Home Entertainment-Other Award Show Winners 62nd Annual PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS
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Sunday, 29 August 2010 22:49

The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmys were conducted Sunday night, August 29, 2010 and were presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).  The three-hour ceremony honoring the best in American television was hosted by Jimmy Fallon.


The tally for the awards is as follows:

HBO: 101 nominations Discovery Channel: 14 nominations Disney Channel: 5 nominations Nickelodeon: 2 nominations
ABC: 63 nominations Lifetime: 11 nominations DirecTV: 4 nominations Sundance Channel: 2 nominations

CBS: 57 nominations

FX Networks: 9 nominations USA: 4 nominations BET: 1 nomination

FOX: 48 nominations

Comedy Central: 8 nominations TNT: 3 nominations EPIXHD: 1 nomination

NBC: 46 nominations

Cartoon Network: 7 nominations A&E: 2 nominations National Geographic Channel: 1 nomination

PBS: 32 nominations

Bravo: 6 nominations Animal Planet: 2 nominations TCM: 1 nomination
AMC: 26 nominations History Channel: 6 nominations IFC: 2 nominations Travel Channel: 1 nomination
Showtime: 23 nominations SyFy: 6 nominations




Mad Men (AMC)


Other nominees:

Breaking Bad (AMC)

Dexter (Showtime)

The Good Wife (CBS)

Lost (ABC)

True Blood (HBO)



Modern Family (ABC)


Other nominees:

30 Rock (NBC)

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Glee (Fox)

Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

The Office (NBC)


The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)


Other nominees:

The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)

Real Time with BIll Maher (HBO)

Saturday Night Live (NBC)

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (NBC)



The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)


Other nominees:

Bill Maher...But I'm Not Wrong (HBO)

Hope for Haiti Now (MTV)

Robin Williams: Weapons of Self-Destruction (HBO)

The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (HBO)

Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me (HBO)

Miniseries: The Pacific (HBO)


Other Nominees:

Return to Cranford (Masterpiece) (PBS)


Made-for-Television Movie: Temple Grandin (HBO)


Other Nominees:

 The Special Relationship (HBO)

Endgame (Masterpiece) (PBS)

Moonshot (History Channel)

You Don't Know Jack (HBO)

Georgia O'Keeffe (Lifetime)


Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (ABC)


Other nominees:

Antiques Roadshow (PBS)

Dirty Jobs (Discovery Channel)

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo)

MythBusters (Discovery)

Undercover Boss (CBS)



Reality Competition:

Top Chef (Bravo)


Other nominees:

The Amazing Race (CBS)

American Idol (Fox)

Dancing with the Stars (ABC)

Project Runway (Lifetime)


Reality Host:

Jeff Probst, Survivor (CBS)


Other nominees:

Tom Bergeron, Dancing with the Stars (ABC)

Ryan Seacrest, American Idol (Fox)

Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race (CBS)

Heidi Klum, Project Runway (Lifetime)



The National Parks: America's Best Idea (PBS)


Other nominees:

American Experience (PBS)

American Masters (PBS)

Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel)

Life (Discovery Channel)

Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) (IFC)



Disney's Prep & Landing (ABC)


Other nominees:

Alien Earths (National Geographic Channel)

The Ricky Gervais Show (HBO)

The Simpsons (Fox)

South Park (Comedy Central)


Children's Program:

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (Disney Channel)


Other nominees:

Hanna Montana (Disney Channel)

iCarly (Nickelodeon)

Jonas (Disney Channel)

Wizards of Waverly Place (Disney Channel)


Special Class:

63rd Annual Tony Awards (CBS)


Other nominees:

ABC's Lost Presents: Mysteries of the Universe: The Dharma Initiative (abc.com/lost)

82nd Annual Academy Awards (ABC)

HBO First Look: Avatar: Enter the World of Pandora (HBO)

The Daily Show: Ask a Correspondent: The Meaning of Life (thedailyshow.com)

30 Rock: Webisodes (nbc.com)

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony (NBC)


Bryan Cranston,

Breaking Bad (AMC)


Other nominees:

