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TV Dramas – 2009 Emmy Nominations

by Lynn DeVries on July 16, 2009 · 0 comments

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Today, the Emmy Nominations were announced. There were no real surprises this year. All of the nominees seem very worthy, indeed. It seems like the usual suspects got most of the nominations. When you’re good, it just shows, right?

Here are this years drama series nominations. The Emmy Awards Show will air on CBS on September 20. We’ll just have to wait to find out who wins.

Outstanding Drama Series

  • Big Love – HBO
  • Breaking Bad – AMC
  • Damages – FX Networks
  • Dexter – Showtime
  • House – FOX
  • Lost – ABC
  • Mad Men – AMC

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

  • CSI: NY – Yahrzeit – Edward Asner, as Abraham Klein
  • Damages – They Had to Tweeze That Out of My Kidney – Ted Danson, as Arthur Frobisher
  • Dexter – Go Your Own Way – Jimmy Smits, as Miguel Prado
  • ER – And In The End – Ernest Borgnine, as Paul Manning
  • Rescue Me – Sheila – Michael J. Fox, as Dwight

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series

  • Grey’s Anatomy – No Good At Saying Sorry (One More Chance) – Sharon Lawrence, as Robbie Stevens
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Swing – Ellen Burstyn, as Bernadette Stabler
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Persona – Brenda Blethyn, as Linnie Malcolm/Caroline Cantwell
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – Ballerina – Carol Burnett, as Bridget “Birdie” Sulloway
  • The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency – The Boy With The African Heart -CCH Pounder, as Mrs. Curtin

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 Actress In A Drama Series

  • Brothers & Sisters – Sally Field, as Nora Walker
  • 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
  • The Closer – Kyra Sedgwick, as Brenda Leigh Johnson

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 Actress In A Drama Series

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

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series

  • Battlestar Galactica – Daybreak (Part 2) – Michael Rymer, Director
  • Boston Legal – Made In China/Last Call – Bill D’Elia, Director
  • Damages – Trust Me – Todd A. Kessler, Director
  • ER – And In The End – Rod Holcomb, Director
  • Mad Men – The Jet Set – Phil Abraham, Director

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