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2012 Emmy Nominations

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards: Acting/Series Nominations

Outstanding Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory · CBS
Curb Your Enthusiasm · HBO
Girls · HBO
Modern Family · ABC
30 Rock · NBC
Veep · HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Girls · HBO · Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath
Mike & Molly · CBS · Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn
New Girl · FOX · Zooey Deschanel as Jess Day
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton
Parks And Recreation · NBC · Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope
30 Rock · NBC · Tina Fey as Liz Lemon
Veep · HBO · Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory · CBS · Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper
Curb Your Enthusiasm · HBO · Larry David as Himself
House Of Lies · Showtime · Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan
Louie · FX Networks · Louis C.K. as Louie
30 Rock · NBC · Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy
Two And A Half Men · CBS · Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory · CBS · Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler
Desperate Housewives · ABC · Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey
Modern Family · ABC · Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy
Modern Family · ABC · Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow
Saturday Night Live · NBC · Kristen Wiig as various characters

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Modern Family · ABC · Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett
Modern Family · ABC · Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett
Modern Family · ABC · Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy
Modern Family · ABC · Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker
New Girl · FOX · Max Greenfield as Schmidt
Saturday Night Live · NBC · Bill Hader as various characters

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
Glee · FOX · Dot-Marie Jones as Coach Shannon Beiste
Saturday Night Live · NBC · Maya Rudolph as Host
Saturday Night Live · NBC · Melissa McCarthy as Host
30 Rock · NBC · Elizabeth Banks as Avery Jessup
30 Rock · NBC · Margaret Cho as Kim Jong-il
Two And A Half Men · CBS · Kathy Bates as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm · HBO · Michael J. Fox as Himself
Modern Family · ABC · Greg Kinnear as Tad
Nurse Jackie · Showtime · Bobby Cannavale as Dr. Mike Cruz
Saturday Night Live · NBC · Jimmy Fallon as Host
30 Rock · NBC · Will Arnett as Devon Banks
30 Rock · NBC · Jon Hamm as Abner and David Brinkley

Outstanding Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire · HBO
Breaking Bad · AMC
Downton Abbey · PBS
Game Of Thrones · HBO
Homeland · Showtime
Mad Men · AMC

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Damages · DirecTV · Glenn Close as Patty Hewes
Downton Abbey · PBS · Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley
The Good Wife · CBS · Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick
Harry’s Law · NBC · Kathy Bates as Harriet Korn
Homeland · Showtime · Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison
Mad Men · AMC · Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire · HBO · Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson
Breaking Bad · AMC · Bryan Cranston as Walter White
Dexter · Showtime · Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan
Downton Abbey · PBS · Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham
Homeland · Showtime · Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody
Mad Men · AMC · Jon Hamm as Don Draper

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
Breaking Bad · AMC · Anna Gunn as Skyler White
Downton Abbey · PBS · Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
Downton Abbey · PBS · Joanne Froggatt as Anna
The Good Wife · CBS · Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma
The Good Wife · CBS · Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart
Mad Men · AMC · Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway Harris

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
Breaking Bad · AMC · Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman
Breaking Bad · AMC · Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo ‘Gus’ Fring
Downton Abbey · PBS · Brendan Coyle as John Bates
Downton Abbey · PBS · Jim Carter as Mr. Carson
Game Of Thrones · HBO · Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
Mad Men · AMC · Jared Harris as Lane Pryce

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
The Good Wife · CBS · Martha Plimpton as Patti Nyholm
Grey’s Anatomy · ABC · Loretta Devine as Adele Webber
Harry’s Law · NBC · Jean Smart as D.A. Roseanna Remmick
Mad Men · AMC · Julia Ormond as Marie Calvet
Shameless · Showtime · Joan Cusack as Sheila Jackson
Smash · NBC · Uma Thurman as Rebecca Duvall

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series
Breaking Bad · AMC · Mark Margolis as Tio Salamanca
The Good Wife · CBS · Dylan Baker as Colin Sweeney
The Good Wife · CBS · Michael J. Fox as Louis Canning
Justified · FX Networks · Jeremy Davies as Dickie Bennett
Mad Men · AMC · Ben Feldman as Michael Ginsberg
Parenthood · NBC · Jason Ritter as Mark Cyr

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story · FX Networks
Game Change · HBO
Hatfields & McCoys · HISTORY
Hemingway & Gellhorn · HBO
Luther · BBC America
Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) · PBS

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie American Horror Story · FX Networks · Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon
Game Change · HBO · Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin
Hemingway & Gellhorn · HBO · Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn
Missing · ABC · Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone
The Song Of Lunch (Masterpiece) · PBS · Emma Thompson as She

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie Game Change · HBO · Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt
Hatfields & McCoys · HISTORY · Kevin Costner as ‘Devil’ Anse Hatfield
Hatfields & McCoys · HISTORY · Bill Paxton as Randall McCoy
Hemingway & Gellhorn · HBO · Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway
Luther · BBC America · Idris Elba as John Luther
Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) · PBS · Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or A Movie
American Horror Story · FX Networks · Frances Conroy as Moira
American Horror Story · FX Networks · Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon
Game Change · HBO · Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace
Hatfields & McCoys · HISTORY · Mare Winningham as Sally McCoy
Page Eight (Masterpiece) · PBS · Judy Davis as Jill Tankard

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie American Horror Story · FX Networks · Denis O’Hare as Larry Harvey
Game Change · HBO · Ed Harris as John McCain
Hatfields & McCoys · HISTORY · Tom Berenger as Jim Vance
Hemingway & Gellhorn · HBO · David Strathairn as John Dos Passos
Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece) · PBS · Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson

Outstanding Variety Series
The Colbert Report · Comedy Central
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart · Comedy Central
Jimmy Kimmel Live · ABC
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon · NBC
Real Time With Bill Maher · HBO
Saturday Night Live · NBC

 

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