Emmy nominations

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by cwoody222, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. cwoody222

    cwoody222 Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 1999
    Buffalo, NY


    Here are the big categories... discuss...

    Outstanding Comedy Series
    The Office
    30 Rock
    Two And A Half Men
    Ugly Betty

    Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
    Extras Ricky Gervais as Andy Millman
    Monk Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk
    The Office Steve Carell as Michael Scott
    30 Rock Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy
    Two And A Half Men Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

    Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
    Desperate Housewives Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo
    The New Adventures Of Old Christine Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine Campbell
    30 Rock Tina Fey as Liz Lemon
    Ugly Betty America Ferrera as Betty Suarez
    Weeds Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin

    Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
    Entourage Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama
    Entourage Jeremy Piven as Ari Gold
    How I Met Your Mother Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson
    The Office Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute
    Two And A Half Men Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

    Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
    My Name Is Earl Jaime Pressly as Joy Turner
    The Office Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly
    Two And A Half Men Holland Taylor as Evelyn Harper
    Two And A Half Men Conchata Ferrell as Berta
    Ugly Betty Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater
    Weeds Elizabeth Perkins as Celia Hodes

    Outstanding Drama Series
    Boston Legal
    Grey’s Anatomy
    The Sopranos

    Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
    Boston Legal James Spader as Alan Shore
    House Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House
    Rescue Me Denis Leary as Tommy Gavin
    The Sopranos James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano
    24 Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer

    Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
    Brothers & Sisters Sally Field as Nora Walker
    The Closer Kyra Sedgwick as Dep. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson
    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson
    Medium Patricia Arquette as Allison Dubois
    The Riches Minnie Driver as Dahlia Malloy
    The Sopranos Edie Falco as Carmela Soprano

    Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
    Boston Legal William Shatner as Denny Crane
    Grey’s Anatomy T.R. Knight as George
    Heroes Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura
    Lost Michael Emerson as Ben
    Lost Terry O’Quinn as John Locke
    The Sopranos Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti

    Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
    Brothers & Sisters Rachel Griffiths as Sarah Whedon
    Grey’s Anatomy Katherine Heigl as Isobel “Izzie” Stevens
    Grey’s Anatomy Chandra Wilson as Dr. Bailey
    Grey’s Anatomy Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang
    The Sopranos Aida Turturro as Janice Soprano
    The Sopranos Lorraine Bracco as Dr. Jennifer Melfi

    Outstanding Reality Program
    Antiques Roadshow
    Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan
    Extreme Makeover Home Edition
    Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List
    Penn & Teller: ********!

    Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
    The Amazing Race
    American Idol
    Dancing With The Stars
    Project Runway
    Top Chef

    EDIT: to add the Reality categories

    TIVO_GUY_HERE I miss the ocean

    Jul 10, 2000
    Dallas Texas
    No "Friday Night Lights" or "24" the latter I can understand this season.
  3. MitchO

    MitchO Blasphemer: Uses DVR

    Nov 7, 2003
    Lyndhurst NJ
    Glad to see Minnie Driver in there.
  4. flyers088

    flyers088 tcf junior member

    Apr 18, 2005
    Are they just on autopilot by nominating the Sopranos? Was Melfi even in this season more than a few seconds and get nominated?? And Janice WTF??? The best ending to the whole Sopranos debacle that was the last season is for them to win nothing!!
  5. cwoody222

    cwoody222 Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 1999
    Buffalo, NY


    I agree on Minnie Driver and the Sopranos. I always thought Aida deserved a nomination but probably not for this season. Although she was good during the episode at the cabin. I agree with Melfi... she barely appeared this season!

    The Drama noms are the biggest disappointment. But I'm glad there are a few good ones... like Ben from Lost, TR Knight, Brothers & Sisters and Denis Leary.

    I love that the actors from The Office got some recognition this year too! And Johnny Drama! VICTORY! :)
  6. TAsunder

    TAsunder Debates Ghee vs Gi

    Aug 6, 2003
    Madison, WI
    Considering the list we saw earlier of the potential nominees, I see a lot of pleasant surprises. The lead actor/actress and supporting actor in comedy is a pretty good list. It's great to see Ricky Gervais nominated. Dennis Leary & Minnie Driver, good nods to good shows. Is the shield ineligible due to air dates?

    I just don't get how two and a half men is nominated. Then again, I don't get how anyone likes it at all. The other comedies nominated are wayyyyyy better, IMO.
  7. cmontyburns

    cmontyburns Excellent.

