My Emmy Choices

My picks are in bold.  I am disappointed that Family Guy was not nominated for Comedy Series and that Hayden Panettiere was not nominated for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Nashville.

Nominations list:

LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey, PBS

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad, AMC

Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom, HBO

Jon Hamm, Mad Men, AMC

Damian Lewis, Homeland, Showtime

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards, Netflix

 

LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Connie Britton, Nashville, ABC

Claire Danes, Homeland, Showtime

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey, PBS

Vera Farmiga, Bates Motel, A&E

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men, AMC

Kerry Washington, Scandal, ABC

Robin Wright, House of Cards, Netflix

 

COMEDY SERIES:

The Big Bang Theory, CBS

Girls, HBO

Louie, FX

Modern Family, ABC

30 Rock, NBC

Veep, HBO

 

LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Jason Bateman, Arrested Development, Netflix

Louis C.K., Louie, FX

Don Cheadle, House of Lies, Showtime

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes, Showtime

Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory, CBS

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock, NBC

 

LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Lena Dunham, Girls, HBO

Laura Dern, Enlightened, HBO

Tiny Fey, 30 Rock, NBC

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation, NBC

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep, HBO

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie, Showtime

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Adam Driver, Girls, HBO

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family, ABC

Ed O’Neill, Modern Family, ABC

Ty BurrellModern Family, ABC

Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Tony HaleVeep, HBO

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory, CBS

Jane Lynch, Glee, Fox

Sofia VergaraModern Family, ABC

Julie Bowen, Modern Family, ABC

Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie, Showtime

Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock, NBC

Anna Chlumsky, Veep, HBO

 

DRAMA SERIES:

Breaking Bad, AMC

Downton AbbeyPBS

HomelandShowtime

Game of ThronesHBO

House of CardsNetflix

Mad MenAMC

 

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk EmpireHBO

Jonathan BanksBreaking BadAMC

Aaron Paul, Breaking BadAMC

Jim Carter, Downton AbbeyPBS

Peter Dinklage, Game of ThronesHBO

Mandy PatinkinHomelandShowtime

 

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Anna GunnBreaking BadAMC

Maggie SmithDownton AbbeyPBS

Emilia ClarkeGame of ThronesHBO

Christine BaranskiThe Good WifeCBS

Morena BaccarinHomelandShowtime

Christina Hendricks, Mad MenAMC

 

LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

Michael DouglasBehind The CandelabraHBO

Matt Damon, Behind The CandelabraHBO

Toby Jones, The GirlHBO

Benedict CumberbatchParade’s EndHBO

Al PacinoPhil SpectorHBO

 

LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

Jessica LangeAmerican Horror StoryFX

Laura LinneyThe Big C: HereafterShowtime

Helen Mirren, Phil Spector, HBO

Sigourney Weaver, Political Animals, USA

Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel

 

MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

American Horror Story: Asylum, FX

Behind the Candelabra, HBO

Phil Spector, HBO

Political Animals, USA

The Bible, History

Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel

 

HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM:

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol, Fox

Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers, NBC

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars, ABC

Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Project Runway, Bravo

Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance, Fox

Anthony Bourdain, The Taste, ABC

 

REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM:

The Amazing Race, CBS

Dancing With the Stars, ABC

Project Runway, Lifetime

So You Think You Can Dance, Fox

Top Chef, Bravo

The Voice, NBC

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

WRITING FOR A VARIETY SERIES:

The Colbert Report, Comedy Central

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Comedy Central

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC

Portlandia, IFC

Real Time With Bill Maher, HBO

Saturday Night Live, NBC

GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Margo Martindale, The Americans, FX

Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones, HBO

Carrie Preston, The Good Wife, CBS

Linda Cardellini, Mad Men, AMC

Jane Fonda, The Newsroom, HBO

Joan Cusack, Shameless, Showtime

GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Nathan Lane, The Good Wife, CBS

Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife, CBS

Rupert Friend, Homeland, Showtime

Robert Morse, Mad Men, AMC

Harry Hamlin, Mad Men, AMC

Dan Bucatinsky, Scandal, ABC

WRITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES:

Breaking Bad (“Dead Freight”), AMC

Breaking Bad (“Say My Name”), AMC

Downton Abbey, PBS

Game of Thrones, HBO

Homeland, Showtime

DIRECTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES:

Boardwalk Empire, HBO

Breaking Bad, AMC

Downton Abbey, PBS

Homeland, Showtime

House of Cards, Netflix

GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Bob Newhart, The Big Bang Theory, CBS

Nathan Lane, Modern Family, ABC

Bobby Cannavale, Nurse Jackie, Showtime

Louis C.K., Saturday Night Live, NBC

Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Will Forte, 30 Rock, NBC

GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Molly Shannon, Enlightened, HBO

Dot-Marie Jones, Glee, Fox

Melissa Leo, Louie, FX

Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live, NBC

Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock, NBC

WRITING FOR COMEDY SERIES:

Episodes, Showtime

Louie, FX

The Office, NBC

30 Rock (“Hogcock!”), NBC

30 Rock (“Last Lunch”), NBC

DIRECTING FOR COMEDY SERIES:
Girls, HBO

Glee, Fox

Louie, FX

Modern Family, ABC

30 Rock, NBC

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

James Cromwell, American Horror Story: Asylum, FX

Zachary Quinto, American Horror Story: Asylum, FX

Scott Bakula, Behind The Candelabra, HBO

John Benjamin Hickey, The Big C: Hereafter, Showtime

Peter Mullan, Top of the Lake, Sundance Channel

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN MINISERIES OR MOVIE:

Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Asylum, FX

Imelda Staunton, The Girl, HBO

Charlotte Rampling, Restless, Sundance Channel

Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias, Lifetime

OUTSTANDING VARIETY SPECIAL:

The Kennedy Center Honors, CBS

Louis C.K.: Oh My God, HBO

Mel Brooks Strikes Back! With Mel Brooks And Alan Yentob, HBO

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (Part One), NBC

12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

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