventures of Old Christine (Episode: “I Love What You Do for Me”) (CBS)
Lea Michele as Rachel Berry on Glee (Episode: “Sectionals”) (Fox)
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation (Episode: “Telethon”) (NBC)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Kyle Chandler as Eric Taylor on Friday Night Lights (Episode: “East of Dillon”) (NBC)
Bryan Cranston as Walter White on Breaking Bad (Episode: “Full Measure”) (AMC)
Matthew Fox as Dr. Jack Shephard on Lost (Episode: “The End”) (ABC)
Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan on Dexter (Episode: “The Getaway”) (Showtime)
Jon Hamm as Don Draper on Mad Men (Episode: “The Gypsy and the Hobo”) (AMC)
Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House on House (Episode: “Broken”) (Fox)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Connie Britton as Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights (Episode: “After the Fall”) (NBC)
Glenn Close as Patty Hewes on Damages (Episode: “Your Secrets Are Safe”) (FX)
Mariska Hargitay as Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Episode: “Perverted”) (NBC)
January Jones as Betty Draper on Mad Men (Episode: “The Gypsy and the Hobo”) (AMC)
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick on The Good Wife (Episode: “Threesome”) (CBS)
Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson on The Closer (Episode: “Maternal Instincts”) (TNT)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Jeff Bridges as Jon Katz on A Dog Year (HBO)
Ian McKellen as Number Two on The Prisoner (AMC)
Al Pacino as Dr. Jack Kevorkian on You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)
Dennis Quaid as Bill Clinton on The Special Relationship (HBO)
Michael Sheen as Tony Blair on The Special Relationship (HBO)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Joan Allen as Georgia O’Keeffe on Georgia O’Keeffe (Lifetime)
Claire Danes as Temple Grandin on Temple Grandin (HBO)
Hope Davis as Hillary Clinton on The Special Relationship (HBO)
Judi Dench as Matilda “Matty” Jenkyns on Return to Cranford (PBS)
Maggie Smith as Mary Gilbert on Capturing Mary (HBO)

Supporting performances
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy on Modern Family (Episode: “Up All Night”) (ABC)
Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel on Glee (Episode: “Laryngitis”) (Fox)
Jon Cryer as Dr. Alan Harper on Two and a Half Men (Episode: “Captain Terry’s Spray-On Hair”) (CBS)
Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker on Modern Family (Episode: “Fizbo”) (ABC)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family (Episode: “Family Portrait”) (ABC)
Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother (Episode: “Girls Versus Suits”) (CBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy on Modern Family (Episode: “My Funky Valentine”) (ABC)
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney on 30 Rock (Episode: “Black Light Attack!”) (NBC)
Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester on Glee (Episode: “The Power of Madonna”) (Fox)
Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper on Two and a Half Men (Episode: “Give Me Your Thumb”) (CBS)
SofĂ­a Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family (Episode: “Not in My House”) (ABC)
Kristen Wiig as Various Characters on Saturday Night Live (Episode: “Host: James Franco”) (NBC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Andre Braugher as Owen Thoreau, Jr. on Men of a Certain Age (Episode: “Powerless”) (TNT)
Michael Emerson as Ben Linus on Lost (Episode: “Dr. Linus”) (ABC)
Terry O’Quinn as John Locke / The Man in Black on Lost (Episode: “The Substitute”) (ABC)
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad (Episode: “Half Measures”) (AMC)
Martin Short as Leonard Winstone on Damages (Episode: “You Haven’t Replaced Me”) (FX)
John Slattery as Roger Sterling, Jr. on Mad Men (Episode: “The Gypsy and the Hobo”) (AMC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart on The Good Wife (Episode: “Bang”) (CBS)
Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons on Damages (Episode: “Your Secrets Are Safe”) (FX)
Sharon Gless as Madeline Westen on Burn Notice (Episode: “Devil You Know”) (USA)
Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris on Mad Men (Episode: “Guy Walks Into an Advertising Agency”) (AMC)
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson on Mad Men (Episode: “Love Among the Ruins”) (AMC)
Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma on The Good Wife (Episode: “Hi”) (CBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Michael Gambon as Mr. Woodhouse on Emma (PBS)
John Goodman as Neal Nicol on You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)
Jonathan Pryce as Mr. Buxton on Return to Cranford (PBS)
Patrick Stewart as King Claudius / Ghost on Hamlet (PBS)
David Strathairn as Dr. Carlock on Temple Grandin (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Kathy Bates as The Queen of Hearts on Alice (Syfy)
Catherine O’Hara as Aunt Ann on Temple Grandin (HBO)
Julia Ormond as Eustacia Grandin on Temple Grandin (HBO)
Susan Sarandon as Janet Good on You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)
Brenda Vaccaro as Margo Janus on You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)

Writing
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk, and Ryan Murphy for Glee (Episode: “Pilot”) (Fox)
Kay Cannon and Tina Fey for 30 Rock (Episode: “Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter”) (NBC)
Greg Daniels and Mindy Kaling for The Office (Episode: “Niagara”) (NBC)
Matt Hubbard for 30 Rock (Episode: “Anna Howard Shaw Day”) (NBC)
Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd for Modern Family (Episode: “Pilot”) (ABC)

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof for Lost (Episode: “The End”) (ABC)
Rolin Jones for Friday Night Lights (Episode: “The Son”) (NBC)
Michelle King and Robert King for The Good Wife (Episode: “Pilot”) (CBS)
Erin Levy and Matthew Weiner for Mad Men (Episode: “Shut the Door. Have a Seat.”) (AMC)
Robin Veith and Matthew Weiner for Mad Men (Episode: “Guy Walks Into an Advertising Agency”) (AMC)

Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special
63rd Tony Awards (CBS)
82nd Academy Awards (ABC)
Bill Maher …But I’m Not Wrong (HBO)
The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me (HBO)

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special
Michelle Ashford and Robert Schenkkan for The Pacific (Episode: “Iwo Jima”) (HBO)
Adam Mazer for You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)
William Merritt Johnson and Christopher Monger for Temple Grandin (HBO)
Bruce C. McKenna and Robert Schenkkan for The Pacific (Episode: “Home”) (HBO)
Peter Morgan for The Special Relationship (HBO)

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