2008 Emmy WINNERS

Here is a list of winners from TV’s biggest night! I’m personally glad that 30 Rock picked up so many awards, because that’s a great show. My only disappointment was Denis Leary not winning Best Supporting Actor for Recount

Outstanding Comedy Series
WINNER
“30 Rock” (2006)

Other Nominees:
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” (2000)

“Entourage” (2004)

“The Office” (2005)

“Two and a Half Men” (2003)

Outstanding Drama Series
WINNER
“Mad Men” (2007)

Other Nominees:
“Boston Legal” (2004)

“Damages” (2007)

“Dexter” (2006)

“House M.D.” (2004)

“Lost” (2004)

Outstanding Made for Television Movie
WINNER
Recount (2008) (TV)

Other Nominees:
Bernard and Doris (2007)

“Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (#3.0)” (2007)

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter (2008) (TV)

A Raisin in the Sun (2008) (TV)

Outstanding Miniseries
WINNER
“John Adams” (2008)

Other Nominees:
The Andromeda Strain (2008) (TV)

“Cranford” (2007)

“Tin Man” (2007)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
WINNER
Alec Baldwin
for “30 Rock” (2006)

Other Nominees:
Steve Carell
for “The Office” (2005)

Lee Pace
for “Pushing Daisies” (2007)

Tony Shalhoub
for “Monk” (2002)

Charlie Sheen
for “Two and a Half Men” (2003)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
WINNER
Bryan Cranston
for “Breaking Bad” (2008)
Other Nominees:

Gabriel Byrne
for “In Treatment” (2008)

Michael C. Hall
for “Dexter” (2006)

Jon Hamm
for “Mad Men” (2007)

Hugh Laurie
for “House M.D.” (2004)

James Spader
for “Boston Legal” (2004)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
WINNER
Paul Giamatti
for “John Adams” (2008)

Other Nominees:
Ralph Fiennes
for Bernard and Doris (2007)

Ricky Gervais
for “Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (#3.0)” (2007)

Kevin Spacey
for Recount (2008) (TV)

Tom Wilkinson
for Recount (2008) (TV)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
WINNER
Tina Fey
for “30 Rock” (2006)
Other Nominees:

Christina Applegate
for “Samantha Who?” (2007)

America Ferrera
for “Ugly Betty” (2006)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus
for “The New Adventures of Old Christine” (2006)

Mary-Louise Parker
for “Weeds” (2005)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
WINNER
Glenn Close
for “Damages” (2007)
Other Nominees:

Sally Field
for “Brothers & Sisters” (2006)

Mariska Hargitay
for “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (1999)

Holly Hunter
for “Saving Grace” (2007)

Kyra Sedgwick
for “The Closer” (2005)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
WINNER
Laura Linney
for “John Adams” (2008)
Other Nominees:

Judi Dench
for “Cranford” (2007)

Catherine Keener
for An American Crime (2007)

Phylicia Rashad
for A Raisin in the Sun (2008) (TV)

Susan Sarandon
for Bernard and Doris (2007)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
WINNERJeremy Piven for “Entourage” (2004)

Other Nominees:Jon Cryer for “Two and a Half Men” (2003)

Kevin Dillon for “Entourage” (2004)

Neil Patrick Harris for “How I Met Your Mother” (2005)

Rainn Wilson for “The Office” (2005)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
WINNERZeljko Ivanek for “Damages” (2007)

Other Nominees:Ted Danson for “Damages” (2007)

Michael Emerson for “Lost” (2004)

William Shatner for “Boston Legal” (2004)

John Slattery for “Mad Men” (2007)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
WINNERTom Wilkinson for “John Adams” (2008)

Other Nominees:Bob Balaban for Recount (2008) (TV)

Stephen Dillane for “John Adams” (2008)

Denis Leary for Recount (2008) (TV)

David Morse for “John Adams” (2008)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
WINNERJean Smart for “Samantha Who?” (2007)

Other Nominees:Kristin Chenoweth for “Pushing Daisies” (2007)

Amy Poehler for “Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Holland Taylor for “Two and a Half Men” (2003)

Vanessa Williams for “Ugly Betty” (2006)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
WINNERDianne Wiest for “In Treatment” (2008)

Other Nominees:Candice Bergen for “Boston Legal” (2004)

Rachel Griffiths for “Brothers & Sisters” (2006)

Sandra Oh for “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005)

Chandra Wilson for “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
WINNEREileen Atkins for “Cranford” (2007)

Other Nominees:Laura Dern for Recount (2008) (TV)

Ashley Jensen for “Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (#3.0)” (2007)

Audra McDonald for A Raisin in the Sun (2008) (TV)

Alfre Woodard for Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007) (TV)

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
WINNER”The Daily Show” (1996)

Other Nominees:”The Colbert Report” (2005)

“Late Show with David Letterman” (1993)

“Real Time with Bill Maher” (2003)

“Saturday Night Live” (1975)

Outstanding Reality Competition Program
WINNER”The Amazing Race” (2001)

Other Nominees:”American Idol: The Search for a Superstar” (2002)

“Dancing with the Stars” (2005/I)

“Project Runway” (2005)

“Top Chef” (2006)

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality - Competition Program
WINNERJeff Probst for “Survivor” (2000)

Other Nominees:Tom Bergeron for “Dancing with the Stars” (2005/I)

Heidi Klum for “Project Runway” (2005)

Howie Mandel for “Deal or No Deal” (2005)

Ryan Seacrest for “American Idol: The Search for a Superstar” (2002)

Outstanding Reality Program
WINNER”Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List” (2005)

Other Nominees:”Antiques Roadshow” (1997)

“Dirty Jobs” (2005)

“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (2003)

“Intervention” (2005)

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special
WINNERMr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)

Other Nominees:Bill Maher: The Decider (2007) (TV)

George Carlin… It’s Bad for Ya! (2008) (TV)

“Great Performances: James Taylor: One Man Band” (2008)

Kathy Griffin: Straight to Hell (2007) (TV)

The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2007) (TV

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