Emmy’s Shmemmy’s

So, I don’t watch a lot of TV, so this list of Emmy nominees for this year is pretty unexciting. Except, wait… yes! “Flight of the Conchords” made the list! So, that show, along with “House M.D.,” “Entourage,” “Family Guy,” and “The Office” ought to be the big winners of the night. ‘Nuff said. I’ve italicized those below that I think should win in each category. I have a few conflicts of interest, as you may note.

Best Drama Series:
“Damages”
“Dexter”
“House M.D.”
“Lost”
“Mad Men”
“Big Love”
“Breaking Bad”

Best Comedy Series:
“Entourage”
“Family Guy”
“The Office”

“30 Rock”
“How I Met Your Mother”
“Weeds”
“Flight of the Conchords”

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Simon Baker, “The Mentalist”
Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”
Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”
Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
Hugh Laurie, “House M.D.”
Gabriel Byrne, “In Treatment”

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:*
Glenn Close, “Damages”
Sally Field, “Brothers and Sisters”
Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: SVU”
Holly Hunter, “Saving Grace”
Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer”
Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”

* I don’t care about this category whatsoever.

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:
Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”
Steve Carrell, “The Office”
Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
Tony Shalhoub, “Monk”
Charlie Sheen, “Two and a Half Men”
Jemaine Clement, “Flight of the Conchords”

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:
Toni Collette, “United States of Tara”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “The New Adventures of Old Christine”
Tina Fey, “30 Rock”
Mary-Louise Parker, “Weeds”
Christina Applegate, “Samantha Who?”
Sarah Silverman, “The Sarah Silverman Program”

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Kevin Dillon, “Entourage”
Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”
Rainn Wilson, “The Office”
Tracy Morgan, “30 Rock”
Jack McBrayer, “30 Rock”
Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
William Shatner, “Boston Legal”
Christian Clemenson, “Boston Legal”
Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”
William Hurt, “Damages”
Michael Emerson, “Lost”
John Slattery, “Mad Men”

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Kristin Chenowith, “Pushing Daisies”
Amy Poehler, “Saturday Night Live”
Kristin Wig, “Saturday Night Live”
Jane Krakowski, “30 Rock”
Vanessa Williams, “Ugly Betty”
Elizabeth Perkins, “Weeds”

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Rose Byrne, “Damages”
Sandra Oh, “Grey’s Anatomy”
Chandra Wilson, “Grey’s Anatomy”
Dianne Wiest, “In Treatment”
Hope Davis, “In Treatment”
Cherry Jones, “24″

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2 responses to “Emmy’s Shmemmy’s

  1. amanda

    Sorry Jeni…but Dexter beats the crap outta House M.D.

  2. Amanda

    I’m disowning you as my cousin.
    Dexter rapes House, and Neil Patrick Harris owns your soul, along with How I Met Your Mother.

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