Emmy Award 2009 Nominees Announced!

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The Emmy nominees have been announced for 2009 and the final list is detailed below. I have also taken the liberty of highlighting in italic text the person/show I would like to see win each category.

Feel free to agree, disagree or blast my sutpidity/poor judgement in the comment sections below.

BEST DRAMA SERIES

* ‘Big Love’
* ‘Breaking Bad’
* ‘Damages’
* ‘Dexter’
* ‘House’
* ‘Lost’
* ‘Mad Men’

BEST COMEDY SERIES

* ‘Entourage’
* ‘Family Guy’
* ‘Flight Of The Conchords’
* ‘How I Met Your Mother’
* ‘The Office’
* ’30 Rock’
* ‘Weeds’

BEST ACTOR, DRAMA SERIES

* Bryan Cranston, ‘Breaking Bad’
* Michael C. Hall, ‘Dexter’
* Hugh Laurie, ‘House’
* Gabriel Byrne, ‘In Treatment’
* Jon Hamm, ‘Mad Men’
* Simon Baker, ‘The Mentalist’

BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA SERIES

* Sally Field, ‘Brothers and Sisters’
* Kyra Sedgwick, ‘The Closer’
* Glenn Close, ‘Damages’
* Mariska Hargitay, ‘Law & Order: SVU’
* Elisabeth Moss, ‘Mad Men’
* Holly Hunter, ‘Saving Grace’

BEST ACTOR, COMEDY SERIES

* Jim Parsons, ‘The Big Bang Theory’
* Jemaine Clement, ‘Flight Of The Conchords’
* Tony Shalhoub, ‘Monk’
* Steve Carell, ‘The Office’
* Alec Baldwin, ’30 Rock’
* Charlie Sheen, ‘Two And A Half Men’

BEST ACTRESS, COMEDY SERIES

* Julia Louis-Dreyfus, ‘The New Adventures Of Old Christine’
* Christina Applegate, ‘Samantha Who?’
* Sarah Silverman, ‘The Sarah Silverman Show’
* Tina Fey, ’30 Rock’
* Toni Collette, ‘United States Of Tara’
* Mary-Louise Parker, ‘Weeds’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA SERIES

* William Shatner, ‘Boston Legal’
* Christian Clemenson, ‘Boston Legal’
* Aaron Paul, ‘Breaking Bad’
* William Hurt, ‘Damages’
* Michael Emerson, ‘Lost’
* John Slattery, ‘Mad Men’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA SERIES

* Rose Byrne, ‘Damages’
*Sandra Oh, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
* Chandra Wilson, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
* Dianne Wiest, ‘In Treatment’
* Hope Davis, ‘In Treatment’
* Cherry Jones, ’24’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY SERIES

* Kevin Dillon, ‘Entourage’
* Neil Patrick Harris, ‘How I Met Your Mother’
* Rainn Wilson, ‘The Office’
* Tracy Morgan, ’30 Rock’
* Jack McBrayer, ’30 Rock’
* Jon Cryer, ‘Two And A Half Men’

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY SERIES

* Kristin Chenoweth, ‘Pushing Daisies’
* Amy Poehler, ‘Saturday Night Live’
* Kristin Wiig, ‘Saturday Night Live’
* Jane Krakowski, ’30 Rock’
* Vanessa Williams, ‘Ugly Betty’
* Elizabeth Perkins, ‘Weeds’

BEST REALITY COMPETITION

* ‘The Amazing Race’
* ‘American Idol’
* ‘Dancing With the Stars’
* ‘Project Runway’
* ‘Top Chef’

BEST REALITY SHOW HOST

# Phil Keoghan, ‘The Amazing Race’
# Ryan Seacrest, ‘American Idol’
# Tom Bergeron, ‘Dancing With The Stars’ ‘
# Heidi Klum, ‘Project Runway’
# Jeff Probst, ‘Survivor’
# Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio, ‘Top Chef’

BEST LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE

* Kevin Kline, ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’
* Brendan Gleeson, ‘Into The Storm’
* Sir Ian McKellen, ‘King Lear’
* Kevin Bacon, ‘Taking Chance’
* Kiefer Sutherland, ’24: Redemption’
* Kenneth Branagh, ‘Wallander: One Step Behind’

BEST GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

* Edward Asner, ‘CSI: NY’
* Ted Danson, ‘Damages’
* Jimmy Smits, ‘Dexter’
* Ernest Borgnine, ‘ER’
* Michael J. Fox, ‘Rescue Me’

BEST GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

* Sharon Lawrence, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
* Ellen Burstyn, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’
* Brenda Blethyn, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’
* Carol Burnett, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’
* CCH Pounder, ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency’

BEST GUEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

* Beau Bridges, ‘Desperate Housewives’
* Justin Timberlake, ‘Saturday Night Live’
* Steve Martin, ’30 Rock’
* Jon Hamm, ’30 Rock’
* Alan Alda, ’30 Rock’

BEST GUEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

* Christine Baranski, ‘The Big Bang Theory’
* Gena Rowlands, ‘Monk’
* Betty White, ‘My Name Is Earl’
* Tina Fey, ‘Saturday Night Live’
* Jennifer Aniston, ’30 Rock’
* Elaine Stritch, ’30 Rock’

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