Emmy Nominations – American Idol, Glee and More

HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce topped the list with 21 nominations, followed by 19 for Mad Men, which won best drama for the last three years. Boardwalk had 18, and Modern Family, 17.

Glee: 12 Nominations
American Idol: 10 Nominations
Dancing With the Stars: 7 Nominations
So You Think You Can Dance: 8 Nominations
America’s Got Talent: 1 Nomination

Feel free to post speculation, theories, possible winners or thoughts. Express amazement at who was nominated and grumble angrily about those who were not.

These are the 63rd Prime Time Emmys. The Emmys will air September 18th on FOX and will be hosted by Jane Lynch. The Creative Arts Emmys will be handed out on September 10th.

Watch Emmy Nominations Broadcast Live HERE

Full list of nominations can be found HERE.

Shows followed at MJs
Comedy Series:
Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
The Office
Parks and Recreation
30 Rock

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Jane Lynch – Glee
Betty White – Hot in Cleveland
Julie Bowen – Modern Family
Kristen Wiig – SNL
Jane Krawkowski – 30 Rock
Sofia Vegara – Modern Family

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jon Cryer – Two and A Half Men
Chris Colfer – Glee
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Modern Family
Ed O’Neill – Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family
Ty Burrell – Modern Family

Reality Competition
So You Think You Can Dance (first time?)
The Amazing Race
Project Runway
American Idol
Dancing With the Stars
Top Chef

Host of a Reality or Reality-Competition Program
Jeff Probst – Survivor
Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance (yay!)
Phil Keoghan – The Amazing Race
Tom Bergeron – Dancing With the Stars
Ryan Seacrest – American Idol

(Those were the major categories…now in Alphabetical Order):

Art Direction for Variety, Music or Nonfiction Programming
2010 MTV Video Music Awards
83rd Annual Academy Awards
Saturday Night Live
American Idol – Episode 1018 – James Yarnell, Dave Edwards

Casting for a Comedy Series:
Modern Family
The Big C
Nurse Jackie
30 Rock

SYTYCD: Mad World/Sundrenched World/Heaven is a Place On Earth – Stacey Tookey
SYTYCD: Collide/How It Ends/Fix You – Travis Wall
SYTYCD: Scars/Fallin/Outta Your Mind – Tabitha Dumo, Napolean Dumo
Dancing With the Stars – Sins Not Tragedies/Hedwig Theme/My Love – Mark Ballas
SYTYCD: Oh Yeah/Boogy Shoes/I Surrender – Mandy Moore
SYTYCD: Alice in Mia-Land “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” / “When We Dance” / “This
Bitter Earth – On The Nature of Daylight” – Mia Michaels

Costumes for a Series:
Boardwalk Empire
Mad Men
The Borgias
Game of Thrones
Glee – New York

Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series
The Colbert Report
Late Show with David Letterman
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
American Idol – Episode 1024/1025A – Gregg Gelfand

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:
Kristin Chenoweth – Glee
Dot-Marie Jones – Glee
Gwyneth Paltrow – Glee

Cloris Leachman – Raising Hope
Elizabeth Banks – 30 Rock
Tina Fey – SNL

Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special
America’s Got Talent – Episode 529
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway
Dancing with the Stars – Episode 1106

Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series
Boardwalk Empire
Mad Men – Hands and Knees
Glee – The Sue Sylvester Shuffle
Game of Thrones
Man Men – Christmas Comes but Once a Year

Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series
American Idol – Finale
Conan – Loves Gets Liposuctioned
Dancing With the Stars – Episode 1204A
Jimmy Kimmel Live – Michel Gondrey Directs
SNL – Justin Timberlake
So You Think You Can Dance – S7 Finale

Makeup for Multi-Camera Series or Special
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway
Dancing with the Stars – Episode 1205
How I Met Your Mother

Makeup for Single-Camera Series (non-prosthetic)
Boardwalk Empire
True Blood
Mad Men
Glee – The Rocky Horror Glee Show
Game of Thrones

Prosthetic Makeup for Series, Miniseries, Movie or Special
Glee – The Sue Sylvester Shuffle
The Walking Dead
The Cape
Grey’s Anatomy
Game of Thrones

Short Form Story Editing
83rd Annual Academy Awards – Opening Film
83rd Annual Academy Awards – Unintentional Musicals
The 2010 ESPY Awards – Images Piece
Jimmy Kimmel Live – After the Academy Awards – The President’s Speech
American Idol – Top 3 Results Show – Scotty’s Home Story – Oren Castro

Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera)
American Masters
The Amazing Race
Baseball: The Tenth Inning
Whale Wars
American Idol – Auditions No 2: New Orleans

Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour)
Boardwalk Empire
Mad Men
Glee – The Substitute
Burn Notice

Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards
The 534d Annual Academy Awards
American Idol – Finale

Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming
The Amazing Race
American Masters
Deadliest Catch
American Idol – Auditions 2: New Orleans

Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for Series
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
American Idol – Finale
39 Rock
Dancing With the Stars – Episode 1104A

And the Other Major Categories:

Best Drama Series: Boardwalk Empire
Friday Night Lights
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Mad Men

Drama Actress:
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss – Mad Me
Mariska Hargitay – Law & Order: SVU
Kathy Bates – Harry’s Law
Connie Britton – Friday Night Lights
Mireille Enos – The Killing

Comedy Actor:
Steve Carell – The Office
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock;
Jim Parsons – Big Bang Theory
Matt LeBlanc – Episodes
Louis C.K – Louie
Johnny Galecki – Big Bang Theory

Drama Actor:
Jon Hamm – Mad Men
Steve Buscemi – Boardwalk Empire
Kyle Chandler – Friday Night Lights
Michael C. Hall – Dexter
Hugh Laurie – House
Timothy Olyphant – Justified

Comedy Actress:
Tina Fey – 30 Rock;
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Laura Linney – The Big C
Martha Plimpton – Raising Hope
Melissa McCarthy – Mike & Molly

Supporting Drama Actor:
Andre Braugher – Men of a Certain Age
John Slattery – Mad Men
Alan Cumming – The Good Wife
Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
Josh Charles – The Good Wife
Walton Goggins – Justified

Supporting Drama Actress:
Archie Panjabi – The Good Wife
Kelly Macdonald – Boardwalk Empire
Christine Baranski – The Good Wife
Michelle Forbes – The Killing
Margo Martindale – Justified
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men

Variety, Music or Comedy Series
The Colbert Report, Comedy Central
Conan, TBS
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Comedy Central
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, NBC
Real Time With Bill Maher, HBO
Saturday Night Live, NBC

Mini-Series or Movie
Cinema Verite, HBO
Downton Abbey, PBS
The Kennedys, ReelzChannel
Mildred Pierce, HBO
The Pillars of the Earth, Starz
Too Big To Fail, HBO

PDF of all the Nominations: HERE

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