The 59th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday, from the Goldenson Theatre in Hollywood, California. The Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognize outstanding television programming.
Today's nominations were presented by actress Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) a 2006 and Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) both former 2006 Emmy nominees and Dick Askin, Chairman and CEO of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,
The Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 16 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angles.
ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Edie Falco, "The Sopranos"
Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer"
Sally Field, "Brothers and Sisters"
Minnie Driver, "The Riches"
Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU"
ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Hugh Laurie, "House"
James Gandolfini, "The Sopranos"
Kiefer Sutherland, "24"
Denis Leary, "Rescue Me"
James Spader, "Boston Legal"
MADE FOR TELEVISION MOVIE
Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee, HBO, Wolf Film/Traveler s Rest Film in association with HBO Films
Inside The Twin Towers, Discovery Channel, A Dangerous Films Productions for BBC / RTL / France 2 and Discovery Channel in association with Blakeway Productions
Longford, HBO A Granada Production in association with Channel 4 and HBO Films
The Ron Clark Story, TNT, Granada America and MAGNA Global Entertainment
Why I Wore Lipstick To My Mastectomy, Lifetime, Produced by Grossbart Kent for Lifetime Television
Broken Trail, AMC, Once Upon a Time Films in association with Butchers Run Films
Prime Suspect: The Final Act (Masterpiece Theatre), PBS, ITV Productions and WGBH Boston co-production
The Starter Wife, USA,Hay Pop Pty Limited in association with McGibbon/Parriott Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment, for NBC Universal Television Studio
LEAD ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Queen Latifah/ Life Support
Debra Messing/ Starter Wife
Helen Mirren/ Prime Suspect the Final Act Masterpiece Theatre
Mary Rowlands/ What if God Were the Sun
LEAD ACTOR FOR MINISERIES OR MOVIE
Jim Broadbent/ Longford
Robert Duval/ Broken Trail
William H. Macy/ Nightmares and Dreamscapes from the stories of Stephen King Omni's Last Case
Mathew Perry/ The Ron Clark Story
Tom Selleck/ Jesse Stone Seachange
REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM
Dancing With the Stars
LEAD ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Alex Baldwin/ 30 Rock
Steve Carell/ The Office
Ricky Gervais/ Extras
Tony Shalhoub/ Monk
Charlie Sheen /Two And A Half Men
LEAD ACRTESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Tina Fey/ 30 Rock
America Ferrera/ Ugly Betty
Felicity Huffman/Desperate Housewives
Julia Loius-Dreyfus/ The New Adventures of Old Christine
Mary-Louise Parker/ Weeds
NOMINATIONS IN COMEDY SERIES
Two and a Half Men
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN COMEDY SERIES
Jon Cryer/ Two and a Half Men
Neil Patrick Harris/How I Met Your Mother
Rainn Wilson/The Office