Louis C.K., Modern Family, 30 Rock, SNL lead Emmy nominations in comedy (Full list)

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Nominations for the primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning with ABC’s hit Modern Family leading the pack of traditional comedy series with eight nods, including one for best comedy show. The ensemble show is up against 30 Rock, Girls, Louie, The Big Bang Theory and Veep in that category.

Other well-recognized comedy shows include 30 Rock (seven nominations), Saturday Night Live (10 nominations) and Louie, which snagged five nominations, but that doesn’t include Louis C.K.’s nomination for best guest actor in a comedy series for his hosting work on Saturday Night Live and his writing and directing on his HBO special Oh My God, which in itself, was nominated for best variety special. So if you’re counting, that’s nine nods for C.K.

For a complete rundown of the major comedy nominations**, check out the list below.

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Tina Fey (30 Rock)
Laura Dern (Enlightened)
Lena Dunham (Girls)
Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie)
Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep)

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin (30 Rock)
Jason Bateman (Arrested Development)
Matt LeBlanc (Episodes)
Don Cheadle (House of Lies)
Louis C.K. (Louie)
Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Janke Krakowski (30 Rock)
Jane Lynch (Glee)
Sofia Vergara (Modern Family)
Julie Bowen (Modern Family)
Merritt Weaver (Nurse Jackie)
Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory)
Anna Chlumsky (Veep)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Adam Driver (Girls)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family)
Ed O’Neill (Modern Family)
Ty Burrell (Modern Family)
Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live)
Tony Hale (Veep)

Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Elaine Stritch (30 Rock)
Molly Shannon (Enlightened)
Dot-Marie Jones (Glee)
Melissa Leo (Louie)
Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live)
Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live)

Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Will Forte (30 Rock)
Nathan Lane (Modern Family)
Bobby Cannavale (Nurse Jackie)
Louis C.K. (Saturday Night Live)
Justin Timberlake (Saturday Night Live)
Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory)

Writing for a Comedy Series
30 Rock – “Last Lunch” and “Hogcock!”
Episodes – “Episode 209”
Louie – “Daddy’s Girlfriend (Part 1)”
The Office – “Finale”

Directing for a Comedy Series
Girls – “On All Fours” (Lena Dunham)
Glee – “Diva” (Paris Barclay)
Louie – “New Year’s Eve” (Louis C.K.)
Modern Family – “Arrested” (Gail Mancuso)

Comedy Series
30 Rock
Girls
Louie
Modern Family
The Big Bang Theory
Veep

Variety Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Writing for a Variety Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Portlandia
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Directing for a Variety Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Late Show with David Letterman
Portlandia
Saturday Night Live
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Writing for a Variety Series
Louis C.K. – Oh My God (HBO)
Night of Too Many Stars (Comedy Central)
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update (NBC)
66th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)
70th Annual Golden Globes (NBC)

Outstanding Variety Special
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update
The Kennedy Center Honors
Louis C.K. – Oh My God
Mel Brooks Strikes Back!
12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief

Outstanding Animated Program
Bob’s Burgers
Kung Fu Panda
Legends of Awesomeness
Regular Show
South Park
The Simpsons

It’s also worth noting that Betty White was nominated for Outstanding Host for A Reality or Reality-Competition Program for Off Their Rockers, despite its recent cancellation. The Emmys will be broadcast live on Sunday, Sept 22 at 8 pm ET on CBS.

**The above list reflects the major comedy categories. If you’d like to scroll through the seemingly endless list of nominations and categories, visit the official Emmys site.

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