Returning nominees

Road to the Emmys 2012: Preview

New Emmy hopefuls will have to find spots amid these 2011 nominees eligible for a repeat.

Green = not eligible for 2012 nomination
*Eligible in 2012 in a different category
**Eligible in 2012 with a different show

COMEDY
  2011 Winner  
SERIES “Modern Family” “30 Rock” “The Big Bang Theory” “Glee” “The Office” “Parks and Recreation”
LEAD ACTOR Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory” Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock” Steve Carrell, “The Office” Louis C.K., “Louie” Johnny Galecki, “The Big Bang Theory” Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes”
LEAD ACTRESS Melissa McCarthy, “Mike & Molly” Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie” Tina Fey, “30 Rock” Laura Linney, “The Big C” Martha Plimpton, “Raising Hope” Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”
SUPPORTING ACTOR Ty Burrell, “Modern Family” Chris Colfer, “Glee” Jon Cryer, “Two and a Half Men”* Jesse Tyler, Ferguson “Modern Family” Ed O’Neill, “Modern Family” Eric Stonestreet, “Modern Family”
SUPPORTING ACTRESS Julie Bowen, “Modern Family” Jane Krakowski, “30 Rock” Jane Lynch, “Glee” Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family” Betty White, “Hot in Cleveland” Kristen Wiig, “Saturday Night Live”
DIRECTOR Michael Spiller, “Modern Family” Pamela Fryman, “How I Met Your Mother” Steven Levitan, “Modern Family” Gail Mancuso, “Modern Family” Beth McCarthy Miller “30 Rock”  
WRITER Greg Daniels, “The Office” Louis C.K. “Louie” David Crane, Jeffrey Klarik, “Episodes” Matt Hubbard “30 Rock” Steven Levitan, Jeffrey Richman “Modern Family”  

 

 

 

DRAMA
  2011 Winner  
SERIES “Mad Men” “Boardwalk Empire” “Dexter” “Friday Night Lights” “The Good Wife”/td>

“Game Of Thrones”
LEAD ACTOR Kyle Chandler, “Friday Night Lights” Steve Buscemi, “Boadwalk Empire” Michael C. Hall, “Dexter” Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” Hugh Laurie, “House” Timothy Olyphant, “Justified”
LEAD ACTRESS Julianna Marguiles, “The Good Wife” Kathy Bates, “Harry’s Law” Connie Britton, “Friday Night Lights” Mireille Enos, “The Killing” Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: SVU Elisabeth Moss, “Mad Men”
SUPPORTING ACTOR Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones” Josh Charles, “The Good Wife” Alan Cumming, “The Good Wife” Walton Goggins, “Justified” John Slattery,”Mad Men” Andre Braugher, “Men of a Certian Age”
SUPPORTING ACTRESS Margo Martindale, “Justified”** Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife” Michelle Forbes, “The Killing” Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” Archie Panjabi, “The Good Wife” Kelly MacDonald, “Boardwalk Empire”
DIRECTOR Martin Scorsese, “Boardwalk Empire” Patty Jenkins, “The Killing”* Neil Jordan, “The Borgias” Tim Van Patten, “Game of Thrones”** Jeremy Podeswa, “Boardwalk Empire”  
WRITER Jason Katims, “Friday Night Lights”** David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, “Game of Thrones” Andre Jacquemetton, Maria Jacquemetton, “Mad Men” Veena Sud, “The Killing” Matthew Weiner, “Mad Men”  

 

 

UNSCRIPTED
  2011 Winner  
NONFICTION SERIES “American Masters” “30 For 30” “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” “Biography” Moguls & Movie Stars Pioneers Of Television
REALITY PROGRAM “Deadliest Catch” “Antiques Roadshow” “Hoarders” “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List” “Mythbusters” “Undercover Boss”
REALITY-COMPETITION PROGRAM “The Amazing Race” “American Idol” “Dancing With the Stars” “Project Runway” “So You Think You Can Dance” “Top Chef”
VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” “The Colbert Report” “Conan” “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” “Real Time With Bill Maher” “Saturday Night Live”

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