Emmy Nominees + 10 Likes and dislikes

This isn't a complete list of nominees, just the bigger ones. For a full list, I'd recommend http://www.emmys.com/nominations

10 Things I liked
1) Jim Parsons gets his 2nd consecutive nom for 'The Big Bang Theory'. He's the best part of the show and deserves the nomination, hell I'd even go as far to say he deserves the win. Sorry Alec Baldwin, you're good..but Parsons is fantastic

2)True Blood gets a Best Drama Series nomination. Vampire stories have a really bad rap nowadays. 'True Blood' is the exception. I'm disappointed there's no love for the cast, but to see it being acknowledged in the drama car was a nice surprise.

3)South Park gets it's 10 nomination for best Animated Series. You see what happens when you poke fun at Mohammad? You get rewarded. South Park is the best adult cartoon out there, even though creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker may shun the Emmys, they still deserve all the praise they can get.

4)Conan O'Brien's revenge nom. Clearly the Emmy's are with CoCo..

5)'Lost' gets it's goodbye love. 'Lost' was probably the most confusing series ever to air on television. They went out with a bang, albeit a strange and still heavily debated bang. This is the icing on the cake for the series. While Matthew Fox is a questionable candidate for Best Actor, it deserves all the love.

6)Betty White gets a nomination for a cameo on SNL. Yep, everyone loves Betty.

7)Modern Family got a lot of love. Wow, 3/4 of their cast were nominated, that's pretty good for a freshman series. I've never seen Modern Family (I did laugh pretty hard at the Kobe TV spot) but I've got friends who love it. They were happy to see get some attention, and I suppose I'm happy for them.

8)Courteney Cox didn't get nominated for 'Cougar Town'. Every Emmy prediction I read had her on the list and when her name wasn't read I was sort of relieved. I don't think she's all that funny and the whole "cougar" thing is getting really, really old.

9)Stewart/Colbert Nation. Both shows got nominations for Best Variety Program and for writing. They deserve it, their main purpose is to make people laugh, but they tend to make real journalists/news casters (ie all of Fox News) look 2nd best compared to them. I love these guys. You get a laugh and learn something at the same time. That's perfect.

10) Christine Baranski gets a nomination for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy for her role as Leonard's mom in 'The Big Bang Theory'.

10 Things I didn't

1) NO Rescue Me love!? I wish someone would just tell me there was some weird loop hole and they aren't eligible but I know they are and I can't believe the Emmys have snubbed both their cast and writing since 2005-2006. (Yes they've gotten Guest Actor noms here and there, but they deserve more) A good friend pointed out that Seinfeld was awesome and it never got any love. It doesn't make it any less awesome. Yes, that's true, but some recognition would be nice...

2)Friday Night Lights is overrated. There, I said it. The biggest surprise to be was their lead actor and actress getting nominations when they are usually (and rightfully so) ignored. I don't get what everyone sees in this show. Every episode I've seen has been cliche and melodramatic. I tried so hard to watch seasons of this because my co-workers would not stop talking about it, but I can't. I can't sacrifice my taste. FNL didn't get robbed from a Best Drama Series nomination by True Blood, trust me.

3)No Mary Louise Parker nomination for Weeds? She's golden in that show. You cannot tell me Lea Michele (Glee) is better than Mary Louise Parker. Michele has an amazing voice, but acting wise? No.. I suppose it doesn't matter. This cat is Tina Fey's or Toni Collette's.

4)Tony Shalhoub for Monk. Is that still on?

5)The Emmy clearly jumped on the 'Glee' bandwagon. I haven't become a "Gleek" yet. I love Jane Lynch, and I'm happy for any nomination that comes her way, but everything else just seems like Glee overload. I'd expect this from the Golden Globes, but not the Emmys.

6)Sharon Glass for Burn Notice is the biggest "wtf" nomination in my opinion. My husband is into that show, I'm not. I think all dramas on USA look the same. This brings me back to 'Rescue Me'. Callie Thorne and Andrea Roth had plenty of material to work with, couldn't they have snuck in there? Or Jennifer Carpenter for Dexter?

7)Only 2 mini series nominations? Maybe there wasn't a lot to chose from, but you really couldn't pick more than two?

8)Hugh Laurie is not the only thing good about House. I'm just saying, Laurie gets all the credit when his cast is just as good. Share the love.

9)No Big Bang Theory for best Comedy Series? Oh that's right, Emmy hates anything that remotely has to do with Sci Fi. That name sort of sounds Sci-Fi right? Notice the lack of nominations for Fringe?

10)Does "Emmy Nominee Ryan Seacrest" even sound nice?

