Emmys 2010 Nominations: The Full List

by | July 8, 2010 at 8:57 AM | Emmys 2010, Show & Tell, TV News

Nominations for the 62nd Emmy Awards Are Out! (Photo: NBC)

Nominations for the 62nd Emmy Awards Are Out! (Photo: NBC)

Americans watch an average of 28 hours of television per week, and now we congratulate those TV shows that help us kill our time (and dull our brains) the best!

Nominations for the 62nd Annual Emmy Awards were announced Thursday, with newcomers ‘Glee’ and ‘Modern Family,’ the epic ‘The Pacific’ and the critical darling ‘Mad Men’ leading the pack.

The Emmys got more right than wrong this year, finally catching up with some hip picks (sitcoms are funny again! vampires rule!) and long overdue acknowledgment for certain shows (Hello, ‘Friday Night Lights!’).

But there’s always something to complain about, so here’s a quickie breakdown of the best and worst highlights of this year’s Emmys list.

The Last Laugh? Conan O’Brien may have been publicly humiliated when he got canned from ‘The Tonight Show’ but Lady Emmy’s apparently on Team CoCo: Conan gets a surprise Emmy nomination and Jay Leno gets crap. Now that’s funny! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Not So Funny? Usual nominee Charlie Sheen got overlooked (is it because he’s now a drama king?), even though his costar Jon Cryer made the cut as an Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy contender. Then again, Sheen is getting beaucoup bucks to stay on ‘Two and a Half Men,’ so what does he care?

Beginner’s Luck: Emmy voters hitting the right note, throwing lots of love to the multi-talented ‘Glee’ club and the most hilarious ‘Modern Family,’ who completely hogged slots in the supporting categories. Kudos, kids!

What We Loved: Emmy voters not letting the final season of ‘Lost’ — despite the series finale furor — get lost in the shuffle by finding it among the Best Dramas; giving props to the Best Man Cryer on TV, Matthew Fox in the lead actor category; and nominating two outstanding supporting Losties: Terry O’Quinn (John Locke aka the Man in Black aka the Smoke Monster) and Michael Emerson (Big Bad Benjamin Linus).

P.S. It’s also great to see the Emmy snobs get over their fang-phobia by realizing vampires don’t suck and giving ‘True Blood’ a bite at Best Drama.

What Made Us Roll Our Eyes: Tony Shaloub. Tony Shaloub? Tony Shaloub AGAIN? For ‘Monk’? Hasn’t that show been off the air for like three years now?

PHOTOS: Emmy Nominees’ Reactions

Dearly Departed Disses: While there were pleasant parting shots for ‘Lost,’ ‘The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,’ and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine,’ other axed favorites weren’t so lucky…

What did Jack Bauer get for saving the world one last time on ’24′? Nuthin.’ And while ‘Law & Order’ hasn’t been Emmy-worthy in a while, it still would have been nice to see the long-running drama get some kind off Emmy send-off, considering they got royally screwed out of a history-making TV record by that unexpected cancellation one season shy.

Married without … Mentions: Looks like Al and Peg Bundy still don’t get respect, despite the former sitcom costars each being stand-outs on their current shows: Ed O’Neill, the patriarch of ‘Modern Family,’ was the only main cast member not nominated, while Katey Sagal, the magnificent motorcycle mama on ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ was also overlooked.

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Most Un-Real Choice: The lamest season of ‘Project Runway’ ever sews up a Best Reality Show nom, while ‘Survivor,’ which produced two of the most exciting seasons in years for its 20th anniversary, was shut out. Now, that’s a tribal council blindside.

Emmys Snubs and Surprises

By the Numbers:

Overall Nominations: ‘The Pacific’ – 24
Most Nods for a Comedy: ‘Glee’ – 19
Most Nods for a Drama: ‘Mad Men’ – 17
Most Nods for a Reality Show: ‘Dancing with the Stars’ – 9
Out with the Biggest Bang: ‘Lost’ – 12
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The Primetime Emmys air early this year–Sunday, Aug. 29–on NBC with Jimmy Fallon as host.

Here is the full list of the major nominees:

OUTSTANDING DRAMA
Lost
Breaking Bad
Dexter
Mad Men
True Blood
The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING COMEDY
Glee
Modern Family
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Nurse Jackie
30 Rock
The Office

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
Mariska Hargitay (Special Victims Unit)
Glenn Close (Damages)
Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer)
January Jones (Mad Men)
Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights)
Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Hugh Laurie (House M.D.)
Michael C. Hall (Dexter)
Matthew Fox (Lost)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA
John Slattery (Mad Men)
Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
Martin Short (Damages)
Terry O’ Quinn (Lost)
Michael Emerson (Lost)
Andre Braugher (Men of a Certain Age)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA
Sharon Gless (Burn Notice)
Christine Baranski (The Good Wife)
Christina Hendricks (Mad Men)
Rose Byrne (Damages)
Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife)
Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Lea Michele (Glee)
Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Toni Collette (The United States of Tara)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures of Old Christine)
Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie)
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
Matthew Morrison (Glee)
Steve Carell (The Office)
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)
Tony Shalhoub (Monk)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY
Chris Colfer (Glee)
Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family)
Jon Cryer (Two and A Half Men)
Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family)
Ty Burrell (Modern Family)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY
Jane Lynch (Glee)
Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live)
Jane Krakowski (30 Rock)
Julie Bowen (Modern Family)
Sofia Vergara (Modern Family)
Holland Taylor (Two and A Half Men)

OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW HOST
Ryan Seacrest (American Idol)
Phil Keoghan (The Amazing Race)
Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars)
Heidi Klum (Project Runway)
Jeff Probst (Survivor)

OUTSTANDING REALITY SHOW COMPETITION
Project Runway
Top Chef
The Amazing Race
Dancing with the Stars
American Idol

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC, OR COMEDY SERIES
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Real Time With Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien

MINISERIES OR MOVIE
The Pacific (HBO)
Return to Cranford (PBS)

OUTSTANDING TV MOVIE
Endgame (PBS)
Georgia O’Keeffe (Lifetime)
Moonshot (History)
The Special Relationship (HBO)
Temple Grandin (HBO)
You Don’t Know Jack (HBO)

What do you think of this year’s Emmy nominees? Who is a surprise? Who was left out? Who SHOULD have been left out?