2008 Emmy Award nominations



Seeing Stars: The Emmy Awards


    A list of the major Primetime
    Emmy Winners & Nominees - 2008

    (The award winners are listed in bold red type.)

    Drama Series: "Boston Legal", "Damages", "Dexter", "House", "Lost", "Mad Men" .

    Comedy Series: "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Entourage", "The Office", "30 Rock", "Two and a Half Men".

    Variety, Music or Comedy Series: "The Colbert Report", "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart", "Late Show With David Letterman", "Real Time With Bill Maher", "Saturday Night Live".

    Variety, Music or Comedy Special: "Bill Maher: The Decider", "George Carlin: It's Bad For Ya!", "James Taylor: One Man Band" (Great Performances), "Kathy Griffin: Straight To Hell", "The Kennedy Center Honors", "Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project".

    Miniseries: "The Andromeda Strain,""Cranford" (Masterpiece Theatre), "John Adams", "Tin Man".

    Made for TV Movie: "Bernard and Doris," "Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale," "The Memory Keeper's Daughter," "A Raisin in the Sun," "Recount".

    Reality-Competition Program: "American Idol", "Dancing With The Stars", "Project Runway", "The Amazing Race", "Top Chef".

    Actor in a Comedy Series: Tony Shalhoub, "Monk"; Steve Carell, "The Office"; Lee Pace, "Pushing Daisies"; Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"; Charlie Sheen, "Two and a Half Men".

    Actor in a Drama Series: James Spader, "Boston Legal"; Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"; Michael C. Hall, "Dexter"; Hugh Laurie, "House"; Gabriel Byrne, "In Treatment"; Jon Hamm, "Mad Men" .

    Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Ralph Fiennes, "Bernard and Doris"; Ricky Gervais, "Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale"; Paul Giamatti, "John Adams"; Kevin Spacey, "Recount"; Tom Wilkinson, "Recount".

    Actress in a Comedy Series: "Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "The New Adventures of Old Christine"; Christina Applegate, "Samantha Who?"; "Tina Fey, "30 Rock"; America Ferrera, "Ugly Betty"; Mary-Louise Parker, "Weeds".

    Actress, Drama Series: Sally Field, "Brothers & Sisters"; Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer"; Glenn Close, "Damages"; Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"; Holly Hunter, "Saving Grace".

    Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Catherine Keener, "An American Crime," Showtime; Susan Sarandon, "Bernard and Doris"; Judi Dench, "Cranford" (Masterpiece Theatre); Laura Linney, "John Adams"; Phylicia Rashad, "A Raisin in the Sun".

    Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jeremy Piven, "Entourage"; Kevin Dillon, "Entourage"; Neil Patrick Harris, "How I Met Your Mother"; Rainn Wilson, "The Office"; Jon Cryer, "Two and a Half Men".

    Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: William Shatner, "Boston Legal"; Ted Danson, "Damages"; Zeljko Ivanek, "Damages"; Michael Emerson, "Lost"; John Slattery, "Mad Men".

    Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: David Morse, "John Adams"; Stephen Dillane, "John Adams"; Tom Wilkinson, "John Adams"; Denis Leary, "Recount"; Bob Balaban, "Recount".

    Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Kristin Chenoweth, "Pushing Daisies"; Jean Smart, "Samantha Who?"; Amy Poehler, "Saturday Night Live"; Holland Taylor, "Two and a Half Men"; Vanessa Williams, "Ugly Betty".

    Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Candice Bergen, "Boston Legal"; Rachel Griffiths, "Brothers & Sisters"; Chandra Wilson, "Grey's Anatomy"; Sandra Oh, "Grey's Anatomy"; Dianne Wiest, "In Treatment".

    Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Eileen Atkins, "Cranford" (Masterpiece Theatre); Ashley Jensen, "Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale"; Alfre Woodard, "Pictures of Hollis Woods" (Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation); Audra McDonald, "A Raisin in the Sun"; Laura Dern, "Recount".

    The 60th Annual Primetime Emmy show was held at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, September 21, 2008.

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