Siegel was most recently Speed's senior veep of ad sales.
Leading the pack in this year's Primetime Emmy nominations with 24 bids is "The Pacific," a vote of confidence for the type of big-scale program that is becoming increasingly rare.
"If Leslie were to learn that she was nominated, I think she would pretend like she didn't care but be pretty psyched if she won."
"Me personally I didn't even know the nominations were happening today."
"I originally took it personally that people would yell at me on the street for the role."
"We knew that (the Thanksgiving dinner scene) was going to be a classic scene when we got the script. "
"He (Chuck Lorre) gets a tremendous satisfaction when we get nominated like when Jim Parsons was nominated last year. It's like watching your kids growing up...except their much older and they're…