Lionsgate Brings in 22 Emmy Nominations for MAD MEN and NURSE JACKIE
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LIONSGATE's acclaimed AMC drama MAD MEN and hit Showtime comedy NURSE JACKIE earned a total of 22 Emmy(R) nominations today, including a fifth consecutive drama series nomination for MAD MEN, which made history last year with its fourth consecutive win tying the all-time Emmy(R) record in the category, and a third consecutive comedy nomination for four-time Emmy(R) winner Edie Falco, who won the Lead Actress trophy for her role in the first season of NURSE JACKIE.
MAD MEN scored 17 nominations - the most for any series -- including nods for Jon Hamm as Lead Actor (fifth drama nomination), Elisabeth Moss as Lead Actress (third nomination in this category), Christina Hendricks as Supporting Actress (third nomination), JarEd Harris as Supporting Actor, Julia Ormond as Guest Actress and Ben Feldman as Guest Actor, in addition to the Outstanding Drama Series nomination, three nominations for Writing and a Directing nod.
In addition to Edie Falco's nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Merritt Wever's nod for Outstanding Supporting Actress, NURSE JACKIE earned nominations for Bobby Cannavale as Guest Actor, as well as Casting, and Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour).
"This is a very proud day for Lionsgate and we thank the TV Academy for this wonderful recognition," said Kevin Beggs, president, Lionsgate Television Group. "The continuing success of MAD MEN and NURSE JACKIE is extraordinary, and we salute Matthew Weiner, Edie Falco and all of the remarkable artists involved in both series who strive to set the bar higher each year."
Lionsgate has now amassed a total of 120 Emmy nominations and 19 wins, including 69 nominations in the past three years alone.
MAD MEN received the following nominations:
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Jon Hamm
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Elisabeth Moss
Outstanding Supporting Actress in Drama Series - Christina Hendricks
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - JarEd Harris
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Julia Ormond
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Ben Feldman
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series - Phil Abraham - "The Other Woman"
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Semi Chellas, Matthew Weiner, "The Other Woman"
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, "Commissions and Fees"
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series - Erin Levy, Matthew Weiner, "Far Away Places"
Outstanding Art Direction for a Single Camera Series - Dan Bishop, Production Designer; Christopher L. Brown, Art Director; Claudette Didul, Set Decorator, "At the Cod Fish Ball"
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series - Laura Schiff, Carrie Audino
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series - Christopher Manley, ASC, Director of Photography, "The Phantom"
Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series - Chris Gay, Edited By, "Far Away Places"
Outstanding Hairstyling for a for a Single Camera Series - Theraesa Rivers, Department Head Hairstylist; Lucia Mace, Key Hairstylist; Arturo Rojas, Additional Hairstylist; Maria Sandoval, Additional Hairstylist; David Blair, Additional Hairstylist, "The Phantom"
Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) -- Lana Horchowski, Dept Head Makeup Artist; Ron Pipes, Key Makeup Artist; Ken Niederbaumer, Makeup Artist; Keith Sayer, Makeup Artist
NURSE JACKIE received the following nominations:
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Edie Falco
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Merritt Wever
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series -- Bobby Cannavale
Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series - Julie Tucker, Ross Meyerson
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation -- Jan McLaughlin, M.P.S.E., Production Sound Mixer; Peter Waggoner, Re-Recording Mixer