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2009 Emmy Awards: The Nominees

Full List of Nods for the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

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Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic, Multi-Camera) For Variety, Music Or Comedy Programming

  • 81st Annual Academy Awards
  • American Idol
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Late Show With David Letterman
  • Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Makeup For A Multi-Camera Series Or Special (Non-Prosthetic)

  • Dancing With The Stars
  • MADtv
  • Saturday Night Live
  • So You Think You Can Dance

Outstanding Makeup For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Non-Prosthetic)

  • The Courageous Heart Of Irena Sendler (Hallmark Hall Of Fame Presentation)
  • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
  • Grey Gardens
  • Maneater

Outstanding Music Composition For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special (Original Dramatic Score)

  • Grey Gardens
  • Into The Storm
  • Little Dorrit
  • Loving Leah (Hallmark Hall Of Fame Presentation)
  • Taking Chance
  • 24: Redemption

Outstanding Music Direction

  • Christmas In Washington
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • The 51st Annual Grammy Awards
  • The Kennedy Center Honors
  • Streisand: The Concert

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

  • 81st Annual Academy Awards
  • A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All
  • The 2008 ESPYS – – Dave Drabik, Lyricist
  • Flight Of The Conchords
  • A Muppets Christmas: Letters To Santa
  • Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music

  • Great Performances
  • The Mole
  • Sons of Anarchy
  • Storymakers
  • United States Of Tara

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

  • The Big Bang Theory – Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper
  • Flight Of The Conchords – Jemaine Clement as Jemaine
  • Monk – Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk
  • The Office – Steve Carell as Michael Scott
  • 30 Rock – Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy
  • Two And A Half Men – Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

  • Breaking Bad – Bryan Cranston as Walter White
  • Dexter – Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan
  • House – Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House
  • In Treatment – Gabriel Byrne as Paul
  • Mad Men – Jon Hamm as Don Draper
  • The Mentalist – Simon Baker as Patrick Jane

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

  • Cyrano de Bergerac (Great Performances) – Kevin Kline as Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Into The Storm – Brendan Gleeson as Winston Churchill
  • King Lear (Great Performances) – Sir Ian McKellen as King Lear
  • Taking Chance – Kevin Bacon as LtCol Mike Strobl
  • 24: Redemption – Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer
  • Wallander: One Step Behind – Kenneth Branagh as Kurt Wallander

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

  • The New Adventures Of Old Christine – Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine
  • Samantha Who? – Christina Applegate as Samantha Newly
  • The Sarah Silverman Program – Sarah Silverman as Sarah Silverman
  • 30 Rock – Tina Fey as Liz Lemon
  • United States Of Tara – Toni Collette as Tara Gregson
  • Weeds – Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

  • Brothers & Sisters – Sally Field as Nora Walker
  • The Closer – Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson
  • Damages – Glenn Close as Patty Hewes
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson
  • Mad Men – Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson
  • Saving Grace – Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

  • Accidental Friendship – Chandra Wilson as Yvonne
  • Coco Chanel – Shirley MacLaine as Coco Chanel
  • Grey Gardens – Drew Barrymore as Little Edie
  • Grey Gardens – Jessica Lange as Big Edie
  • Prayers For Bobby – Sigourney Weaver as Mary Griffith

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

  • Entourage – Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama
  • How I Met Your Mother – Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson
  • The Office – Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute
  • 30 Rock – Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan
  • 30 Rock – Jack McBrayer as Kenneth Parcell
  • Two And A Half Men – Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

  • Boston Legal – William Shatner as Denny Crane
  • Boston Legal – Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson
  • Breaking Bad – Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman
  • Damages – William Hurt as Daniel Purcell
  • Lost – Michael Emerson as Ben Linus
  • Mad Men – John Slattery as Roger Sterling

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie

  • Grey Gardens – Ken Howard as Phelan Beale
  • Into The Storm – Len Cariou as Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice – Bob Newhart as Judson
  • Little Dorrit – Tom Courtenay as Mr. Dorrit
  • Little Dorrit – Andy Serkis as Rigaud

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

  • Damages – Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons
  • Grey's Anatomy – Sandra Oh as Dr. Cristina Yang
  • Grey's Anatomy – Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey
  • In Treatment – Dianne Wiest as Gina
  • In Treatment – Hope Davis as Mia
  • 24 – Cherry Jones as President Allison Taylor

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

  • The Courageous Heart Of Irena Sendler (Hallmark Hall Of Fame Presentation) – Marcia Gay Harden as Janina
  • Grey Gardens – Jeanne Tripplehorn as Jackie O.
  • House Of Saddam – Shohreh Aghdashloo as Sajida
  • Into The Storm – Janet McTeer as Clementine Churchill
  • Relative Stranger – Cicely Tyson as Pearl

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

  • Desperate Housewives – Beau Bridges as Eli Boggs
  • Saturday Night Live – Justin Timberlake as Various Characters
  • 30 Rock – Steve Martin as Gavin Volure
  • 30 Rock – Jon Hamm as Dr. Drew Baird
  • 30 Rock – Alan Alda as Milton Greene

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

  • CSI: NY – Edward Asner as Abraham Klein
  • Damages – Ted Danson as Arthur Frobisher
  • Dexter – Goldwyn Productions, The Colleton Company, Clyde Phillips Productions – Jimmy Smits as Miguel Prado
  • ER – Ernest Borgnine as Paul Manning
  • Rescue Me – Michael J. Fox as Dwight

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series

  • The Big Bang Theory – Christine Baranski as Beverly Hofstadter
  • Monk – Gena Rowlands as Marge
  • My Name Is Earl – Betty White as Crazy Witch Lady
  • Saturday Night Live – Tina Fey as Governor Sarah Palin (Spoof)
  • 30 Rock – Jennifer Aniston as Claire
  • 30 Rock – Elaine Stritch as Colleen Donaghy

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

  • Grey's Anatomy – Sharon Lawrence as Robbie Stevens
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Ellen Burstyn as Bernadette Stabler
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Brenda Blethyn as Linnie Malcolm/Caroline Cantwell
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Carol Burnett as Bridget "Birdie" Sulloway
  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency – CCH Pounder as Mrs. Curtin

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