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Emmy Night: Nominations and Picks!

EMMY DAY!! Aren’t you excited to see who gets the gold, flubs the speech, charms us all, and wears their clothes to perfection (or not)? Well, I sure am and the Emmy’s are airing live coast-to-coast at 8eastern/5pt tonight on NBC, hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Here is a quick cheat sheet to the nominees and my picks to win

Outstanding Comedy Series

“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” HBO

“Glee,” FOX

“Modern Family,” ABC

“Nurse Jackie,” Showtime

“The Office,” NBC

“30 Rock,” NBC

Outstanding Drama Series

“Breaking Bad,” AMC

“Dexter,” Showtime

“The Good Wife,” CBS

“Lost,” ABC (If the world was perfect pick)

“Mad Men,” AMC

“True Blood,” HBO

Outstanding Miniseries

“The Pacific,” HBO

“Return To Cranford (Masterpiece),” PBS

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper, “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS

Larry David as Himself, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” HBO

Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester, “Glee,” FOX

Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk, “Monk,” USA

Steve Carell as Michael Scott, “The Office,” NBC

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy, “30 Rock,” NBC

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Bryan Cranston as Walter White, “Breaking Bad,” AMC

Michael C. Hall, “Dexter,” Showtime

Kyle Chandler as Eric Taylor, “Friday Night Lights,” DirecTV

Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House, “House,” FOX

Matthew Fox as Jack Shephard, “Lost,” ABC (If the world was perfect pick)

Jon Hamm as Don Draper, “Mad Men,” AMC

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Jeff Bridges as Jon Katz, “A Dog Year,” HBO

Ian McKellen as Two, “The Prisoner,” AMC

Michael Sheen as Tony Blair, “The Special Relationship,” HBO

Dennis Quaid as Bill Clinton, “The Special Relationship,” HBO

Al Pacino as Dr. Jack Kevorkian, “You Don’t Know Jack,” HBO

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

Lea Michele as Rachel Berry, “Glee,” FOX

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine Campbell, “The New Adventures Of Old Christine,” CBS

Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, “Nurse Jackie,” Showtime

Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, “Parks and Recreation,” NBC

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon, “30 Rock,” NBC

Toni Collette as Tara Gregson, “United States of Tara,” Showtime

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Chief Brenda Johnson, “The Closer,” TNT

Glenn Close as Patty Hewes, “Damages,” FX Networks

Connie Britton as Tami Taylor, “Friday Night Lights,” DirecTV

Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, “The Good Wife,” CBS

Mariska Hargitay as Det. Olivia Benson, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” NBC

January Jones as Betty Draper, “Mad Men,” AMC

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Maggie Smith as Mary Gilbert, “Capturing Mary,” HBO

Joan Allen as Georgia O’Keeffe, “Georgia O’Keeffe,” Lifetime

Dame Judi Dench as Miss Matty, “Return To Cranford (Masterpiece),” PBS

Hope Davis as Hillary Clinton, “The Special Relationship,” HBO

Claire Danes as Temple Grandin, “Temple Grandin,” HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel, “Glee,” FOX

Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson, “How I Met Your Mother,” CBS

Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell, “Modern Family,” ABC

Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, “Modern Family,” ABC (or anybody from Modern Family)

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, “Modern Family,” ABC

Jon Cryer as Alan Harper, “Two And A Half Men,” CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman, “Breaking Bad,” AMC

Martin Short as Leonard Winstone, “Damages,” FX Networks

Terry O’Quinn as John Locke, “Lost,” ABC

Michael Emerson as Ben Linus, “Lost,” ABC

John Slattery as Roger Sterling, “Mad Men,” AMC

Andre Braugher as Owen, “Men Of A Certain Age,” TNT

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Michael Gambon as Mr. Woodhouse, “Emma (Masterpiece),” PBS

Patrick Stewart as Ghost/Claudius, “Hamlet (Great Performances),” PBS

Jonathan Pryce as Mr. Buxton, “Return To Cranford (Masterpiece),” PBS

David Strathairn as Dr. Carlock, “Temple Grandin,” HBO

John Goodman as Neal Nicol, “You Don’t Know Jack,” HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester, “Glee,” FOX

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, “Modern Family,” ABC (Oh, how I wish another win for Modern Family)

Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, “Modern Family,” ABC

Kristen Wiig as Various Characters, “Saturday Night Live,” NBC

Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney, “30 Rock,” NBC

Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper, “Two And A Half Men,” CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Sharon Gless as Madeline Westen, “Burn Notice,” USA

Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons, “Damages,” FX Networks

Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma, “The Good Wife,” CBS

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart, “The Good Wife,” CBS

Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris, “Mad Men,” AMC

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson, “Mad Men,” AMC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Kathy Bates as Queen of Hearts, “Alice,” Syfy

Julia Ormond as Eustacia (Temple’s Mom), “Temple Grandin,” HBO

Catherine O’Hara as Aunt Ann, “Temple Grandin,” HBO

Brenda Vaccaro as Margo Janus, “You Don’t Know Jack,” HBO

Susan Sarandon as Janet Good, “You Don’t Know Jack,” HBO

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Emmy Awards Tonight: Nominations and Picks

Will Mad Men continue its reign? Will 30 Rock clean up? Will Jim Parsons and Neil Patrick Harris get what credit they deserve? All those questions will be answered tonight as the 61st Emmy Awards are at 8/7c on CBS and are hosted by the legend-ary Neil Patrick Harris who promises some great suprises including what will be an awesome musical number from Dr. Horrible!

Of course, I would love for Lost to win for best drama, and more but click to find out who the nominees are and my picks to win. What are yours? (more…)

Emmy Legends

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Are you ready for Sunday’s Primetime Emmys? Well check out EmmytvLegends.org, where you can find clips of TV legends greatest and funniest moments from way back in the day. It is a great place to find your favorite moments and relive them before Sunday’s Neil Patrick Harris hosted gala.

The site has a great search engine to find your moments. So go now!