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Emmy nominations 2012

"Modern Family"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series
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"Mad Men" and "American Horror Story" received the most Emmy nominations for 2012. See who else made the list.

Betty White as host of
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Betty White as host of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers"
Nominated:
Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Ryan Seacrest as host of
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Ryan Seacrest as host of "American Idol"
Nominated:
Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Cat Deeley as host of
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Cat Deeley as host of "So You Think You Can Dance"
Nominated:
Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Tom Bergeron as host of
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Tom Bergeron as host of "Dancing With The Stars"
Nominated:
Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

Phil Keoghan as host of
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Phil Keoghan as host of "The Amazing Race"
Nominated:
Outstanding host for a reality or reality-competition program

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"So You Think You Can Dance"
Nominated:
Outstanding reality-competition program

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"The Voice"
Nominated:
Outstanding reality-competition program

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"Project Runway"
Nominated:
Outstanding reality - competition program

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"Top Chef"
Nominated:
Outstanding reality - competition program

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"Dancing With The Stars"
Nominated:
Outstanding reality - competition program

Photo Credit: CBS

"The Amazing Race"
Nominated:
Outstanding reality - competition program

Photo Credit: NBC

"Saturday Night Live"
Nominated:
Outstanding variety series

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"Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
Nominated:
Outstanding variety series

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"Real Time With Bill Maher"
Nominated:
Outstanding variety series

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"The Colbert Report"
Nominated:
Outstanding variety series

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"The Daily Show With Jon Stewart"
Nominated:
Outstanding variety series

Tom Berenger as Jim Vance in
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Tom Berenger as Jim Vance in "Hatfields & McCoys"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie

Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson in
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Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson in "Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie

David Strathairn as John Dos Passos in
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David Strathairn as John Dos Passos in "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie

Ed Harris as John McCain in
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Ed Harris as John McCain in "Game Change"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie

Denis O'Hare as Larry Harvey in
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Denis O'Hare as Larry Harvey in "American Horror Story"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a miniseries or a movie

Judy Davis, right, as Jill Tankard in
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Judy Davis, right, as Jill Tankard in "Page Eight (Masterpiece)"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie

Frances Conroy, right, as Moira in
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Frances Conroy, right, as Moira in "American Horror Story"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie

Mare Winningham, left, as Sally McCoy in
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Mare Winningham, left, as Sally McCoy in "Hatfields & McCoys"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie

Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace in
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Sarah Paulson as Nicolle Wallace in "Game Change"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie

Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon in
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Jessica Lange as Constance Langdon in "American Horror Story"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a miniseries or a movie

Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in
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Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie

Idris Elba as John Luther in
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Idris Elba as John Luther in "Luther"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie

Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway in
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Clive Owen as Ernest Hemingway in "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie

Bill Paxton as Randall McCoy in
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Bill Paxton as Randall McCoy in "Hatfields & McCoys"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie

Kevin Costner as 'Devil' Anse Hatfield in
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Kevin Costner as 'Devil' Anse Hatfield in "Hatfields & McCoys"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie

Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt in
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Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt in "Game Change"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or a movie

Emma Thompson as She in
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Emma Thompson as She in "The Song Of Lunch (Masterpiece)"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie

Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone in
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Ashley Judd as Rebecca Winstone in "Missing"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie

Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn in
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Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn in "Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie

Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in
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Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in "Game Change"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie

Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon in
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Connie Britton as Vivien Harmon in "American Horror Story"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a miniseries or a movie

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"Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia (Masterpiece)"
Nominated:
Outstanding miniseries or movie

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"Luther"
Nominated:
Outstanding miniseries or movie

Photo Credit: AP

"Hemingway & Gellhorn"
Nominated:
Outstanding miniseries or movie

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"Hatfields & McCoys"
Nominated:
Outstanding miniseries or movie

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"Game Change"
Nominated:
Outstanding miniseries or movie

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"American Horror Story"
Nominated:
Outstanding miniseries or movie

