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    Outstanding Drama Series
    "Broadwalk Empire"
    "Breaking Bad"
    "Downton Abbey"
    "Game of Thrones"
    "Homeland"
    "Mad Men"

    Lead Actress in a Drama Series
    Kathy Bates, "Harry's Law"
    Glenn Close, "Damages"
    Claire Danes, "Homeland"
    Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey"
    Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
    Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men"

    Lead Actor in a Drama Series
    Hugh Bonneville,"Downton Abbey"
    Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
    Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
    Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"
    Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
    Damian Lewis, "Homeland"


    Outstanding Comedy Series
    "The Big Bang Theory"
    "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
    "Girls"
    "Modern Family"
    "30 Rock"
    "Veep"

    Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
    Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"
    Lena Dunham, "Girls"
    Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
    Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"
    Melissa McCarthy, "Mike & Molly"
    Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"

    Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
    Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
    Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"
    Louis C.K., "Louie"
    Jon Cryer, "Two and a Half Men"
    Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
    Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"


    Outstanding Made for TV Movie/Miniseries
    "American Horror Story"
    "Game Change"
    "Hatfields and McCoys"
    "Hemingway and Gellhorn"
    "Luther"
    "Sherlock: Scandal in Belgravia"

    Leading Actor in a Made for TV Movie/Miniseries
    Woody Harrelson, "Game Change"
    Clive Owen, "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
    Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia"
    Idris Elba, "Luther"
    Kevin Costner, "Hatfields & McCoys"
    Bill Paxton, "Hatfields & McCoys"

    Lead Actress in a Made for TV Movie/Miniseries
    Julianne Moore, "Game Change"
    Connie Britton, "American Horror Story"
    Nicole Kidman, "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
    Emma Thompson, "The Song of Lunch"
    Ashley Judd, "Missing"


    Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
    "The Amazing Race"
    "Dancing With the Stars"
    "Project Runway"
    "So You Think You Can Dance"
    "Top Chef"
    "The Voice"

    Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program
    Tom Bergeron, "Dancing With The Stars"
    Cat Deeley, "So You Think You Can Dance"
    Phil Keoghan, "The Amazing Race"
    Ryan Seacrest, "American Idol"
    Betty White, "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"

    Outstanding Reality Program
    "Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution"
    "MythBusters"
    "Antiques Roadshow"
    "Shark Tank"
    "Undercover Boss"
    "Who Do You Think You Are?"

    Outstanding Nonfiction Series
    "American Masters"
    "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations"
    "Inside The Actors Studio"
    "The Weight Of The Nation"

    Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series
    "The Colbert Report"
    "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
    "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
    "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"
    "Real Time with Bill Maher"
    "Saturday Night Live"

    Outstanding Variety Special
    "Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute To America's Golden Girl"
    "Kathy Griffin: Tired Hooker"
    "The Kennedy Center Honors"
    "Mel Brooks And Dick Cavett Together Again"
    "Tony Bennett: Duets II (Great Performances)"

    Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
    Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad"
    Giancarlo Esposito, "Breaking Bad"
    Brendan Coyle, "Downton Abbey"
    Jim Carter, "Downton Abbey"
    Jared Harris, "Mad Men"
    Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"

    Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
    Archie Panjabi, "The Good Wife"
    Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad"
    Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
    Joanna Froggatt, "Downton Abbey"
    Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men"
    Christine Baranski, "The Good Wife"

    Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
    Ed O'Neill, "Modern Family"
    Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Modern Family"
    Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"
    Eric Stonestreet, "Modern Family"
    Bill Hader, "Saturday Night Live"
    Max Greenfield, "New Girl"

    Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
    Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory"
    Merritt Wever, "Nurse Jackie"
    Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"
    Kristen Wiig, "Saturday Night Live"
    Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"
    Kathryn Joosten, "Desperate Housewives"

    Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
    Sarah Paulson, "Game Change"
    Frances Conroy, "American Horror Story"
    Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story"
    Judy Davis, "Page Eight"
    Mare Winningham, "Hatfields & McCoys"

    Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
    Ed Harris, "Game Change"
    Denis O'Hare, "American Horror Story"
    David Strathairn, "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
    Martin Freeman, "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia"
    Tom Berenger, "Hatfields & McCoys"

    Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
    Dot-Marie Jones, "Glee"
    Maya Rudolph, "Saturday Night Live"
    Melissa McCarthy, "Saturday Night Live"
    Elizabeth Banks, "30 Rock"
    Margaret Cho, "30 Rock"
    Kathy Bates, "Two and a Half Men"

    Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
    Michael J. Fox, "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
    Greg Kinnear, "Modern Family"
    Bobby Cannavale, "Nurse Jackie"
    Jimmy Fallon, "Saturday Night Live"
    Will Arnett, "30 Rock"
    Jon Hamm, "30 Rock"