Michael C. Hall, Dexter (Showtime)

Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)

Hugh Laurie, House (Fox)

Matthew Fox, Lost (ABC)

Jon Hamm, Mad Men (AMC)

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory (CBS)


Other nominees:

Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Matthew Morrison, Glee (Fox)

Tony Shalhoub, Monk (USA)

Steve Carell, The Office (NBC)

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock (NBC)

Al Pacino, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)


Other nominees:

Jeff Bridges, A Dog Year (HBO)

Ian McKellen, The Prisoner (AMC)

Dennis Quaid, The Special Relationship (HBO)

Michael Sheen, The Special Relationship (HBO)


Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer (TNT)


Other nominees:

Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights (DirecTV)

Glenn Close, Damages (FX)

Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC)

January Jones, Mad Men (AMC)

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife (CBS)

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie (Showtime)


Other nominees:

Lea Michele, Glee (Fox)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS)

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation (NBC)

Tina Fey, 30 Rock (NBC)

Toni Collette, United States of Tara (Showtime)


Claire Danes, Temple Grandin (HBO)


Other nominees:

Joan Allen, Georgia O'Keeffe (Lifetime)

Hope Davis, The Special Relationship (HBO)

Judi Dench, Return to Cranford (Masterpiece) (PBS)

Maggie Smith, Capturing Mary (HBO)


Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad (AMC)


Other nominees:

Martin Short, Damages (FX)

Terry O'Quinn, Lost (ABC)

Michael Emerson, Lost (ABC)

John Slattery, Mad Men (AMC)

Andre Braugher, Men of a Certain Age (TNT)

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family (ABC)


Other nominees:

Chris Colfer, Glee (Fox)

Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother (CBS)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family (ABC)

Ty Burrell, Modern Family (ABC)

Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men (CBS)

David Strathairn, Temple Grandin (HBO)


Other nominees:

Michael Gambon, Emma (Masterpiece) (PBS)

John Goodman, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)

Jonathan Pryce, Return to Cranford (Masterpiece) (PBS)

Patrick Stewart, Hamlet (Great Performances) (PBS)


Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife (CBS)


Other nominees:

Sharon Gless, Burn Notice (USA)

Rose Byrne, Damages (FX)

Christine Baranski, The Good Wife (CBS)

Christina Hendricks, Mad Men (AMC)

Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men (AMC)

Jane Lynch, Glee (Fox)


Other nominees:

Julie Bowen, Modern Family (ABC)

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family (ABC)

Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock (NBC)

Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men (CBS)

Julia Ormand, Temple Grandin (HBO)


Other nominees:

Kathy Bates, Alice (SyFy)

Catherine O'Hara, Temple Grandin (HBO)

Susan Sarandon, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)

Brenda Vaccaro, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)


John Lithgow, Dexter, "Road Kill" (Showtime)


Other nominees:

Dylan Baker, The Good Wife, "Bad" (CBS)

Beau Bridges, The Closer, "Make Over" (TNT)

Alan Cumming, The Good Wife, "Fleas" (CBS)

Ted Danson, Damages, "The Next One's Gonna Go In Your Throat" (FX)

Gregory Itzin, 24, "1:00 PM" (Fox)

Robert Morse Mad Men, "Shut The Door. Have A Seat." (AMC)

Neil Patrick Harris, Glee, "Dream On" (Fox)


Other nominees:

Mike O'Malley, Glee, "Wheels" (Fox)

Fred Willard, Modern Family, "Travels With Scout"  (ABC)

Eli Wallach, Nurse Jackie, "Chicken Soup" (Showtime)

Jon Hamm, 30 Rock, "Emmanuelle Goes To Dinosaur Land" (NBC)

Will Arnett, 30 Rock, "Into The Crevasse" (NBC)


Ann-Margret, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, "Bedtime"



Other nominees:

Shirley Jones, The Cleaner, "Does Everybody Have A Drink?" (A&E)

Elizabeth Mitchell, Lost, "The End" (ABC)

Mary Kay Place, Big Love, "The Mighty And The Strong" (HBO)

Sissy Spacek, Big Love, "End of Days" (HBO)

