'SNL' Tops 'E.R.' as Most Nominated Emmys

‘Glee’ gets the most nominations picking up 19, with one for best comedy.  ‘The Pacific’ on HBO grabs on to a massive 24 nominations.  Even Conan O’Brien got one for his short stop on ‘The Tonight Show’ while his buddy Jay Leno, with his declining late night ratings got no nominations.  Here’s a list of the top categories.

‘Saturday Night Live’ becomes the most nominated show ever (126} now topping another NBC iconic series ‘E.R.’ (124) as it receives a nomination for the show featuring Betty White.  

Betty White and Kenan Thompson, 'Saturday Night Live'

Betty White and Kenan Thompson, 'Saturday Night Live'

Outstanding Drama Series


‘The Good Wife’


‘Breaking Bad’

‘Mad Men’

‘True Blood’


Best Actress in a Drama

Julianna Margulies, ‘The Good Wife’

Kyra Sedgwick, ‘The Closer’

Glenn Close, ‘Damages’

Connie Britton, ‘Friday Night Lights’

Mariska Hargitay, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’

January Jones, ‘Mad Men’


Best Actor in a Comedy

Jim Parsons, ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Larry David, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

Matthew Morrison, ‘Glee’

Tony Shalhoub, ‘Monk’

Steve Carell, ‘The Office’

Alec Baldwin, ‘30 Rock’


Best Actress in a Comedy

Lea Michele, ‘Glee’

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’

Edie Falco, ‘Nurse Jackie’

Amy Poehler, ‘Parks and Recreation’

Tina Fey, ‘30 Rock’

Toni Collette, ‘The United States of Tara’


Best Reality Competition

‘The Amazing Race’

‘American Idol’

‘Dancing With the Stars’

‘Project Runway’

‘Top Chef’


Best Variety Music or Comedy Series

Conan O’Brien, ‘The Tonight Show’

‘The Colbert Report’

‘The Daily Show’

‘Real Time with Bill Maher’

‘Saturday Night Live’



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