    Guest Actress in a Drama Series
    Martha Plimpton, "The Good Wife"
    Loretta Devine, "Grey's Anatomy"
    Jean Smart, "Harry's Law"
    Julia Ormond, "Mad Men"
    Joan Cusack, "Shameless"
    Uma Thurman, "Smash"

    Guest Actor in a Drama Series
    Mark Margolis, "Breaking Bad"
    Dylan Baker, "The Good Wife"
    Michael J. Fox, "The Good Wife"
    Jeremy Davies, "Justified"
    Ben Feldman, "Mad Men"
    Jason Ritter, "Parenthood"

    Outstanding Animated Program
    "American Dad"
    "Bob's Burgers"
    "Futurama"
    "The Penguins Of Madagascar: The Return Of The Revenge Of Dr. Blowhole"
    "The Simpsons"

    Outstanding Children's Program
    "Degrassi"
    "Good Luck Charlie"
    "iCarly"
    "Victorious"
    "Wizards Of Waverly Place"
Comments:

-What the hell is Downtown Abbey and why is it taking nominations from GoT and Breaking Bad?

-What is with the hardon for Modern Family???

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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.21
*Downton* Abbey is a British show that airs on PBS about an aristocratic estate house between the years of 1912 and 1920.
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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.34
    Originally posted by Mr. Boffo
    *Downton* Abbey is a British show that airs on PBS about an aristocratic estate house between the years of 1912 and 1920.


And it's addicting as hell for reasons I still do not understand. It's like trying to explain to someone that watching paint dry is REALLY entertaining.

The continued snub of Nick Offerman is annoying - especially considering the 4 noms for Modern Family in the Supporting Actor category (and Bill Hader is swell and all, but "REALLY??!? With Seth and Amy").

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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.23
Downton Abbey was one of those shows that I had absolutely no interest in watching. Once I finally did, after the urging of numerous friends, I couldn't get enough of it. It really deserves the multiple nominations.

I like Modern Family a lot. It makes me laugh on a consistent basis. However, having the whole cast nominated is a bit laughable. ESPECIALLY since Nick Offerman was snubbed yet again for his work as Ron Swanson.

Best surprise for me? Both Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman getting nominated for Sherlock. That series is so so so so so good.



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#5 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.49
And how long until Big Bang Theory turns into Happy Days and everyone starts leaving because they are tire of being on the "Sheldon Show"?
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#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.29
I guess Game of Thrones took the genre spot that Walking Dead could have had. I understand the hard on for Breaking Bad and Downtown Abby. No celebrity on twitter will shut up about Downtown, so you figured that would get a spot. I will never understand the love for Mad Man, Broadwalk Emprie, yes. Mad Man? No.

The biggest crime as usually as Katey Sagal in Sons. Kathy Bates and Julain Marguiles. Please. She is the best actress with the best role out there and it gets ignored as does the entire show. Also no Young Justice for animated? Bah.



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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.63
I am glad I am not the only one who doesn't get the drooling obsession with Mad Men. I watched the first five or so episodes on Netflix because it's all everybody talked a out, and honestly, I could not find a single thing (other than the redhead with big boobs) enjoyable on that show.

Also, wasn't American Horror Story pretty much shit on, or did it get better after the second unwatchable episode?

Sins of Anarchy being snubbed is a crime. Other than Breaking Bad, its my favorite drama on TV. Makes me think they just threw AHS all the bones and left the rest of the FX dramas alone and not even considered them. How else does Walton Coggins not get a nod for supporting actor?



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#8 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.54
Apparently, even the Emmys have stopped liking Glee. Not even a token nomination for Jane Lynch.

Speaking of snubs, WOW, no love for Hugh Laurie! What a shame!

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#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.34


    Outstanding Drama Series
    "Broadwalk Empire"
    "Breaking Bad"
    "Downton Abbey"
    "Game of Thrones"
    "Homeland"
    "Mad Men"

    Lead Actress in a Drama Series
    Kathy Bates, "Harry's Law"
    Glenn Close, "Damages"
    Claire Danes, "Homeland"
    Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey"
    Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
    Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men"

    Lead Actor in a Drama Series
    Hugh Bonneville,"Downton Abbey"
    Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
    Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
    Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"
    Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"
    Damian Lewis, "Homeland"



Predicting Downton Abbey sweep here, but really pulling for Homeland sweep. Oh shit, I need to watch Season 4 of Damages!



