ABC TELEVISION GROUP SCORES 63 PRIMETIME EMMY NOMINATIONS
The ABC Television Network received 63 Primetime Emmy nominations, including a first-time, first season Comedy Series nomination for Modern Family
, which gathered a total of 14 nominations, including recognitions for Art Direction, Casting, Directing, Picture Editing, Guest Actor, Sound Mixing and Writing.
's Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara all garnered nominations in the Supporting Actor/Actress in a Comedy Series category.
The final season of Lost
received a total of 12 nominations, including a Drama Series nomination in addition to being selected for the Art Direction, Music Composition, Single-Camera Picture Editing, Guest Actress, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing categories. The series finale episode "The End," received a Writing for a Drama Series nomination for writers/executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse and the episode's director, Jack Bender, was recognized in the Directing for a Drama Series category.
's Matthew Fox, received his first Lead Actor in a Drama Series nomination for the series final season and was joined by his cast mates Michael Emerson and Terry O'Quinn who were nominated for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Emerson and O'Quinn were both previous winners in the supporting category. Elizabeth Mitchell received a nomination for Guest Actress in a Drama Series.
The ABC.com webisode series Lost Presents: Mysteries of the Universe - The Dharma Initiative
, was awarded a nomination in the Special Class Programs category.
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
captured its first nomination in the Outstanding Reality Series category while Dancing with the Stars
was recognized for its fifth straight nomination in the Reality-Competition Category. Additionally, Dancing with the Stars
host Tom Bergeron is a repeat nominee for Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.
ABC's first television special produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, Disney Prep & Landing
received a nomination in the Animation Special category.
Other ABC shows that garnered Emmy nominations include Castle
, Jimmy Kimmel Live
, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
, Grey's Anatomy
, Desperate Housewives
, and the 82nd Annual Academy Awards
, which aired on ABC.
The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy ceremony will be telecast on NBC on Sunday, August 29.
Go to the official Emmys website