60th Annual Emmy Awards

Sunday night at 8 O’clock we have our first entertainment awards show of the season. The 60th Annual Emmy Awards airs on ABC from 8-11 PM.

For a completely new twist, all five nominees in the category for Outstanding Reality/Competition Host (new category this year): Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars), Heidi Klum (Project Runway), Howie Mandel (Deal or No Deal), Jeff Probst (Survivor) and Ryan Seacrest (American Idol) – have been named hosts of the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards live from the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles.

Other categories include:
Drama Series Tough one. Lots of very good choices here.
Boston Legal, ABC
Damages, FX
Dexter, Showtime
House, Fox
Lost, ABC
Mad Men, AMC

Comedy Series
Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO
Entourage, HBO
The Office, NBC
30 Rock, NBC
Two and a Half Men, CBS

The Andromeda Strain, A&E
Cranford, PBS
John Adams, HBO
Tin Man, Sci Fi

Actor, Drama
James Spader, Boston Legal
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Hugh Laurie, House
Gabriel Byrne, In Treatment
Jon Hamm, Mad Men

Actress, Drama
Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer
Glenn Close, Damages
Mariska Hargitay,Law & Order: SVU
Holly Hunter, Saving Grace

Actor, Comedy Lots of good choices here too
Tony Shalhoub, Monk
Steve Carell, The Office
Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Charlie Sheen,Two and a Half Men

Actress, Comedy
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures ofOld Christine
Christina Applegate, Samantha Who?
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
America Ferrera, Ugly Betty
Mary-Louis Parker, Weeds

Made-for-TV Movie
Bernard and Doris, HBO
Extras: Series Finale, HBO
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Lifetime
A Raisin in the Sun, ABC
Recount, HBO

Actor, Movie or Miniseries
Ralph Fiennes, Bernard and Doris
Ricky Gervais, Extras: Series Finale
Paul Giamatti, John Adams
Kevin Spacey, Recount
Tom Wilkinson, Recount

Actress, Movie or Miniseries
Catherine Keener, An American Crime
Susan Sarandon, Bernard and Doris
Judi Dench, Cranford
Laura Linney, John Adams
Phylicia Rashad, A Raisin in the Sun

Supporting Actress, Drama
Candice Bergen, Boston Legal
Rachel Griffiths, Brothers and Sisters
Chandra Wilson, Grey’s Anatomy
Sandra Oh, Grey’s Anatomy
Dianne Wiest, In Treatment

Supporting Actor, Comedy
Jeremy Piven, Entourage
Kevin Dillon, Entourage
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
Rainn Wilson, The Office
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men

Supporting Actress, Comedy
Amy Poehler, Saturday Night Live
Jean Smart, Samantha Who?
Kristin Chenoweth, Pushing Daisies
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men
Vanessa Williams, Ugly Betty

Supporting Actor, Drama
William Shatner, Boston Legal
Ted Danson, Damages
Zeljko Ivanek, Damages
Michael Emerson, Lost
John Slattery, Mad Men

It’s going to be a tough fight between Mad Men and Damages for many of the awards in the Drama category. John Adams should take the lion’s share for the Made for TV categories, all of them. Although Raisin in the Sun was also fantastic. 30 Rock is still a fan favorite in the Comedy categories

Who do you think is going to take home the hardware?
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Prize goes to the person with the highest number correct.

See you on TV.