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HBO's 'John Adams' Nabs a Leading 23 Emmy Nominations

July 18, 2008 (2:40 am) GMT
The HBO miniseries led the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards with a total of 23 nominations; earning its stars Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Lead Actress nods.

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 and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for 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

Outstanding Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

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