Emmy Nominees and Winners

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This is an annotated listing of the 61st Primetime Emmy Award nominees. The names of the winners are printed in bold.
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Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
"30 Rock," Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy
"The Big Bang Theory," Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper
"Flight Of The Conchords," Jemaine Clement as Jemaine
"Monk," Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk
"The Office," Steve Carell as Michael Scott
"Two And A Half Men," Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
"Breaking Bad," Bryan Cranston as Walter White
"Dexter," Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan
"House," Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House
"In Treatment," Gabriel Byrne as Paul
"Mad Men," Jon Hamm as Don Draper
"The Mentalist," Simon Baker as Patrick Jane

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
"Into The Storm," Brendan Gleeson as Winston Churchill
"Cyrano de Bergerac" (Great Performances), Kevin Kline as Cyrano de Bergerac
"King Lear" (Great Performances), Sir Ian McKellen as King Lear
"Taking Chance," Kevin Bacon as Lt. Col. Mike Strobl
"24: Redemption," Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer
"Wallander: One Step Behind," Kenneth Branagh as Kurt Wallander

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
"United States Of Tara," Toni Collette as Tara Gregson
"The New Adventures Of Old Christine," Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine
"Samantha Who?," Christina Applegate as Samantha Newly
"The Sarah Silverman Program," Sarah Silverman as Sarah Silverman
"30 Rock," Tina Fey as Liz Lemon
"Weeds," Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
"Damages," Glenn Close as Patty Hewes
"Brothers & Sisters", Sally Field as Nora Walker
"The Closer," Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson
"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson
"Mad Men," Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson
"Saving Grace," Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie
"Grey Gardens," Jessica Lange as Big Edie
"Accidental Friendship," Chandra Wilson as Yvonne
"Coco Chanel," Shirley MacLaine as Coco Chanel
"Grey Gardens," Drew Barrymore as Little Edie
"Prayers For Bobby," Sigourney Weaver as Mary Griffith

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
"Two And A Half Men," Jon Cryer as Alan Harper
"Entourage," Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama
"How I Met Your Mother," Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson
"The Office," Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute
"30 Rock," Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan
"30 Rock," Jack McBrayer as Kenneth Parcell

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
"Lost," Michael Emerson as Ben Linus
"Boston Legal," William Shatner as Denny Crane
"Boston Legal," Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson
"Breaking Bad," Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman
"Damages," William Hurt as Daniel Purcell
"Mad Men," John Slattery as Roger Sterling

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
"Grey Gardens," Ken Howard as Phelan Beale
"Into The Storm Len Cariou as Franklin D. Roosevelt
"The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice," Bob Newhart as Judson
"Little Dorrit," Tom Courtenay as Mr. Dorrit
"Little Dorrit," Andy Serkis as Rigaud

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
"Pushing Daisies," Kristin Chenoweth as Olive Snook
"Saturday Night Live," Amy Poehler as Various Characters
"Saturday Night Live," Kristin Wiig as Various Characters
"30 Rock," Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney
"Ugly Betty," Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater
"Weeds," Elizabeth Perkins as Celia Hodes

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
"24," Cherry Jones as President Allison Taylor
"Damages," Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons
"Grey's Anatomy," Sandra Oh as Dr. Christina Yang
"Grey's Anatomy," Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey
"In Treatment," Dianne Wiest as Gina
"In Treatment," Hope Davis as Mia

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
"House Of Saddam," Shohreh Aghdashloo as Sajida
"The Courageous Heart Of Irena Sendler," Marcia Gay Harden as Janina
"Grey Gardens," Jeanne Tripplehorn as Jackie O.
"Into The Storm," Janet McTeer as Clementine Churchill
"Relative Stranger," Cicely Tyson as Pearl

Outstanding Comedy Series
"30 Rock"
"Entourage"
"Family Guy"
"Flight Of The Conchords"
"How I Met Your Mother"
"The Office"
"Weeds"

Outstanding Drama Series
"Mad Men"
"Big Love"
"Breaking Bad"
"Damages"
"Dexter"
"House"
"Lost"

Outstanding Miniseries
"Little Dorrit"
"Generation Kill"

Outstanding Made For Television Movie
"Grey Gardens"
"Coco Chanel"
"Into The Storm"
"Prayers For Bobby"
"Taking Chance"

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"
"The Colbert Report"
"Late Show With David Letterman"
"Real Time With Bill Maher"
"Saturday Night Live"

Outstanding Reality - Competition Program
"The Amazing Race"
"American Idol"
"Dancing With The Stars"
"Project Runway"
"Top Chef"


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