Outstanding Comedy Series
Nominees:"Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2000)

"Glee" (2009)

"Modern Family" (2009)

"Nurse Jackie" (2009)

"The Office" (2005)

"30 Rock" (2006)

Outstanding Drama Series
Nominees:"Breaking Bad" (2008)

"Dexter" (2006)

"The Good Wife" (2009)

"Lost" (2004)

"Mad Men" (2007)

"True Blood" (2008)

Outstanding Made for Television Movie
Nominees:Endgame (2009/I)

Georgia O'Keeffe (2009) (TV)

Moonshot (2009) (TV)

The Special Relationship (2010) (TV)

Temple Grandin (2010) (TV)

You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)

Outstanding Miniseries
Nominees:"The Pacific" (2010)

"Return to Cranford" (2007)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Nominees:Alec Baldwin for "30 Rock" (2006)

Steve Carell for "The Office" (2005)

Larry David for "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2000)

Matthew Morrison for "Glee" (2009)

Jim Parsons for "The Big Bang Theory" (2007)

Tony Shalhoub for "Monk" (2002)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Nominees:Kyle Chandler for "Friday Night Lights" (2006)

Bryan Cranston for "Breaking Bad" (2008)

Matthew Fox for "Lost" (2004)

Michael C. Hall for "Dexter" (2006)

Jon Hamm for "Mad Men" (2007)

Hugh Laurie for "House M.D." (2004)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominees:Jeff Bridges for A Dog Year (2009)

Ian McKellen for "The Prisoner" (2009)

Al Pacino for You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)

Dennis Quaid for The Special Relationship (2010) (TV)

Michael Sheen for The Special Relationship (2010) (TV)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Nominees:Toni Collette for "United States of Tara" (2009)

Edie Falco for "Nurse Jackie" (2009)

Tina Fey for "30 Rock" (2006)

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

Lea Michele for "Glee" (2009)

Amy Poehler for "Parks and Recreation" (2009)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Nominees:Connie Britton for "Friday Night Lights" (2006)

Glenn Close for "Damages" (2007)

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

January Jones for "Mad Men" (2007)

Julianna Margulies for "The Good Wife" (2009)

Kyra Sedgwick for "The Closer" (2005)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominees:Joan Allen for Georgia O'Keeffe (2009) (TV)

Claire Danes for Temple Grandin (2010) (TV)

Hope Davis for The Special Relationship (2010) (TV)

Judi Dench for "Return to Cranford" (2007)

Maggie Smith for Capturing Mary (2007) (TV)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Nominees:Ty Burrell for "Modern Family" (2009)

Chris Colfer for "Glee" (2009)

Jon Cryer for "Two and a Half Men" (2003)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson for "Modern Family" (2009)

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

Eric Stonestreet for "Modern Family" (2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nominees:Andre Braugher for "Men of a Certain Age" (2009)

Michael Emerson for "Lost" (2004)

Terry O'Quinn for "Lost" (2004)

Aaron Paul for "Breaking Bad" (2008)

Martin Short for "Damages" (2007)

John Slattery for "Mad Men" (2007)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominees:Michael Gambon for "Emma" (2009)

John Goodman for You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)

Jonathan Pryce for "Return to Cranford" (2007)

Patrick Stewart for Hamlet (2009) (TV)

David Strathairn for Temple Grandin (2010) (TV)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Nominees:Julie Bowen for "Modern Family" (2009)

Jane Krakowski for "30 Rock" (2006)

Jane Lynch for "Glee" (2009)

Holland Taylor for "Two and a Half Men" (2003)

SofĂ­a Vergara for "Modern Family" (2009)

Kristen Wiig for "Saturday Night Live" (1975)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nominees:Christine Baranski for "The Good Wife" (2009)

Rose Byrne for "Damages" (2007)

Sharon Gless for "Burn Notice" (2007)

Christina Hendricks for "Mad Men" (2007)

Elisabeth Moss for "Mad Men" (2007)

Archie Panjabi for "The Good Wife" (2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominees:Kathy Bates for "Alice" (2009)

Catherine O'Hara for Temple Grandin (2010) (TV)

Julia Ormond for Temple Grandin (2010) (TV)

Susan Sarandon for You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)

Brenda Vaccaro for You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV)

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
Nominees:"The Colbert Report" (2005)

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" (1996)

"Real Time with Bill Maher" (2003)

"Saturday Night Live" (1975)

"The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" (2009)

Outstanding Reality Competition Program
Nominees:"The Amazing Race" (2001)

"American Idol" (2002)

"Dancing with the Stars" (2005/I)

"Project Runway" (2005)

"Top Chef" (2006)

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality - Competition Program
Nominees:Tom Bergeron for "Dancing with the Stars" (2005/I)

Phil Keoghan for "The Amazing Race" (2001)

Heidi Klum for "Project Runway" (2005)

Jeff Probst for "Survivor" (2000)

Ryan Seacrest for "American Idol" (2002)


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