Conan Gets Emmy Nomination for Tonight Show; Jay Leno Gets Duped

July 8, 2010 By:
Conan Gets Emmy Nomination for Tonight Show; Jay Leno Gets Duped

The nominations for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning and everyone was shocked to hear that Conan O'Brien was nominated for his brief stint on The Tonight Show. Take that NBC!

All the usual suspects were nominated again--Hugh Laurie, Mariska Hargitay, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, etc, along with some newcomers.

Check out all the nominees below and tell us who you're rooting for!

Outstanding Drama


‘Breaking Bad’


‘Mad Men’

‘True Blood’

‘The Good Wife’

Outstanding actress in a drama

Julianna Margulies – ‘The Good Wife’

Mariska Hargitay – ‘Special Victims Unit’

Glenn Close – ‘Damages’

Kyra Sedgwick – ‘The Closer’

January Jones – ‘Mad Men’

Connie Britton – ‘Friday Night Lights’

Outstanding actor in a drama

Jon Hamm – ‘Mad Men’

Kyle Chandler – ‘Friday Night Lights’

Bryan Cranston – ‘Breaking Bad’

Hugh Laurie – ‘House M.D.’

Michael C. Hall – ‘Dexter’

Matthew Fox – ‘Lost’

Outstanding supporting actor in a drama

John Slattery – ‘Mad Men’

Aaron Paul – ‘Breaking Bad’

Martin Short – ‘Damages’

Terry O' Quinn – ‘Lost’

Michael Emerson – ‘Lost’

Andre Braugher – ‘Men of a Certain Age’

Outstanding supporting actress in a drama

Sharon Gless – ‘Burn Notice’

Christine Baranski – ‘The Good Wife’

Christina Hendricks – ‘Mad Men’

Rose Byrne – ‘Damages’

Archie Panjabi – ‘The Good Wife’

Elisabeth Moss – ‘Mad Men’

Outstanding Comedy


‘Modern Family’

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

‘Nurse Jackie’

‘30 Rock’

‘The Office’

‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

Outstanding actress in a comedy

Lea Michele – ‘Glee’

Tina Fey – ‘30 Rock’

Toni Collette – ‘The United States of Tara’

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’

Edie Falco – ‘Nurse Jackie’

Amy Poehler – ‘Parks and Recreation’

Outstanding actor in a comedy

Larry David – ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

Alec Baldwin – ‘30 Rock’

Matthew Morrison – ‘Glee’

Steve Carell – ‘The Office’

Jim Parsons – ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Tony Shalhoub – ‘Monk’

Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy

Chris Colfer – ‘Glee’

Neil Patrick Harris – ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Jesse Tyler Ferguson – ‘Modern Family’

Jon Cryer – ‘Two and A Half Men’

Eric Stonestreet – ‘Modern Family’

Ty Burrell – ‘Modern Family’

Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy

Jane Lynch – ‘Glee’

Kristen Wiig – ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jane Krakowski – ‘30 Rock’

Julie Bowen – ‘Modern Family’

Sofia Vergara – ‘Modern Family’

Holland Taylor – ‘Two and A Half Men’

Outstanding Miniseries

‘The Pacific’

‘Return To Cranford’

Outstanding variety, music or comedy series

‘The Colbert Report’

‘The Daily Show With Jon Stewart’

‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

‘Saturday Night Live’

‘The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien’

The Emmy Awards will air August 29 on NBC. Jimmy Fallon is scheduled to host.