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60th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations Announced!

This morning, July 17th 2008 the nominations for the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced by Kristin Chenoweth and Neil Patrick Harris. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, September 13th at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. The nominees were led by HBO and popular shows such as "The Daily Show", "Grey's Anatomy", "Entrouage" and this year, "John Adams". Kristen Chenoweth herself picked up a nomination for her work on "Pushing Daisies". For a complete list of the nominees please click HERE.

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 60TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS: 

COMEDY SERIES
30 Rock (NBC)
Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
Entourage (HBO)
The Office (NBC)
Two and a Half Men (CBS)

DRAMA SERIES
Boston Legal (ABC)
Damages (FX)
Dexter (Showtime)
House (Fox)
Lost (ABC)
Mad Men (AMC)

MINISERIES
"The Andromeda Strain" (A&E)
"Cranford" (Masterpiece Theatre)
"John Adams" (HBO)
"Tin Man" (Sci Fi Channel) 

ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Alec Baldwin  30 Rock (NBC)
Steve Carell  The Office (NBC)
Lee Pace  Pushing Daisies (ABC)
Charlie Sheen  Two and a Half Men (CBS)
Tony Shalhoub  Monk (USA) 

ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Gabriel Byrne  In Treatment (HBO)
Bryan Cranston Breaking Bad (AMC)
Michael C. Hall Dexter (Showtime)
Jon Hamm Mad Men (AMC)
Hugh Laurie House (Fox)
James Spader Boston Legal (ABC) 

ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Christina Applegate Samantha Who?(ABC)
America Ferrera Ugly Betty (ABC)
Tina Fey 30 Rock (NBC)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS)
Mary-Louise Parker Weeds (Showtime)

ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Glenn Close Damages (FX)
Sally Field Brothers & Sisters (ABC)
Mariska Hargitay Law and Order: SVU (NBC)
Holly Hunter Saving Grace (TNT)
Kyra Sedgwick The Closer (TNT) 

REALITY HOST
Tom Bergeron - "Dancing With the Stars"
Heidi Klum - "Project Runway"
Howie Mandel - "Deal or No Deal"
Jeff Probst - "Survivor"
Ryan Seacrest - "American Idol"

MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE
"Bernard And Doris" - (HBO)
"Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale" - (HBO) "
"The Memory Keeper's Daughter" - (Lifetime)
"A Raisin In The Sun" - (ABC)
"Recount" - (HBO) 

REALITY
"Antiques Roadshow" - (PBS)
"Dirty Jobs" - (Discovery Channel)
"Extreme Makeover Home Edition" - (ABC)
"Intervention" - (A&E)
"Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List" - (Bravo)

REALITY HOST
Tom Bergeron - "Dancing With the Stars"
Heidi Klum - "Project Runway"
Howie Mandel - "Deal or No Deal"
Jeff Probst - "Survivor"
Ryan Seacrest - "American Idol"

REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM
"The Amazing Race" - (CBS)
"American Idol" - (FOX)
"Dancing With The Stars" - (ABC)
"Project Runway" - (Bravo)
"Top Chef" - (Bravo)

ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Ralph Fiennes - "Bernard And Doris" (HBO)
Ricky Gervais - "Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale" (HBO)
Paul Giamatti - "John Adams" (HBO)
Kevin Spacey - "Recount" (HBO)
Tom Wilkinson - "Recount" (HBO)

ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Catherine Keener - "An American Crime" (Showtime)
Susan Sarandon - "Bernard And Doris" (HBO)
Dame Judi Dench - "Cranford" (Masterpiece Theatre)
Laura Linney - "John Adams" (HBO )
Phylicia Rashad - "A Raisin In The Sun" (ABC)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Jon Cryer - "Two and a Half Men" (CBS)
Kevin Dillon - "Entourage" (HBO)
Neil Patrick Harris - "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS)
Jeremy Piven - "Entourage" (HBO)
Rainn Wilson - "The Office" (NBC)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Ted Danson - "Damages" (FX)
Michael Emerson - "Lost" (ABC)
Zeljko Ivanek - "Damages" (FX)
T.R. Knight - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
William Shatner - "Boston Legal" (ABC)
John Slattery - "Mad Men" (AMC)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Kristin Chenoweth - "Pushing Daisies" (ABC)
Amy Poehler - "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)
Jean Smart - "Samantha Who?" (ABC)
Holland Taylor - "Two and a Half Men" (CBS)
Vanessa Williams - "Ugly Betty" (ABC)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Candice Bergen - "Boston Legal" (ABC)
Rachel Griffiths - "Brothers and Sisters" (ABC)
Christina Hendricks - "Mad Men" (AMC)
Sandra Oh - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
Dianne Wiest - "In Treatment" (HBO)
Chandra Wilson - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)

Outstanding Art Direction For A Variety, Music Or Nonfiction Programming
2007 MTV Video Music Awards
50th Annual Grammy Awards
80th Annual Academy Awards
Hell's Kitchen • Episode # 401
MADtv • Episode # 1315 

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics
Disney Phineas And Ferb • Song: 'I Ain't Got No Rhythm' • Disney Channel • Walt Disney TV Animation in association with Disney Channel
Danny Jacob, Music by Jeff 'Swampy' Marsh, Written by Robert F. Hughes, Written by Martin Olson, Written by Dan Povenmire, Written by 

Flight Of The Conchords • Song: 'The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)' • HBO • Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in association with HBO Entertainment Bret McKenzie, Composer and Lyricist Jemaine Clement, Composer and Lyricist

Flight Of The Conchords • Song: 'Inner City Pressure' • HBO • Dakota Pictures and Comedy Arts in association with HBO Entertainment Bret McKenzie, Composer and Lyricist Jemaine Clement, Composer and Lyricist James Bobin, Lyricist 

Jimmy Kimmel Live • Song: 'I'm F***ing Matt Damon' • ABC • Jackhole Industries in association with ABC Studios Sarah Silverman, Writer/Composer Tony Baubirei, Writer/Composer Wayne McClaucey, Writer/Composer Sal Lacono, Writer/Composer Dan Warner, Writer/Composer

MADtv • Song: 'Sad Fitty Cent' • FOX • Girl Group Company Greg O'Connor, Music and Lyrics by Jordan Peele, Music and Lyrics by Jim Wise, Music and Lyrics by

Outstanding Music Composition for A Miniseries, Movie or Special
Bernard And Doris
John Adam
Masters Of Science Fiction
Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day
Sense & Sensibility (Masterpiece Theatre)
The Company 

Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (original Dramatic Score)
Family Guy • Lois Kills Stewie
House • Guardian Angels
Little People, Big World • Roloff Road Trip: Grand Canyon
Lost • The Constant
Pushing Daisies • Pigeon
The Simpsons • Treehouse of Horror XVIII
 
Outstanding Music Direction
50th Annual Grammy Awards
80th Annual Academy Awards
The Seventies
Christmas In Washington
Movies Rock

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or Movie
A Raisin In The Sun - Audra McDonald as Ruth Younger
Cranford (Masterpiece Theatre)- Eileen Atkins as Miss Deborah Jenkyns
Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale- Ashley Jensen as Maggie Jacobs
Pictures Of Hollis Woods- Alfre Woodard as Edna Reilly
Recount - Laura Dern as Katherine Harris

Outstanding Special Class - Awards Programs
80th Annual Academy Awards
The 61st Annual Tony Awards

For a complete list of the nominees please click HERE.

Photo Credit Walter McBride/Retna

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