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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.50
It is astonishing to me how bad the comedy nominees are every year when the drama ones are generally pretty spot-on. (Save for the incessant and inexplicable annual Katey Segal snub.)
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#11 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.23
    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    I am glad I am not the only one who doesn't get the drooling obsession with Mad Men. I watched the first five or so episodes on Netflix because it's all everybody talked a out, and honestly, I could not find a single thing (other than the redhead with big boobs) enjoyable on that show.


To be honest I had an extremely hard time getting into Mad Men, and I was stuck at about episode 6/7 in the first season for the longest time. Everyone kept telling me how good it got and how slow the beginning was so I gave it another try and the show really does get quite good. The episode called "The Suitcase" in the fourth season is easily the best acted episode of a tv show I've ever seen. It hits hard.



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#12 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.75
they're bad, they're wrong, they're irrelevant. ONWARD!

    Originally posted by lotjx
    Downtown Abby. Mad Man, Broadwalk Empire


I would love to see those shows.
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#13 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.27
I am stunned and delighted to see Idris Elba get some love for Luther. I didn't even realise it made an impression in the States. A brilliantly, proudly balls-out crazy show that's hugely entertaining and in which Elba is by far the outstanding component. Best post-Wire thing Stringer Bell's done since that time he looked after a rainbow bridge for some gods.

    Originally posted by Mr Shh
    Predicting Downton Abbey sweep here, but really pulling for Homeland sweep.
Danes surely has to win at least one for Homeland? She was phenomenal and I can't see it winning nothing.

PS - I reiterate my support for the Mad Men Sux camp.
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#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.75
    Originally posted by dMr
    Best post-Wire thing Stringer Bell's done since that time he looked after a rainbow bridge for some gods.


Didn't he fuck Charlize Theron with an accordion?

God that's the worst thing I've ever written
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#15 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.41
To me, Mad Men is too "Ooh look how racist and sexist the 50's were...and everyone smokes!"

And it really seems like everyone goes crazy for cable drama, but are scared to move off the networks for comedy.

Life is To Short is better than anything nominated.
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#16 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.75
    Originally posted by Scottyflamingo
    And it really seems like everyone goes crazy for cable drama, but are scared to move off the networks for comedy.


But half the nominees are from HBO. And the two best comedies are on network and weren't nominated.

God I hate Girls btw


    Life is To Short is better than anything nominated.


I think it's pretty up and down (SHORT!), but it should've cleaned up the guest stars category. Plus Warwick could be best actor as part of last year's "OMG we gave it to a little person and a fat lady how interesting" self-congratulation.
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#17 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.27
    Originally posted by JustinShapiro
      Originally posted by dMr
      Best post-Wire thing Stringer Bell's done since that time he looked after a rainbow bridge for some gods.


    Didn't he fuck Charlize Theron with an accordion
Luther is at least 30% greater than fucking Charlize Theron with an accordion. Basic statistics, sir.

    Originally posted by ScottyFlamingo
     Mad Men is too "Ooh look how racist and sexist the 50's were...and everyone smokes
Yeah that's pretty much all I got from it. The only positive thoughts I had on the show were "man, you forget how different the world must've been back then" and "Oh, he was Connor in Angel. That's where I know him from." But these thoughts came and went inside the first episode.

If Mad Men is a brilliantly accurate recreation of the 50s I can only conclude the 50s were really bloody boring.

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#18 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.84
    Originally posted by JustinShapiro
      Originally posted by lotjx
      Downtown Abby. Mad Man, Broadwalk Empire


    I would love to see those shows.

lotjx 's other job is writing copy for Chinese bootleg DVD covers.

A lot of the reaction I've seen seems to be centering on "OMG! All the dramas are from CABLE!", completely disregarding the fact that PBS is a broadcast network.





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#19 Posted on | Instant Rating: 8.95
I'm feeling kinda sad (pathetic) in that the only show that I watch that's nominated for something is "The Voice".
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#20 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.41
This thread shows just how fractured TV viewing has truly become in 2012. (Isn't it nice we can all agree to watch RAW?) Mad Men is one of my favorite shows for the record yet I've never seen a minute of Sons Of Anarchy and am always surprised how much love it gets on The W.

It's still ridiculous Nick Offerman was overlooked so the voters could cram every single person on Modern Family in there. I'm surprised they didn't nominate each of Sofia Vergara's boobs so Modern Family could take up 2 nods in that category too. (Where's Aubrey Plaza?)

And I'm sure there's plenty of Internet outrage to go around for the snubbing of Community but...ONE nomination? Really?

Nice to see Bill Hader get nominated, even if SNL cast members in that category feels weird.

And for the record, I've never seen The Wire, so Idris Elba will forever be Charles Miner to me, kicking soccer balls at Jim Halpert.



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