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2012 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations — Full List Of Nominees

Thu, July 19, 2012 10:35am EDT by Andy Swift 25 Comments
Emmy Nominations 2012 Nominees

Did your favorites make the cut? Find out who will be going for the gold Sept. 23!

The biggest night in television is just two months away — and now we know which stars and shows will be going head-to-head at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards! Jimmy Kimmel and Kerry Washington were on hand bright and early July 19 to announce the nominees, and here they are…

Outstanding Drama Series:

Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Mad Men

Outstanding Comedy Series:

The Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Modern Family
30 Rock

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Damian Lewis, Homeland
Jon Hamm, Mad Man

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:

Glenn Close, Damages
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Claire Danes, Homeland
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louie C.K., Louie
John Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Lena Dunham, Girls
Melissa McCarthy, Mike and Molly
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Julia Louis Dreyfus, Veep

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad
Brendan Coyle, Downton Abbey
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Jared Harris, Mad Men

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:

Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Max Greenfield, New Girl
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Merritt Weaver, Nurse Jackie
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Reality Program:

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
Antique’s Roadshow
Shark Tank
Undercover Boss
Who Do You Think You Are? 

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program:

The Amazing Race
Dancing with the Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice 

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What do you think of this year’s nominations? Who are you most happy for? Who got snubbed? Drop us a comment with your knee-jerk reactions!

— Andy Swift