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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Sandra (Credit: ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Sandra Oh, as Dr. Cristina Yang on "Grey's Anatomy" on ABC

2009 Emmy Award nominees

Nominees for the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards. The show airs live on Sept. 20.

David Letterman hosts music legend, and former Beatle,
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David Letterman hosts music legend, and former Beatle, Paul McCartney. (July 15, 2009)

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series:
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Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series: "Real Time With Bill Maher" on HBO

The
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The "Josh Brolin" episode of "Saturday Night Live" featured, from left, Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler and Gov. Sarah Palin.

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Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series:
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Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series: "The Colbert Report" on Comedy Central

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65. "THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART"
Fake news show and superlative media criticism.

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Cherry
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Cherry Jones, as President Allison Taylor on "24" on Fox

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Rose
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Rose Byrne, as Ellen Parsons on "Damages" on FX Networks

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Sandra
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Sandra Oh, as Dr. Cristina Yang on "Grey's Anatomy" on ABC

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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Chandra
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Chandra Wilson, as Dr. Miranda Bailey on "Grey's Anatomy" on ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Dianne
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Dianne Wiest, as Gina on "In Treatment" on HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Hope
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Hope Davis, as Mia on "In Treatment" on HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Jane
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Jane Krakowski, as Jenna Maroney on "30 Rock" on NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristin
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristin Chenoweth, as Olive Snook on "Pushing Daisies" on ABC

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Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series: Amy
(Credit: NBC, 2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series: Amy Poehler, as Various Characters on "Saturday Night Live" on NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristen
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Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristen Wiig, as various characters on "Saturday Night Live" on NBC. (March 16, 2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Vanessa
(Credit: ABC, April 2008)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Vanessa Williams, as Wilhelmina Slater on "Ugly Betty" on ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Elizabeth
(Credit: Showtime, 2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Elizabeth Perkins, as Celia Hodes on "Weeds" on Showtime

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: William
(Credit: ABC, 2007)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: William Shatner, as Denny Crane on "Boston Legal" on ABC

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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Christian
(Credit: ABC, 2005)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Christian Clemenson, as Jerry Espenson on "Boston Legal" on ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Aaron
(Credit: AMC, 2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Aaron Paul, as Jesse Pinkman on "Breaking Bad" on AMC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: William
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: William Hurt, as Daniel Purcell on "Damages" on FX Networks. Glenn Close, left, appears with Hurt in a scene from the series.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Michael
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Michael Emerson, as Ben Linus on "Lost" on ABC. In this photo Michael Emerson, right, appears with Matthew Fox.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: John
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: John Slattery, as Roger Sterling on "Mad Men" on AMC

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Tracy Morgan has been nominated for the outstanding
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Tracy Morgan has been nominated for the outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series Emmy. Morgan stars as Tracy Jordan on "30 Rock" on NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jack
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jack McBrayer, as Kenneth Parcell, on "30 Rock" on NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Kevin
(Credit: HBO, 2008)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Kevin Dillon, as Johnny Drama on "Entourage" on HBO

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Neil
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Neil Patrick Harris, as Barney Stinson on "How I Met Your Mother" on CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Rainn
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Rainn Wilson, as Dwight Schrute on "The Office" on NBC

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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jon
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jon Cryer, as Alan Harper on "Two And A Half Men" on CBS

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Sally
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Sally Field, as Nora Walker on "Brothers & Sisters" on ABC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Glenn
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Glenn Close, as Patty Hewes on "Damages" on FX Networks

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Mariska
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Mariska Hargitay, as Detective Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" on NBC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Elisabeth
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Elisabeth Moss, as Peggy Olson on "Mad Men" on AMC

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Holly
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Holly Hunter, as Grace Hanadarko on "Saving Grace" on TNT

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Kyra
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Kyra Sedgwick, as Brenda Leigh Johnson on "The Closer" on TNT

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Tina Fey, as Liz Lemon on "30 Rock" on NBC

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Christina
(Credit: ABC, 2008)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Christina Applegate, as Samantha Newly on "Samantha Who?" on ABC

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series: Julia
(Credit: CBS, 2006)

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as Christine on "The New Adventures of Old Christine" on CBS

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Sarah
(Credit: Comedy Central, 2008)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Sarah Silverman, as Sarah Silverman on "The Sarah Silverman Program" on Comedy Central

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Toni
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Toni Collette, as Tara Gregson on "United States Of Tara" on Showtime

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Mary-Louise
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Mary-Louise Parker, as Nancy Botwin on "Weeds" on Showtime

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan
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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston, as Walter White on "Breaking Bad" on AMC

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Michael
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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Michael C. Hall, as Dexter Morgan on "Dexter" on Showtime

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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Hugh
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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Hugh Laurie, as Dr. Gregory House on "House" on Fox

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Gabriel
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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Gabriel Byrne, as Paul on "In Treatment" on HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jon
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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jon Hamm, as Don Draper on "Mad Men" on AMC

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Simon
(Credit: CBS, 2008)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Simon Baker, as Patrick Jane on "The Mentalist" on CBS

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec
(Credit: NBC, 2007)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Alec Baldwin, as Jack Donaghy on "30 ROCK" on NBC

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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jemaine
(Credit: HBO, 2009)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Jemaine Clement, as Jemaine on "Flight of the Conchords" on HBO

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Tony
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Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Tony Shalhoub, as Adrian Monk on "Monk" on USA

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