And the Nominees Are...

Breaking Bad, Homeland, Game of Thrones & More 2012 Emmy Nominees

The names are in! See which of your favorite shows made the cut for this year's Emmy nominations.

And the Nominees Are...

Kerry Washington and Jimmy Kimmel (clad in button-down P.J.'s) joined the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Chairman to announce the nominees for the Emmy Awards earlier this year. Among the shows nominated for their excellence were Breaking Bad, Homeland, Mad Men, Girls, and Veep. Check out the rest of the actors and shows acknowledged this year.


Best Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Homeland (pictured) (Showtime)

Downton Abbey  (PBS)

Game Of Thrones (HBO)

Mad Men (AMC)

Frank Ockenfels / AMC

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

Bryan Cranston (pictured), Breaking Bad (AMC)

Michael C. Hall, Dexter (Showtime)

Damien Lewis, Homeland (Showtime)

Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Kent Smith / Showtime

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Glenn Close, Damages (DirecTV)

Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Claire Danes (pictured), Homeland (Showtime)

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)

Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law (NBC)

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men (AMC)

Paul Schiraldi / HBO

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Peter Dinklage (pictured), Game Of Thrones (HBO)

Jim Carter, Downton Abbey (PBS)

Jared Harris, Mad Men (AMC)

Brendan Coyle, Downton Abbey (PBS)

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Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife (CBS)

Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad (AMC)

Maggie Smith (pictured), Downton Abbey (PBS)

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey(PBS)

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)

Peter "Hopper" Stone / ABC

Best Comedy Series

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Girls (HBO)

Modern Family (pictured) (ABC)

30 Rock (NBC)

Veep (HBO)

Monty Brinton / CBS

Best Actor in a Comedy Series

Jon Cryer, Two and A Half Men (CBS)

Jim Parsons (pictured), The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Louis C.K., Louie (FX)

Don Cheadle, House of Lies (Showtime)

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)

Tyler Golden / NBC

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Lena Dunham, Girls (HBO)

Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly (CBS)

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl (Fox)

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Amy Poehler (pictured), Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Tina Fey, 30 Rock (NBC)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep (HBO)

Peter "Hopper" Stone / ABC

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family (ABC)

Ed O’Neill, Modern Family (ABC)

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family (ABC)

Ty Burrell (pictured), Modern Family (ABC)

Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Max Greenfield, New Girl (Fox)

Peter "Hopper" Stone / ABC

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

Julie Bowen (pictured), Modern Family (ABC)

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family  (ABC)

Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives (ABC)


Best Reality or Competition Program

So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)

The Amazing Race (pictured) (CBS)

Dancing With the Stars (ABC)

Top Chef (Bravo)

Project Runway (Lifetime)

The Voice (NBC)

Virginia Sherwood / NBC

Best Variety Series

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)

Real Time With Bill Maher (HBO)

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC)

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (pictured) (NBC)


Best Miniseries or Movie

Game Change (pictured) (HBO)

American Horror Story (FX Networks)

Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO)

Sherlock (PBS)

Luther (BBC America)

Hatfields & McCoys (History)


Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Julianne Moore (pictured), Game Change (HBO)

Connie Britton, American Horror Story (FX)

Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn (HBO)

Emma Thompson, The Song of Lunch (PBS)

Ashley Judd, Missing (ABC)

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Reality Competition Host

Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)

Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race (CBS)\

Ryan Seacrest (pictured), American Idol (FOX)

Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rocker (NBC)

Tom Bergeron, Dancing With the Stars (ABC)

Danny Moloshok / AP Photo

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Woody Harrelson, Game Change (HBO)

Clive Owen (pictured), Hemingway & Gelhorn (HBO)

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (PBS)

Idris Elba, Luther (BBC America)

Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys (History Channel)

Bill Paxton, Hatfields & McCoys (History Channel)