2011 Emmy Nominations Announced

The 63rd Primetime Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 14, revealing AMC’s Mad Men to be the top nominee with 19 nominations total.


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Glee star Jane Lynch, who is a nominee in the “supporting actress in a comedy series” category, will host the Primetime Emmy Awards this year, which will take place at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on September 18.

Here are the nominees for some of the top competing categories:

Drama Series
• Boardwalk Empire
• Dexter
• Friday Night Lights
• Game of Thrones
• The Good Wife
• Mad Men

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
• Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
• Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
• Michael C. Hall, Dexter
• Jon Hamm, Mad Men
• Hugh Laurie, House
• Timothy Olyphant, Justified

Lead Actress in a Drama Series
• Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
• Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights
• Mireille Enos The Killing
• Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU
• Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
• Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Comedy Series
• Big Bang Theory
• Glee
• Modern Family
• The Office
• Parks and Recreation
• 30 Rock

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
• Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
• Steve Carell, The Office
• Louis C.K., Louie
• Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
• Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory
• Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
• Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
• Tina Fey, 30 Rock
• Laura Linney, The Big C
• Melissa McCarthy Mike & Molly
• Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
• Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope

Variety Series
• The Colbert Report
• Conan
• The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
• Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
• Real Time with Bill Maher
• Saturday Night Live

Reality Competition
• The Amazing Race
• American Idol
• Dancing with the Stars
• Project Runway
• So You Think You Can Dance
• Top Chef

Reality Series
• Antiques Roadshow
• Deadliest Catch
• Hoarders
• Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List
• MythBusters
• Undercover Boss

To see the complete list of nominees visit emmys.com.

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards show will air on FOX on September 18 at 8/7c.

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