Nominees for Emmy Awards.

This morning the nominations for the Emmy Awards were announced.

Emmy nominations complete list
Outstanding Drama Series

Big Love • HBO
Breaking Bad • AMC
Damages • FX Networks
Dexter • Showtime
House • FOX
Lost • ABC
Mad Men • AMC

Outstanding Comedy Series

Entourage • HBO
Family Guy • FOX
Flight Of The Conchords • HBO
How I Met Your Mother • CBS
The Office • NBC
30 Rock • NBC
Weeds • Showtime

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

The Big Bang Theory • CBS
Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper

Flight Of The Conchords • HBO
Jemaine Clement as Jemaine

Monk • USA
Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk

The Office • NBC
Steve Carell as Michael Scott

30 Rock • NBC
Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy

Two And A Half Men • CBS
Charlie Sheen as Charlie Harper

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series

Breaking Bad • AMC
Bryan Cranston as Walter White

Dexter • Showtime
Michael C. Hall as Dexter Morgan

House • FOX
Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House

In Treatment • HBO
Gabriel Byrne as Paul

Mad Men • AMC
Jon Hamm as Don Draper

The Mentalist • CBS
Simon Baker as Patrick Jane

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series

The New Adventures Of Old Christine
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Christine

Samantha Who? • ABC
Christina Applegate as Samantha Newly

The Sarah Silverman Program
Sarah Silverman as Sarah Silverman

30 Rock • NBC
Tina Fey as Liz Lemon

United States Of Tara • Showtime
Toni Collette as Tara Gregson

Weeds • Showtime
Mary-Louise Parker as Nancy Botwin

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series

Brothers & Sisters • ABC
Sally Field as Nora Walker

The Closer • TNT
Kyra Sedgwick as Brenda Leigh Johnson

Damages • FX Networks
Glenn Close as Patty Hewes

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson

Mad Men • AMC
Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson

Saving Grace • TNT
Holly Hunter as Grace Hanadarko

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Entourage • HBO
Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama

How I Met Your Mother
Neil Patrick Harris as Barney Stinson

The Office • NBC
Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

30 Rock • NBC
Tracy Morgan as Tracy Jordan

30 Rock • NBC
Jack McBrayer as Kenneth Parcell

Two And A Half Men • CBS
Jon Cryer as Alan Harper

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series

Boston Legal • ABC
William Shatner as Denny Crane

Boston Legal • ABC
Christian Clemenson as Jerry Espenson

Breaking Bad • AMC
Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman

Damages • FX Networks
William Hurt as Daniel Purcell

Lost • ABC
Michael Emerson as Ben Linus

Mad Men • AMC
John Slattery as Roger Sterling

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Pushing Daisies • ABC
Kristin Chenoweth as Olive Snook

Saturday Night Live • NBC
Amy Poehler as Various Characters

Saturday Night Live • NBC
Kristin Wiig as Various Characters

30 Rock • NBC
Jane Krakowski as Jenna Maroney

Ugly Betty • ABC
Vanessa Williams as Wilhelmina Slater

Weeds • Showtime
Elizabeth Perkins as Celia Hodes

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series

Damages • FX Networks
Rose Byrne as Ellen Parsons

Grey’s Anatomy • ABC
Sandra Oh as Dr. Christina Yang

Grey’s Anatomy • ABC
Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey

In Treatment • HBO
Dianne Wiest as Gina

In Treatment • HBO
Hope Davis as Mia

24 • FOX
Cherry Jones as President Allison Taylor

Outstanding Miniseries

Generation Kill • HBO

Little Dorrit • PBS

First, how about giving David Simon some statues? Generation Kill is up for Miniseries and David himself is nominated for writing.

DAMAGES should not have been nominated for best Drama. I love the series, but season two was way too convoluted. Close deserves the best actress nom, but not the series.

At first, I was surprised to see Simon Baker get a nom for THE MENTALIST, but it makes sense. He makes the show watchable. Without him, I don’t think it would have survived the season.