TV Squad Live Blogging: the Emmy nominations
9:23: Here are all of the nominations. Leave your comments below as to what should have been nominated but wasn't and the nominations that make you roll you eyes and say, "give me a break..."
9:22: I have a feeling James Spader is going to lose this year.
9:20: Battlestar Galactica fans will be happy to see a nom in the writing category.
9:18: So...no nomination for The Wire? That's going to make fans throw their TV sets through their windows (though TV sets are harder to lift nowadays...maybe they'll just kick them in). Still not sure why Jon Cryer is "supporting" and Charlie Sheen is "lead" on Two and a Half Men.
9:15: So I lied. Instead of reposting up here I just went back to the entries below (oh, the wonder of the internet!) and put show titles in, made them italic, made everything easier to read.
9:04: OK, lets get all of these nomination categories cleaned up and reposted so you know what person goes with what show (not that you don't know that already...)
9:02: Writing, Drama: Battlestar Galactica ("Six of One"), Mad Men ("Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"), Mad Men ("The Wheel"), Damages (Pilot), and The Wire ("30").
9:01: Writing, Comedy: The Office ("Dinner Party"), 30 Rock ("Cooter"), 30 Rock ("Rosemary's Baby"), Flight of the Conchords ("Yoko"), and Pushing Daisies ("Pie-Latte").
9:00: Music, Variety, or Comedy Series: Late Show with David Letterman, The Daily Show, The Colberso t Report, SNL, and Real Time with Bill Maher.
9:00: Here are some more noms they didn't announce on TV.
8:58: Best Supporting Actress, Drama: Candace Bergen (Boston Legal), Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters), Chandra Wilson (Grey's Anatomy), Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy), and Dianne Wiest (In Treatment). Awwww, no Christina Hendricks for Mad Men?
8:57: Best Supporting Actress, Comedy: Kristin Chenoweth (Pushing Daisies), Jean Smart (Samantha Who?), Amy Poehler (SNL), Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men), and Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty).
8:55: Best Supporting Actor, Drama: William Shatner (Boston Legal), Ted Danson (Damages), John Slattery (Mad Men), Zeljko Ivanek (Damages), and Michael Emerson (Lost).
8:53: OK, here are the noms for Best Supporting Actor, Comedy: Jeremy Piven (Entourage), Kevin Dillon (Entourage), Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men - why supporting? He's in the title of the show!), and Rainn Wilson (The Office).
8:47: Hmmm...they didn't announce the supporting cats, though they did say that both Chenoweth and Harris were nominated. By the way, I think Chenoweth was standing on 27 phonebooks when she announced the noms.
8:46: Best Comedy: 30 Rock, The Office, Entourage, Two and a Half Men, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
8:45: Best Actress, Comedy: Christina Applegate (Samantha Who?), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Old Christine), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), and Mary Louise-Parker (Weeds).
8:44: Best Actor, Comedy: Steve Carell (The Office), Alec Baldwin (30 Rock), Lee Pace (Pushing Daisies), Tony Shalhoub (Monk), and Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men).
8:43: Best Reality Competition: Amazing Race, Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Top Chef, and Project Runway.
8:42: Best Actor, Drama: Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Michael C. Hall (Dexter), James Spader (Boston Legal), Hugh Laurie (House).
8:41: Best Actress, Drama: Glenn Close (Damages), Sally Field (Brothers & Sisters), Mariska Hargitay (Law and Order: SVU), Holly Hunter (Saving Grace), and Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer).
8:40: Best Drama: Boston Legal, Mad Men, Dexter, House, Lost, Damages.
8:33: Neil Patrick Harris and Kristen Chenoweth are going to announce the noms.
8:26: Ryan Seacrest just said that the nominations will be announced at 8:40, not 8:30. And I've learned never to doubt Ryan Seacrest.
8:25: I'm planning on doing this real live blog style. Instead of waiting until I type up all of the nominees in a category, I'm going to list the names as soon as they are announced. Then, at the end of the blog I'll repost each category by themselves with each nominee/show listed. Deal? Deal. (And yes, there will be typos.)
8:25: Just so you know: no, Jericho and Moonlight were not nominated for any major awards. Sorry.
8:24am: Good morning! Welcome to the TV Squad live blog for the Emmy nominations. Yes, they actually get up at 5:30 in the morning in L.A. to hear these. You'd think that in this day and age they could just e-mail them or something.
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