    Nov 14, 2001
    Houston, TX
    Several not-nominated comedies are better. My Name is Earl for example, and on most days, Scrubs. NBC's entire Thursday night comedy block is Emmy consideration-worthy.

    My WTF is Boston Legal. Really? This show is actually better than Lost or Friday Night Lights or Veronica Mars or...? Come on.
  8. mwhip

    mwhip All better

    Jul 22, 2002
    I am giving up on the Emmy's they just can't get right where as the TV critics awards get it right every year but of course they watch way more TV than the morons at the Emmy's.

    No FNL, no Lost, no Elizabeth Mitchell and no Michael C. Hall? WTF?

    And more boring crap like Spader and Shatner and that crappy Boston Legal show along with Shaloub? Just mind boggling.
  9. FilmCritic3000

    FilmCritic3000 Active Member

    Oct 28, 2004
    *sniff* No Veronica Mars love.

    I need a hug.

    Other than that oversight, kudos to The Office, Heroes, 30 Rock, Entourage, and Neil Patrick Harris (and c'mon?! You nominate him but not the series?!).
  10. mwhip

    mwhip All better

    Jul 22, 2002
    I kind of understand VM and most of it is because they were on the CW and ain't no show on that channel going to get love.
  11. Mark W

    Mark W Member

    Dec 6, 2001
    CT, USA
    How is Charlie Sheen nominated as Best Actor, and John Cryer as Supporting Actor? Aren't their roles equal on the show?
  12. Magnolia88

    Magnolia88 She likes cheese.

    Jun 30, 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    The Emmy nominations are just as embarrassing this year as they are every year.

    I enjoy Heroes, but I can't believe that anyone who has seen every episode of Heroes and every episode of Friday Night Lights would choose the superheroes over the Dillon Panthers as best drama.

    The almost total shut-out of FNL is a travesty. It's the best show on network TV, much better than Heroes and Grey's Anatomy, and even better than Lost imho (which I also think is better than Heroes and GA). Emmy voters are apparently totally in love with the soapy and silly GA, though, so it appears to be a lost cause. :(

    On the plus side, I'm glad to see nominations for Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Jenna Fischer and Rainn Wilson. I wish that John Krasinski could have sneaked in there with Johnny Drama, but I can't really argue with the nominees in that category. Drama and Barney are both due.
  13. Neenahboy

    Neenahboy Statistical outlier

    Apr 7, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Charlie Sheen AND Jon Cryer? Really? HOW did that show scrape seven nods?! :thumbsdown:

    I was expecting to at least see Connie Britton in there from FNL. Absolutely ridiculous.

    Happy to see NPH in there.

    Nice to see all the Brothers and Sisters love.

    Michael C. Hall got screwed. :mad:

    And I'm apparently not the only one who fails to comprehend the unwavering adoration shown to Grey's. :confused:
  14. Cainebj

    Cainebj Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    New York
    So did Jon Rhys Meyers for The Tudors.

    I still am trying to understand Boston Legal.
    Just doesn't make any kind of sense to me.
  15. spikedavis

    spikedavis New Member

    Nov 23, 2003
    ********. Boston Legal and Grey's Anatomy are nominated but The Wire and Friday Night Lights aren't?

    You can't make this **** up!!
  16. JYoung

    JYoung Series 3

    Jan 16, 2002
    Los Angeles
    Agreed except for Fey. There were a number of times I found her unwatchable in 30 Rock and Baldwin blows her away acting wise.
    Fischer deserves an Emmy just for her last scene of the season alone.

    I thought Boston Legal was a comedy?

    I do think that there's going to be a lot sympathy voting for the Sopranos
  17. wingerzzz

    wingerzzz Football is Good

    Jul 19, 2005
    There can be no way to please everyone because so much variety on TV.

    My .02 opinion is they did a much better job this years then in recent history. The only real category I thought was totally butchered was supporting actress in a drama as my opinions on the Soprano actors are the same as others and three Grey's actresses is a bit too much for me.

    Elizabeth Mitchell for Lost and Polly Walker for Rome certainly were deserving.
  18. flyers088

    flyers088 tcf junior member

    Apr 18, 2005
    It's the same as their love for Soprano's. I just love how everyone is justifying the noms for Sopranos because they deserve it because it is their last year?? WTF??? :thumbsdown:
  19. Sirius Black

    Sirius Black Grey Warden Reject

    Dec 26, 2001
    A City by...
    On the plus side Battlestar Galactica did get nominated for several behind the camera awards including writing, sound, special effects, and directing.
  20. varybarry

    varybarry New Member

    May 30, 2007
    It's ridiculous that 24 didn't get anything!

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