HBO's 'John Adams' Nabs a Leading 23 Emmy Nominations
The complete list of nominees for the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards was announced Thursday morning, July 17. The 60th annual awards event, which is set to be aired live on ABC from NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE, Los Angeles on September 21 later this year, witnessed HBO's miniseries "John Adams" nabbed a leading 23 nominations, namely Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for its star Paul Giamatti and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Laura Linney just to name a few.
Comedy series "30 Rock" followed close behind with 17 nominations and the drama series "Mad Men" was the other big nominee with 16 nods in total. Below is the list of some of the awards nominees. The complete list, meanwhile, can be viewed at Emmy's official site.
Outstanding Drama Series
- Boston Legal
- Mad Men
- Curb Your Enthusiasm
- The Office
- 30 Rock
- Two and a Half Men
- James Spader, Boston Legal
- Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
- Michael C. Hall, Dexter
- Hugh Laurie, House
- Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment
- Jon Hamm, Mad Men
- Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters
- Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer
- Glenn Close, Damages
- Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- Holly Hunter, Saving Grace
- Tony Shalhoub, Monk
- Steve Carell, The Office
- Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies
- Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
- Charlie Sheen, Two And A Half Men
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine
- Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?
- Tina Fey, 30 Rock
- America Ferrera, Ugly Betty
- Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds
- Ralph Fiennes, Bernard and Doris
- Ricky Gervais, Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale
- Paul Giamatti, John Adams
- Kevin Spacey, Recount
- Tom Wilkinson, Recount
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