The 2012 Emmy Nominations Announced! With Bonus Aza Commentary!

Hi There Lowdowners, lookin’ mighty fine in that velour number, oh yeah velour is coming back in BIG way! So here come the emmy noms and saving Angelina Jolie trying to show us her hairy thigh walkway to the baby cannon, this year should go off without a hitch. The Emmys air on Sunday September 23, 2012:

Best Supporting Actress – TV Movie/Miniseries
Frances Conroy – “American Horror Story”
Jessica Lange – “American Horror Story”
Sarah Paulson – “Game Change”
Mare Winningham – “Hatfield & McCoys” – Giving the old Mare a go. It’s been a while and this Mini Series was a ratings record breaker
Judy Davis – “Page Eight”

Best Supporting Actor – TV Movie/Miniseries
Denis O’Hare – “American Horror Story”
Ed Harris – “Game Change” – Game Change is a cracker. So Is Ed!
Tom Berenger – “Hatfields & McCoys”
David Strathairn – “Hemingway & Gellhorn”
Martin Freeman – “Sherlock”

Lead Actress – Miniseries
Connie Britton – “American Horror Story”
Ashley Judd – “Missing”
Nicole Kidman – “Hemingway & Gellhorn”
Julianne Moore – “Game Change” – You Can’t not give it to her. I hope it comes with a condition that there’s a moratorium on her getting naked in films too.
Emma Thompson – “The Song Of Lunch”

Lead Actor – Miniseries
Kevin Costner – “Hatfields & McCoys” – It’s Big Kev’s Comeback Year!
Benedict Cumberbatch – “Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia”
Idris Elba – “Luther”
Woody Harrelson – “Game Change”
Clive Owen – “Hemingway & Gellhorn”
Bill Paxton – “Hatfields & McCoys”

“American Horror Story”
“Game Change”
“Hatfields & McCoys” – Those ratings are just too damn strong to ignore.
“Sherlock: A Scandal In Belgravia”

Supporting Actress – Drama
Anna Gunn – “Breaking Bad” – She needs some a’lovin Had Me A BLAST!
Joanne Froggatt – “Downton Abbey”
Maggie Smith – “Downton Abbey”
Christine Baranski – “The Good Wife”
Archie Panjabi – “The Good Wife”
Christina Hendricks – “Mad Men”

Best Supporting Actor – Drama
Giancarlo Esposito – “Breaking Bad”
Aaron Paul – “Breaking Bad”
Brendan Coyle – “Downton Abbey”
Jim Carter – “Downton Abbey”
Peter Dinklage – “Game Of Thrones” – HE OWNED SEASON TWO
Jared Harris – “Mad Men”

Lead Actress – Drama
Kathy Bates – “Harry’s Law”
Glenn Close – “Damages
Claire Danes – “Homeland” – She is that show. They should call it Crazy Clare
Michelle Dockery – “Downton Abbey”
Julianna Marguiles – “The Good Wife”
Elisabeth Moss – “Mad Men”

Lead Actor Drama
Hugh Bonneville – “Downton Abbey”
Steve Buscemi – “Boardwalk Empire”
Bryan Cranston – “Breaking Bad” – You have to. He is flawless.
Michael C. Hall – “Dexter”
Jon Hamm – “Mad Men”
Damian Lewis – “Homeland”

Drama Series
“Boardwalk Empire”
“Breaking Bad” – Has to be!!
“Downton Abbey”
“Game Of Thrones”
“Mad Men”

Supporting Actress – Comedy
Mayim Bialik – “The Big Bang Theory”
Merritt Wever – “Nurse Jackie”
Julie Bowen – “Modern Family” – I don’t watch this show but she was in Boston Legal so ticks for Julie
Kristen Wiig – “Saturday Night Live”
Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family”
Kathryn Joosten – “DesperateĀ  Housewives”

Supporting Actor – Comedy
Ed O’Neill – “Modern Family”
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – “Modern Family”
Ty Burrell – “Modern Family” – He’s Julie’s Bitch
Eric Stonestreet – “Modern Family”
Bill Hader – “Saturday Night Live”
Max Greenfield – “New Girl”

Lead Actress – Comedy
Zooey Deschanel – “New Girls”
Lena Dunham – “Girls”
Edie Falco – “Nurse Jackie”
Tina Fey – “30 Rock”
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – “Veep”
Melissa McCarthy – “Mike & Molly”
Amy Poehler – “Parks & Recreation” – Go On Give Her One!!

Lead Actor – Comedy
Alec Baldwin – “30 Rock” – He’s worth it for his awards acceptance speeches
Don Cheadle – “House Of Lies”
Louis CK – “Louie”
Jon Cryer – “Two And A Half Men”
Larry David – “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
Jim Parsons – “The Big Bang Theory”

Best Comedy
“The Big Bang Theory”
“Curb Your Enthusiasm”
“Modern Family” – Again I don’t watch but you guys all do!
“30 Rock”