Winslet drama leads Emmy nominations

Mini-series 'Mildred Pierce' starring Kate Winslet, has been nominated for 21 Emmies, it has been announced today.

Mini-series 'Mildred Pierce' starring Kate Winslet, has been nominated for 21 Emmies, it has been announced today.

Cult series 'Mad Men' is second on the prestigious award nomination roll, garnering 19 nods.

This might just be Don Draper's year to win - the actor who plays him, John Hamm, has been nominated for the fourth time.

Cavan-born Brian F O'Beirne is also up for an Emmy for his role in the series in which he plays Mildred's estranged husband.

The awards, which are in Los Angeles on Sunday September 18, will be hosted by 'Glee' star Jane Lynch.

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series:

'The Colbert Report'

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

'Conan'

'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'

'Saturday Night Live'

'Real Time with Bill Maher'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:

Edie Falco – 'Nurse Jackie'

Tina Fey – '30 Rock'

Laura Linney – 'The Big C'

Melissa McCarthy – 'Mike & Molly'

Martha Plimpton – 'Raising Hope'

Amy Poehler – 'Parks And Recreation'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:

Alec Baldwin – '30 Rock'

Louis C.K. – 'Louie'

Steve Carell – 'The Office'

Matt LeBlanc – 'Episodes'

Jim Parsons – 'The Big Bang Theory'

Johnny Galecki – 'The Big Bang Theory'

Outstanding Comedy Series:

'The Big Bang Theory'

'Glee'

'Modern Family'

'The Office'

'Parks and Recreation'

'30 Rock'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie:

Taraji P. Henson – 'Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story'

Diane Lane – 'Cinema Verite'

Jean Marsh - Upstairs Downstairs'

Elizabeth McGovern – 'Downton Abbey'

Kate Winslet – 'Mildred Pierce'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie:

Idris Elba – 'Luther'

William Hurt – 'Too Big To Fail'

Greg Kinnear – 'The Kennedys'

Barry Pepper – 'The Kennedys'

Edgar Ramirez – 'Carlos'

Laurence Fishburne – 'Thurgood'

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Programme:

Tom Bergeron – 'Dancing with The Stars'

Cat Deeley – 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Phil Keoghan – 'The Amazing Race'

Jeff Probst – 'Survivor'

Ryan Seacrest – 'American Idol'

Outstanding Reality Competition:

'The Amazing Race'

'Dancing With The Stars'

'American Idol'

'So You Think You Can Dance'

'Project Runway'

'Top Chef'

Outstanding Drama:

'Boardwalk Empire'

'Dexter'

'Friday Night Lights'

'Game of Thrones'

'The Good Wife'

'Mad Men'

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama:

Kathy Bates – 'Harry's Law'

Connie Britton – 'Friday Night Lights'

Mireille Enos – 'The Killing'

Julianna Margulies – 'The Good Wife'

Mariska Hargitay – 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit'

Elisabeth Moss – 'Mad Men'

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama:

Steve Buscemi – 'Boardwalk Empire'

Kyle Chandler – 'Friday Night Lights'

Michael C. Hall – 'Dexter'

Jon Hamm – 'Mad Men'

Hugh Laurie – 'House'

Timothy Olyphant – 'Justified'

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie:

'Downtown Abbey'

'The Kennedys'

'Cinema Verite'

'Mildred Pierce'

'Pillars of the Earth'

'Too Big To Fail'

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