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…
"It really makes it so much richer an experience for the show to receive the nomination too."
"The separation (with Glenn Close) was kind of odd and it was not as fun because I was always calling Glenn asking where she was."
"The other characters that John Goodman and Danny Houston portrayed were really important in helping get under the skin of (Jack) Kevorkian and showing that side of him you wouldn't normally see in…
"I think the one great thing about the show is that it attracts these incredible actors who want to be on it and to work with them is a real pleasure."
"The character is always changing and that's what you really want and, with writing like this, you are always getting something different."