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ABC Receives 48 Primetime Emmy Nominations

ABC received 48 nominations for the 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, covering the eligibility period of June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The nominations were announced today by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in the NoHo Arts District, California. Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum presided over the nominations along with Kerry Washington from the ABC drama "Scandal" and Jimmy Kimmel, host of ABC's late night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Among ABC's nominations were 14 for "Modern Family," which received nods for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress for Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara, and Outstanding Supporting Actor for Ed O'Neill, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet. "Dancing with the Stars" received two nominations, for Outstanding Reality - Competition Program and Tom Bergeron for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. "Jimmy Kimmel Live" received a nod for Outstanding Variety Series, Ashley Judd received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for "Missing," and "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" and "Shark Tank" were both nominated for Outstanding Reality Program.

Jimmy Kimmel, will host the 64th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards, broadcast live coast to coast, Sunday, September 23, 2012 exclusively on ABC. The festivities begin with "Emmy's Red Carpet Live" from 7:00-8:00 p.m., ET/4:00-5:00 p.m., PT, immediately followed by the award ceremonies, live from 8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/5:00-8:00 p.m., PT. This will be Kimmel's first time hosting the Primetime Emmy telecast. Renowned director/producer Don Mischer will serve as executive producer for a record 12th time.

The complete list of Primetime Emmy nominations, Media Credentials, and other Academy news is available at www.emmys.com.

Following are ABC's 48 Emmy Award nominations:

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OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION FOR VARIETY OR NONFICTION PROGRAMMING
OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL
OUTSTANDING PICTURE EDITING FOR SHORT-FORM SEGMENTS AND VARIETY SPECIALS
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS PROGRAMS
OUTSTANDING SOUND MIXING FOR A VARIETY SERIES OR SPECIAL
OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A MINISERIES, MOVIE OR A SPECIAL
OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A VARIETY SPECIAL

Dancing With the Stars
OUTSTANDING REALITY - COMPETITION PROGRAM
OUTSTANDING HOST FOR A REALITY OR REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM - Tom Bergeron
OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY
OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN/LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A VARIETY SERIES
OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL
OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A MULTI-CAMERA SERIES OR SPECIAL (NON-PROSTHETIC)
OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL DIRECTION, CAMERAWORK, VIDEO CONTROL FOR A SERIES


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