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Emmys: ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Mildred Pierce’ Lead Nominations

Most-nominated comedy ”Modern Family“ dominates supporting actor category

HBO's "Mildred Pierce" leads with 21 nominations in Thursdays 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, followed by the AMC drama "Mad Men," a three-time best drama winner, with 19.

Also read: The Complete List of Emmy Nominees 

HBO's new entry "Boardwalk Empire" followed with 18, including one for best dramatic series.

Also read: Most Nominations by Network and Show

"Modern Family," received the next most nominations, and the most for any comedy, at 17. They included four in the supporting comedy actor category for Eric Stonestreet (last year's winner), Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ty Burrell, and the previously overlooked Ed O'Neill. Burrell and the other members of the ensemble have campaigned for an O'Neill nomination.

HBO was the most-nominated network with 104 nominations — more than twice as many as the 50 for CBS, the next most-nominated network. Five of the twelve nominated comedy and drama series were first-time nominees, and seven of the twelve were from the broadcast networks.

The major categories are below:

Outstanding Drama Series

Boardwalk Empire
Friday Night Lights
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Mad Men

Outstanding Comedy Series

Parks and Recreation
The Office
Modern Family
30 Rock
The Big Bang Theory

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Kathy Bates, Harry's Law
Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Mariska Hargitay, Law and Order: SVU
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Laura Linney, The Big C
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Martha Plimpton, Raising Hope
Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Hugh Laurie, House
Timothy Olyphant, Justified

Lead Actor In A Comedy Series

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes
Louis C.K., Louie
Steve Carell, The Office
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Jane Lynch, Glee
Betty White, Hot in Cleveland
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
Jane Krakowski, 30 Rock
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Michelle Forbes, The Killing
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Margo Martindale, Justified
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Chris Colfer, Glee
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ed O'Neill, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie

Mildred Pierce
Downtown Abbey (Masterpiece)
The Kennedys
Cinema Verite
Too Big to Fail
The Pillars of the Earth

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce
Elizabeth McGovern, Downtown Abbey (Masterpiece)
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Taraji P. Henson, Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story
Jean Marsh, Upstairs Downstairs

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Greg Kinnear, The Kennedys
Barry Pepper, The Kennedys
Edgar Ramirez, Carlos
William Hurt, Too Big to Fail
Idris Elba, Luther
Laurence Fishburne, Thurgood

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
Brian F. O'Byrne, Mildred Pierce
Tom Wilkinson, The Kennedys
Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail
James Woods, Too Big to Fail

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce
Melissa Leo, Mildred Pierce
Mare Winningham, Mildred Pierce
Maggie Smith, Downtown Abbey
Eileen Atkins, Upstairs Downstairs

Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series

The Colbert Report
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Saturday Night Live
Real Time With Bill Maher
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

Outstanding Reality Competition Program

So You Think You Can Dance
The Amazing Race
Project Runway
American Idol
Dancing With The Stars
Top Chef

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program

Jeff Probst, Survivor
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars
Ryan Seacrest,  American Idol