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Thursday, July 19, 2007

59th Emmy Awards


I know this is a blog about movies, but I cannot help but share with you some Emmy nominations.


Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Patricia Arquette, Medium
Minnie driver, The Riches
Edie Falco, The Sopranos
Sally Field, Brothers & Sisters
Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU
Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer (Like a lot this series and her performance!)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

America Ferrera, Ugly Betty (she has to win!)
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Felicity Huffman, Desperate Housewives
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, New Adventures of Old Christine
Mary-Louise Parker, Weeds (if you have not seen this show, you should!)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Queen Latifah, Life Support (Good she’s here!!!)
Helen Mirren, Prime Suspect: The Final Act (Masterpiece Theatre) (what can I say?)
Mary-Louise Parker, The Robber Bride (like her a lot, have to see this movie!)
Debra Messing, The Starter Wife
Gena Rowlands, What if God Were The Sun

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Jaime Pressly, My Name is Earl
Jenna Fischer, The Office
Holland Taylor, Two and a Half Men (love her in this role!)
Cochata Ferrell, Two and a Half Men
Vanessa Williams, Ugly Betty (well, she’s good here)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Rachel Griffiths, Brothers & Sisters
Katherine Heigl, Grey’s Anatomy
Chandra Wilson, Grey’s Anatomy
Sandra Oh, Grey’s Anatomy
Aida Turturro, The Sopranos
Lorraine Bracco, The Sopranos

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

Greta Scacchi, Broken Trail
Anna Paquin, Burry My Heart at Wounded Knee
Samantha Morton, Longford
Judy Davis, The Starter Wife
Toni Collete, Tsunami, The Aftermath (She was good here)

Outstanding Drama Series

Boston Legal
Grey’s Anatomy
Heroes
House
The Sopranos

Outstanding Comedy

The Office
30 Rock
Entourage
Two and a Half Men
Ugly Betty

The Sopranos got 15 nominations in its last season (finally is over!) and the freshman Ugly Betty became the “Cinderella” of the Emmys with 11 nominations, if you have not watched this series you should as is crazy unbelievable good!! Salma Hayek (she’s Ugly Betty producer) also got a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. Worth mentioning is that Elizabeth Reaser also got a nomination for her appearance in Grey’s Anatomy (I liked her performance here, at least more that in Puccini for Beginners).

Also Ellen Degeneres has a nomination for hosting the 79th Annual Academy Awards, even if I am happy she got it, I don’t think she was at her best in that show.

Last but not least, I am going to go public with my total addiction to Grey’s Anatomy!!! Yes I still LOVE this show, which has one of the best actress ensembles ever on TV and well, in movies too.

There are lots of great actresses in TV nowadays and these nominations proves that TV has A-list actresses as some are Academy Award winners and/or had nominations.

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