Emmy Nominations: Emmys Tonight

“Boardwalk Empire” HBO/ Associated Press
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"Boardwalk Empire" HBO/ Associated Press

Roll out the red carpet, the Emmys have arrived. Well, on television sets for most of us.

Tonight, the 63rd Primetime Emmys will be taking over television sets at 8 p.m. on Fox. The awards show will be airing live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

This year there are a few things viewers can look forward to. The ever hilarious, Jane Lynch of Glee, who plays a quite quirky cheerleading coach on the hit FOX show, will be hosting—expect some laughs at this otherwise super-serious affair.

And according to gothamist, one of the most highly-anticipated and highly-controversial guests may be presenting—-Charlie Sheen. But it hasn’t been confirmed.

Of course, a ton of great shows are being recognized tonight—Nominations for the 63rd Primetime Emmy® Awards were announced earlier this year from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California. In case you forgot them, we’ve listed them below.

Most notable are the new names to the Emmy nomination list this year. These include Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and Friday Night Lights for outstanding drama series and The Big Bang Theory and Parks and Recreation for outstanding comedy series.

Check out the nominations: (For the complete list click here)

Outstanding Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire


Friday Night Lights

Game of Thrones

The Good Wife

Mad Men

Outstanding Comedy Series

Big Bang Theory


Modern Family

The Office

Parks and Recreation

30 Rock

Outstanding Actress in a Drama

Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law

Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights

Mireille Enos, The Killing

Mariska Hargitay, Law and Order: SVU

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama

Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire

Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Margo Martindale, Justified

Michelle Forbes, The Killing

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men

Outstanding Actor in a Drama

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire

Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights

Michael C. Hall, Dexter

John Hamm, Mad Men

Hugh Laurie, House

Timothy Olyphant, Justified

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Josh Charles, The Good Wife

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife

Walton Goggins, Justified

John Slattery, Mad Men

Andrew Braugher, Men of a Certain Age

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Laura Linney, The Big C

Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly

Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy

Jane Lynch, Glee

Betty White, Hot In Cleveland

Julie Bowen, Modern Family

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live

Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Louis C.K., Louie

Steve Carrell, The Office

Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy

Chris Colfer, Glee

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family

Ed O’Neill, Modern Family

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men

Outstanding Variety, Comedy Or Musical Series

The Colbert Report


The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Real Time With Bill Maher

Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Reality Show

The Amazing Race

American Idol

Dancing With the Stars

Project Runway

So You Think You Can Dance

Top Chef

Outstanding TV Miniseries or Movie

Cinema Verite

Downton Abbey

The Kennedys

Mildred Pierce

The Pillars of the Earth

Too Big To Fail

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy

Idris Elba, The Big C

Nathan Lane, Modern Family

Zach Galifianakis, Saturday Night Live

Justin Timberlake, Saturday Night Live

Matt Damon, 30 Rock

Will Arnett, 30 Rock

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy

Kristin Chenoweth, Glee

Dot-Marie Jones, Glee

Gwyneth Paltrow, Glee

Cloris Leachman, Raising Hope

Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live

Elizabeth Banks, 30 Rock

Outstanding Leading Actress in a Mini-series or Movie

Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey

Diane Lane, Cinema Verite

Taraji P. Henson, Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story

Jean Marsh, Upstairs Downstairs

Outstanding Leading Actor in an Mini-Series or Movie

Greg Kinnear, The Kennedys

Barry Pepper, The Kennedys

Edgar Ramirez, Carlos

William Hurt, Too Big To Fail

Idris Elba, Luther

Laurence Fishburne, Thurgood

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Mini-series or Movie

Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce

Bryan F. O’Byrne, Mildred Pierce

Tom Wilkinson, The Kennedys

Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail

James Woods, Too Big to Fail

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Mini-series or Movie

Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

Melissa Leo, Mildred Pierce

Mare Winningham, Mildred Pierce

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Eileen Atkins, Upstairs Downstairs

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

Jeff Probst, Survivor

Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars

Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race