2009 Emmy Nominations: And the Nominees Are…


And the Nominees Are…

2009 Emmy Nominations

For analysis of the surprises, the snubs, and everything in between, check out:

Power to the People?: 2009 Emmy Nominations Analysis [Link]

However, in list form, the nominees for the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are…

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Big Love
  • Breaking Bad
  • Damages
  • Dexter
  • House
  • Lost
  • Mad Men

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Glenn Close (Damages)
  • Mariska Hargitay (Law and Order: SVU)
  • Sally Field (Brothers & Sisters)
  • Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)
  • Holly Hunter (Saving Grace)
  • Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment)
  • Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
  • Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
  • Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
  • Hugh Laurie (House)
  • Simon Baker (The Mentalist)

Outstanding Comedy Series

  • Entourage
  • Family Guy
  • Flight of the Conchords
  • How I Met Your Mother
  • The Office
  • 30 Rock
  • Weeds

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords)
  • Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
  • Steve Carell (The Office)
  • Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men)
  • Tony Shalhoub (Monk)
  • Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Christina Applegate (Samantha Who?)
  • Toni Colette (United States of Tara)
  • Tina Fey (30 Rock)
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus (New Adventures…Christine)
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds)
  • Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • William Shatner (Boston Legal)
  • Christian Clemenson (Boston Legal)
  • Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
  • William Hurt (Damages)
  • Michael Emerson (Lost)
  • John Slattery (Mad Men)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Rose Byrne (Damages)
  • Hope Davis (In Treatment)
  • Dianne Wiest (In Treatment)
  • Cherry Jones (24)
  • Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Kevin Dillon (Entourage)
  • Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office)
  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock)
  • Jack McBrayer (30 Rock)
  • Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Kristen Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies)
  • Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live)
  • Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live)
  • Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds)
  • Jane Krakowski (30 Rock)
  • Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty)

Guest Actor in a Drama Series

  • Ed Asner (CSI: NY)
  • Ted Danson (Damages)
  • Jimmy Smits (Dexter)
  • Ernest Borgnine (ER)
  • Michael J. Fox (Rescue Me)

Guest Actress in a Drama Series

  • Sharon Lawrence (Grey’s Anatomy)
  • Ellen Burstyn, Brenda Blethyn, Carol Burnett (Law & Order: SVU)
  • CCH Pounder (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency)

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Beau Bridges (Desperate Housewives)
  • Justin Timberlake (SNL)
  • Steve Martin, Jon Hamm, Alan Alda (30 Rock)

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Christina Baranski (The Big Bang Theory)
  • Gena Rowlands (Monk)
  • Betty White (My Name is Earl)
  • Tina Fey (SNL)
  • Jennifer Aniston, Elaine Stritch (30 Rock)

Reality Competition Program

  • The Amazing Race
  • American Idol
  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Project Runway
  • Top Chef

Reality Host

  • Phil Keoghan (The Amazing Race)
  • Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
  • Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars)
  • Heidi Klum (Project Runway)
  • Jeff Probst (Survivor)
  • Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio (Top Chef)

Writing for a Drama Series

  • Lost – “The Incident”
  • Mad Men – “A Night to Remember,” “Six Month Leave,” “The Jet Set,” “Meditations in an Emergency”

Writing for a Comedy Series

  • Flight of the Conchords – “Prime Minister”
  • 30 Rock – “Reunion,” “Apollo, Apollo,” “Mamma Mia,” “Kidney Now!”

Directing for a Drama Series

  • Battlestar Galactica – “Daybreak Part 2” (Michael Rymer)
  • Boston Legal – “Made in China/Last Call” (Bill D’Elia)
  • Damages – “Trust Me” (Todd A. Kessler)
  • ER – “And in the End” (Rod Holcomb)
  • Mad Men – “The Jet Set” (Phil Abraham)

Directing for a Comedy Series

  • Entourage – “Tree Trippers” (Julian Farino)
  • Flight of the Conchords – “The Tough Brets” (James Bobin)
  • The Office – “Stress Relief” (Jeff Blitz)
  • 30 Rock – “Apollo, Apollo” (Millicent Shelton)
  • 30 Rock – “Reunion” (Beth McCarthy)
  • 30 Rock – “Generalissimo” (Todd Holland)

Outstanding Variety Program

  • The Colbert Report
  • The Daily Show
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • Real Time with Bill Maher
  • Saturday Night Live


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2 responses to “2009 Emmy Nominations: And the Nominees Are…

  1. My knowlege of these things is a tenth of that of Myles BUT ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ was robbed! ROBBED!

  2. Pingback: 2009 Emmy Nominations Analysis: Power to the People « Cultural Learnings

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