Jared Harris as Lane Pryce in
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Jared Harris as Lane Pryce in "Mad Men"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister in
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Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister in "Game Of Thrones"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson in
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Jim Carter as Mr. Carson in "Downton Abbey"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Brendan Coyle as John Bates in
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Brendan Coyle as John Bates in "Downton Abbey"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring in
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Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring in "Breaking Bad"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman in
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Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman in "Breaking Bad"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series

Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway Harris in
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Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway Harris in "Mad Men"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in
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Christine Baranski as Diane Lockhart in "The Good Wife"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma in
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Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma in "The Good Wife"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Joanne Froggatt, right, as Anna in
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Joanne Froggatt, right, as Anna in "Downton Abbey"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham
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Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham in "Downtown Abbey"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Anna Gunn as Skyler White in
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Anna Gunn as Skyler White in "Breaking Bad"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series

Jon Hamm as Don Draper in
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Jon Hamm as Don Draper in "Mad Men"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in
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Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody in "Homeland"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham in
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Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham in "Downtown Abbey"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan in
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Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan in "Dexter"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Bryan Cranston as Walter White in
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Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson in
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Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson in "Boardwalk Empire"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson in
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Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson in "Mad Men"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in
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Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison in "Homeland"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Kathy Bates as Harriet Korn in
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Kathy Bates as Harriet Korn in "Harry's Law"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick in
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Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick in "The Good Wife"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in
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Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in "Downtown Abbey"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

Glenn Close as Patty Hewes in
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Glenn Close as Patty Hewes in "Damages"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

According to the Times, Bill Hader, one of
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According to the Times, Bill Hader, one of "SNL's" most distinctive players, is leaving the show.

Max Greenfield as Schmidt in
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Max Greenfield as Schmidt in "New Girl"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series.

Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker in
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Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker in "Modern Family"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy in
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Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy in "Modern Family"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett in
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett in "Modern Family"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett in
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Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett in "Modern Family"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series

Kristen Wiig as various characters in
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Kristen Wiig as various characters in "Saturday Night Live"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow in
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Merritt Wever as Zoey Barkow in "Nurse Jackie"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy in
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Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy in "Modern Family"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in
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Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in "Modern Family"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey in
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Kathryn Joosten as Karen McCluskey in "Desperate Housewives"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler in
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Mayim Bialik as Amy Farrah Fowler in "The Big Bang Theory"
Nominated:
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series

Jon Cryer as Alan Harper in
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Jon Cryer as Alan Harper in "Two And A Half Men"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy in
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Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy in "30 Rock"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Louis C.K. as Louie in
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Louis C.K. as Louie in "Louie"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan in
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Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan in "House of Lies"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Larry David as Himself in
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Larry David as Himself in "Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper in
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Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper in "The Big Bang Theory"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer in “Veep” Nominated:
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer in “Veep”
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Tina Fey as Liz Lemon in
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Tina Fey as Liz Lemon in "30 Rock"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in
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Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in "Parks and Recreation"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton in
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Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton in "Nurse Jackie"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Zooey Deschanel as Jess Day in
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Zooey Deschanel as Jess Day in "New Girl"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn in
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Melissa McCarthy as Molly Flynn in "Mike & Molly"
Nominated: Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath in
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Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath in "Girls"
Nominated:
Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

Photo Credit: NBC

"30 Rock"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series

Photo Credit: ABC

"Modern Family"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series

Photo Credit: AP

"Veep"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series

Photo Credit: Handout

"Girls"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series

Photo Credit: AP

"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series

Photo Credit: AP

"The Big Bang Theory"
Nominated: Outstanding comedy series

Photo Credit: HBO

"Boardwalk Empire"
Nominated: Outstanding drama series

Photo Credit: Showtime

"Homeland"
Nominated: Outstanding drama series

Photo Credit: HBO

"Game of Thrones"
Nominated: Outstanding drama series

Photo Credit: ITV

"Downton Abbey"
Nominated: Outstanding drama series

Photo Credit: AMC

"Breaking Bad"
Nominated: Outstanding drama series

Photo Credit: MCT

"Mad Men"
Nominated: Outstanding drama series

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