The 2007 Emmy Awards Nominations: Lost Snubbed, Sopranos Praised

After months of coverage and more than a little bit of analysis, it is has finally come down to this: this morning, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences have officially announced their nominations for what their voters believed to be the best in television over the past year. Are they right on the money, or are they off the mark once again?

The Big Stories

– Lost and Friday Night Lights snubbed, although Lost dominates in Supporting Actor with Terry O’Quinn and Michael Emerson! Woo!

– The Sopranos leads with 15 nominations.

– Battlestar Galactica and Lost each garnered writing and directing nods on the Drama side, while 30 Rock and The Office dominated the categories in terms of Comedy series.

– There’s a lot of snubs all over the place, I’ll go into more detail tomorrow, but Michael C. Hall is the worst one. Yes, worse than Lost.

– Rainn Wilson and Jenna Fischer break through as supporting contenders for The Office, which garnered a whole lot of nominations once you factor in writing and directing.

And the Nominees Are…

Oustanding Drama Series

The Sopranos


Boston Legal

Grey’s Anatomy


Oustanding Comedy Series

The Office


Two and a Half Men

30 Rock

Ugly Betty

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

James Spader (Boston Legal)

James Gandolfini (The Sopranos)

Kiefer Sutherland (24)

Denis Leary (Rescue Me)

Hugh Laurie (House)

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)

Ricky Gervais (Extras)

Steve Carell (The Office)

Tony Shahloub (Monk)

Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Patricia Arquette (Medium)

Edie Falco (The Sopranos)

Sally Field (Brothers & Sisters)

Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU)

Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)

Minnie Driver (The Riches)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Tina Fey (30 Rock)

Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives)

Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds)

Julia-Louis Freyfus (New Adventures of Old Christine)

America Ferrera (Ugly Betty)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Michael Emerson (Lost)

Terry O’Quinn (Lost)

T.R. Knight (Grey’s Anatomy)

Masi Oka (Heroes)

Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos)

William Shatner (Boston Legal)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)

Kevin Dillon (Entourage)

Rainn Wilson (The Office)

Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men)

Jeremy Piven (Entourage)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters)

Aida Turturro (The Sopranos)

Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy)

Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy)

Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)

Lorraine Bracco (The Sopranos)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Jaime Pressley (My Name is Earl)

Jenna Fischer (The Office)

Conchata Ferrell (Two and a Half Men)

Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men)

Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds)

Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty)

I’ll be posting regarding the other minor categories in further detail this afternoon, but for now here’s the link to the entire nominations list: – 2007 Emmy Nominations



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5 responses to “The 2007 Emmy Awards Nominations: Lost Snubbed, Sopranos Praised

  1. Wait, no, that’s not all:

    Outstanding Individual Performance In A Variety Or Music Program
    Stephen Colbert vs. Tony Bennett

  2. COLBERT NATION UNITE. Bennett is old and frail, we can take him.

  3. Also of note: “Dick in a Box” received a nomination for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

  4. Ah yes, well found. I also noticed this, and found it exciting. Less exciting, however, was the lack of a nomination for “Let’s Go to the Mall” from How I Met Your Mother. Robin Sparkles got ROBBED.

    Also, as a note: Supporting Actor categories are almost perfect. Bravo, those panelists.

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