Lily Tomlin, Damages, "Your Secrets Are Safe" (FX)

Betty White, Saturday Night Live, "Host: Betty White" (NBC)


Other nominees:

Christine Baranski, The Big Bang Theory, "The Maternal Congruence"  (CBS)

Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives, "The Chase" (ABC)

Kristin Chenoweth, Glee, "The Rhodes Not Taken" (Fox)

Tina Fey, Saturday Night Live, "Host: Tina Fey" (NBC)

Elaine Stritch, 30 Rock, "The Moms" (NBC)

Jane Lynch, Two and a Half Men, "818-JKLPUZO" (CBS)


Steve Shill, Dexter, "The Getaway" (Showtime)


Other nominees:

Jack Bender, Lost, "The End" (ABC)

Lesli Linka Glatter, Mad Men, "Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" (AMC)

Agnieszka Holland, Treme, "Pilot: Do You Know What It Means" (HBO)

Michelle MacLaren, Breaking Bad, "One Minute" (AMC)

Ryan Murphy, Glee, "Pilot, Director's Cut" (Fox)


Other nominees:

Paris Barclay, Glee, "Wheels" (Fox)

Jason Winer, Modern Family, "Pilot" (ABC)

Allen Coulter, Nurse Jackie, "Pilot" (Showtime)

Don Scardino, 30 Rock, "I Do I Do" (NBC)


Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live, "Host: Betty White"


Other nominees:

James Hoskinson, The Colbert Report, "#5076 (in Iraq)"

Chuck O'Neil, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, "#15054"

Jerry Foley, Late Show with David Letterman, "#3289"

Allan Kartun, The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, "#146"



Bucky Gunts, Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony (NBC)


Other nominees:

Ron de Moraes, In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement (PBS)

Joel Gallen, The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert (HBO)

Louis J. Horvitz, The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)

Glenn Weiss, 63rd Annual Tony Awards (CBS)

Mick Jackson, Temple Grandin (HBO)


Other nominees:

Bob Balaban, Georgia O'Keeffe (Lifetime)

David Nutter & Jeremy Podeswa, The Pacific, "Part 8" (HBO)

Tim Van Patten, The Pacific, "Part 9" (HBO)

Barry Levinson, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)


Matthew Weiner & Erin Levy, Mad Men, "Shut the Door. Have a Seat." (AMC)


Other nominees:

Rolin Jones, Friday Night Lights, "The Son" (DirecTV)

Michelle King, Robert King, The Good Wife, "Pilot" (CBS)

Damon Lindelof & Carlton Cuse, Lost, "The End" (ABC)

Robin Veith & Matthew Weiner, Mad Men, "Guy Walks into an Advertising Agency" (AMC)

Steven Levitan & Christopher Lloyd, Modern Family, "Pilot" (ABC)


Other nominees:

Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan, Glee, "Pilot" (Fox)

Greg Daniels, Mindy Kaling, The Office, "Niagra" (NBC)

Matt Hubbard, 30 Rock, "Anna Howard Shaw Day" (NBC)

Tina Fey, Kay Cannon, 30 Rock, "Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter"


The Colbert Report, "#5076: Iraq" (Comedy Central)


Other nominees:

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, "#15040" (Comedy Central)

Real Time with Bill Maher, "#721: with Rachel Maddow, Niall Ferguson, Joe Queenan, & Michael Ware (HBO)

Saturday Night Live, "Host: Betty White" (NBC)

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, "#146" (NBC)



Dave Boone & Paul Greenberg, 63rd Annual Tony Awards (CBS)


Other nominees:

82nd Annual Academy Awards (ABC)

Bill Maher...But I'm Not Wrong (HBO)

The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)

Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me (HBO)

Adam Mazer, You Don't Know Jack (HBO)


Other nominees:

Michelle Ashford & Robert Schenkkan, The Pacific, "Part 8"

Bruce C. McKenna & Robert Schenkkan, The Pacific, "Part 10"

Peter Morgan, The Special Relationship (HBO)

William Merritt Johnson & Christopher Monger, Temple Grandin (HBO)

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