'Emmy' Watch - And The Nominees Are

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Scandal's Kerry Washington and this year's emcee Jimmy Kimmel (who stepped in for Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman, who was stranded on the East Coast due to inclement weather) announced the 2012 Primetime Emmy Nominees this morning and Downton Abbey dominated the acting races, while American Horror Story and Mad Men also came out on top.

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BEST COMEDY
Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Girls
Modern Family
30 Rock
Veep

BEST ACTOR, COMEDY
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis CK, Louie
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jim Parsons, Big Bang Theory

BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY
Zoey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY
Ed O'Neill, Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Max Greenfield, New Girl

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
Kristen Wiig, SNL

BEST DRAMA
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
Mad Men

BEST ACTOR, DRAMA
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland

BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA
Kathy Bates, Harry's Law
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad
Brendan Coyle, Downton Abbey
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones
Jared Harris, Mad Men

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

BEST REALITY HOST
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Phil Koeghan, Amazing Race
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Betty White, Betty White's Off Their Rockers

BEST REALITY COMPETITION
The Amazing Race
Dancing With The Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice

BEST MINISERIES OR OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE
American Horror Story
Game Change
Hatfields & McCoys
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Luther
Sherlock

BEST ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE
Connie Britton, American Horror Story
Ashley Judd, Missing
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Julianne Moore, Game Change
Emma Thompson, Masterpiece

BEST ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock
Idris Elba, Luther
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Bill Paxton, Hatfields & McCoys

The 2012 Emmys will be handed out live on September 23 on ABC!


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