Nominations for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards this morning. The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards will air live on Sunday, September 18 (8pm ET / 5pm PT) on Fox from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Laura Linney as Cathy Jamison – “The Big C”
Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton – “Nurse Jackie”
Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope – “Parks and Recreation”
Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn – “Mike & Molly”
Martha Plimpton as Virginia Chance – “Raising Hope”
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon – “30 Rock”

Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
Matt LeBlanc as Matt LeBlanc – “Episodes”
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper – “The Big Bang Theory”
Steve Carell as Michael Scott – “The Office”
Johnny Galecki as Leonard Hofstadter – “The Big Bang Theory”
Louis C.K. as Louie – “Louie”
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy – “30 Rock”

Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester – “Glee”
Betty White as Elka Ostrosky – “Hot In Cleveland”
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy – “Modern Family”
Kristen Wiig as Various characters – “Saturday Night Live”
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney – “30 Rock”
Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett – “Modern Family”

Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper – “Two and a Half Men”
Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel – “Glee”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett – “Modern Family”
Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett – “Modern Family”
Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker – “Modern Family”
Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy – “Modern Family”

Comedy Series
Glee (FOX)
Parks And Recreation (NBC)
The Office (NBC)
Modern Family (ABC)
30 Rock (NBC)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson – “Mad Men”
Connie Britton as Tami Taylor – “Friday Night Lights”
Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson – “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”
Mireille Enos as Sarah Linden – “The Killing”
Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick – “The Good Wife”
Kathy Bates as Harriet Harry” Korn” – “Harry’s Law”

Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson – “Boardwalk Empire”
Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan – “Dexter”
Kyle Chandler as Coach Eric Taylor – “Friday Night Lights”
Jon Hamm as Don Draper – “Mad Men”
Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House – “House”
Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens – “Justified”

Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
Kelly Macdonald as Margaret Schroeder – “Boardwalk Empire”
Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris – “Mad Men”
Michelle Forbes as Mitch Larsen – “The Killing”
Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma – “The Good Wife”
Margo Martindale as Mags Bennett – “Justified”
Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart – “The Good Wife”

Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
John Slattery as Roger Sterling – “Mad Men”
Andre Braugher as Owen – “Men of a Certain Age”
Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder – “Justified”
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister – “Game of Thrones”
Josh Charles as Will Gardner – “The Good Wife”
Alan Cumming as Eli Gold – “The Good Wife”

Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
The Good Wife (CBS)
Mad Men (AMC)
Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)
Dexter (Showtime)
Game of Thrones (HBO)

Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Kate Winslet as Mildred Pierce – “Mildred Pierce”
Elizabeth McGovern as Cora/ Countess of Grantham – “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)”
Diane Lane as Patricia Loud – “Cinema Verite”
Taraji P. Henson as Tiffany Rubin – “Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story”
Jean Marsh as Rose Buck – “Upstairs Downstairs (Masterpiece)”

Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Greg Kinnear as John F. Kennedy – “The Kennedys”
Barry Pepper as Bobby Kennedy – “The Kennedys”
Edgar Ramirez as Carlos – “Carlos”
William Hurt as Henry ‘Hank’ Paulson – “Too Big To Fail”
Idris Elba as John Luther – “Luther”
Laurence Fishburne as Thurgood Marshall – “Thurgood”

Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie
Guy Pearce as Monty Beragon – “Mildred Pierce”
Brian F. O’Byrne as Bert Pierce – “Mildred Pierce”
Tom Wilkinson as Joe Kennedy – “The Kennedys”
Paul Giamatti as Ben Bernanke – “Too Big To Fail”
James Woods as Richard Fuld – “Too Big To Fail”

Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC)
Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Conan (TBS)
Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

Reality – Competition Program
So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
The Amazing Race (CBS)
Project Runway (Lifetime)
American Idol (FOX)
Dancing With The Stars (ABC)
Top Chef (Bravo)

Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
Jeff Probst as Host – “Survivor”
Cat Deeley as Host – “So You Think You Can Dance”
Phil Keoghan as Host – “The Amazing Race”
Tom Bergeron as Host – “Dancing With The Stars”
Ryan Seacrest as Host – “American Idol”