63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Nominations Announced

July 14, 2011 6:16 am

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As the sun was rising this morning in Los Angeles, Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson were announcing the highly anticipated 63rd Primetime Emmy Nominations.

Melissa currently stars on the hit show “Mike & Molly” and Joshua stars in “Fringe,” created by J.J. Abrams.

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jane Lynch. Last year, Jane took home the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Sue Sylvester on “Glee.” The 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday September 18th at 8/7c on FOX.

“Mad Men,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and “Modern Family” top the list with the most nominations, other nominations include:

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”

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”

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 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”

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”

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”

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 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”

Outstanding Drama Series:
– Boardwalk Empire
– The Good Wife
– Mad Men
– Friday Night Lights
– Dexter
– Game Of Thrones

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy
– The Colbert Report
– Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
– Saturday Night Live
– Conan
– Real Time With Bill Maher
– The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
– So You Think You Can Dance
– The Amazing Race
– Project Runway
– American Idol
– Dancing With The Stars
– Top Chef

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”